For hypertensive patients is highly recommended for routine control of a doctor . However, there are some patients who actually perform independently control and never saw a doctor at all . So , is this risky ?
Internal Medicine Physician Cipto Mangunkusumo Hospital ( RSCM ) , Dr . M. Ikhsan Mokoagow , SpPD , M.Med.Sci said , for patients adherent drug , controlled , and all recorded properly , then it will not be a problem . But , it’s worth every three to six months , or at the latest during the year , must conduct a re-examination .
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"Who knows the side effects of the drug , if it does not perform laboratory tests ? For example , people with hypertension at some point there is renal impairment . Laboratory examined Otherwise , we will never know , " said Ikhsan in the ’ Important Factors in Successful Treatment Compliance Disease Treatment chronic ’ Sweet Sere , Jakarta , Tuesday ( 05/15/2014 )
Ikhsan added , this is where the role of each partner physicians and patients . Therefore , there are patients who experience swelling , but take them for granted . In fact , what happened is a side effect of the drugs consumed . If the doctors do not tell and the patient is still continuing , it will be in the patient ‘s own risk .
In the use of the drug , the patient should also know rejima of the drug itself . Ketercocokan rejima patients to drugs , depending on each individual . Not all drugs are suitable in a patient’s body , the body will fit well on patients B , C , and D.
" Rejima drug dependent individual . All depends on the patients themselves . Not all fit . Then it is better to consult a doctor to state , " said Ikhsan explained .
On that occasion , Ikhsan also explain related habits hypertensive patients who have trouble sleeping , when the blood pressure rises . According to him , a lot of factors to determine the cause of the patient can not sleep . Not necessarily , hypertension suffered a major cause .
" Perhaps the patient drink caffeinated beverages in the evening , consequently insomnia . Could also when sleeping , turned on the television to make the patient awake again . ‘s All be evaluated . Tension If unchecked, it will not happen , " said Ikhsan explained .
Ikhsan advised the patients not to associate anything with what happened at that time . Need further examination , to actually be that the main cause .
" Not necessarily because of the patient’s hypertension could not sleep . Could be as uncontrolled hypertension and he could not sleep because of other reasons , tensinya rising . Lot of attachment to a problem like this , " said Ikhsan stressed .