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Is HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE patient can take vitamin D?

Answered by: Dr Nur Syuhada binti Zulkifli

Last Updated: June 4, 2022 3:05 PM

Anonymous 2 months

hi, my mother currently take medication to lower blood cholestrol + high blood pressure, however since she will go for UMRAH this year, she is encourage to take supplement (vitamin C & vitamin D )… IS IT ADVISABLE ?

Dr Nur Syuhada binti Zulkifli 2 months
General Practitioner

Hello and thank you for your question.

Based on your question, I understand that you are worried about the condition of your mother and I will try to help you.

First and foremost, always consult your doctor or pharmacist before taking any dietary supplements. As for taking vitamin D supplements, avoid using vitamin D in excessive dosages with some blood pressure medications. Vitamin D can produce hypercalcemia, which may impair the efficiency of the medication.

However, I suggest you to contact our doctor online for further information and management.

I hope this answer helps you. Thank you.

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Last Updated: Sat Jun 04 2022 15:05:31 GMT+0800 (Malaysia Time)
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