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Doctor say high blood pressure and cholesterol increase the risk of having a heart attack. But should you take drugs to control your cholesterol? You might want want to hold off on taking taking drugs if you have high blood pressure. Studies have shown that the following blood pressure medications have little effect, if any, on your cholesterol levels, including: Reserpine (Sereplan) Hydralazine (Apresoline) Potassium-sparing diuretics, like spironolactone (Aldactone) Angiotensin-converting enzyme…