I've been alcohol-free for almost three months while taking my HBP meds (Twynsta and Metoprolo.) I chose to do it this way because I wanted the full effect of the treatment and figured that not drinking would help it along. I've read that moderate or measured consumption of alcohol can actually be beneficial to your health and well-being even for people suffering from the hypertension. My doctor doesn't seem to think it'll hurt to have the occasional sip but I'm curious what you here think (or know) about the effects of alcohol on HBP