Blood Pressure

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Blood pressure (BP) is the pressure exerted by circulating blood upon the walls of blood vessels. When used without further specification, "blood pressure" usually refers to the arterial pressure in the systemic circulation. Blood pressure is usually expressed in terms of the systolic (maximum) pressure over diastolic (minimum) pressure and is measured in millimeters of mercury (mm Hg). It is one of the vital signs along with respiratory rate, heart rate, oxygen saturation, and body temperatu...

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losarten/heart attack
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I have been on 100mg/day of losartan that I take 1/2 a pill twice a day for 6 months or so. The last 2 months I have experienced heavy heart palpitations, skipping beats etc directly after taking pill. I literally feel like I'm in the middle of a heart attack. Kidneys also hurt directly after taking losartan and urine is very yellow. I recently did not take it for a 3 days and felt much better but I started it up again due to the fear of heart trouble that I am not aware of. All of the above symptoms returned with a vengeance and now I am back to feeling close to death all day long...any suggestions?
Updated 1 hour ago in Losartan.
 
metoprolol vision side effect
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I have been on various doses of metoprolol since July. The dr. Reduced dose from 100 mg. Twice a day to 50 mg. Twice a day then 25 mg twice a day. Still had vision problems and dizzy. 5 days ago reduced it to 12/12mg. Twice a day. Still have blurry vision and dizzyjudi ## Hello, Judi! How are you? Wow! That's horrible! Has there been any change? While those can be side effects of this medication, they usually go away after about 4 to 5 weeks, once your body gets used to the medication, according to the FDA. Other side effects may include nausea, headache, and hypotension. However, given the length of time you've been dealing with this, I think it's time to try a different medication and I'm not sure why your doctor hasn't already suggested that you do so. Are you wor...
Updated 2 hours ago in Metoprolol.
 
valsartan hctz 160 12 5 tab
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Are you still making this drug ? The Drugest said your company was not Please answer so I can get a new prescription and maby you can give me a Drugest were I can pick it up Thanks for your help
Updated 6 hours ago in Valsartan.
 
coming off propranolol
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i have stopped taking propranolol 80mg 3days ago and would like to know if there is any side effects coming off them ## I had problems just stopping cold turky after one doctor told me it would be ok, i felt panicky and anxious. Another doctor said to reduce the dose slowly over time or i will get withdrawal syptoms, One day on, one day off (2 weeks)then one day on two days off (2 weeks) so on, i still had problems and had to do it over the space of months. I am now down to one morning dose a day and ready to stop completely (after 6 months) and am feeling ok ## Any drug or substance that you take into your body for a prolonged period of time will cause some mild withdrawal symptoms if you abruptly stop using it, even if they don't consider it addictive. Because your body gets used ...
Updated 15 hours ago in Propranolol.
 
what if i take a double dose of bisoprolol
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I noticed tonight that it appears I have taken an extra dose of my bisoprolol but I'm not sure if it was today or not I take 2.5 MG per day and am 34 years old. I'm wondering if I should be worried about this or not! ## Hello, Becky! How are you? Did you experience any adverse effects? Taking an extra dose once isn't usually a huge concern, especially at such a low dose, though it may cause more side effects than usual, which the U.S. FDA lists as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, drowsiness, and hypotension. However, it is always best to double check with your doctor, emergency services, or poison control, to be safe.
Updated 15 hours ago in Bisoprolol.
 
can overdose of azor 2mg kill a person
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I just want to know if an overdose of Azor 2mg or 1mg can kill a person? I asking on behalf of a friend she is worried that she overdoses ## Hello, Jane! How is your friend doing? Did she suffer any adverse effects? And overdose of anything has the potential to be fatal. When it concerns a medication, such as this one, it may cause respiratory depression, as well as depression of the central nervous system, according to the NIH. Initial symptoms may include nausea, vomiting, severe dizziness, drowsiness, and shallow breathing.... if these symptoms go to far, it may result in overdose, and possibly death.
Updated 15 hours ago in Azor.
 
amlodipine atenolol
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Can I take clopiwin 75/75 with 25mg of tenopress,in morning and 25mg at night???not sure if I can take clopiwin with tenopress,I had a stent put in 5 months ago!!!please I need urgent reply from dr ## These medications are often prescribed together to treat various cardiovascular conditions, but they should only be taken together, if your doctor has instructed you to take them both. The U.S. FDA lists the typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, increased risk of bleeding, and easy bruising. Is there anything else I can help with?
Updated 15 hours ago in Amlodipine.
 
Started taking Lercanidipine 10mg. 5 days ago
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Woke up this morning with severe cramping in legs.Am presently taking Accrete d3 tablets and been on these for a while.Should I be taking these together? Also feel woozy bu it wears off. ## Hello, May! How are you? The Lercanidipine can sometimes cause potassium loss as a side effect, and that can cause leg cramping, according to the NIH, so that may be what's causing the issue. Other side effects are listed as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, and increased urination. It most likely does not have anything to do with the Accrete D3. How many potassium rich foods do you ingest, each day? What does your normal diet consist of?
Updated 16 hours ago in Lercanidipine.
 
Cozar taken by mistake
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Taken cozar by mistake for ten days. No b/p problems. Only take Ativan for sleep. Have been sob and lower back pain, HA, increased heart rate. Called pharmacy and they said just stop it.? How long before symptoms go away? Can I have problems from this?
Updated 18 hours ago in Losartan.
 
metoprolol withdrawal
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i've been taking metoprolol for several years as partial treatment for high blood pressure. through diet and xcercise, i've lowered my BP to the point my doctor says drop the metoprolol. i did, 3 days ago, and i'm soooo tired, dizzy, irritable, and my vision is blurred. is this withdrawal? how long will it last? i remember starting this medication was terrible to get used to. it appears that stopping it is just as bad. ## I am experiencing the same thing and I am tapering off of the metoprolol. I have only been on for a couple of months and now the withdrawal is just as bad. I am down to 12.5 mg two times a day. It is tough. ## it went away after a week or so. i feel great now, and my BP and heart rate have risen slightly, but thats the reason we stopped it. i've lost en...
Updated 22 hours ago in Metoprolol.
 

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