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Blood pressure (BP) is the pressure exerted by circulating blood upon the walls of blood vessels and is one of the principal vital signs. When used without further specification, "blood pressure" usually refers to the arterial pressure of the systemic circulation, usually measured at a person's upper arm. A person’s 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). Normal r...

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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 14 minutes ago in Metoprolol.
 
Met XL 50 - telma 40
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My husband is having problems with no for the past couple of months.. He has hypertension ranging from 170/110 to 150/90...he was given metoprolol 25 by the doc .. But yesterday he started feeling very restless towards the evening and was sweating badly and there was uneasiness in the body .. We went to the doc today and he has been diagnosed with perpetual hypertension and is advised the below medicines Met XL 50- 2 times a day Telma 40- 1 a day along with nerve up and gem cal etc... Please advise if its ok to take such high doses at this stage... Ate there any side effects for the same.. ## Hi, Latika! How are you? All medications carry the risk of causing side effects, even over the counter products. And yes, higher doses may be necessary for awhile to bring his blood pressure down a...
Updated 6 hours ago in Metoprolol.
 
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 13 hours ago in Propranolol.
 
3 mth old 9 lbs corgi
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my puppy may have eaten a Benazepril 10 mg or a 12.5 mg carvedilol or 10 mg prednisone or an 81 mg aspirin that my elderly mother may have dropped on the floor. what should I do ?
Updated 18 hours ago in Benazepril.
 
tingling in legs after walking
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after walking at a normal to brisk pace, the insides of both legs tingle from my feet all the way to the groin area, but not on the outsides of my legs. I want to know what is causing this. I'm 77 and this started a few weeks ago. ## Hello, Little Mouse! How are you? I'm not a doctor, so I can't say with certainty, but that symptom is usually due to a change in circulation. The exercise is increasing blood flow to muscle areas that don't normally have some much freely moving through them. Do you have any medical conditions, such as a heart issue, or high blood pressure? Are you on any medications? There are many things that could cause it, including age. But only your doctor can say for sure. ## Thank you for your response. I had been curious about a "change in circu...
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generic losartan what are the ingredients
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could u tell me if soy is used as a filler in generic cozar{losartan} made byApotex Corp>
Updated 1 day ago in Losartan.
 
Amlopin M Side Effects
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In what condition of a patient does doctors prescribe metoprolol (Amlopin M 50) pills? ## Amlopin-M actually contains Amlodipine and Metoprolol, it is used to treat high blood pressure and certain cardiac conditions. Side effects may include: nausea, dizziness, headache and stomach pain. Learn more: Is there anything else I can help with? ## first Ampine M was prescribed and consumed. But in the present place of residence this was not available and instead Amplopin M was used. The patient suffers from headache, heaviness in rectum, lack of focus and understanding and decision. ## Does intake of Amlopin M for hypertension, for more than 3 yrs,cause constipation problem .If yes what is the alternative drug which won't cause constipation.
Updated 2 days ago in Metoprolol.
 
how long clonidine withdrawals last cold turkey?
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Omg I'm f***n miserable! I didn't think I would have withdrawals this bad after only a month and a half of taking thus drug everyday. It's literally comparable to a milder xanax withdrawal. Yes, I did abuse it. I would take 3 0.1 mgs 2-3 times a day. Tolerance goes up extra quick with this drug. I have none left and I'm on my 3rd day of feeling like s***. I'm on a hundred and 30 milligrams of methadone every day, and it's not even taking care of me in the morning times because of how s***ty I feel. Woah good lord I f***d up royally lol my tolerance for things is always extra high because of how long I've done drugs. I refuse to tell my clinic and I just need some help because I can't find any info about how long it stays in the body when you stop it cold ...
Updated 2 days ago in Clonidine.
 
Nebicard Sm Side Effects
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want to know side effects of nebicard sm taken long term ## Nebicard-SM contains Amlodipine and Nebivolol, it is used to help treat high blood pressure and certain cardiac conditions. Learn more Amlodipine details here. Learn more Nebivolol details here. Long term side effects can possible include stomach damage, liver damage and kidney damage. Does your doctor do blood tests regularly? ## i am feeling impotencyafter taking nebicard 5.is it its side effect ? pl reply regards krs ## I am taking since one year Nebicard SM -5mg and olsertan 40 mg. please let us know is any side effects after some time Now i am 54 years always my blood pressure is 90 to 100 diascolic and 140 to 150 systolic Therefore cardio doctor prescribed me above medicine . Still not fully controll the BP Please can any...
Updated 2 days ago in Amlodipine.
 
Telmisartan and alcohol
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while i am on Telmisartan, can i take alcohol?
Updated 2 days ago in Telmisartan.
 

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