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. It is usually measured at a person's upper arm. 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, h...

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concor tablets side effect
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I am 64 yrs old and diagnosed for mitral valve prolapse. My cardiologist prescribed to me concor 5mg. I feel pain after taking the concor 5 so i reduced it to 2.5mg yet i still feel a the pain. I have decided to cut in half the 2.5mg but still i feel some pain. Shall i continue taking it. I have a normal blood pressure.
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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...
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amlodipine besylate 10 mg is this time released
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is the medicine amlodipine besylate medicine time released. ## Hi Barbara, Usually if a medication is time-released it will have one of the following abbreviations at the end of the drug name: XL, ER, SR, or perhaps some other similar notation. From my experience, if a label doesn't actually specify that it's time released in such a way, then it would probably be safe to assume that it's not. However, if you happen to know what the imprint/markings are on your tablet, I'd be happy to verify this for you. I hope this helps! ## The markings on his pill are IG on one side and 239 on the other. Thanks for the help ## What does BES after the printed name? ## @Barbara, My apologies for the late reply, as I just received notification of recent activity on this thread. I'm s...
Updated 4 hours ago in Amlodipine.
Adco Bisocor 10 Mg
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since i started taking this medication i find it very difficult to pass this normal?? ## Looks like this medication isn't manufactured in the US, but I was able to find the active ingredient to be Bisoprolol. Side effects for this drug are listed below (I believe one or more of these side effects can indirectly make it difficult to urinate): Overdose of Bisoprolol leads to fatigue, hypotension, low blood sugar, bronchospasms and bradycardia. Bronchospasms and low blood sugar because at high doses drug can be an antagonist for 2 adrenergic receptors located in lung and in liver. Bronchspasm due to blockage in lungs of 2 receptor and low blood sugar because of decreased stimulation of glycogenolysis and gluconeogenesis in the liver via 2 receptor. Please post back if you ha...
Updated 17 hours ago in Bisoprolol.
High blood pressure ~
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I am taking verapamil er 240mg tablets, hygroton 25 mg tablets, losartan 25mg tablets and my doctor wants me to take these bulky pills potassium cl 20 meq er tablets once aday. Potassium tabs too big for me take. Will pill dissolve in water? Why do i need this pill anyway? Any suggestions. Thanks.
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White Round 2110
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Round white v on one side 2110 on the other side ## This tablet contains 10mgs of Amlodipine, which is a calcium channel blocker that's used to treat high blood pressure and certain cardiac conditions. Learn more Amlodipine details here. Is there anything else I can help with? ## V -2110, is this a member of percocet?
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stopping lisinopril
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I have been taking 10 mg/day of Lisinopril for 3 months and have developed a tightening in the chest and flu like symptoms. Within the past 3 weeks I have felt progressively worse and would like to stop. Is it ok to just quit or must I wean myself off? ## Lisinopril is used to help control high blood pressure. That said, most of these medications can cause dangerous rebound effects if you have been on them for a period of time and abruptly stop taking them, this can include increased blood pressure and heart rate, with the risk of heart attack and stroke. The side effects that you are experiencing are normal for this class of medications, you may also experience headache and dizziness. If it is getting worse, however, and not tapering off, you should speak to your doctor immediately abo...
Updated 1 day ago in Lisinopril.
40mg lisinopril E104
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I have been taking Sandoz lisinopril 40mg oval pink pill for many years imprinted with E104 and my BP has been stable. Now the pharmacy changed it to the round lisinopril 40mg pink pill imprinted with same E104. My blood pressure is not being maintained now it fluctuates all over the place. I take it daily. Are there different fillers or inactive ingredients that is not agreeing with my system? I am a registered nurse so I know this is not the norm. ## Hello, Veletta! How are you? Actually, fluctuations are normal and you should see them, especially if you have caffeine, engage in physical activity or etc. For instance, if you're working and on your feet all day, it should be slightly higher than it is later, when you're home and at rest. This is true for any active person. The ...
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l n bloc tablet hypertension
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Use to take tablet of cresar h with pink line by mistake i have the blue line is it the same
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double vision
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My mother who is 85 years old suffers from double vision. When she was taken to the eye specialist, he checked her eyes. He says it is due to her age. What could be the reason, he does not know. She had vertigo a few months back. Medicine was prescribed. Is it side effect of medicine for vertigo? ## Hello, Geeta! How is your mom doing? If the specialist felt that it was due to her age, then there's a very good chance that it is. As reported by the NIH, aging can cause many eye issues, including failing vision and blurred vision. As to the side effects of the medication, many of them can also cause vision problems, as side effects, according to the FDA, but I can't tell you anything specific, since you didn't mention which medication she was taking. Can you please post back a...
Updated 2 days ago.

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