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Blood pressure (BP), sometimes referred to as arterial blood pressure, 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 pressure over diastolic pressure and is measured in millimet...

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white oblong pill l151..answer
This is Clonidine 0.1 mg .. generic for Catapres
Updated 5 minutes ago in Clonidine.
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cold medication i can take while taking toprolol e
I have just begun taking toprolol ER 25 mg for high blood pressure. I have a cold and want to know if I can take Dayquil medicine for my cold. If not what can I take? ## can i take dayquail with zubsoul
Updated 10 hours ago in Toprol.
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long term effects of levatol
Would like to hear from people who take Levatol for a long period of time
Updated 13 hours ago in Levatol.
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side effects of amlovas H, amolavas 5, arkamin, minipress 5
i have been prescribed 3 tabs in the morning (amlovas H, minipress 5, akrakamin) and 3 tablets in the evening amlovas 5 minipress 5 and arkamine. Please inform me of the side effects. BP after medicine 140/95
Updated 14 hours ago in Minipress.
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round white pill 243
Hello this white pill with 243 on it should be a generic name for norvasc 10mg its should be the generic name amlodipine besylate 10mg
Updated 18 hours ago in Norvasc.
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is maxzide still being manufsctured
Is maxzide still being manufactured? Is TRIAMT/HCTZ 75-50mg a save replacement?
Updated 20 hours ago in Maxzide.
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Mylan 772 (VERAPAMIL 120 MG)
Is this immediate release or extended / sustained release? I have migraines and this was prescribed as "3 tablets by mouth at bedtime." But if it is immediate release do I really want to be taking all 360 mg at once? Shouldn't I take 1 pill 3 x per day instead? ## Have you asked your doctor, or pharmacist about this? The tablet you asked about is 120mg regular release tablet, which means it takes about 15 to 20 minutes to start working. That is a little higher than the normal preventative migraine dose, which is usually 240mgs at bedtime. ## I too had migraines. I started on Calan SR 120mg (there were no generics ) about 16 years ago. After a year the migraines came back so my doctor increased the dosage to 240 mg. After three years, my insurance company decided that they wo...
Updated 1 day ago in Verapamil.
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eritel ch 80 side effects
My bp was always high. DR prescribed eritel ch80. Bp seems to be in control but I have major side effect. Whenever I stand up from sitting or sleeping I feel major weakness and seem to fall. I need to rest for a min and then I can start. And this happens everytime I stand. Sometimes I feel I am going to collapse. is this normal with this medicine. Earlier I used to have other versions of eritel and same thing used to happen but this eritel ch80 is the strongest when it comes to short term weakness. ## HI, Arun! Sorry about the problem that you're having. How are you feeling today? Eritel CH contains Telmisartan and Chlorthalidone, the Chlorthalidone is a diuretic that removes excess fluid from the body. Usually, when you get dizzy like upon moving/standing suddenly, it means that yo...
Updated 1 day ago in Telmisartan.
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verapamil differences between Ivax/Teva and Mylan
I had been taking Calan SR 240 for a number of years to control my ophthalmic migraines. My health insurance said that I needed to go with the generic so they put me on Verapomil HCL by Ivax/Teva with no problems. Then the insurance company said that they would not cover the meds by Ivax/Teva and the pharmacy provided Verapomil ER by Mylan. After taking the new meds for 4 days, my blood pressure went from ~135/70 to 189/100. The pills from Ivax are Ivory in color and the ones from Mylan are blue. When I take the Ivax, my blood pressure returns to normal and skyrockets with Mylan. Since both pills are supposed to be identical, can anyone think of a reason why they so drastically different? My doctor has put me on Lisinopril to go along with the Mylan meds to control my BP. This sounds lu...
Updated 2 days ago in Verapamil.
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Bystolic making my bp go up and heart rate very low
I recently had a bad reaction to Lisinoprill, Angioedema Edema. I just started taking 5 mg of Bystolic, I monitor my bp and it went from an average of 142/76, to 170/86, also my pulse rate went from 66 to 45 on average. Only been on this for 3 days now. Thinking of stopping. Anyone have similar reaction?
Updated 2 days ago in Bystolic.
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