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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side effect /after taking Livogen coptab
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My blood pressure prior to taking this coptab was 130 /70 after taking coptab it is 110/70.Is it the side efect of this medicine?
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Is 10 mg. Less than 10/12 mg
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Metoprolol side effects
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I started Metoprolol Tartrate 25mg being one tab every 12 hours. I was in the hospital with pressure of 200/130 , sometimes higher with high pulse and irregular heartbeat. I experienced tightening in chest, slight difficulity in breathing, and extreme variables in my pressures. Most of the time they are in the normal range, but occasionally my systolic has dropped under 100 and my diastolic was 58. I am monitoring my foods and am also taking Ativan twice daily. I am terrified. Anybody else have these variables in pressures.? I have only been on the medicines for four weeks now. I have had diabetes and thyroid neg testing. I was diagnosed with Panic Disorder??? Never heard of it before. All my family including five sibbkings have high blood pressure as well. ## These types of variations ...
Updated 16 hours ago in Metoprolol.
 
blood preassure
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Just had a stroke and the doctor put me on two.blood pressure meds now my blood pressure is running 121 over 65 and I feel jus blah is this normal
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Verapamil Er 240 Mg Capsule Colors
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what color are the Veramil ER 24 by Watson Manufacturer? ## color of Verapamil er 240 capsules? ## The 240mg sustained release Verapamil capsules manufactured by Watson Pharmaceuticals should be dark blue and yellow, with the marking 60275/240mg on them. If this doesn't match yours, please post back with the markings from it and I can check for you to discover what it contains. Verapamil is a calcium channel blocker that is commonly used to treat high blood pressure and cardiac conditions. It can cause side effects, such as: nausea, dizziness, headache and stomach pain. Learn more: Is there anything else I can help with? ## i received a new prescription of Verapamil 240 mg it is now a brown oblong bill with G74 on it i am afraid that i received the wrong medicine ## Chris, the same ...
Updated 20 hours ago in Verapamil.
 
what is the comperable mg of 10 lisinopril to lossartan
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I was taking 10MG of LISINopril one time per day. I ended up with a cough. My doctor changed it to 25 MG of Losartan and now my blood pressure has gone back up. Are my new dozes equal to or less than my previous dosage. I do not understand the conversion of MG from drug to drug. ## Hello, Mike! How are you? How long ago did you make the switch? There may be a slight rebound effect from stopping the Lisinopril and starting the new one waiting for it to reach its full level of efficacy. Or it could be that the Losartan doesn't work for you and you may need to switch to something else. The FDA lists the typical side effects of Losartan as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, increased urination and hypotension. How high are your current readings? ## Hi, thanks for asking, I ...
Updated 21 hours ago in Lisinopril.
 
Side effects Lercanidipine
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I am on a lot of medication azathioprine, omeprozole, levothyroxine, quinine, atrovastatin, losartan, pregabalin and have just been started on Lercanidipineand feel really run down, never had styles in my eyes and now have 2 my psoriasis is flared up badly and bruising easily can it be the medication please help ## Hello, Jak! How are you? It could cause the easy bruising, since the FDA does classify it as a calcium channel blocker, so that means it has an effect on circulation. Its other side effects are listed as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, increased urination, dry cough and hypotension. However, I've not found anything about it causing the other issues. Have you consulted your doctor?
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Lercandipine 10mg side effects
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Dry mouth in the morning along with pins and needles in the fingers, can this the cause ## Hello, Jimmy! How are you? Yes, dry mouth can be a side effect of most medications and the pins and needles may be due to how it affects your circulation to help lower blood pressure. Its other side effects, as listed by the FDA, may possibly include nausea, dizziness, headache, increased urination and hypotension. Are you on any other medications?
Updated 1 day ago in Lercanidipine.
 
lercanidipine
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Hi I have recently started taking lercanidipine 10mg. And is experiencing palpitations my blood pressure is high 156/98. I was also having green tea with lemon inorder to lose weight. Would this counteract with lercanidipine? ## Hello, Ten Ten! How are you? No, those shouldn't affect it. However, how long have you been taking it? If you just started it recently, it may not have been long enough for it to reach its full level of efficacy in your body, yet. It usually takes about 4 to 6 weeks. The FDA lists the typical side effects of this medication as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, increased urination and hypotension.
Updated 1 day ago in Lercanidipine.
 
bisoprolol side affects
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Since taking Bisoprolol 2.5mg my weight has increased.Is there an alternative tablet that can be taken to eliminate the weight gain but still be as affective to my recovery ## Hello Jacqui! How are you? Unfortunately, possible weight gain is a side effect of virtually all blood pressure and cardiac medications. Other side effects, as listed by the FDA, may include nausea, dizziness, increased urination and hypotension. How much have you gained? What condition is being treated?
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