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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 pressure over diastolic pressure and is measured in millimeters of mercury (mm Hg). Normal resting blood pressur...

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beta vert side effects
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Betavert 16 tds can cause migraines, many hypersensitive reactions like blood pressure variations, persistent light headedness etc. Any side effect needs to be reported to doctor ASAP.
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the time of day to take Losartan
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I just started taking Losartan 50 mg. 3 days ago. I take arthritic meds. for gout so I asked the pharmacy if it would be ok to take this at 7 every evening. Now I am hearing that it should be taken of a morning. I take thyroid medicine first thing in the morning and then mid morning take the arthritis meds. Will it be effective taking the Losartan in the evenings ?
Updated 10 hours ago in Losartan.
 
amlodipine besylate 5mg side effects
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Can Amlodipine Besylate 5mg cause you to retain fluid in your feet and legs? I noticed since my Mom started taking this medication, her feet and legs has been retaining lots of fluid.
Updated 12 hours ago in Amlodipine.
 
zc 38 long oval white pill
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Can this be a form or substitute of benicar hct ???
Updated 20 hours ago in Benicar.
 
Amlovas 5 Side Effects
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my bp is 100/120 DOCTOR ADVISED ME TO TAKE AMLOVAS 5 DAILY , AM 38 YEAR OLD ## Amlovasc contains the active ingredient Amlodipine, which is a calcium channel blocker that is commonly used to treat high blood pressure. It may cause side effects, such as: dizziness, headache, nausea and stomach pain. In your cause, your systolic number of 100 is actually low, however, the diastolic of 120 is very high. Has your doctor ordered any other tests to see if there is something causing this? ## My BP is 150/90 and age is 33 years. A very senior consultant had prescribed me Embeta XR-25, but after taking it around a week the BP didn't improve. Now I went to another doctor and he prescribed me Amlovas-5. Should I continue with Embeta XR 25, will it take some more time to improve situation or Sh...
Updated 22 hours ago in Amlodipine.
 
Prolomet R 25
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I AM TAKING PROLOMET R 25 ON REGULAR BASIS . I HAVE RELISHED THAT SOME gastritis,stomach pain . HOW I WILL CURE IT ANY OTHER MEDICINE WILL BE ESSENTIAL . PLEASE ADVISE. ## Prolomet-R contains the active ingredient Metoprolol in a time released formulation, it is a beta blocker that is used to treat high blood pressure and cardiac conditions. It can cause stomach pain and irritation as a side effect, in some people. Have you discussed this with your doctor? You may require a change in medication. If it is what's causing your stomach problem, it is not likely to be cleared up, as long as you are using this medication. I suffered a similar problem with it and had to talk to my doctor and switch to a different medication. ## I FOUND IT VERY INFORMATIVE ## Stent placed to me in Jan-2011....
Updated 1 day ago in Metoprolol.
 
round pink tablet w 93 / 785
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Round, Dark Pink Tablet with 93-785 on One Side. ## Hello, Aztec Lady! How are you? Is the marking possibly 93 733? Can you please double check and post back? There is a tablet manufactured by Teva Pharmaceuticals with 93 733 on it that they list as containing 50mgs of Metoprolol that is a dark pink, round tablet. Metoprolol is classified by the FDA as a beta blocker that is most commonly used to treat high blood pressure and certain cardiac conditions. Its typical side effects may possibly include nausea, dizziness, headache, stomach pain, dry mouth, increase urination and hypotension.
Updated 1 day ago in Metoprolol.
 
I found a small, round, pink pill that is coated with a 5 on one side and nothing but a score on the othe side
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I found a small, round, pink pill that is coated with a 5 on one side and nothing but a score on the othe side. I can't seem to identify it. Anyone know what it is? ## Round pink pill scored on one side with a 5 on the other side ## Lisinopril 5 mg ## in the future, you can go to drugs (dot) com (cant write the website here for some reason..) and go to pill identifier. ## Hi Robin, I can also confirm that this pill is Lisinopril (5 mg). You can view a photo of it on the manufacturer's webpage listed below: Additional information about this drug can be viewed in the link below: I hope this helps! ## please identify this 0.5mg pink round tablet, blank on one side, L467 on other. I believe it's either clonozapen or klonopin ? ## A pink pill with nothing on either side ## A smal...
Updated 1 day ago in Lisinopril.
 
natural alternative for metoprolol
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I have just got a prescription for metoprolol tartrate 25 mg twice a day, for an occasional misfire of my heart valves,causing a short fiberlation. After reading ALL of the side effects , is there a safer alternative to this med. ## Hello, Joe! How are you? Side effects are usually just transient and go away, once your body gets used to the medication. Additionally, you may not experience any of them. It would be best to follow your doctors instructions for taking the medication to see how it works for you, then talk to them, if you end up having a problem. Metoprolol is classified by the FDA as a beta blocker that is most commonly used to treat high blood pressure and certain cardiac conditions. Its typical side effects may possibly include nausea, dizziness, stomach pain, increased ur...
Updated 2 days ago in Metoprolol.
 
NORVASC - Any problems reducing dosage?
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I have been taking 10 mg of Norvasc daily for a year and a half and have suffered all the negative side effects. I also take 80 mg of Lisinopril daily. My BP prior to adding Norvasc was anywhere from 165/95 to 200/95 (at this time I was taking Cozaar and Lisinopril). BP is now 124/85 to 145/95 BUT the side effects are so severe my quality of life is all but destroyed and I am pretty sure it is not the Lisinopril causing the side effects. My cardiologist gave me an Rx for 5 mg of Norvasc and told I can reduce the dosage but he can't guarantee my BP will not sky rocket. MY QUESTION IS, HAS ANYONE REDUCED THE DOSAGE THEY WERE TAKING OF NORVASC AND DID THEIR BP INCREASE APPRECIABLY? ## Hello, Alan! How are you? That is always a risk, when lowering the dosage of such a medication. Why di...
Updated 2 days ago in Norvasc.
 

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