Blood Pressure

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Blood Pressure Overview

Blood pressure (BP) is the pressure of circulating blood on the walls of blood vessels. Most of this pressure is due to work done by the heart by pumping blood through the circulatory system. Used without further specification, "blood pressure" usually refers to the pressure in large arteries of the systemic circulation. Blood pressure is usually expressed in terms of the systolic pressure (maximum during one heartbeat) over diastolic pressure (minimum in between two heartbeats) and is measu...

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Metoprolol withdrawal

i've been taking metoprolol for several years as partial treatment for high blood pressure. through diet and exercise, 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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Losartan & Anxiety

Anyone have anxiety issues/panic attacks while on this med? I have started with Losartan about 2 weeks ago and have been experiencing anxiety. I take doxepin as an insomnia aid and have had to increase the dosage due to the increased insomnia and anxiety. Do this symptoms level off over time. Losartin seems to be helping my BP. ## Yes, the FDA does report anxiety, panic disorder and insomnia as being common side effects of this medication. You may also experience dizziness, headache and increased urination. Side effects are usually transient and will go away, once your body gets used to medication, but that may take about 4 to 5 weeks. If they worsen, or don't go away after that time frame, you should consult your prescriber. Is there anything else I can help with? ## Thanks. The in...

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Plendil and Your Kidney

I have taken Plendil for more than 15 years along with Accupril. I am having problems with my kidney and wondered if stopping Plendil would be a wise move. There are other drugs that I am also taking that are not good for the kidneys so I just trying to see which of the ones I could change the easiest, Allopurinol is for my gout and I know that is a bad one for the kidney but am not sure I can taken anything else for that. Could you please write me back. Thank you. Just wanted to run these past my Doctor. ## What has your doctor advised? Plendil contains Felodipine, it is most commonly used to treat high blood pressure, and certain cardiac problems. Its typical side effects may include nausea, dizziness, headache, increased urination, and hypotension. It is not, however, known to really...

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Round pink pill C16

I have a round light pink tablet with an imprint code of C16 on it and I'm not sure what the pill is for. Can't find any description. I thought it was Azor? ## What is the round light pink tablet C16 used for? Is it Azor ## I have a small round pale pink pill with a c16 imprint on. What is it

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Best manufacturer of Nadolol?

Does anyone have any incite on which manufacturer makes the most effective and best quality nadolol? For years I took yellow nadolol manufactured by Cipla. This month the pharmacy dispensed blue nadolol manufactured by Bayshore instead. Is there an authorized generic more similar to the Brand Corgard? ## Hello, Pat! How are you doing? Is the new one you've received working for you? There really isn't any specific one that can be said to be the best, since it can vary from person to person, the one that works well for you, might not work as well for someone else. The only thing you can really do is try it, and see. Nadolol may cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, increased urination, and hypotension. Are you on any other medications?

Updated in Nadolol
pill identifier with pictures

little white pill with 25 stamped on it. What is it? ## WHITE PILL WITH 825 STAMOED ON IT ## little tan/beige pill that has an M in a square and on the back it says 595 ## This is a round white pill with the inscription AZ 466 ## Found a white oval pill with NO score and W961 on one side and nothing on the other. What is it? I found it on the floor of my 2 year olds playroom. ## this pill has a M in a box is on one side and 596 on the other. what is ths ## My post asking for identification of pill with AZ 466. I found the answer on the manufacture's website. It's Nadolol 40mg. I was confused because the info on drugs.com was incorrect. If you need ID on a drug made by Sandoz, there is a product catalog at: www.us.sandoz.com ## M595? M596? I found this info at pharmer.org HTH Mal...

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pink oval pill with imprint 287

I found a pink capsule shaped pill. Its pretty big and its its marked 287 on one side and nothing on the other please fill me in what this is ## @Tyson, The only relevant matches I'm finding are oval pink colored pills, imprinted with "2875" or "2876". There's no other numbers on the backside of each pill, but there is a faint imprint of a heart symbol. These particular pills are identified as an antihypertensive medication known as Avalide; containing hydrochlorothiazide + irbesartan. So I have to ask if there's any chance that the marking may have been misinterpreted due to possible fading/degradation of the pill itself from storage conditions or otherwise? Please post back if you have additional details regarding this and I'll see if I can dig any deep...

Updated in Avalide
benicar olmesartan coughing

I have taken Benicar for years. Dr. tried a different BP medicine and I started a dry cough for weeks......back to Benicar, and cough went away. In December, Dr. switched me to olmesartan, which, as I understand it is generic for Benecar. I've been coughing ever since.........is that even possible? Are the two medicines identical, or is it possible that for me, Olmesartan causes cough but Benicar does not? ## I also recently switched from Benicar to the generic form. Can't stop with the dry cough. After hearing of your experience, I'm calling my cardiologist. This is intolerable! ## It is always possible for your body to suddenly start reacting differently to a medication, and for you to start experiencing new side effects. Our bodies do change with time, so it does happen. ...

Updated in Benicar
Propranolol Hydrochloride 40 mg for weaning off Xanax

I was told that people who are addicted to Xanax can be weaned off of it with this Propranolol Hydrochloride 40 mg pill marked "40 Dan 5556". Is this a true fact? What all is Propranolol used for? ## Michael Jackson died from it. It is an anesthetic for surgeries. MJ on top of Valium and dillaudid shots he got from dr Conrad Murray. He went to jail for four years. I’ve never heard of anybody using it, for the help or getting off Xanax. It really takes 5 days if you ween w the first benzo ever made called Librium. I got off Xanax In 5 days at a detox. I couldn’t believe it w no side effects or rebound anxiety ## It's a beta 2 blocker and will help slow the heart rate down if it is beating too fast. ## RB is correct, Propranolol is a beta blocker, which is most com...

Updated in Propranolol
Enduron or Methyclothiazide tablets

I need 30 tablets of Enduron. Is it still being made available? In a search, it shows Mylan was the manufacture. Is this true?

Updated in Enduron

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