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 the work done by the heart in pumping blood round the circulation. 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 measured i...

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Clonidine ear ringing and numbness side effects

I have been on 0.1 clonidine now for several years. Recently i have been getting very high spikes. My doctor increased me. I was taking 0.1 twice a day. I now take 0.4 split up into 3 times a day. I am now experiencing very loud ringing in the ears / hissing sounds with a numbness feeling in my head. At times it is so bad it debilitates me to where i cannot do anything. Has anyone else experienced anything like this? It is driving me crazy and cannot function like this! ## Jewels -- I started taking Clonidine 0.1 mg three months ago for occasional blood pressure spike to 160/105 (I believe I have panic attack or anxiety disorder). Now I am taking taking 0.1 mg twice daily to keep my bp in range (120/80+). Still I will have bp spike once a week and I have to take additional 0.1 mg to bri...

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has any one had numbness and tingling in the hand with the drug amlodipine-benaz generic to lotrel?

has anyone had numbness and tingling in the hand with the drug amlodipine-benaz generic to Lotrel? ## This is not listed as a normal side effect and it could indicate a serious one or some other serious medical problem. Have you consulted your doctor? The normal side effects include: nausea, drowsiness, dizziness and headache. Read more: ## I have been taking the medication for 10 years and have experienced numbness and tingling in my hands, insomnia, coughing, dizziness. Has anyone else had any or all of these symptoms? ## I have been on amlodipine for over 10yrs and I have tingling. In my fingers the last year but I have been on clonidine 0.02mg once a day for over 10years and I have had the ringing in my ears and hissing so sound for along time. I was'nt sure it could be from my ...

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Migraine headaches from Amlodipine?

Has anyone experienced migraine headaches while taking Amlodipine? ## No headaches but watched my blood pressure increase up to 200/95 immediately after it was swallowed. In the beginning it was okay but they changed manufacturers and who knows what inactive ingredients were added. Quit taking it and now only take Brand name Dyazide 37.5mg/25 mg capsule once a day in the morning same time every day. I even tried brand name NORVASC (amlodipine besylate) and that increased my blood pressure up to stroke levels. ## I have had no problem with Amlodipine. It has finally been the answer to my blood pressure problems. I was given 2.5 mg and it didn't help much but my doctor added another 2.5 mg at night and it's been wonderful. I have the 5mg to take - just in case. We tried that first...

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150 mg Wellbutrin sustained release

Since my pharmacy switched to Solco as the supplier of my Wellbutrin I have had all the symptoms, for which I was taking Wellbutrin, return. Has anyone else experienced this problem? ## Hello, Deb0724! How are you? As set forth in the Hatch-Waxman Act of 1984, there can be fluctuations in the amount of active ingredients in generic medications, they are allowed to differ from the name brands by as much as plus or minus 20% and they only have to measure against the name brand, not other generics. Thus, it is highly possible that one may have a little more of the active ingredient, while a different one may be slightly lower. Can anyone else that's taken the one from Solco chime in with their experience? The FDA lists the typical side effects of this medication as possibly including n...

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Twynsta 80mg/10mg

Can Twynsta 80mg/10mg be cut in half and taken as you would Twynsta 40mg/5mg? ## The prescribing information for Twynsta directs that they should be swallowed whole, not cut, crushed or chewed. There are several reasons this may be necessary, they may have some type of time release mechanism, or they may be very irritating to the gastro-intestinal system. Learn more Twynsta details here. You may want to double check with your pharmacist to be certain, but usually when they say that, there is some reason that it isn't advisable to do so. Are there any other questions or comments? ## Can Twynsta (Telmisartan 80mg + Amlodipine 10mg) be cut in half and taken as 40mg/5mg?

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Metoral XL 25 and Eptus 25

Hi All. My blood pressure is 120/70 and my Dr. has given me Metoral xl 25 and Eptus 25. I Googled and found out that both medications are for treating high blood pressure. Can you suggest why he gave me 2 meds for lowering my blood pressure? Should I take both or any one of them? If so, which one?

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Bilicor Drug Information

What is bilicor used for? ## Hi. John! How are you? From what I've found, Bilicor is listed as containing Bisoprolol, which is a beta blocker that's most commonly used to treat high blood pressure and certain cardiac conditions. Side effects may include nausea, dizziness, headache and stomach pain. Learn more Bilicor details here. Is there anything else I can help with? ## Hi. I am 44 years old. I take 5 mg bilicor at night for a fast heart rate. Why does that happen only when I sleep? The bilicor helps. If I don't take it I'm awake every few minutes. It is a terrible feeling. ## I have a tingling and crawling sensation in my legs, especially the left leg. I'm currently taking Bilicor 5mg for Paroxysmal Atria Tachycardia. Is this a side effect? ## Hi l take 2.5 mg at...

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Ramipril weight gain side effects

I have been taking Ramipril for two weeks and I am wondering if weight gain is one of the side effects. Finally, after been overweight all my life, I reached my weight goal and I am worried about getting weight back with this medication. ## MedlinePlus has some great details on this medication. Some in this class have been known to cause weight gain, but it is not common, and usually is a maximum of around 10 pounds. Other side effects may include nausea, headache, increased urination, and hypotension. However, if you are taking it to treat high blood pressure, or a cardiac condition, the risk to your health is far greater, if you don't take it, as prescribed. Are you on any other medications? Congratulations on the weight loss! ## No. It is the only medication I have to take. I am ...

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Amlodipine Besylate Ta AND LEMON JUICE

can drinking lemon juice reduce the effectivness of this pill. Warning on bottle says not to take grapefruit juice! ## No, it is relevant to a specific enzyme that's found in grapefruit, or the juice of it, but not other citrus fruits. Is there anything else I can help with? ## Which fruit or fruit juice interacts with amlodipine? ## Glad lemons r OK tryn to do all I can to live a lil longer n healthier thanks for all u do ## Can I drink Fresh Lemon juice while taking Amlodipine

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Discontinue use of zopax

Hi, I usually take about 2 or 3 0.5mg zopax tablets during the day to function "normally" and 2 or 3 at night to get a nights sleep. I know that I am addicted to it but I now want to stop as I really want to get my life back as I have 2 kids and don't want to fail them. I know that once I'm off these and recover I will be able to lead a normal med free life because I really don't want to depend on medication but am so afraid of withdrawal pains especially insomnia. when I first started taking it to help me stay calm but more to knock me off at night it seemed like a fantastic miracle but now not so much as I feel like I can't go without it and when I do take it I really feel lethargic and sleepy not how I was before starting, an active happy person, I want to be ...

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