Blood Pressure

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Blood pressure (BP) is the pressure of circulating blood on the walls of blood vessels. 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 heart beat) over diastolic pressure (minimum in between two heart beats) and is measured in millimeters of mercury (mmHg), above the surrounding atmospheric pressure. Blood pressure is on...

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numbness of toes and feet

my toes have gradually lost sensation over the past three or four years and I get the most excruciating itching on the soles of my feet. I have had neurological tests which revealed no major identifiable cause. I have been taking Atenolol, plavix and Micardis for the past nine years and wonder if it could be a side effect of one of these being used long term? ## Finished epclusa tx 2mths ago ,iv recentley been getting numbing feeling on left foot few times a day any ideas anybody ?

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Metoprolol Tartrate 25mg Tab

Is the best time to take this medicine in the morning or night? ## Has your doctor made any specific recommendation? Metoprolol is a beta blocker, used to treat high blood pressure and cardiac conditions and, in most cases, this type of medication is taken in the morning, because most people are far more active during the day, so that is the time their blood pressure can be elevated. However, it can cause some drowsiness and dizziness, in some people, as a side effect, and in those instances, it may be necessary for someone to take it at night. ## I am taking Lisinopril @20mg and also i am taking Metoprolol tart 25mg tab myl, my question is why do i take two High bloodpressure pills? Can i stop taking the Metoprolol Tablet? i think it is the culperet that makes me dizzy aswell, I have n...

Updated in Metoprolol
Blood pressure spikes while taking Clonidine as directed

I have been taking Clonidine for two weeks now and my BP has been controlled at 135/80, but the last two days my BP has been checking 170/95 160/90 and then it checked back to 135/78. Has anyone experienced anything like this? ## What time of day are you checking it? Has there been anything you've done differently those days, before checking it? Such as being more active, smoking, drinking alcohol, having higher amounts of salt in your foods? Learn more Clonidine details here. There are many things that can affect your blood pressure and it will always fluctuate throughout the day, depending on what you're doing. To get a good average, without anything else affecting it, my doctor has me check mine only a few times a week, first thing in the morning, before I get exercise, drink...

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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...

Updated in Avapro
lupin20

round pink ## Is lupin 20 narcotic? ## Is lupin 20 a norcotic? ## Is this medicine a blood pressure medicine Lupin is the name of the medcine ## Hello, I was able to locate your pill on the NIH pill database. They claim that the pill is a Lisinopril which is a medication used to treat high blood pressure. Below is a picture and some information I sourced from the page. NDC 68180-515 Imprint LUPIN;20 Name Lisinopril Ingredients LISINOPRIL 20 mg; Label Author Lupin Pharmaceuticals, Inc. ? Color Pink Size 8mm Shape Round Score 1 Inactive Ingredients - Anhydrous Dibasic Calcium Phosphate - Mannitol - Silicon Dioxide - Starch, Corn - Magnesium Stearate - Ferric Oxide Red If you have any further questions or information on this drug to add please message back.

Updated in Lisinopril
lisinopril

has anybody experince anxiety shortness of breath rapid heartbeat abdominal pain. Note i have never had problems with anxiey and do not believe it is a panic attack did not have this issue until on this medication ## Lisinopril is commonly used to help lower blood pressure. These could be the signs of a serious adverse reaction, which you can read about here: You need to contact your doctor immediately. ## I have constant anxiety. Feeling of doom. Cough. Body tingles. Trouble sleeping because of the anxiety. ## The Lisinopril can cause this, it is rare, but highly possible. My doctor recently had me try it and I experienced severe problems, as well. Have you spoken to your doctor about it? There are other medications you can try. ## hi `After starting Lisinopril my husbands personality ...

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How many clonidine pills would be considered an overdose?

I was just informed that my family member just took 7 Clonidines. Is this an overdose? Please answer as soon as possible. ## I sincerely hope that this person's family member suffered no ill effects. When it comes to posts like this, it really can't be stressed enough that if you think the life or health of someone is in danger, please contact your nearest emergency treatment facility or take them in to one! While there are always people on sites, such as this one, that will help if they can, there is nothing I can do to help you save a life, if that's what it comes down to. I cannot administer CPR or any type of life-saving measure over the Internet. I wish we could, but it just isn't possible. And with this post, the dosage wasn't included, so there's no way an...

Updated in Clonidine
Pliva 467 vs P10 Propanolol

I've been taking the Pliva 467 for almost 15 years. Now they did away with the 467 and i got the P10. I start them tomorrow but I'm afraid. Are they the same? ## Hi Joyce - I understand your concerns, especially if the Pliva version (50111-467) has been working for you all this time. To answer your question, they both contain Propranolol Hydrochloride 10 mg. The P 10 version appears to be manufactured by Heritage Pharmaceuticals (NDC code 23155-110). The main difference between these two are the inactive ingredients. Pliva 467 inactive ingredients: - Anhydrous Lactose - Magnesium Stearate - Cellulose, Microcrystalline - Sodium Starch Glycolate Type a Potato - FD&C Yellow No. 6 - D&C Yellow No. 10 - Aluminum Oxide P 10 inactive ingredients: - D&C Yellow No. 10 - FD...

Updated in Propranolol
Metoprolol side effects

I started Metoprolol Tartrate 25mg being one tab every 12 hours. I was in the hospital with a blood pressure of 200/130, sometimes higher with a 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 siblings have high blood pressure as well. ## These types of vari...

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metoprolol tartrate 25mg side effects

Been having an itching scalp and skin at night when going to bed and it keeps me awake. Changed shampoos several times thinking that was my problem. Then I saw the list of side effects and it could be this medicine. Feels like ants crawling on my skin during the day and at night. Been taking this since my open heart surgery in Jan 2015. Seems to be getting worse. Anyone have these side effects? ## Hello, Jules! How are you? This class of medications can cause those types of issues, due to the way they work on your circulation to lower blood pressure and improve heart function, as reported by the FDA. I used to experience it myself, when I was taking Candesartan. However, since you have had open heart surgery, there could be something else going on with your circulation that isn't re...

Updated in Metoprolol

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