Blood Pressure

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Blood Pressure Overview

Blood pressure (BP) is the pressure of circulating blood against the walls of blood vessels. Most of this pressure results from the heart pumping blood through the circulatory system. When used without qualification, the term "blood pressure" refers to the pressure in the large arteries. Blood pressure is usually expressed in terms of the systolic pressure (maximum pressure during one heartbeat) over diastolic pressure (minimum pressure between two heartbeats) in the cardiac cycle. It is mea...

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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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difference between c73 and c 73 tablet imprints

Is there a difference between C73 and C 73 tablet imprints? One says it's azor and the other is metoprolol, is that right? ## Hello, Lou! How are you? Yes, there is a difference. The Azor tablet with this marking has the C73 side by side, while the Metoprolol tablet has the C over the 73. The U.S. FDA lists the typical side effects of these blood pressure and cardiac medications as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, increased urination, and hypotension. Is there anything else I can help with? ## How to differentiate between metoprolol c73 and azor c73 lmptint poll by

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orthostatic hypotension or postural

I am 78 year old male. since two days i am experiencing Postural hypotension or orthostatic hypotension early in the morning after got up from the bed and exepriencing while standing. Please advise some exercises before i get up from the bed. I take very little salt . Is it ok.When i got this hypotension feeling, immediately i take a sachet of Electrol poder and within 1 hour ill be alright.

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dog swallowing 40 mg lisinopril

maltese poodle(8 lb) possibly swallowed one 40 mg tab of lisinopril - what should I do? ## My granddaughters 40# Boxer Pup may have swallowed one of my blood pressure pills 10mg. what will happen? Are there symptons I need to be watching for? Is there any kind of an antedote? ## My 10 pound, 7 month, puppy/mut swallowed 45mgs of the pill Hydrocortisone or also known as Cortef. She also swallowed 500mgs of Magnesium. What should or can I do. It has been in her system for about 3 hours. Please help asap. My email is Lester3636 at hotmail ## My husband thinks my 9 month Yorkie may have swallowed Lisinopril 10 mg 1 low strength aspirin 1 pravastain sodium 40 mg 1 lansopraxole dr 30gr please advise. ## If you pet swallowed any of your medication. You should take them to the vet immediatley t...

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prazosin hcl 1mg

yellow capsule x4067 ## Pill Image Not an X, it is actually a Z that forms a mortar and pestel, the drug company logo. This is Prazosin 1mg, it is a generic for Minipress, this is used to lower blood pressure. ## the pills that I have are brown and green capsules ## Why when I take this, does my lab work show benzodiazepines?

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metoprolo er suc 50 mg

My husband takes metoprolo 50mg the pill my mail order has always sent was an oval white pill,this time they sent a small round white pill, scored on one side and 50 m on the other side. I just wondered if this was the wrong pill. ## what is this pill: small,flat, round, white, 10 on one side, g 1640 on other side. ## The tablet described with the M 50 marking is manufactured by Par Pharmaceutical, and they list it as containing 50mgs of Metoprolol, so it is the same medication, just manufactured by a different company. NDC: 00186-7301 The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, dry mouth, increased urination, and hypotension. Unfortunately, I cannot find a listing for the other tablet that was asked about with the G 1640 marking. Is anyone ...

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Doses of neurobion forte daily

I had hearing problem for a few months .I consulted an ENT specialist who cleared wax of my ears and advised me to take Neurobion Forte tablets 3 times daily for 3 months.I have taken the tablets for 9 or 10 days when my blood pressure increase.Are the doses of Neurobion Forte prescribed for me overdoses? Have I to reduce doses? ## Neurobion Forte is a multivitamin supplement. Since it contains a complex of B vitamins, as well as some others, you do have to be careful how much you take, since too much of them can be as dangerous as not enough. Normally this multivitamin is only taken once a day, so three times a day might be too much. Learn more B vitamins details here. Have you talked to your doctor about it? You should really do so, because a blood test should be done to check your le...

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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...

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Instaflex And Blood Pressure Heart Medicine Cholesterol

is it ok to take instaflex if u have heart problems, high blood pressure and cholesterol, thyriod problems ## Instaflex is an over the counter product that is claimed to help with joint health, so as nothing more than a dietary supplement, it hasn't actually been tested for possible interactions with medications and health conditions. However, since I am also a hypertension and cardiac patient, I can tell you that one of the ingredients in it is Cayenne pepper and it can cause blood pressure elevations in some people. Learn more hypertension details here. It can really depend on the person, so I'd suggest checking with your doctor, or pharmacist, before taking it. From what I've found, any of the various pepper extracts can cause blood pressure elevations in some people, so ...

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calan sr vs verapamil

I have been taking Calan SR pills to control my heart palpitations for 10 years. I am being forced to move to the genetic Verapamil SR. I have a mitro valve prolapse. I have tried to use this generic before but it does not control by palpitations. What are the best manufacturers for this drug? Is there a different generic I can take that would help me? Thanks to all that answer ## Hello, John! How are you? Verapamil SR is the generic name for the medication, it is not the name of one by any particular manufacturer. Do you remember any other details about the one you tried, before, such as the manufacturer, how it looked, or the markings on it? The FDA lists the typical side effects of this medication as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, and increased urination.

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