Blood Pressure

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Blood Pressure Overview

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 (considered to be zer...

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APO Ramipril

how long does ramipril stay in the body 2EARE ## how long does altace 2.5mg stay in your body after you stop it? ## How long does ramipril remain in your body after stopping ## Hello, According to the FDA and NIH ramipril has a half life cycle of 3-16 hours and since it takes normally 4 to 6 half lifes for the drug to completely leave your body you are looking at between 12-96 hours, which a huge gap. Out of curiosity why do you need to know? Most people ask this question to determine when the earliest they can take a different medication is. If that's the reason for your question I would suggest waiting the maximum estimated half life of 96 hours before you take the conflicting medication just to be safe. Hope this answers your question.

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telma am substitute

Please note that I am taking Telma H 80 / Telma 80 / Telma 40 / Telma AM (40/5) for last one and half year as advised by doctor several times for my high BP. It was observed that serum potassium results are gradually increasing in pathological tests. I want to know whether Telma group of medicine have any effect of increasing the potassium level. If so, please advise the substitute medicine. ## What is the equivalent drug for Tema 40 mg in India? Telma 40 mg is now banned in India. I need to buy a substitute or equivalent medicine in India for blood pressure control. ## My blood potassium level is 5.6. I am taking telma 40mg at night and concor 1.25mg in the morning. Is there an effective substitute for telma 40mg? ## I've been taking telma 40 at night for 2 or 3 years, but this is ...

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White round pill with TV 8

I found a white round tablet with TV8 on one side and 25 on the other side. Can you identify the type of drug it is please? ## its generic brand of coversyl blood pressure medication................... ## Hello Moe, I was able to find limited data on this pill, according to the canadian pill identifier website this is a TEVA-CLOPIDOGREL which inhibits aspects of blood clotting and is used to treat acute coronary syndrome, myocardial infarction and peripheral vascular disease. Below is some additional information that I found on the website. DIN: 02293161 Manufacturer: Teva Active Ingredients: Clopidogrel 75 mg I hope this information helps.

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Lisinopril and acid reflux?

I started taking lisinopril a couple of years ago. I never really got the cough. However I got acid reflux that was debilitating. I was prescribed pantoprazole for that. I hate the long term side effects and was looking for an alternative - and wondering how I suddenly got reflux. I stopped the pantoprazole two weeks ago and am coping with apple cider vinegar. After some research it seems that lisinopril can cause stomach issues. So I stopped that yesterday and am drinking hibiscus tea instead. Has anyone else had acid reflux disease as a result of lisinopril? ## Hello, Gerdie! How are you doing? Most prescription medications can cause acidity issues as a side effect, according to the FDA. They can often be mitigated by making sure to take them with food, or by taking an antacid with th...

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Losartan and Tylenol

I am on blood pressure medication (Losartan) and I want to take a Tylenol for a headache. Can I take it? ## According to the University of Maryland Medical Center (umm.edu / drug interaction tool), there are no interactions listed between Losartan and Tylenol (Acetaminophen). This does not necessarily mean that no interactions exist. However, I haven't found any reason why it wouldn't be safe to take together in my own investigation. If in doubt still, I would encourage you to contact your doctor or pharmacist just to be on the safe side. Hope this helps! ## If I take loser tan can I take Tylenol for a headache ? ## Is there a drug interaction between losartan and tylenol pm? I would like to take tylenol pm for pain at night.

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Bystolic 5.0 mg split dose for atrial fibrillation

Taking Bystolic 5.0 mg once a day for atrial fibrillation. It makes me extremely tired. Just wondering if I cut the pill and took 2.5 mg twice a day would make me less tired? ## Aspirin a Day ...... do they really know what time it is ? ## Is by Bistolic akin to sotalol? I have been taking sotalol for years, and it may be having the same effects on me. ## @Yvette, Theoretically, a smaller dose would affect you less and therefore you'd probably experience less severe side effects. It may be worth considering if you get your doctor's approval. @Zorro, Bystolic (Nebivolol) is indicated for use in treating high blood pressure. Sotalol is indicated for use in treating heart rhythm problems (arrhythmias). While they're both used for treating cardiovascular related abnormalities, t...

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TruVision and Lisinopril

Does anyone know if these two products are safe to take together? I asked this question before I ordered it and was assured it was ok. However, I just took my first dose and read the back label (I know....I should have doubled checked first). It states it's 'not intended' for people with high blood pressure! Ugh! Now I'm trying not to stress out so my BP level won't go up. Any information would be helpful! ## I am sorry, I really understand your concern. Being a heart and blood pressure patient myself, I have found myself in that same boat a few times, sometimes it is iffy knowing what we can and can't take. However, from what I can find, the NIH reports TruVision as being a manufacturer, not the name of one specific product. They make several natural supplements...

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nebistar side effects on long uses

SIDE EFFECT of NEBIVOLOL HYDROCHLORIDE IP 2.5 mg ; Diabetes Type 2 , to name other medicine What to do when Blood Sugar fall ## I am 68 years male and taking Nebistar 2.5mg plus Hydrazide 12.5mg for the last about 10 years and found my BP normal but now I am feeling weakness as well as frequent urinating hence I want to discontinue Hydrazide. Some local Doctor advised me to discontinue Hydrazide and continue with Nebistar 5mg instead of 2.5mg. Please advise me in this respect or suggest some other safe and without side effects Medicine and oblige ## I am taking nebi-2.5 for last 8 years for blood pressure. I am doing good work out in all my life (1 hour running and 1hour badminton). I know nebivolal is beta blockers is there any heart related issure will arise with this medication/

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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...

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White round pill McNELL 3

What is this white round pill with McNELL on one side and the number 3 on the reverse side of the pill? What is it used for? ## Hello Parker, I was able to find a pill that matches your description. A pill with the imprints McNeil and 3 showed up on the NIH listing as a Tylenol with Codeine pill which would be used for pain relief. Below I have sourced some additional information from the NIH. NDC 50458-513 IMPRINT McNEIL;3 INGREDIENTS acetaminophen 300 mg codeine phosphate 30 mg LABEL AUTHOR Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc. COLOR White SIZE 11mm SHAPE Round INACTIVE INGREDIENTS powdered cellulose magnesium stearate sodium metabisulfite starch, corn I hope this information helps. Let me know if this isn't the pill you have or if you have any further questions.

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