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. Blood pressure is on...

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Aurobindo versus Teva Metoprolol Tartrate 50mg

My pharmacy refilled my Teva Metoprolol Tartrate 50 mg with Metoprolol manufactured by Aurobindo. I've taken Teva Met Tart for 4 years with great results and no side effects. After taking 50mg Aurobindo Metoprolol Tart, the side effects were immediate. The Aurobindo Metoprolol 50 mg tab did not bring down my BP and it kept climbing. In the meantime my lips and upper face went numb, heart beat felt erratic, cold, shortness of breath, burning sternum, shakiness, nausea and headache. . . etc. No, this wasn't a heart attack. I'm looking for a replacement for the Teva as I understand they merged with Watson. Does anyone have any information on if Teva/Watson is producing Metoprolol Tartrate 50mg tablets under another Mfg. name. ## Just looked this up. I've been having issues ...

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Metoprolol & hair loss

I have been taking 200 mg. a day for about 4 years. I thought it was a coincidence that I've lost 50% of my hair during this time because I am also going through menopause. I just found out that it is possible the hair loss is caused by metoprolol, so my doctor just wrote me a RX for a different drug. Will my hair grow back? It was very long, down to my waist, but I've been cutting it to compensate for the thinness. I just touch my head and lose a few hairs! Any ideas? ## I have been on 25 mg of metoprolol for 2 months and my hair is rapidly falling out. I have stopped taking it. Will my hair stop falling out? Is the hair loss that I have already experienced reversable? ## If your hair loss truly was caused by taking Metoprolol, then yes, your hair will all grow back. BUT you we...

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GG 269 round white tablet

What is a small white round tablet with GG 269 on it? ## I believe the original imprint posted here is incorrect. There are a couple of possible tablets which are likely what is being asking about. The first one is a round white tablet with GG 296 on it. That is Loratadine 10 mg (NDC 0781-5077). It's an antihistamine "used to temporarily relieve the symptoms of hay fever (allergy to pollen, dust, or other substances in the air) and other allergies." [1] Inactive ingredients: - Lactose Monohydrate - Magnesium Stearate - Cellulose, Microcrystalline - Sodium Starch Glycolate Type a Potato And the second one is a round white tablet with imprint GG 264. This is Atenolol 100 mg (NDC 0781-1507), which is a medication "used alone or in combination with other medications to trea...

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Ramipril Side Effects

i have been on 12.5mg of ramipril each day for the past 2 and half years. We have now got a new doctor in our practice and he says that it is a too high dosage for me and now has put me on 10mg of ramipril and 5mg of amlodipine. Could the high dosage of rampipril caused anything to me, i have my blood pressure checked every three months and bloods done every six months or can it do anything to me in the future. ## That's actually not a really high dosage, it can go up to 20mgs a day for hypertension. Why did he feel it was too high of a dose, were your blood pressure readings low, while you were taking it? Next question, why is it only being checked every 3 months? Are you checking it yourself, at home? ## I have not had a bowel movement in almost 4 months. Have had every test known...

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Pill identification-herbal or

My fiance has pills in a prescription bottle that are not the pills that belong in them. I am wondering if I should be concerned. Since they are in a different bottle than what they came in. I know it's shady it me to look, but before I ask him, I wanted to look first. They are long narrow, white, oblong pill. When cut in half it's light brown that turns darker when wet. Smells herbal or tea like. He complains of back and nerve pain, but hasn't seen the Dr. He takes blood pressure pills. That's the bottle they are in. An old blood pressure pills script bottle. About 20mm long. No marking. Smooth on outside. White. Inside is brown. Couple it be pain pills from Mexico? Marijuana pills? Weight loss? Impotence? ## Hello Curious, According to the [1] FDA imprint regulations t...

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Metoprolol Er Tab Suc Side Effects

This drug Metoprolo er tab suc 25mg is used for high blood pressure and they say it will treat cardiac conditions. What I want to know is what cardiac condition does it treat? I have heart fluctions and as far as I know I am not getting any medications for that. my blood pressure at home is always in the normal range 120/65 for my age, 79 but when I am in the DR. office it is always is high 145/ 79. Is there any medications I can take for my heart fluctions? Leo ## What do you mean by heart fluctuations? Do you mean an increased heart rate? Or are you referring to palpitations where you seem to be skipping beats occasionally? Metoprolol can improve cardiac function and is used to treat both of the issues I asked about. Learn more Metoprolol details here. It is a beta blocker, so it is o...

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Side Effects For Metoprolol Succ Er

i am taking metoprolol succer 50 mg also taking blood pressure pill. have light headeness when getting up after sitting awhile. also have no energy am 77 but this is first i have ever taken meds. have a fib lillian ## Metoprolol is a beta blocker and the dizziness you're experiencing when you stand up may be due to orthostatic hypertension, which is a sudden drop in blood pressure. Learn more Orthostatic details here. Learn more Metoprolol details here. The low energy just may be a side effect of it. How long have you been taking it? ## This med has horrible side effects consult your dr... ## I AGREE - slept a lot but couldn't sleep at night. No energy, and libido / desire went to the curb.

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what is the difference between seloken xl 50 mg telma 40 tab used for

My bp levels r in the range 120-140 n 75-90... N pulse is between 90 - 110 ## Seloken contains the active ingredient Metoprolol, and Telma contains Telmisartan, so they are different medications, although both as used to treat high blood pressure and certain cardiac conditions. The NIH lists the typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, increased urination, and hypotension. Which one has been prescribed for you? ## Mamta is suffering from high blood pressure and the doctor has prescribed both the tablet Slovenia 50 &Telma 40

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Rx Plan Changed From Benicar 20mg Tab To Losartan 100mg

Is the dosage strength equivalent? What if any difference are there between the two besides price? ## The active ingredient in Losartan is Losartan potassium. This drug is manufactured by Teva Pharms. The active ingredient in Benicar is Olmesartan medoxomil. This drug is manufactured by Daiichi Sankyo. From what I could gather, both drugs are classified as an angiotensin II receptor antagonist, used to treat high blood pressure. That said, the only differences I could find were between the chemical structures of the drug itself, as well as any other inactive ingredients that the different manufacturers decide to put into the pill. Both of these factors however can influence how the the drug absorbs into your system and therefore determine how effective one is over the other, which can v...

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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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