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 work done by the heart by pumping blood through the circulatory system. 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 measu...

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Taking telma and atenolol together for hypertension

I am age 70 and taking Telma 40 but my blood pressure is not under control (160/110). I have scarring in my lungs and reduced lung function. I get easily tired. Can I take Atenolol also (along with using Telma 40) for reducing my blood pressure? ## Has your doctor told you to take both of them? Multiple medications are often prescribed to help lower someone's blood pressure as fast and as safely as possible. The NIH lists the typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, increased urination, and hypotension. Are you on any other medications? ## Can I take Atenolol 50mg instead of Telma 40 for treating hypertension? I'm taking Telma 40 now and would like to switch. ## Can I take telma H and atenolol together at the same time.

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Verapamil by Caraco Availability

I have Medicare and AARP to cover the cost of my Rx, but need help locating a pharmacy that carries the medication Verapamil made by "Caraco". I presently am taking Verapamil er 180 mg at night, mfg by Caraco and I have tried other brands/generics with too many side effects.

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Lnbloc 10mg for hypertension

I was treated with Eritel 20mg for hypertension, but recently the drug has changed to Lnbloc 10mg tablets because my bp was 140/100. My concern is which drug is safe and why my physician changed the drug suddenly? ## What is in Inbloc 20mg tablets? I am a CKD patient and presently undergoing ayurvedic treatment for CKD. Does Inbloc have side effects?

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High Blood Pressure I Am On Pharmapress 20 Mg And Atenolol 50mg For My Bloodpressure Is It Ok Not To Take A Waterpill Now Ridac Watge Pill Dr Took Awa

My name Gloria. 75 years. Have High blood pressure For years prescribed Pharmapress 20 mg. Atenolol 50mg and Ridac water pill. Dr took away Ridac and replaced it with Amlodipine5mg once a day. My ankles look swollen and i am putting on weight. Dr said the Ridac takes away the Calcium out of my bones. I really feel I should be taking the waterpill. Please advice urgently. Thankyou. ## Hi Gloria, Sorry to hear about your situation with Amlodipine. "swelling of the hands, feet, ankles, or lower legs" is listed as a general side effect of this medication. So fortunately, you may have to talk to your doctor about discontinuing it anyways if the swelling doesn't subside. Hopefully then, he might reconsider putting you back on the water pill with a calcium supplement. There are als...

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Food/supplements and Telmisartan

I am under treatment of hypertension and abnormality of Left Ventrical (LV has thickened) and also for prostrat enlargement. My age is 56 years. Medicines prescribed:- Telmisartan, Hydrochlorothiazide, Amlodipine, Atorvastain Calcium, Tamsulosin Hydrochloride. Please advise me what food/supplements should be taken and what should be avoided. ## Does anyone know exactly each ingredient in Prolia and how it is created?

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Losartan Solco

Wall Street Journal (Saturday, January 26th) posted an article, "Warning on Drugs For Blood Pressure" Losartan, Solco Healthcare, LLC was listed. The label on my Losartan is "NDC 43547-360-09 Losartan Potassium". The label also shows "Zhejiang, China 317024" Is this batch on recall? Also, is there a Losartan manufactured in the United States? ## Is the medication listed above on recall?

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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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Round white pill GC 422

What is a pill with the imprint GC 422? It is white and round. It is scored with GC at the top and 422 at the bottom. Nothing on the other side of this pill. ## Does your pill look anything like this one? This image depicts a 7mm sized pill containing 5mgs of Midodrine Hydrochloride which is used to treat a kind of low blood pressure that causes severe dizziness & fainting. Labeler: Global Pharmaceuticals, Division of Impax Laboratories Inc. NDC: 0115-4222 Inactive Ingredients: -Cellulose, Microcrystalline -Starch, Corn -Silicon Dioxide -Magnesium Stearate -Talc -Fd&c Yellow No. 6 Hope this helps! ## Round white scored pill with GC/422 is a Docusate Sodium 100mg Tablet. ## What is it for and what does it do?

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amlodipine besylate is there any alternative

I need to view medication that are healthy alternative for Amlodipine ## What alternative medication if any that could be suggested for amlodipine. I am researching. I know that my doctor has the last word. This one is causing serious swelling of my feet. Is it correct to assume that this medication is exclusive and no other can replace it? Don't think so. ## Hi, Derrick! Sorry about the edema problem that you're having. There are many other medications available that could replace it, but it depends on what you're using it to treat. Are you treating high blood pressure, or some other cardiac issue? If you're just treating hypertension, you may do well with Metoprolol. Learn more Metoprolol details here. But a cardiac issue could require a medication in a different class...

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Amlodipine + Benazepril Uses and Side Effects

What is this drug I'm taking used for and what are the side effects? ## Amlodipine and Benazepril, a generic for Lotrel is used to treat high blood pressure. Some of the most common side effects include: headache, nausea and dizziness. ## My b/f takes this and as far as I know he doesn't have high blood pressure. Can this drug be used for pychiatric,behavior,or mood disorders too? ## I am taking AMLOD/BENAZP .Need to no how it works to lower bloodpresser ? ## does elavil make you swell and make your breast soar? ## I am currently taking Amlod benazp. How long would I have to take it. for high B P. ## I am only trying to get some patient assistance in obtaining my prescription for Amlodipine/Benazepril 5-10 mg ## What are the known side effects of Amlodipine/Benazepril use? ## Wh...

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