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 (considered to be zero...

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oval white pill with 52H
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White pill with 52H on one side and two straight lines on backside. Please identify. ## a white oval pill with 52 h on one side and lines on the other ## Does it have the 52H twice on once side, with the lined logo on the other side? If so, it is manufactured by Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals and they list it as being an 80mg Micardis tablets, which contains the active ingredient Telmisartan. It is most commonly used to treat high blood pressure, and certain cardiac conditions. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, increased urination, hypotension, and headache.
Updated 8 minutes ago in Micardis.
white round pill 832
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on the other side is alp 5 ## Amlodipine FDBesylate, 5 mg tablets, for treatment of Hypertension ## I found this white round pill with 832 on top with a line underneath; and imprint underneath the line is 8m05, the other side is blank. Does anyone know what this is? Do people abuse it? How does it make you feel? Is it addictive? ## As to the original poster, that ID provided by Otto is correct. It is manufactured by Upsher-Smith and the FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, increased urination, hypotension, headache, and dizziness. Lee, regarding your tablet, is the marking possibly 832 BM 05? If so, Upsher-Smith lists it as containing 0.5mgs of Benztropine, which is most commonly used to treat, or prevent the symptoms of Parkinson's Disease. The FDA lists...
Updated 11 minutes ago in Amlodipine.
bezide tablets for hypertension
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its sideeffects how it works how it may affect pregnancy ## what is combezide - b tablets used for - this was given to my mom ## Bendroflumethazide is used to help remove excess fluid from the body to treat conditions, such as high blood pressure, edema, and congestive heart failure. The NIH warns that they may cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, increased urination, hypotension, and dehydration. Jelly, I can't find anything under that name, can you please double check and post back? Thank you!
Updated 51 minutes ago.
Blood pressure medication that does not contain sulfa
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I need a list of blood pressure medications that do not contain sulfa as I have an allergy to sulfa and so far have been on 4 different meds that all made my throat swell. I took: Lisinopril, Amlodipine, Metoprolol, Methyldopa. So it’s generic or sulfa that’s the problem in these. ## How severe was the swelling? Was this diagnosed by a doctor? Did you go to the ER for treatment? It isn't that they all contain sulfa, it is that they might be based on it, somewhere down in their roots of derivation. In many cases, the only thing you can do is try medications, to see which ones work for you, and which ones cause a bad reaction, according to FDA warnings. Was the swelling bad enough to cause trouble breathing? I am not trying to be mean, or say I don't believe you, but m...
Updated 54 minutes ago in Lisinopril.
Toprol - XL / shelf life / expiration / emergency
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Hello. After searching and searching, the concept of an actual expiration of a drug seems to be very two-sided. Obviously, the manufacturer does not want to tell people that their drug is still 99.9% effective after 10 years because they would have to analyze it which would take ten years, they would be liable for various reasons, and they want you to buy more instead of taking old medicine. That is capitalism and I support it and understand it. However, does anyone know what the actual shelf life of Toporol XL is? What if there is a natural disaster or (insert other unexpected reason here) and I cannot get to a pharmacy or the pharmacy cannot provide it? Sudden stoppage without titration can lead to death in my case. Even titrated stoppage can lead to death. Basically - I have to have ...
Updated 1 hour ago in Toprol.
Concor 5mg Side Effects
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Been taking Concor 5mg, 2.5mg am and 2.5 mg pm for 6 months. The first 5 months Concor kept me from having breakthrough atrial fib episodes. Now I am having them frequently and the Concor is not able to control the. I do have bradycardia but not high blood pressure. I am an expatriate US living in Cyprus and don't have anyone to ask. I have episodes frequently. what to do? ## Do you have a doctor you are seeing for this? Concor contains the active ingredient Bisoprolol, which is a beta blocker. And there are 2 possibilities as to what may be causing your problem. One is that your body may have simply just gotten used to the current dosage, so it isn't working as well for you as it used to. This happens to most people, sooner or later, and there is no specific time frame for it, ...
Updated 9 hours ago in Bisoprolol.
prexum 4mg side effects
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Started using Prexum approx. 6 months ago...have not had a day without severe headache (migrain) Dr says it's not the Prexum. Especially when coughing..feels like head wants to explode! Also have muscular spasms when coughing....has anyone had similar experience? ## Prexum contains the active ingredient Peridopril, this is an Ace Inhibitor, commonly used to treat high blood pressure and coronary artery diseases. That said, YES, headaches are actually a very common side effect of this class of medications, along with nausea, drowsiness and dizziness. Read more: You'll see that in the side effects section, headache is prominently listed! Has your doctor run any other tests? ## Hi,I have the same complaint and to top it off I have lost my sense of taste and smell.The headache is se...
Updated 14 hours ago.
Metoprolol side effects
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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...
Updated 22 hours ago in Metoprolol.
lisinopril 5 mg
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G2 H2 Pinkish ## If you would like more info on Lisinopril you can look here ## This drug really works! ## Hey, I am on 5mg. I got sick and my Dr said not to take them unless needed cause it was dropping. I have been taking it for the past few days cause it goes up every other day and it helped me but today it's 140/98. ## Lisinopril is most commonly used to treat high blood pressure, and certain cardiac conditions. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, hypotension, and increased urination. Glenda, that is a very unusual way of taking it. How low was it dropping? Are you on any other medications?
Updated 1 day ago in Lisinopril.
High Blood pressure meds and Hearing loss?
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I'm in the process of changing HBP meds and am currently on all three - Enalapril(new), Atenolol and HCTZ. This past week I have experienced a bass register hearing problem. Could this be connected to my meds? ## What are you changing from and what are you switching to? Hearing issues are not a normal side effect of these medications. The FDA reports them as typically cause drowsiness, headache, increased urination, and hypotension. However, there is no way to say how any given medication will affect anyone that takes it. Have you consulted your doctor? Did they have any ideas of what might have caused this issue?
Updated 1 day ago in Enalapril + Hydrochlorothiazide, HCTZ.

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