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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Amtas 10mg

Hi, I have been taking Amtas-10mg for my hypertension for about a year. Since the time I started taking this tablet, I have noticed that my fasting blood sugar has steadily increased from 105 mg/dl to 165 mg/dl. Until I started taking this tablet, I had never had raised fasting blood sugar. My GP says my raised blood sugar has nothing to do with taking Amtas. I would like to have a second opinion on this matter. Thanks in advance. ## Amtas contains the active ingredient Amlodipine, which is a calcium channel blocker that's commonly used to treat high blood pressure and certain cardiac conditions. And yes, it is known that Amlodipine can cause elevated blood sugar levels and it is usually warned against being used in people that are already diagnosed as Diabetic for that reason. I...

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Want To Order The X112 Liquid Drops From Germany

If any one can help me get some i would be very greatful thank you. ## There are actually quite a few people asking about this product here in the forum. From what I could gather, if it is still available, you do have to go to Germany to obtain it (and may even have to get a prescription for it there). And after having read more details, other users are suggesting that it could even be banned by now. Below is a response from another user in the forums who states that it is currently banned: "If this helps, X112 was taken off the market. It was banned from several countries because, as that one person correctly said, it was a form of speed. That's why it was illegal for millitary to take. When I was stationed in Germany in 1999, it was not over the counter. You had to go to a Ger...

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stilpane and azor together

I took 2 stilpane 4 hours ago, can I take 1mg azor to sleep now? ## Hello, Ursulah! How are you? Azor is classified by the FDA as a benzodiazepine, so it carries the risk of being habit forming and could cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, headache and irritability. Stilpane is a narcotic analgesic, so it has the potential to be habit forming and may cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, drowsiness, dry mouth and constipation. Taking them both may make you much more dizzy, drowsy and nauseous than usual and shouldn't be done, unless your doctor approves. Is there anything else I can help with? ## I'm on urbanol 10 mg Can I take 1 stilpayne with this safely

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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. ## I am 78 year old male. I have been experiencing the progressive orthostatic hypotension occasionally which are few and far between. I wish to know besides EKG and ECG what are the other routine blood tests to be done to arrive ata conclusion regarding hypotension. Also I experience whenever I lie down or when i get up some sort of momentary reeling sensation just for few seconds. Of course I have...

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Liquid Diet X112 Sold In Germany Fulda

looking for a product called x112 it's a liquid diet drop.I used it when i was station in fulda germany.I don't know why this x112 is so hard to find.This is an overseas drug so if any one out there can help me find it i would really be thankful living in lansing ill. ## There are so many people asking about this product here in the forum. Based on my research, you do have to go to Germany (and may have to get a prescription for it there). But after reading more details, I think it might even be banned now. Below is a response from another user in this forum who states that it is currently banned: "If this helps, X112 was taken off the market. It was banned from several countries becauase, as that one person correctly said, it was a form of speed. That's why it was illeg...

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Lotrel 5/10

yellow capsule ## I take lotrel 5/10 and have tingling in my fingers and some numbness as well. I've been taking it for a few years and these symptoms started awhile ago but are getting progressively worse. Also, I now am experiencing some light headedness and mild nausea. Is anyone have the same symptoms? I also do the cough caused by the ACE inhibitor. ## Lotrel contains the active ingredients Amlodipine, and Benzepril, it is most commonly used to treat high blood pressure, and certain cardiac conditions. Its typical side effects may include nausea, dizziness, headache, hypotension, and increased urination, according to FDA reports. Have you informed you doctor of these issues? In most cases, when someone starts experiencing the cough, they are switched to a different medication, ...

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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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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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