Chest Pain (Angina)

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Chest Pain (Angina) Overview

Angina, also known as angina pectoris, is chest pain or pressure, usually due to not enough blood flow to the heart muscle. Angina is usually due to obstruction or spasm of the coronary arteries.[1] Other causes include anemia, abnormal heart rhythms and heart failure. The main mechanism of coronary artery obstruction is an atherosclerosis as part of coronary artery disease. The term derives from the Latin angere ("to strangle") and pectus ("chest"), and can therefore be trans...

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cut isosorbide mononitrate into 1/4 tab

Can I cut isosorbide mononitrate 30mg tabs, made by Torrent, in 1/4's? 1/2 tab dropped my blood pressure to 105/54 which I didn't like. ## It would be best to speak to your doctor, before lowering your dosage further. Are you on any other medications? What condition is being treated? The FDA lists the typical side effects of this medication as possibly including nausea, dizziness, and headache. Did you experience any symptoms when it was that low? ## can somebody please tell me if certain vegitables aggrivate DURIDE after popping tablet any spicy foods or vegitables like capsicums chili etc ## I researched the same question, because the dosage I was taking , though effective, was too intense and left me with a headache. The isosorbide mononitrate 30mg ER pill manufacturer by Tor...

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nifelat retard

what is it used for ## This tablet contains the active ingredient Nifedipine, it is a calcium channel blocker used to treat conditions such as Angina and high blood pressure. Common side effects may include: nausea, drowsiness, headache and backache. Read more: Are there any questions or comments? ## is nifelat retard and carditas retard is the same as nifedipine ## when i take Nifedipine 20gm,i have headache .what can i do ? ## Nifelat Retard... I have been taking Nifelat retard with Hydrochlorothiazide for a month and side effect are more than the good effects. backache, joints pain, nausea and colds. Is this normal? ## I have been taking Nifelat Retard for the last 5 years and my ankles swell during the day - is there any relation to the drug and the swelling of the ankles? ## Alice ...

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Adalat cc er discontinued?

Is this medication going off the market? The girl at HEB pharmacy said "they" (the pharmaceutical co.?) were going to quit making it. ## Why has Adalat 60 mg. been discontinued in Canada? What are the medical community recommending in replacement?

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Ismo 20

My doctor has prescribed ISMO 20 for angina and I have been using one 20mg tab a day for the past 22 days. Since the beginning i have had pain in my left jaw and a portion near the left ear. I have pain while chewing from the left side. I also have pain in the left side of my neck about 2 to 3 inches behind the left ear causing my neck to become a bit stiff. In the initial stages the pain was somewhat more, but now it is tolerable and the medication lasts for 6 hrs. Pls advise. Another Dr. told me that it is a banned drug. Kindly confirm. ## Hello. I'm using it also but double the dose 3 times a day. My cardio doctor prescribed it to calm the heart down but I still have massive pains. It only helps for a short time. I have ischemic heart disease and 5 stents. ## I wish to know wheth...

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how long does diltiazem take to work

Dr put me on Diltiazm 24 hr er, . Heart rate was high & has be between 79 to 89 all the time. Sometimes I eat and it go to about 110 - 120 per min. I get up at night and go to bathroom and my heart rate gos fast. I also take Lisinopril-hctz blood pressure . will there be a problem with taking both at same time, an how long does it take for Diltiazem to work? ## It is normal for it to elevate after you eat and when you get up from resting, there's nothing unusual about that. They can both be taken at the same time, and are often prescribed together, to help lower high blood pressure as fast and as safely as possible. The FDA lists the typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, increased urination, and hypotension. I actually can't remember when my...

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pill identify

orange and white capsule with APO 015 ## hi. i have a little round sea foam pill that has an A with a line and 214 under the line.. what is this please? ## i would like to no excactilly what a round peach mylan 214 is it has o line on the other side pleaze help me ## Sounds like generic for cardizem 180 mg ## Yes, the capsule with the APO 015 on it is manufactured by Apotex Corp and they list it as being a a DiltXR tablet, which contains 180mgs of Diltiazem in an extended release formulation. 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, headache, increased urination, and hypotension. Angela, the tablet with the A 214 marking is manufactured by Actavis and they list...

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Isosorbide mononitrate drug information

I would like to hear from anyone using this drug. How it helps you and the side effects. Thank you. ## I was just put on it today Shirl so I am looking to see how it works also ## I've been on it for several months, I have had no side effects. I even sleep a bit better. ## My Isosorbide prescription ran out and I am not sure if I should continue taking the meds? My heart evaluations were all pretty normal. How long should I take Isosorbide for? ## Is isosorbide mononitrate and cumin the same type of blood thinner? Can I switch from cumin to isosorbide mononitrate and stop cumin after fifteen years? ## I am having surgery. Should I take isosorbide dinitrate if my doctor said to stop taking meds that thin my blood? Is isosorbide a blood thinner?

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Chest pains and coughing with shortness of breath

Hi. My wife has shortness of breath and chest pain and a cough that doesn't wanna go away. What can I do or who should I take her to? The doctor I took her to said she is a chronic patient. ## Hi Matthew. I can always give out great advice. Trust me on that. Take your wife immediately to the ER room. I am going through almost the same situation. But I have my five and a half year old granddaughter I cannot go. But I was just thinking about your wife. God bless. And good luck. ## I have chest pain when I am coughing and sneezing... Please tell me some medicine name that can provide relief. ## Can clonazepam cause shortness of breath and tightness in the chest

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Use Of Nikoran 5

Are there any side effects, such as weight loss? ## Nikoran contains the active ingredient Nicorandil, it is a vasodilator that is most commonly used to treat angina. Side effects may include: nausea, facial flushing, palpitations and mouth ulcers. Learn more: Are there any other questions or comments? ## I am taking Nikoran 5 mg B/D after angioplasty PTCA/RCA is it safe to continue or should I cosult Dr for change.I am taking since last 7 years ## i ab taking nikoran 5mg since the last 2 days after undergoing angiography previous day what is the effect of thi tablet my dosage is 1-0-1 any side effects? ## patient always sleeping/drowsy. Is it for Nikoran 5 ## I am taking Nikoran 5 mg B/D after angiography is it safe to continue or should I cosult Dr for change.I am taking since last on...

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Ranexa and Trazodone

I am supposed to start taking Ranexa for diffuse CAD. Intermittent angina. I take trazodone at night to help me sleep. The two drugs are incompatible. Do you know of medication for sleep that is compatible with Ranexa? Thanks for any help. ## Hello, Donna! How are you? Drugs in the benzodiazepine class, such as Xanax are not listed as having interactions with the Ranexa, Ambien is also listed as being safe, but only your doctor can decide what's safe for you. The FDA warns that medications, such as Xanax, carry the risk of being habit forming and could cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, headache and irritability. Ambien can also cause some annoying side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, sleep actions and hallucinations. Is there anything else I can help with? ## I have...

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