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metoprolol and anxiety
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I have been taking metoprolol tar 25 mg twice a day for years. I have had 2 open heart surgeries 10 yrs apart, diagnosis coronary artery disease and hypertension. Also take lopressure 10 mg daily and imdur 120mg twice daily for angina. My Bp skyrocketed to 210 over 108 about 3 weeks ago was admitted to hospital to bring it down. Dr added added losartan 100mg daily upon discharge. Bp is better but still running high. Had Dr apt today and was told to increase metoprolol from 25mg twice a day to 50mg twice a day. Told me to let him know if I felt funny, and that it slows heart rate. Well now im all freaked out i already suffer anxiety attacks and this worries me. Am I overreacting? Anybody?
Updated 1 hour ago in Metoprolol.
 
pill with code 77 one side and BO2 other side
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small beige pill ## what is the small pill 77 and BO2 on either side used for ## The marking is actually intended to be LL B02, it is manufactured by Lupin Pharmaceuticals and they list it as containing 12.5mgs of Hydrochlorothiazide and 20mgs of Lisinopril, it is most commonly used to treat high blood pressure. The FDA lists the typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, increased urination, and hypotension. Is there anything else I can help with?
Updated 1 hour ago in Lisinopril.
 
SANKYO C25
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orange/pinkish color and oblong Sanko written on one side C25 the other. ## Sankyo Pharma lists this as being a Benicar tablet, which contains 25mgs of Hydrochlorothiazide, and 40mgs of Olmesartan, it is most commonly used to treat high blood pressure, and certain cardiac conditions. The FDA lists the typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, increased urination, and hypotension. Is there anything else I can help with?
Updated 1 hour ago in Benicar.
 
Plendil vs. Norvasc
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My doctor is transferring me off of Norvasc (which has worked great to keep my blood pressure under control) to Plendil because of a change in medications covered by my HMO. Has anyone else changed to Plendil and would you share with me if it worked as well as your former medication? ## Same thing happened to me, except in reverse. I had been tanking Plendil for years with great success. The Military Pharmacy switch to Norvasc. When I asked my Doctor, he said they were interchangable. ## You can safely switch from one to the other, as long as your doctor approves, and the dosage has been taken under careful consideration. The FDA lists the typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, increased urination, and hypotension. I've had to change medications mult...
Updated 2 hours ago in Plendil.
 
How long does .1 mg of clonidine last for?
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Im a 33 year old woman. I was just prescribed .1 mg of clonidine for OxyContin withdrawals. I have bend using Oxy's for about 2 years now. The clonidine seem to be working and I have weined myself off from 60mg a day to 20mg. But now the next step is to go off completely. I need to know how long they last in your system. I know it's at least 3 or 4 hours but not sure if any longer. I want to take my next dose before the withdrawals start. Plz help. Mom of 2 ## The plasma level of clonidine peaks in approximately 3 to 5 hours and the plasma half-life ranges from 12 to 16 hours. The half-life increases up to 41 hours in patients with severe impairment of renal function. NOTE: it generally takes about 5 half lives for the drug to be completely out of your system. Following oral adm...
Updated 2 hours ago in Clonidine.
 
Losartan weekness
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Hey I have been on losartan for about 2 months now it had made me fill so bad all through the day just really week fatigue didn’t want to do anything but sat around .Been trying to figure out what the problem was so today I can in a ate a banana really don’t like them but my wife said my patassium My be low.Let me tell you when I ate that banana within 10 minutes I felt like a new person .Is this losatan doing this . ## It is possible, this medication has been known to deplete your electrolytes, including potassium. I take it, as well, and my Cardiologist checks them regularly, to be careful. The FDA lists other typical side effects as possibly including nausea, headache, increased urination, dehydration, and hypotension. How often does your doctor do blood work? Are you tak...
Updated 3 hours ago in Losartan.
 
How long should I give Losartan time to work?
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I have been on medication for high blood pressure for six months and it has not come down much. I'm still at stage 2. In the last month my Doctor has changed my medication to losartan and now i'm on 100mg a day. I know it's the maximum dose, so how long would you give this medication or would you say it's not working for me? ## Generally, it takes about 4 to 5 weeks for this class of medications to reach their full level of efficacy in your body. Has there been any change? The NIH lists the typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, increased urination, and hypotension. ## I have now been given a 2.5mg called indapamide water tablet . This is to be taken with my 100mg losartan. This has brought it down to 127 over 89 this morning. That's ...
Updated 10 hours ago in Losartan.
 
Losartan side effects
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SInce being switched from lisinipril 20 mg to Losartan Pot 50 mg about three months ago I have gained 12 pounds and always feel hungry. I also feel jittery. Could this be a side effect of Losartan Pot? ## Yes, these can be side effects of taking Losartan, especially the appetite change and weight gain, that has been reported in up to 4% of the people that take it. Learn more Losartan details here. Have you talked to your doctor about it? It just may not be the right medication for you and you may need to switch to something else. ## This is very interesting to read. I was looking for different side effects because I'm having trouble with serious muscle and joint pains, but have also gained about 12 pounds and eat constantly. I'm in the process of working with my dr to switch med...
Updated 16 hours ago in Losartan.
 
Chlorthalidone Use
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In my research on Chlorthalidone, I have come upon information that may have a drastic impact on the use of this type of drug. Its action on the NMDA synaptic receptors could be the cause of many of the most damaging degenerative diseases. Parkinson, Alzheimer, Obesity, ALS, Tinnitus, Meniere's, Eplipsy, Huntington's and several others. The action is the reduction of fluids in the brain tissue increases the glutamate concentrations which have a drastic effect on the glutamate activated synapse. It opens the synapse for Sodium which lowers the voltage and allows Ca+ to attach and results in the death of the nerve. It also creates a whole chain of other similar effects with other neurotransmitters. Taken in massive doses it can have devastating effects. ## If you feel that you hav...
Updated 1 day ago in Chlorthalidone.
 
SANDOZ 25MG
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SMALL WHITE TABLETS ## My mother has been on Atenolol for her blood pressure for years and now the pharmacist told he is out of Atenolol and gave her Sandoz as a replacement. Is this medication the same as Atenolol? ## Well Sandoz is the drug company name, not the medication name, so I cannot tell you if this is the same stuff or not, unless you provide the imprint on the pill, or the medicine name. ## Hi. I have been taking atenolol 25 mg for possibly 10 years or more and never had a problem with sandoz. All of a sudden they are having a hard time getting atenolol so now I'm getting them from zydus supplier and the pill is much bigger. I took it and got very dizzy/sick to my stomach with diarrhea. The pharmacist says nothing is wrong with it but I am very concerned about my symptom...
Updated 1 day ago in Atenolol.
 
Losartan and Tylenol
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I am on blood pressure medication (Losartan) and I want to take a Tylenol for a headache. Can I take it? ## According to the University of Maryland Medical Center (umm.edu / drug interaction tool), there are no interactions listed between Losartan and Tylenol (Acetaminophen). This does not necessarily mean that no interactions exist. However, I haven't found any reason why it wouldn't be safe to take together in my own investigation. If in doubt still, I would encourage you to contact your doctor or pharmacist just to be on the safe side. Hope this helps!
Updated 1 day ago in Losartan.
 
amlodipine besylate is there any alternative
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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...
Updated 1 day ago in Amlodipine.
 
Lisinopril Hctz 20 12 5 Mg Alcohol
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I enjoy a drink nightly. Will this prevent the pill from doing its job with my blood pressure? (mixed drinks or amaretto). ## Generally, you are warned not to take most medications with alcohol due to the possibility of it aggravating the side effects, such as the nausea and dizziness, because that can result in one drink actually affecting you like you had 2 and so on. Learn more Prinzide details here. With this combination, however, there are some additional concerns, if you are limiting yourself to just one or two drinks, it can actually cause some lowering of your blood pressure, as well, so you have to be careful to watch for signs of that, such as feeling severely dizzy, especially when moving or standing up. The Hydrochlorothiazide is also a diuretic that removes excess fluid fro...
Updated 1 day ago in Lisinopril.
 
Losartan & Anxiety
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Anyone have anxiety issues/panic attacks while on this med? I have started with Losartan about 2 weeks ago and have been experiencing anxiety. I take doxepin as an insomnia aid and have had to increase the dosage due to the increased insomnia and anxiety. Do this symptoms level off over time. Losartin seems to be helping my BP. ## Yes, the FDA does report anxiety, panic disorder and insomnia as being common side effects of this medication. You may also experience dizziness, headache and increased urination. Side effects are usually transient and will go away, once your body gets used to medication, but that may take about 4 to 5 weeks. If they worsen, or don't go away after that time frame, you should consult your prescriber. Is there anything else I can help with? ## Thanks. The in...
Updated 1 day ago in Losartan.
 
Drinking lemon water with my meds
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I want to start drinking warm lemon water in the morning, because I been reading on it and it has a lot of good benefits. I take Lisinopril, Hydrochlorothiazide, and also Contrave in the a.m.... Will it hurt to drink lemon water with them or when would be the best time to drink it? ## No, it will not do any harm, if you take them with lemon water. However, you should be aware that while it is not harmful, the claimed health benefits of warm lemon water have also not been proven. The FDA lists the typical side effects of your medications as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, increased urination, and dehydration. Is there anything else I can help with?
Updated 2 days ago in Lisinopril.
 
Are any of my medications a blood thinner?
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I'm having surgery and need to know if any of my meds are blood thinners: Guanfacine, Isosorbide Mononitrate ER, Metoprolol, Metformin, Losartan/HCTZ, L-Thyroxine, Atorvastatin Calcium, Meloxicam. ## No, but many surgeons will tell you not to take the Meloxicam, before surgery, since it can cause an increased risk of bleeding as a side effect, according to FDA reports. Thus, in most cases you have to stop taking it several days before surgery. It is best to make sure they know everything you are taking, including the dosages, so they can advise you on what you should, or shouldn't take. Is there anything else I can help with?
Updated 2 days ago in Guanfacine.
 
Accidental double dose of Losartan & Amlodipine
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Hi. I took one dose of Losartan 100 mg & Amlodipine 5 mg at 8am & again the same dose I took by mistake at 8 pm. Will I be ok? ## In most cases, an occasional extra dose of this class of medications isn't really harmful, though it is best to double check with your doctor, or pharmacist. The FDA warns that the increased dosage could cause you to experience more severe side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, headache, increased urination, and hypotension. How are you doing? Did you experience any adverse effects? ## Hi. I take 10mg of amlodipine in the morning at 8am and i've just taken another one by mistake at 9pm. Should I be worried that i've taken 2 in one day? ## Took 5mg amlodipine in the am and couldn't remember if I had taken it so I took 10mg at 11, abou...
Updated 2 days ago in Losartan.
 
Timing for lisinopril to take effect
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How long does it take for a low dose of lisinopril to start lowering blood pressure? ## According to drug information from Gold Standard Inc. 2011, Lisinopril starts working within an hour of taking it by mouth. The peak effect occurs at 6 hours after taking the pill. Other patients state that it should make a difference to your blood pressure in about 2 days time, based on their personal experience. Although I'm sure it may be somewhat different for everyone. I hope this helps to answer your question! ## I was told by an ER Doc and a my blood doctor that I could take lisinopril on an as needed basis have you ever known of this. My blood pressure gets high while menstruating and a few days after but the rest of the time my bp is normal ## I take lisinopril and amlodiprine for blood ...
Updated 3 days ago in Lisinopril.
 
diane 35 pill
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Hi, im new here. My Ob advise me to use diane 35.. sabi nya start daw ako sa first day ng mens ko.. im still waiting for my mens to come..ung diane pills nakasulat ung days db etc sunday, monday, tuesday... unlike other pills is number nkalagay my question is paano if dumating ung mens ko ng thursday, so ung thursday ba na pill ung iinumin ko? O ung una pa ring pill sa left which is sunday... help po please ## Hi nag star kana nag Dianne so paano moh ginamit? kng anong day ka nag umpisa nag mentration yun din bang day ka nag star? ## you will not get a mens till you finished the whole pack of diane pills. once you finished it you have to wait till 7 days till ur mens come on the specific month. then you will take another or new pack once ur mens started again. hope this reply will help ...
Updated 3 days ago.
 
How to use manforce tablet for increased sex time
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I am 34 years old and I want to use this tablet. I want to increase sex time with my wife, so plz tell me how to use manforce tablet. ## I am 34.First time I am going to use manforce tab. plz suggest me how & when to use and mg also ## i am 36 yrar old, i want to increase sex time & ihave manforce 50 tablet how can i use this before sex ## i m 34 newly married, jub mein pas jata hu to kuch v nai hota, please suggest any medicine ## I am 35 year old how can use manforce tablets ## If I use man force tablet once a month when I want to do sex is it harmful or no problem ## can i use m.force tablet for masterb....everydays ## Hai i am 43y old i want to make my love have fan sex... ## Please tell me in the before sex which tablet use manforce raise ## I am 24 years old .but when I go...
Updated 3 days ago in Tadalafil.
 

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