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candesartan cilexetil
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Atacand, one a day tablets, 16mg each. ## This medication 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. Are you on any other medications?
Updated 41 minutes ago in Candesartan.
 
what color is lisinopril
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orange fx 533 ## what are the different colors of lisinopril 40mg i got my prescrition filled and it was a different color a light green the ones i used to get was another color ## The tablet with the marking RX 533 is manufactured by Ranbaxy Pharmaceuticals and they list it as containing 10mgs of Lisinopril, which is most commonly used to treat high blood pressure. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, increased urination, and hypotension. Donnie, what are the markings on the tablets in question? Can you please post back and clarify?
Updated 1 hour ago in Lisinopril.
 
Clonidine Drug Information
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I recently was prescribed the above medication....0.1 mg tabs two times per day and it certainly seems to have made a positive improvement....has anyone else had this or other experiences??? ## I was prescribed this medication about four years ago, for high blood pressure...0.2 mg two times a day, and for the last three years it has been under control. Even had two sugery.. ## Cheryl...thank you for your response....somehow, it appears I didn't receive all of it...specifically when you began writing about your two surgeries....????? ## I have been on Clonidine for about 6 years and it has brought my blood pressure under control. I take 02 three times a day. ## please advise what you were prescribed this drug for. My 8 yr old son was prescribed this same drug and I would like to know...
Updated 4 hours ago in Clonidine.
 
Valsartan, can you stop without withdrawal
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Can you stop this med right away if there's too many side effects? I was on metoprolol, that stuff is terrible. Tapering off it now as it kept causing high blood pressure spikes. ## Hello, Ralph! How are you? As reported by the U.S. FDA stopping such a medication abruptly can create the risk of rebound effects, which may include dangoeursbly elevated blood pressure and heart rate, such effects could cause a risk of heart attack, stroke or heart failure. What problems are you experiencing with it? What are you taking it to treat and what will you be replacing it with? ## Was on metropolo , switched to valsartan , per dr. After one pill of valsartan the next day have problems, get winded just walking to mailbox and back, fast heart rate ,just got back from emerg. Room they checked eve...
Updated 7 hours ago in Valsartan.
 
WIthdrwals Symptoms from Azor ml grams pills
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Hello, my mom has been taking azor ml gram for 5 years and she just stopped it as she thinks that she is overdosing and the withdrwal symptoms are soo bad as she lost appetied she is always nervouse, get irritated always jumpy when hearing noise, had pains in her stomach and sometimes have blurry vision, how long will this take?? What can we do to ease all this??
Updated 9 hours ago in Azor.
 
Lupin lisinopril pill size change
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I take 10 miligram Lupin tables - have been taking them 2x a day for 20 years. Today, I opened the bottle and they were 1/2 the size. Same markings on the pill and container, same color, same manufacturer but 1/2 the size. I asked the pharmacy assistant about it and she said the company was making them smaller but they were the same. I asked how they were doing that - were they removing fillers? Why did they have so many fillers in the first place. She said she didn't know, but would transfer me to the pharmacist. I asked the pharmacist and she sounded like she had been asked what the weather would be like the next day - "oh, I don't know...yeah...I don't really know." I don't feel comfortable taking these. ## Yes, in most cases they have changed the fillers they...
Updated 10 hours ago in Lisinopril.
 
Pur Bloka
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Can Pur-Bloka or it's generic be bought over the counter? What alternatives are there to Pur-Bloka? I'm using it once a day for mild nervousness. ## Pur-Bloka contains the active ingredient Propranolol, it is a beta blocker, which is most commonly used to treat high blood pressure and cardiac related conditions. Thus, I am not sure how it is supposed to help with nervousness of any type. In the U.S. and other countries that regulate their medications, it is only available by prescription. I don't know where you are located, so I have no way of knowing if the same is true for you, or not. Can you post back with your location? Learn more: ## In South Africa it is used to treat Anxiety, you do need a perscription. I have Bi-polar type 2. I get very nervous in front of people an...
Updated 12 hours ago in Propranolol.
 
BYSTOLIC: 5mg - Anyone Experience Stomach/Intestinal Issues?
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I've been on this medication @ 2yrs after coming from Metoprolol 10mg. They were/are prescribed for lowering my heart rate and helping with Anxiety. I feel it has done both! Occasionally I get a 'fluttering' sensation. But what is really troubling me is the recent stomach and intestinal issues: Acid reflux, trapped gas in upper stomach area after eating certain foods. I can't find any definitive answers if it fact causes gastrointestinal problems...? Can anyone confirm? ## Yes, most medications can cause gastrointestinal issues. You may have developed gastritis, which could require medical treatment. Have you consulted your doctor? Have you tried taking any antacids or antigas products? ## I take Alka Seltzer and sometimes when it does not work I have to take a Nexium ty...
Updated 19 hours ago in Bystolic.
 
lisinopril
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## I have been taking Lisinopril, Metoprolol and Amlodipino. Could you tell me what secondary effects these medicines produce ? Do they steal my minerals ? I have lost several teeth, and my recent memory too. Besides I cough a lot. Thanks. ## Gavis, you should consult your doctor, since once that cough starts, it usually doesn't go away, according to FDA reports, so you might need to try different medications, according to FDA reports. Other side effects are listed as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, increased urination, low heart rate, and hypotension. How are you doing, now? Has there been any change?
Updated 1 day ago in Lisinopril.
 
Oval Peach Pill 9328
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The 93 is "top line" & 28 below it. ## Teva Pharmaceuticals lists this tablet as containing 10mgs of Enalapril, which 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, drowsiness, hypotension, and increased urination. Is there anything else I can help with?
Updated 1 day ago in Enalapril.
 
white capsule with 3 non connecting blue stripes
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Capsule, white in color with AK60 on top half in blue letters. 3 blue non connecting blue stripes on the bottom half. Was given for a prescription of Inderal LA 60mg. ## This capsule is manufactured by Wyeth and they list it as containing 60mgs of Propranolol in an extended release formulation, so it is a generic for Inderal and is most commonly used to treat high blood pressure, and certain heart conditions. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, increased urination, and hypotension. Is there anything else I can help with?
Updated 1 day ago in Inderal.
 
VALSARTAN MANUFACTUERS
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Valsartan manufactured by Sandoz works fine for me. Valsartan manufactured by Qualitest causes me to have headaches and swollen ankles. ## Hi Beverly, I've seen a lot of posts here dissecting different manufacturer's that work better than others, including ways to ensure you receive the proper brand that works best. Something I would encourage you to do is contact your doctor prior to getting your next prescription written, and ask him/her to specify a particular manufacturer's name on the Rx. By doing this, whichever pharmacy you go to will now have to find a way to abide by the doctor's request or quite simply refer you to another location that does carry the appropriate brand. To avoid further questioning on the pharmacist's part, it may also be a good idea see if...
Updated 1 day ago in Valsartan.
 
sulfa drug list for blood pressure meds
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I am allergic to sulfa drugs. Having a hard time finding the right blood pressure medicine. Can you please help me find blood pressure meds that don't contain sulfa ## Hello, Sherrie! How are you? What specific sulfa drug or drugs have you had a reaction to? While many blood pressure medications are related, not everyone that is allergic to a sulfa drug, such as Bactrim, is also allergic to all the rest. I am a good example of that. I had a very bad reaction to Bactrim several years ago, but I am fine with blood pressure and cardiac medications. What blood pressure medications have you tried? The FDA lists the symptoms of an allergic reaction as possibly including swelling, trouble breathing, hives, itchy rash and angioedema. ## Diovan hct, zebeta, hyzaar, bystolic, cardizem, I can ...
Updated 1 day ago in Bactrim.
 
vitbion forte tablet
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I was given vitbion forte tablet by a friend because I was having frequent back pain. Please advise me if its ok to take the tablet for back pain. It is orange in colour and one foil contains 10 tablets. ## Vitbion Forte is a supplement of B complex vitamins, so it will only help if your back pain is caused by a lack in these vital nutrients. Have you consulted a doctor regarding your back pain? It is very important to discover what is causing and have appropriate treatment, in order to prevent permanent spinal or nerve damage. ## Suffers from a frozen shoulder(???) since 3 months and treated it with Counterpain-balm Are there any other means of treating this problem effectively? ## I had a heart bypass operation in the year 2000 (May) - I do take atenolol 50mg and cardioprin 100mg on a...
Updated 1 day ago in Atenolol.
 
orange pill with 129 and funny looking
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what is this, found it in my sons room? ## Exactly what do you mean by funny looking? Can you please post back and clarify? Actavis does manufactured an orange tablet with a stylized R on one side, (some people think it looks like a breast cancer ribbon), and the numbers 129 on the other. They list it as containing 0.3mgs of Clonidine. It is most commonly used to treat high blood pressure, anxiety, and ADHD. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, dry mouth, and mood changes.
Updated 2 days ago in Clonidine.
 
Prazosin, sleep paralysis and drug testing
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Does Prazosin help with sleep paralysis? Also..will it make me fail a drug test? I have a court ordered drug test but I can't take anymore of these nightmares and sleep paralysis. ## Does prazosin come up a false positive in drug test for opiates
Updated 2 days ago in Prazosin.
 
lisinopril smaller size
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Yes i noticed the same thing my 20mg pills were half the size I used to take. My BP spikes to 180 over 120 when normaly it was 125 over 75. I think they changed the pill, my Dr switched me to another BP med & everything is back 2 normal. Everybody taking Lisinopril should monitor there BP, dont trust it anymore. ## my BP has been running higher since the size of pill changed. I was before in the normal range and now it is reading much higher. Why is that. ## Pharmacist said no worries - same drug, but I don't believe it. Signs of ED which I never had before. I'm going to call my cardiologist and ask to switch to something else. Thank goodness for this website and glad people are willing to share. ## I too am having issues. I’ve taken 20mg for 7 years with no issues. No...
Updated 2 days ago in Lisinopril.
 
Betacap TR 80
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propranolol hydrochloride extended release capsules ## Propanolol is a beta blocker, mainly used to treat hypertension. Common side effects may include: nausea, dizziness, headache and stomach pain. Read more: Are there any questions or comments? ## I AM USING BETACAP TR 80 FROM LAST SIX MONTHS, ADVISED BY NUROLOGIST, BECAUSE MY BODY SHEWERING SOME TIMES, I FEEL VERY LAZY, THATS WHY I FEEL SOME THING IS WRONG IN MY HEALTH, SIR PLZ GIVE BEST SUGGESTION ## i have migraine so that i am taking betacap tr 80 since 2 and half year i got good result of it my treatment is running by Pant hospital in Delhi because of this madicine i thought my memory is not like before i am losing it some time i also got headace and lazyness because of it could you let me know by when i would be 100% fine and i ...
Updated 2 days ago in Propranolol.
 
Losartan Withdrawal Symptoms
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The doctor took me off Losartan and now my ankles keep swelling. Could this be the cause? ## It is possible. If it was stopped abruptly, the FDA does warn that it may cause some rebound effects, such as elevated heart rate, blood pressure, and fluid retention. Are you on any other medications? Have you informed your doctor of the problem? Uncontrolled edema could cause congestive heart failure, which has the potential to be fatal. ## I have been on Losartan 25 mg for a month and have side effects from it. I tried to stop it and my B/P went up higher than before I started it. It went from 140/90 to 170/104. Please advise how to stop this drug without causing this side effect.
Updated 2 days ago in Losartan.
 
Orange pill 5534 10 dan
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Can't figure out if it may be a generic diazepam or propranolol? My Dr. said it was a sleep-aid. ## This tablet is now manufactured by Watson Pharmaceuticals and they list it as containing 10mgs of Propranolol, which is most commonly used to treat high blood pressure, and certain cardiac conditions. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including dizziness, headache, increased urination, hypotension, and nausea. You can find more details on this medication by clicking this NDC number: 00115-1659 Is there anything else I can help with?
Updated 3 days ago in Propranolol.
 

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