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Instaflex And Blood Pressure, Heart, and Cholesterol Medication

Is it ok to take instaflex if u have heart problems, high blood pressure, cholesterol, and thyriod problems? ## Instaflex is an over the counter product that is claimed to help with joint health, so as nothing more than a dietary supplement, it hasn't actually been tested for possible interactions with medications and health conditions. However, since I am also a hypertension and cardiac patient, I can tell you that one of the ingredients in it is Black Pepper and it can cause blood pressure elevations in some people. It can really depend on the person, so I'd suggest checking with your doctor, or pharmacist, before taking it. From what I've found, any of the various pepper extracts can cause blood pressure elevations in some people, so you have to be careful about taking th...

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Asomex drug indications

What is the use of Asomex 2.5mg? ## Asomex contains the active ingredient Amlodipine, it is a calcium channel blocker used to treat high blood pressure and cardiac conditions. Common side effects may include: nausea, drowsiness, dizziness and headache. ## I am 65yrs old and i am on asomex 2.5mg and advantec tab 12.5 mg daily. In fact i take HALF OF EACH TAB IN THE EVENING after meals and my bp is 130/80. I have been taking these tablets for the past 4yrs when my bp was 220/120. I had ecg done by my treating Dr n it reveals no abnormality. The reason i take half of these tablets is that it gave me dizziness when i take the full dose. ## Koomar, have you consulted your doctor about the dizziness? The Advantec contains Candesartan, which is an ARB and both it and the Amlodipine in the Asom...

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Want To Order The X112 Liquid Drops From Germany

If any one can tell me where to get some over the counter I would be very grateful 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 count...

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Clonidine false positive

I am a counselor at a ministry for addiction and need to know if clonidine will test positive for Benzo's. ## Clonidine is not a benzo. It is a blood pressure medication and off label can also help with anxiety and insomnia. This med is often confused with klonopin because of the similar sound of the 2 words and for the fact that is can be used to treat anxiety. But the chemicals in clonidine are completely different then the chemicals in benzodiazepines , so I couldn't see any reason at all it could test positive for a benzo . I also researched clonidine pretty extensively when my dr suggested it for me. So the answer is no. Don't worry , it's not a benzo . Hopefully you are also not confusing it with klonopin, cuz if it's klonopin your talking about then yes of cou...

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Metoprolol: Do the side effects improve eventually?

I started Metoprolol this Monday after the cardiologist prescribed it because of being in the ER with extremely fast heartbeats. After a heart ultrasound, chest xray, blood tests, and wearing a holter moniter, they found there was nothing wrong with my actual heart other than the fact that I have a mild heart arrhythmia which they believe was brought out by a virus I also had. Now that I have started the medicine, I have had dizziness, nausea, sever mood swings, insomnia, and anxiety. The cardiologists' nurse said these were all normal, but it seems a little excessive to me. I am on the lowest possible dose (25MG) minus the possibility of cutting the pill in half and I take it once a day. I do not have high blood pressure and am young and not overweight (5ft and 105lbs). Has anyone ...

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Bystolic Weight Gain

I've been taking bystolic 5mga day very good in reducing my bp, recently increased to 10mg along with this 12 pds increase has this happened to anyone else? ## How rapid has the weight gain been? Bystolic contains the active ingredient Nebivolol, which is a beta blocker and it is was a sudden, rapid weight gain, then it could be a sign of severe fluid retention, which could be a sign of congestive heart failure. Have you talked to your doctor? Do you have any swelling of your hands and feet? Learn more Nebivolol How have you BP levels been? How about your salt and fluid intake? ## I too have had extreme weight gain. I have gained 25lbs in about 3 months. ## Thank goodness! I've been going crazy with my weight! I was at 115lbs and am now at 130lbs. I'll take the chance on my ...

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Side Effects from Amlodipine

I was on amlodipine medicine for at least two and half years and I have gone through a real hell. It all started with dry cough. I thought like any other medicine the side effect will wear off, but it didn't. Then after a year later came back pain and it really got worse. I never thought that it was the side effect from this medicine. It went on for two and half years before I realized. I was running around town to get my back pain solved. I must have had more than 50 sessions of physio and chiro. I saw that I wasn't getting anywhere and I started doing some research on computer. After reading so much on this medicine, I went to my doctor and told her to change my medicine. It has been almost three weeks and I already see that there is a big change in my back. Most of the pain i...

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small yellow pill with a heart on one side and 2.5 on the other side prescribed for my heart and swelling of my limbs ## The combination of active ingredients you are referring to is Bisoprolol + Hydrochlorothiazide. A brand name of this is Ziac. ## Bisoprolol with Hydrochlorothiazide is used to help treat high blood pressure, improve cardiac function, and remove excess fluid from the body. The FDA lists the typical side effects of Bisoprolol, and Hydrochlorothiazide as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, increased urination, dehydration, and hypotension. Ref: Blood Pressure Medication Information Is there anything else I can help with?

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Toprol XL brand name from AstraZeneca

I've been getting the brand name AstraZeneca for years. Today pharmacist told me they don't make it anymore. I think he is mistaken. He still charged me more for it, but it was a different brand than AstraZeneca. Anyone have info? I can't tolerate the generics and gladly pay the extra to get the brand name. ## Melinta Theraputics aka New American acquired AstraZeneca Toprol XL with no change in formula ## As you can see here it is still available. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, increased urination, and hypotension. Ref: Toprol XL Information What teresazu stated is correct, though overall, it is still manufactured by AstraZeneca. Is there anything else I can help with? ## was concerned about a change, my system is se...

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B03 round pink pill

What is a round pink pill marked B03? It doesn't show in the pictures. ## Does your pill also have "LL" marked on the other side? If so, it contains Hydrochlorothiazide 25 mg + Lisinopril 20 mg, used to treat high blood pressure (NDC 68180-0520). Inactive Ingredients: - Anhydrous Dibasic Calcium Phosphate - Mannitol - Starch, Corn - Magnesium Stearate - Ferric Oxide Red Ref: DailyMed

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metoprolol and frequent urination

I am taking Metroprolol (minax 50) half a tablet twice a day and have been on them since having a stent in July 13. For the last few months I have been getting up every two hours to urinate through the night...Is this a side effect please? I am also on Clopidogrel 75, Alorvastating 80mg and 100 mg Aspirin a day. ## Hello, Suzanne! How are you? The Metoprolol can cause more frequent urination, but it's usually not that extreme. Learn more Metoprolol details here. I'm kind of prone to think that it's more likely due to the Atorvastatin, it has caused that type of problem for many people that had to take it. Learn more Atorvastatin details here. Have you contacted your doctor about it? ## Thank you for your response! I have just got back from Doctor and he is testing for infect...

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White round pill with a triangle and 831 on it

I have a white round pill that's scored on one side, and has the numbers 831 with a triangle on top of the numbers. Is this Metoprolol? Please ID. ## The white round pill marked with a triangle symbol over 831 is Metoprolol Succinate Extended-Release (50 mg). NDC: 62037-0831? Inactive Ingredients: - Cellulose, Microcrystalline - Crospovidone - Glyceryl Monostearate - Cellulose, Microcrystalline - Poloxamer 188 - Titanium Dioxide - Starch, Corn - Hypromellose 2910 (3 Mpa.s) - Hypromellose 2910 (6 Mpa.s) - Hypromellose 2910 (5 Mpa.s) - Polyethylene Glycol 8000 - Polyethylene Glycol 400 - Sucrose - Polysorbate 80 - Methacrylic Acid - Methyl Methacrylate Copolymer (1:2)

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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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metoprolol tab 50 mg erside effects?

Are there any side effects to Metoprolol succ tab 50mg ER? I need to know. Thank You ## Hello, Mina! How are you? All medications carry the risk of causing side effects. The FDA lists the typical ones for Metoprolol as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, increased urination and hypotension. Is there anything else I can help with? ## I have been on Metoprol suc 50 mg for months. What are the side effects. Does this really control my blood pressure?

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need to find a doctor that prescribes pain meds in knoxville tn

I just moved here and i have ra along with degenerative disc disorder that is extremely painful. I dont have a doc. so i haven't been taking any meds and it is hard to just walk. I am in pain everyday and need relief fast. Is there anyone y'all can suggest that may be able to help now? ## I'm 32 and have been diagnosed with ra about 6 years ago. I have had 15 or so epidural injections and nerve blocking injections for my degenerative disc disorder i was told i needed to have surgery to replace two disc that are no longer there. Soon after i lost my insurance and it has been close to 2 years since i have been to a doc and i also have high blood pressure very high all the time with no meds. i'm not over weight i am healthy and really need help i dont have ins and cant get ...

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northstar rx losartan

My mom in law is 98 and she takes losartan/hctz, she didn't realize it's for bp she thot it was water only and she takes it every other day. What complications could she have she's afraid to take it everyday because she has to urinate more often. ## Hello, Ruthi! How is she doing? I would suggest speaking to her doctor. She can get the Losartan without the Hydrochlorothiazide and just switch to it, or take it on the alternating days to get better control of her blood pressure. Along with more frequent urination, she may also experience nausea, dizziness, headache and hypotension. Is there anything else I can help with? ## Take her to a urologist. I also had frequent urination and then they switched me to long acting meds which I thought helped, however after seeing a urologi...

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Ramipril and Kidney Function

I had my kidney function tested in February and it was 85. I then started taking Ramipril & by November it had dropped to 69. Is this a known side effect of Ramipril? ## According to FDA reports, Ramipril has been known to cause abnormal kidney function, kidney impairment, and acute kidney failure as side effects, along with its more typical ones, such as nausea, headache, dizziness, and hypotension. Ref: Ramipril Information So yes, there's a chance that this medication is causing, or contributing to this issue. What has your doctor advised? ## After last blood test it has gone up a bit .I have come off it though because I also had a cough .Wants to do another blood test .But I don't want one all these tests make me anxious

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Lercanidipine 10 mg side effects

Prescribed in addition to Aprovel to reduce increased BP. After second tablet, itchy rash over arms, legs and abdomen, throat constriction, nausea, swellings, small ulcers on lips and tongue, agitation. I am not familiar with any of these symptoms and have never suffered from psoriasis in past. Phoned GP who advised to discontinue at once and given appointment next week. Have taken antihistamine as recommended. Three days later, still have rash, ulceration, and throat constriction. ## Rash is slowly fading, and pain on swallowing took 10 days to resolve. Felt unbelievably tired. ## I am so sorry! It definitely sounds like you experienced an allergic reaction and it's good that you called your doctor and stopped the medication immediately, because they tend to worsen with repeated ex...

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what is the difference between seloken xl 50 mg telma 40 tab used for

My bp levels r in the range 120-140 n 75-90... N pulse is between 90 - 110 ## Seloken contains the active ingredient Metoprolol, and Telma contains Telmisartan, so they are different medications, although both as used to treat high blood pressure and certain cardiac conditions. The NIH lists the typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, increased urination, and hypotension. Which one has been prescribed for you? ## Mamta is suffering from high blood pressure and the doctor has prescribed both the tablet Slovenia 50 &Telma 40 ## Dr prescribed me both Telma 40 and saloken x l50. Scan both be taken at same time

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my doctor told me to stop taking hydrochorothiazide

I take 12.5 mg she said to stop since my blood pressure is very low, and I am dehydrated all the time. I drink a lot of water everyday. Is this dangerous? She said to take my blood pressure every day and if it goes up to call her. She said to try this for 3 months. ## It is always best to follow your doctor's instructions, so if they told you to stop taking it, that would be the best thing to do, and just monitor your blood pressure, afterwards. Along with dehydration, the FDA lists other typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, and increased urination. How are you doing? Has there been any change? ## Your doctor probably wanted you to stop taking this because it can cause low blood pressure. It's a diuretic which allows your body to get rid of flu...

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