Instaflex And Blood Pressure Heart Medicine Cholesterol

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vernestine Says:


is it ok to take instaflex if u have heart problems, high blood pressure and cholesterol, thyriod problems



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Verwon Says:

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 Cayenne pepper and it can cause blood pressure elevations in some people.

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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 them.

I haven't had a problem with them, but I know several other people that do.

The small amounts that may be in your normal diet don't always have a large effect, because they are minuscule, but the extracts that are used for supplements can be much, much more potent.

What are you current blood pressure readings and what cardiac condition do you have?

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phil Says:

my blood pressure is 111 69 heart rate 62 controlled by meds I take metopolol 50mg twice daily ran ramipril 2.5mg one daily Lipitor 75 mg once daily.crestor 20mg once daily.niaspan 1500mg daily aspirin 81mg once daily. nitro spay when needed 0.4mg.had mild heart attack in oct 2007 two stents put in 90 percent blockage.in two main arteries.

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Di Says:

Can I take this with my meds I take sotalol, losartan andlovastatin and an aspirin a day is it safe?

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Charlotte Says:
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I w nt to know if taking Bromalian with Carvedilol is ok if i separated them. Thank you

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Charlotte Says:
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Hi justto let you know I stopped taking instaflex. I have cardiomyopathy, and my heart felt like it was skipping a beat now and then and also i felt like i was going to pass out at times. I think it is a good drug, but i guess i just can't take it.
Charlotte

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Jonesy Says:
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COPD, DIABETES, MODERATE TO HIGH CHOLESTROL, 83 y.o. Needs knew replacement. Cartilage gone, but heart too weak for surgery.

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Sandy Says:
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Is Instaflex safe w/Losartan 50mg & Methyldopa 250mg 2xdaily?

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Lynn Says:

Very helpful to know because my BP raised significantly after starting Instaflex Advanced thank you.

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Richard Says:
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Don't have a question yet. Looking up my message I amtaking.

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Sandra Says:
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I had quart triple bypass I am on np tablet 1a day aspirin and 40mg Lipitor a day is it safe to take instaflex

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cindi Says:

I have been able to maintain a healthy range for my bp for several years......been taking losartan and metoprolol this past year. After taking the instaflex for just 5 days I noticed significant increase in my bp. No other factors could seem to attribute to this increase. Stopped instflex and np back down.

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emeldamcintyre Says:

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128/84 heart rate 68staying steady with my medication



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Dan Says:
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Is it okay to take Instaflex with gout medicine and aspirin and cholesterol medicine and blood pressure medicine

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Michael Says:

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I believe that this product put me in the hospital twice. The first time my heart went into supra-ventricular tachycardia (SVT) and a few days later a return to the ER for Premature ventricular contractions (PVCs). My recommendation is"DO NOT TAKE THIS PRODUCT!".

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Don Says:
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Re: Michael (# 14)

I am in excellent health. I don't take any prescription meds at age 55. But since I play ice hockey I decided to act on an ad I saw for advanced instaflex. I've noticed I've been getting PVC's a lot especially sitting down and I was thinking why? Other than an occasional Claritin I take nothing. Then I googled it and saw your message. How long after you stopped did they go away? Blessings.

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