Side Effects Of Toprol Xl And Tekturna Hct

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currently taking 50 mg of toprol xl x 2.. i was taking 25mg for awhile. i was put in the hospital for thurs - mon. they had to get my INR theraputic. also i ws taking 5 mg of warfarin. when they checked me i was .98 when i left i was up to 2.44. why when i left did they leave me on 5 mg of warfarin. that was mon. the 15 of feb. saw my famiy dr. on wed. he changed their Rx to two toprol xl. am and pm. plus the new med tekturna 125/25 mg. yest i exp muscle cramping really bad plus the dizziness.



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warreng Says:

i have already explained. but i was very dizzy when they upped me from 50 mg. of the toprol to 100 mg. 50 mg x 2. plus they added tekturna 125/25. when i left mon. my inr was 2.44 and in a couple of days (thurs) i dropped to 1.5. why would they keep me on 5mg of warfarin? when i arrived at er at n.98. they sent me home still taking 5 mg.

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Verwon Says:

this site is not medical professionals, so we can only guess why they left you on the Warfarin.

However, in most cases it is done because some being treat in the hospital, who is experiencing these symptoms, is not exceptionally active, so they feel the need to prevent blood clotting.

Blood thinning can also help to lower your blood pressure, which is obviously something else you are being treat for.

That is what the Toprol XL and Tekturna are both used for.

The side effects you are experiencing are normal for this class of medications, you may also have headaches and drowsiness.

You can read more on them here:

https:/­/­www.medschat.com/­wiki/­Toprol+XL/­

https:/­/­www.medschat.com/­wiki/­Tekturna/­

Have you spoken to your doctor about your concerns?


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