Hydralazine

Category: Blood Pressure



Hydralazine Overview

Hydralazine, sold under the brand name Apresoline among others, is a medication used to treat high blood pressure and heart failure.[1] This includes high blood pressure in pregnancy and very high blood pressure resulting in symptoms.[2] It has been found to be particularly useful in heart failure together with isosorbide dinitrate in people of African descent.[1] It is given by mouth or by injection into a vein.[2] Effects usually begin around 15 minutes and last up to six hours.[1] Common s...

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Hydralazine HCL
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## My husband has been taking Hydralazine 25mg for about a month and now he mostly remains in bed, has broke out on his stomach, sides, & back. He has been experiencing tiredness, forgetfulness, and dry mouth. It's to lower his blood pressure but the side effects are not worth it and I have been putting calamine lotion on the itching and he takes benadryl. This drug is not good for you at all.
Updated 13 days ago.
 
Imprint Code H 41 Peach, Round Pill
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I am looking for the drug name for a peach colored, round pill, imprint code H 41 ## This tablet is manufactured by Camber Pharmaceuticals and they list it as containing 100mgs of Hydralazine, 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, increased urination, hypotension, and headache. Is there anything else I can help with?
Updated 26 days ago.
 
hydralazine in my system how long?
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How long does hydralazine last in your system? ## Hello, Kd! How are you? Hydralazine is classified as a vasodilator that is most commonly used to treat high blood pressure and congestive heart failure. Its typical side effects may possibly include nausea, dizziness, increased urination, headache and hypotension. It's generally life span is anywhere from 10 to 48 hours. Did you suffer adverse effects from it? ## I took this med and experienced redness in my face. Do not use this medicine. It should be banned. I took it for three years. It almost shut my system down. How long does it take to get out of my system? ## Spirinoloctone and endenoprone. Terrible drugs. Spiro i gained 20 lbs most in breasts and butt and kegsn endeniprone potassium sky rocket and went to hospital my blood pr...
Updated 4 months ago.
 
Hydralazine vs Apresol Hydrochloride
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My Dr. in the US has prescribed Hydralazine-only, without any combination of meds. In India where I have come from, Apresol tablets contain hydrochloride also. What does hydrochloride do? Can I take Apresol safely as an alternative to Hydralazine? If not, what Indian drug is equivalent to Hydralazine? ## The Hydrochloride is not actually an additional ingredient. It just designates the specific chemical salt the medication was derived from, according to NIH reports. Thus, it is really the same medication. The NIH lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, increased urination, and hypotension. Is there anything else I can help with?
Updated 4 months ago.
 
Any reason why my blood pressure drops so low?
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I take hydralazine, Htcz (hydrochlorothiazide), lisinopril and amlodipine. I have no energy what so ever when I try to work outside like in the garden. My blood pressure drops really low to where I almost black out. Any reason why this is happening? ## All of these medications can lower blood pressure, as well as treat certain cardiac conditions, according to FDA approved uses, and if you are working in the garden while it's warm, or hot out, that can also lower your blood pressure. Thus, it may be dropping too low during such activity. There is also a risk that you are dehydrated. Activity also lowers your blood pressure, so you may need a dosage adjustment. Have you spoken to your doctor about it? Where do you live and what have your recent temperatures been like? I know some days...
Updated 5 months ago.
 
Muscle pain due to hydralazine?
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My muscle pain in legs, arms and shoulders has increased lately, and I realized it coincides with the increasing dosage of hydralazine. I get the same pain with statins, but this is worse. I have pinched nerves, but this seems to have come on suddenly with the meds. Could I be right? ## Yes, it can cause these symptoms as a side effect, according to FDA reports. You may also experience nausea, dizziness, headache, increased urination, and hypotension. How long have you been taking this dosage? Side effects are usually transient and will go away once your body gets used to the medication, but that could take about 4 to 5 weeks. If they don't improve, after that time period, you may need to try a different medication. How are you doing, now? Has there been any change? ## I've been...
Updated 6 months ago.
 
hydralazine from different manufacturers
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Is it possible to have side effects from hydralazine from one manufacturer and not from another? Within a couple of hours, I felt dizzy and nauseous after taking the same dose (100 mg), but different manufacturers of hydralazine! ## Yes, under the Hatch Waxman Act of 1984, generics are allowed to differ from the name brand by as much as plus or minus 20% of the active ingredient. They also do not have to measure against each other, just the name brand. Thus, it is possible to receive another generic that is higher, or lower in the active ingredient than a different one you were taking, which could cause you to experience withdrawal symptoms, or new side effects. What are the markings on the new one that you've received? Can you please post back with these details? That would enable ...
Updated 6 months ago.
 
Hydralazine double dose
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Just realized that I took Hydralazine 25mg three hours apart when it's supposed to be taken every eight hours. ## Took my 100 mg hydralazine at 3:30 and when I went to take my metformin and Lisinopril instead of grabbing Lisinopril took another hydralazine instead 6:30 , should I be concerned and should I take my Lisinopril or wait until bedtime when I usually take my other hydralazine ?
Updated 7 months ago.
 
Results from taking hydrazaline
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Jan 2016 in hosp thought I had pneumonia found out both lungs were hemoraging. Had to have 4 chemo administered.drs said it was caused by hydrazaline. Went to dr for last chemo. Got up on table finished exam. Started to get down. 3 tiered stairs came loose from wall. Fell back and left ankle caught in 2nd step. Broke left ankle.fell on hip and grow vertebra in back. Not a supporter of hydrazaline. I have had back surgery and have gone down hi) since then ## That is not a normal side effect of this medication as reported by the FDA, but there is no way to know how any given medication may affect any one that takes it. Were you on any other medications at the time? What types of symptoms are you experiencing, now? Has there been any change?
Updated 7 months ago.
 
extreme dizziness t
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I take hydralazine 25mg. or metoprolol 50mg. for high bp Both cause extreme dizziness so I can't function. Is there anything I can take that does not do this? Please help as this is ruiningnmy life. I am 83 years old & haave severe kidney disease, diabetes, & copd. ## So you do you take both, or do you take one or the other as you can get them, or they are available? If you aren't taking medications consistently on a regular basis, that could be contributing to the problem, since dizziness can be a typical side effects, according to FDA reports, and it may take 4 to 5 weeks for you body to get used to them and for such side effects to taper off and go away. What other medications are you taking?
Updated 8 months ago.
 

Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Hydralazine
  • Injection: 20mg/ml
  • Tablet: 100mg, 10mg, 25mg, 50mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Hydralazine: (201 results)

Showing the first 20, Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0182-0554 Hydralazine Hydrochloride 25 mg Oral Tablet by Goldline Laboratories, Inc.
  • 0182-0555 Hydralazine Hydrochloride 50 mg Oral Tablet by Goldline Laboratories, Inc.
  • 0182-0905 Hydralazine Hydrochloride 10 mg Oral Tablet by Goldline Laboratories, Inc.
  • 0378-5111 Hydralazine Hydrochloride 10 mg Oral Tablet by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 0378-5112 Hydralazine Hydrochloride 25 mg Oral Tablet by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 0378-5113 Hydralazine Hydrochloride 50 mg Oral Tablet by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 0378-5114 Hydralazine Hydrochloride 100 mg Oral Tablet by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 0517-0901 Hydralazine Hydrochloride 20 mg/ml Intramuscular; Intravenous Injection, Solution by American Regent, Inc.
  • 0615-0516 Hydralazine Hydrochloride 10 mg Oral Tablet by Ncs Healthcare of Ky, Inc Dba Vangard Labs
  • 0615-0531 Hydralazine Hydrochloride 25 mg Oral Tablet by Ncs Healthcare of Ky, Inc Dba Vangard Labs
  • 0615-0532 Hydralazine Hydrochloride 50 mg Oral Tablet by Ncs Healthcare of Ky, Inc Dba Vangard Labs
  • 0615-5649 Hydralazine Hydrochloride 100 mg Oral Tablet by Ncs Healthcare of Ky, Inc Dba Vangard Labs
  • 0615-7973 Hydralazine Hydrochloride 100 mg Oral Tablet by Ncs Healthcare of Ky, Inc Dba Vangard Labs
  • 0904-6440 Hydralazine Hydrochloride 10 mg Oral Tablet, Film Coated by Major Pharmaceuticals
  • 0904-6441 Hydralazine Hydrochloride 25 mg Oral Tablet, Film Coated by Major Pharmaceuticals
  • 0904-6442 Hydralazine Hydrochloride 50 mg Oral Tablet, Film Coated by Major Pharmaceuticals
  • 0904-6443 Hydralazine Hydrochloride 100 mg Oral Tablet, Film Coated by Major Pharmaceuticals
  • 17478-834 Hydralazine Hydrochloride 20 mg/ml Intramuscular; Intravenous Injection by Akorn, Inc.
  • 17478-934 Hydralazine Hydrochloride 20 mg/ml Intramuscular; Intravenous Injection by Akorn, Inc.
  • 21695-679 Hydralazine Hydrochloride 10 mg Oral Tablet by Rebel Distributors Corp
  • 181 more results ...

Other drugs which contain Hydralazine or a similar ingredient: (7 results)


Related Hydralazine Topics:

hydralazine in my system how long?
How long does hydralazine last in your system? ## Hello, Kd! How are you? Hydralazine is classified as a vasodilator tha... 5 replies
Hydralazine HCL
## My husband has been taking Hydralazine 25mg for about a month and now he mostly remains in bed, has broke out on his ... 1 reply
Hydralazine vs Apresol Hydrochloride
My Dr. in the US has prescribed Hydralazine-only, without any combination of meds. In India where I have come from, Apre... 1 reply
hydralazine from different manufacturers
Is it possible to have side effects from hydralazine from one manufacturer and not from another? Within a couple of hour... 1 reply
Hydralazine double dose
Just realized that I took Hydralazine 25mg three hours apart when it's supposed to be taken every eight hours. ## To... 1 reply
Hydralazine
is hydralazine gluten free? ## Hydralazine is actually a generic medication, so it's manufactured by several differe... 1 reply
Hydralazine and Viagra
I currently take 25mg of Hydralazine Hydrochloride morning and evening to lower my blodd pressure. Can I take viagra? ##... 1 reply
Started on hydralazine
In three days I noticed my breathing improved - not sure why that is. I pee a lot too. A little woozy - trying to get us... 3 replies
Muscle pain due to hydralazine?
My muscle pain in legs, arms and shoulders has increased lately, and I realized it coincides with the increasing dosage ... 2 replies




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