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Xanax (alprazolam): Inquiry not clear. Doses of medications not provided. Please resubmit. Thanks. ...Read more
Would taking 500 mg ranexa (ranolazine) twice a day interact with bb such as 5 mg bystolic? What are the risks if any?
Yes - see your doc: Ranexa (ranolazine) is an anti-anginal agent while bystolic (nebivolol) is a blood pressure lowering agent that also slows heart rate. Presumably, doctor who prescribed both drugs should have warned of possible interactions as noted by epocrates.Com & drugs.Com and made appropriate adjustments to dosing. And pharmacist should have commented on this, too. Make sure both know everything you take. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Absolutely and it will go twice as far provided that 5mg qd is the right dose for you. The other question is whether you are reducing it on your own or this directed by your physician? Please don't reduce on your own unless you've discussed with your md. ...Read more
Drug choices: Both losartan (l) and valsartan (v) are drug of the angiotensin receptor blocker class. Both have few side effects and reduce BP and proteinuria quite well. L should be given twice a day and v can be given once daily for maximum their maximum effect. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Use as directed by your doctor.Get a more detailed answer ›
I'm on bystolic (nebivolol) 10mg daily for high blood pressure. Now doc prescribed Benicar 20 mg to take @ night along with bystolic (nebivolol) in morning. Are these good?
Both are: Very effective BP medications with favorable side effect profiles. ...Read more
Grapefruit: No. It might cause problems with most of those drugs. Sorry ...Read more
I have an irregular heart beat . Blood pressure is normal most of the time . My HB is always at 76 and higher . I was prescribed 5mg of Bystolic (nebivolol) . ?
Need clarification: Don't know what HB always 76 means? Would be helpful to know if your physician diagnosed what type of irregular heart beat you were having? Two common types of "skipped beats" would be premature atrial contractions(PAC's) and premature ventricular contractions(PVC's). PAC's are considered harmless. PVC's can be present in normal patients, but sometimes are a sign of underlying heart disease. ...Read more
With the exception: Of the innate side effects in each medication, and as long as your blood pressure is not too low, then it is a pretty safe mix as they do not work on the same receptors and shouldn't overlap. That being said, the one possible problem is taking an NSAID (celebrex) and lisinopril, you can cause kidney damage as one shuts down efferent and one afferent arteries to glomeruli. Be cautious. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Medlineplus site has warning: spironolactone has caused tumors in laboratory animals. How safe is it. Also can you use with bb bystolic (nebivolol) &benicar/hct?
What are the dosage ranges for bystolic, (nebivolol) and how significant a difference is there between 5 and 10 my as far as effective treatment?
Any hypertensive meds that don't cause hair loss? Vasotec, lebatalol, diovan, bystolic (nebivolol) work but cause hair loss. Benicar doesn't reduce dystolic #.
Unusual side effect: I have treated pts for forty years, and i can't remember that complained of hair loss after starting any of these agents. That does not mean it never happens (one lesson i've learned in medicine is never say never). Every drug has a huge list of adverse effects because each one a pt complains of in a study gets listed. Vasotec is an ace, Diovan (valsartan) & Benicar r arb's, same effects. Hair loss unlikely. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer