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Diclofenac Sodium And Heart
Sl increased risk: Diclofenac is a NSAID which primarily are used as antiinflammatories and analgesic agents in patients with acute or chronic inflammation. As a class, these meds carry a small absolute cardiac risk increase primarily triggered by a 1-2% incidence of fluid retention or BP elevation (which can destabilize a cardiac patient. For most this is not too high a risk and is offset by the benefits. ...Read more
Diclofenac is in a class of drugs known as nsaids (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs). Ibuprofen is also in this class. These drugs inhibit enzymes (cox 1 and cox 2) which are important in producing a prostaglandin e1. Prostaglandin e1 is responsible for producing inflammation ...Read more
I'm on lopressor, benicar, (olmesartan) omeprazole, and ativan. Can any of these cause low calcium and potassium blood levels?
Can I take vitamin C pills (always made of sodium/potassium bicarbonate, (sodium bicarbonate) ascorbate, benzoate...) w. pulmonary hypertension requiring low sodium diet?
Yes, however...: I strongly advise you take Vitamin C, ideally 1000 mg 2-3x/day, but you should try to find forms without sodium. I don't know what's available in Denmark, but in the US you can find ascorbic acid, or calcium or magnesium ascorbate without sodium. Lypo-spheric Vit. C is esp. well-absorbed,but has 120 mg of sodium, but a low sodium diet usually allows 2000mg/day. Vit. C is best with bioflavonoids. ...Read more
Kidney doc said kidneys treat lithium the same as sodium, if sodium can cause HBP can lithium also cause High blood pressure?
I am experiencing high blood pressure (hypertension), rapid heart rate, shaking hands or tremor and headache (better by: rest, nsaids (ibuprofen, ...
Unsure cause of HTN: If someone has high blood pressure it can be caused by many thing - stress, medications, caffeine, thyroid issues are some of the causes. Headaches can cause pain which can cause BP to rise, or BP can cause headaches. If some is having these symptoms it would be best to go to the doctor to get evaluated. ...Read more
Is gavilyte-G solution safe for heart patients with chronically low potassium and low blood sugar??
Here are some...: Are you going to have colonoscopy? If so, direct this Q to your doctor who will perform it since s/he knows more about your individual conditions than anyone online. Generally speaking, follow the written instruction + common sense will suit most of people. In reality, despite exercising all precaution, some adverse effects may still occur to few because behind what we know still hides the unknown ...Read more
Possibly: Meloxicam carries a boxed warning (significant risk) in the medical literature that it increases the risk of thrombotic events in the heart like heart attack and stroke. It also causes fluid retention and may cause edema (swelling). There is no specific mention of palpitations but it it possible that it may cause this in some people. It may cause problems with the kidney as well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Danger to combine multaq400, rivaroxaban20, and metoprolol succinate25? To control a fib and clotting plus high bp?
Does using voltaren (diclofenac) gel for costochondritis increase your risk for heart attack and stroke. ?
Yes: Yes...Shouldn't be a problem.Get a more detailed answer ›
Taking 600mg ibuprofen 3x day and colchicine for pericarditis & beta blocker for tachicardia. How dangerous are nsaids as far as liver/kidney damage?
See below: All medications are potentially dangerous.You only take them considering risks and benefits. Nsaid's are known to cause kidney and liver problems and their effect should be monitored. If your medical problem requires the therapy with no other good options , you take the medication. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can a person with cardio, high blood pressure, diabetic and kidney problems use chlorophyll plus guarana?
Is it ok to use potassium chloride as a substitute for salt. Iam on the following medications: exforge, (amlodipine and valsartan) natrilix, crestor, and cipralex.?
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