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Ace Inhibitors, Beta Blockers And Severe Allergic Reactions To Insect Stings
Generally, how potent is clonidine when compared to other hypertensive medications, such as beta blockers and ACE inhibitors? Or, is it so individual?
Hypertension: Current 1st line medication for hypertension or high blood pressure is a thiazide diuretic (water pill) like hctz (hydrochlorothiazide) unless you have a compelling reason eg diabetes, heart disease, kidney disease, etc for something else. Clonidine is far down list. It works but all BP meds work. Down side of Clonidine is rebound hypertension if you forget to take dose. Some find it sedating. Potency depends upon dose. ...Read more
Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more
Is unstable angina controlled by just a beta blocker? Or does it need a combination of beta, ace-inhibitors, calcium blockers, or other?
What are the long term effects of beta blockers and ace inhibitors ie : lisinopril 2.5 and metoprolol succinate 50mg both q daily.
Are beta blockers alone effective in vasodilation around the heart or is combination therapy neccessary, i.e. ace-inhibitors, calcium blockers, etc?
BB not vasodilators: The medicines you mention act in three different ways and depending in what you are trying to achieve they can be used separately or together for a variety of conditions, from hypertension to even heart failure (although cal antagonists not recommended for the latter). But beta blockers are not vasodilators ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it possible that a beta blocker for hbp may give minimal lowering results but a switch to an ACE inhibitor may result in better lowering results?
Clonidine as an anti-hypertensive---is it an ACE inhibitor, arb, beta blocker? What class of medication is it in for hbp?
Is there an adjustment period moving from a beta blocker (felt fatigue, etc.) to an ACE inhibitor of equivalent strength?
Maybe: If you have been on the beata blocker for a long period of time or have been on a high dose you may go through a short period of withdrawal where your body is learning to function without the medicaiton. A common compalint is fatigue which should improve over time. That said, you should contact your md & tell them what you are experiencing & let them decide how to proceed. ...Read more
Why is it necessary that white patients should be started with an ACE inhibitor or beta blocker while blacks with calcium channel blocker/diuretics?
I was switched from a beta blocker to an ACE inhibitor for hbp due to bad side effects. How long will it take for the cough with lisinopril?
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