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Can ACE inhibitors or ARBs given to control Bp if s.cr is1.56 in patient with atrial fibrillation?
ACE-ARB, CRF A-FI: ACE and ARB in chronic renal failure can be administered together. However will have no therapeutic effect on chronic atrial fibrillation. For arterial hypertension with chronic renal failure you will require to switch one of the current HPT med to a beta blocker. Such as Sotalol 80 mg twice a day (minimal dose), and have BP controlled twice a day, adjust as . Have you ever underwent cardio-versi ...Read more
Resistant pulmonary htn due to sjogrens. Norvasc (amlodipine) works but isosorbide unpredictable. Beta blocker worsens. Arb acs contraindicated ckd high K. Advice?
Pulmonary HTN: There are a range of molecules available by prescription that address P HTN ;go see a cardiologist or pulmonologist that has an interest in treating this condition ...Read more
What combination antihypertensive drugs to use to achieve target Bp in patient with ckd(no ptn Uria )and paroxysmal a fib ?
Proteinuria and ACE: Ace-inhibtors reduced proteinuria (p) by reducing the vasoconstriction caused by angiotensin ii on the efferent arteriole (ea) of the glomerulus. Once this pressure is reduced, there is less back pressure in the glomerulus, thereby reducing the amount of p the patient has. Other agents, such as angiotensin receptor blockers can also do the same thing. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Tried Losartan 100mg as an alternative to Benicar 40mg due to $. Benicar works great,Losartan does not.Is cozaar the the weakest among ARB medications?
How to treat ankle edema as a side effect of amlodipine plus if the hypertensive pt.Had been changed frm ACE inhibitor to a calcium channel blocker?
Not in 400 letters!: This is too big of a question and cannot be answered in such a short format. You could ask something more specific so that we can help you. ...Read more
Clonidine as an anti-hypertensive---is it an ACE inhibitor, arb, beta blocker? What class of medication is it in for hbp?
What dietary modification should be done to decrease levels of proteinurea in a hypertensive patient taking arb and calcium channel blocker, help plz?
Possibly low protein: You are on appropriate therapy. The aim should be to use the arb (or acei) with other drugs in an effort to reduce proteinuria while controlling hypertension and preserving renal function. How severe is the proteinuria? Is the BP controlled? Do we need to consider therapy directed at a glomerular disease? Is there a correctable cause of the proteinuria? Your physician should be able help answer. ...Read more
RAS 50% in one kidney, discontinued ace/arb due to 50% rise in creatinine from 1.46. Protenuria at 2.7 g with norvasc,reduces to 2g bystolic (nebivolol). Advise?
Nephrology consult: 65 year old lady with acute on chronic kidney disease, nephrotic syndrome with proteinuria, and possibly hypertension. You need a full exam and consultation with a nephrologist. A physician can not look at these values in isolation. What was the BUN/Creatinine ratio? Your physician will evaluate if you had acute renal failure due to pre-renal, intrinsic, or obstructive causes. Full history/exam. ...Read more
Can ACE inhibitor/arbs safely used to control microscopic proteinuria in a 60 yo m type2dm (20yr)with single kidney (normotensive)?
No Difference: Ace and arb both are used to treat hypertension by similar mechanisms. They decrease blood flow to part of the kidney that causes an overall decrease in total blood pressure. The only difference is that with an ace you can develop a persistent dry cough. Once this occurs, you have an allergy to the ace. The arb treats the BP without the cough. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
I have rising potassium on lisinopril. Switched to amlodipine starting tmrw. What can I expect from change of ACE inhibitor to calcium channel blocker?
Any selective beta blocker alternatives to metoprolol xr for diabetic patients? Also on lasix (furosemide) that causes hyperglycemia and ototoxicity? Alternatives to ask cardiologist? Any non-nsaid antiplatelet (non- aspirin 81 mg) for ckd patient?
Discuss with your MD: Metroprololxr is a good beta blocker&is very well tolerated.There are other options but they are all have same action and side effects.Only Carvedilol is different as it is both alpha and beta blockerLasix is well tolerated. Can be ototoxic in high doses and if combined with other ototoxic drugs . Ototoxicity is rare. Aspirin is safe asking as no contraindications . Discuss your concerns with MD ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
RAS in one kidney- issues with BP meds, some increase BP instead of lowering. MD discontinued Arb and diuretic. Better option to increase renal flow?
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