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A blood pressure reading has two numbers: a systolic blood pressure and a diastolic blood pressure. The systolic blood pressure is the maximum pressure the blood exerts on the vessels when the heart is beating. The diastolic blood pressure is the pressure the blood exerts on the vessels in between heartbeats. Hypertension, or high blood pressure, begins when the systolic blood pressure remains above 140 or when the diastolic blood pressure remains above 90. Hypertension can be a result of increased blood flow through vessels or increased resistance to ...Read more
How to alleviate the strong pain of spondyloarthrosis in a patient suffering from high blood pressure, when acetaminophen doesn't work?
Other modalities: It is true that one may wish to avoid nsaids for back pain (if that is where it is), because of the side effect of of possible salt retention and increasing the blood pressure. Other approaches not affecting BP would be skeletal muscle relaxants, topical analgesics; acupuncture, physical therapy modalities. Sometimes a short course of steroid or opioid analgesics may be considered. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Been taking xtea stregnth tylenol (acetaminophen) 500 mg 3-4 times a day 2pill each dose for 3 days is this safe i have high blood pressure?
I currently take metoprolol for high blood pressure and am coming down with a cold. Is there an issue with my taking tylenol (acetaminophen) cold medicine?
Im 53 years of age im a female living with high blood pressure is enteric coated Tylenol (acetaminophen) safe?
Tylenol (acetaminophen): Apparently studies indicate Tylenol (acetaminophen) may be linked to some elevation in blood pressure and you monitor dosing. A toxic dose is > 4000 mg/day ( it is a liver toxin) so ask you doctor about use if you have liver disease and NO alcohol. ASA has not been linked to increase in HTN. Please discuss use with your doctor, as he knows about your HTN ...Read more
I take hctz for high blood pressure and tylenol (acetaminophen) after 1 hour i start trembling and get cold.What is wrong with me.
Recheck BP: Tylenol (acetaminophen) does not interact with hctz. I wonder if you feel that way because your blood pressure drops too low 1 hour after the hctz. Check your blood pressure before hctz, then recheck it 1-2 hours after hctz both while your standing and laying down. If its below 90/60 it is too low. ...Read more
Tylenol (acetaminophen): Ibuprofen, naproxen, Aspirin are referred to as nsaid, nonsteroidal anti inflammatory drugs. They can to some extent interfere with the functioning of certain blood pressure medications, effect the kidney's handling of other medications, so they are generally frowned on in folks with high blood pressure. Acetominophen is the generally preferred pain reliever in people on blood pressure medication. ...Read more