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Can i take acetaminophen for head aches if i suffer from mild hypertension?

Can i take acetaminophen for head aches if i suffer from mild hypertension?

Tylenol (acetaminophen): Acetaminophen(tylenol)is generally safe in appropriate doses for use in hypertensive patients. As with any medicine it needs to be taken in the appropriate dose and frequency. Overdosing on Acetaminophen can cause severe toxicity. ...Read more

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Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Hypertension (Definition)

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


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How to alleviate the strong pain of spondyloarthrosis in a patient suffering from high blood pressure, when acetaminophen doesn't work?

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 more

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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?

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?

At the MAX!: Hi. My advice would be to never exceed 4 grams of acetaminophen/24 hours, and generally not more than 3 grams. It's not the high blood pressure that worries me, it's the liver toxicity of acetaminophen. ...Read more

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Im 53 years of age im a female living with high blood pressure is enteric coated Tylenol (acetaminophen) safe?

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

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I take hctz for high blood pressure and tylenol (acetaminophen) after 1 hour i start trembling and get cold.What is wrong with me.

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

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What is better for people with high blood pressure...Tylenol (acetaminophen) or ibuprofen ?

What is better for people with high blood pressure...Tylenol (acetaminophen) or ibuprofen ?

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

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What cause hypertension?

What cause hypertension?

Hypertension: There are several medical causes of hypertension such as renal artery stenosis, hyperthyroidism, but most often the cause is unknown often called essential hypertension. The most important factor is that you get and keep your blood pressure controlled. ...Read more

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