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Adalat For Hypertension
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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
Beta-blocker: Atenolol is a blood pressure lowering medication from the beta-blocker class. It's easy to take at just once daily & inexpensive at $4/mo at many pharmacies. As a class, we think of beta-blockers especially in those w/heart failure and/or have suffered a heart attack. Some beta-blockers are also useful for (performance) anxiety & migraine headaches. Check out http://www.drugs.com/atenolol.html ...Read more
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
Is there effective med for systolic bp. Norvasc (amlodipine) works diastolic. Betaxolol works heart rate for me.
There are many : Good drug lowering BP medication. Sometimes is a trial and error. Also there are ethnic factors. For example beta blocker sometimes don't work in african american. Please, trust your doctors and do not treat yourself. Personal research is good. Bring that research findings and and have a smart discussion with your physician. I love smart discussion with my patients. ...Read more
Yes: Amlodipine is an adequate treatment for hypertension if the BP is controlled, however if you have other medical conditions, a different antihypertensive might give you 'more bang for your Buck' For example if you are diabetic then an antihypertensive with kidney protective properties would be a better choice. If you had heart disease, a beta blocker might be a better choice ...Read more
Taking the Toprol (metoprolol) 100 norvasc 5 lasix 20 for blood-pressure and diastolic CHF. Better meds (cozaar?) or diuretics for diabetes and kidney conditions?
I take hydralozine, clonidine, amlodipine, coreg (carvedilol) and losartan for HBP and thyroxine. could any of these medications cause erectile dysfunction?
BP meds can do this: Impotence are listed potential side effects of hydralazine, amlodipine and losartan. Potentially, any of the antihypertensive medicines can do this. It is uncommon to require 5 different medicines to control hypertension. Ask your doctor to reassess your treatment ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Beta-blocker: Bisoprolol is a medication in the beta-blocker class of blood pressure lowering drugs. In addition to treating hypertension, beta-blockers are also used to slow down a racing heart eg atrial fibrillation, paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia, etc. Beta-blockers are especially important for those with heart failure and/or have had a heart attack. Check out http://www.drugs.com/bisoprolol.html ...Read more
Indirect: Norvasc (amlodipine) is a calcium channel blocker type of blood pressure medication. It's purpose is to treat and control hypertension. High blood pressure can contribute to the development and worsening of CAD among many other factors so the medication is only indirectly helping to treat CAD. Diet, exercise, and not smoking are all effective in helping combat and even preventing CAD for most people. ...Read more
Can you tell me for hypertension which drug out of fosinopril, telmisartan, oxenoprolol, felodipine, hydrochlorothiazide, amilord?
BP med?: If the patient has angina, a beta-blocker may be the agent of choice, not necessarily oxenoprolol. If the patient has proteinuria, then either fosinopril (F) or telmisartan (T) would be excellent choices to reduce both the blood pressure. Felodipine and amlodopine can be used and may cause some leg swelling. Hydrochlorthiazide can be effective and causes loss of potassium and magnesium. Go for F. ...Read more
I take losartan, coreg, (carvedilol) hydralozine, clonidine, amlodipine for HBP& thyroxine for under active thyroid. which drug could effect the affect cialis?
Symptoms?: Hi. Are you getting low blood pressure and/or dizziness when you take Cialis with your blood pressure drug regimen? I would think the hydrazine and the clonidine would be the most likely offenders based on mechanism of action. Generally losartan, Coreg, (carvedilol) and amlodipine are well tolerated with the Cialis family of drugs. But that's quite a BP combo; take my prediction with a grain of salt! Good luck ...Read more
Very: this is an effective drug for most people, you will need to have your physician see if it is right for you ...Read more
Does chlorthalidone cause impaired renal function in CKD, what antihypertensive is safe to HTN (now using lercanidipine 20,metoprolol 25mg), in73yrpat?
CTD IN RENAL FAILURE: 28 F Iraq asks if CTD can cause impaired renal function in CKD AND what is safe BP med is safe in 73 yr pt? ANS: depends on stage of CKD and cause. It can be very good to help lower BP. But if BP gets 2 Lo may worsen. I specialize in this and happy to do 2nd opinion consult with U. HI BP in CKD often driven by eating more salt than kidney can get rid of. Estimate Na intake using fitness pal. ...Read more