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Afrin And Beta Blockers
Are these drugs used to reduce cardiac output: calcium channel blockers and beta (receptor) blockers?
Is Cardura (doxazosin) a reasonable second BP drug with Lisinopril when CCBs, diuretics, beta blockers are not well tolerated? Also on B-agonists for asthma.
Yes, it is an option: Cardura (doxazosin) or another alpha blocker type drug is an option when the other classes of drugs mentioned are not well tolerated. Alpha blockers can cause dizziness so they are best taken at night to minimize this effect. The dose needs to be increased slowly. Make sure you are exercising and minimizing salt, alcohol and caffeine as well. ...Read more
What are the long term effects of beta blockers and ace inhibitors ie : lisinopril 2.5 and metoprolol succinate 50mg both q daily.
Beta blockers: Are safe in general for sinus tachycardia. ...Read more
Any alternatives to beta blockers to help with palpitations . Can not take beta blockers because of bradycardia.
Calcium channel bloc: Makes sure you are well hydrated....that is #1 cause of palpitations. Further eliminate caffiene containing drinks. Work on your anxiety by trying to actively stay calm, meditate, etc. AFter all those techniques, you could try Calcium channel blockers for palpitations, but they, too cause bradycardia. Norvasc (amlodipine) causes least amount of bradycardia typically... ...Read more
Depression and meds: Reportedly, some people taking Bystolic (nebivolol) have avoided developing symptoms associated with depression. However, many other factors may contribute to someone developing depression symptoms while on any medication. If Depression symptoms occur, contact your doctor. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Do beta blockers such as toprol (metoprolol) help to prevent atrial and ventricular fibrillation?
Yes to an extent: More beneficial to prevent af than vf! ...Read more
Do beta blockers like nadolol (corgard) really decrease the effect of the albuterol treatment for asthma?
Yes, to some extent.: Non-selective beta blockers can worsen or help cause an attack. Selective b-blockers are less likely. Those with so caslled, isa effect are less likely. ...Read more
Effect on heart: They reduce heart rate and cardiac output which can reduce BP. Most BP lowering drugs do dilate blood vessels to lower BP and those are generally the best drugs to use for treatment of high BP. Beta blockers are usually add on drugs to reduce tachycardia, arrhythmias and stress on heart that might be helpful to further reduce BP or adverse events especially in patients with heart disease. ...Read more
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