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Any side effects to the drugs tribenzor (amlodipine and hydrochlorothiazide and olmesartan) 40-5-12.5mg or biastolic 10mg? I have been getting lightheaded and have fallen a few times. Could it be this?

Any side effects to the drugs tribenzor (amlodipine and hydrochlorothiazide and olmesartan) 40-5-12.5mg or biastolic 10mg? I have been getting lightheaded and have fallen a few times. Could it be this?

Possible.: Any blood pressure medicine can cause it. Your lightheadedness could be from low blood pressure, or slow heart rate, and or abnormal circulation. Please have yourself checked asap. Its important to have your blood pressure under control, but make sure you do not have an underlying other cardiovascular issues. ...Read more

Dr. Madhu Kandarpa
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Hydrochlorothiazide (Definition)

This is a diuretic often used to treat high blood pressure. It can be used alone or often in combination with ...Read more


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Is there any danger in using Amiodarone and Tribenzor (amlodipine and hydrochlorothiazide and olmesartan)? My last dose of Amiodarone was yesterday.

Yes, potential risk: Check out http://www. Drugs. Com/interactions-check. Php? Drug_list=167-0, 3246-14647 for potential iteractions btwn Amiodarone & Tribenzor (amlodipine and hydrochlorothiazide and olmesartan). Hopefully both were prescribed by same doc who should've discussed risks, benefits & alternatives w/you. So should dispensing pharmacist. In general, it's always a good idea to tell each doc everything you take, both OTC & prescription. Try to use same pharmacy 2 ...Read more

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What kind of allergy medicine can I take while taking, tribenzor (amlodipine and hydrochlorothiazide and olmesartan) and losarten 100/50?

What kind of allergy medicine can I take while taking, tribenzor (amlodipine and hydrochlorothiazide and olmesartan) and losarten 100/50?

Allergy Meds Fine: There are no contraindications for taking these medications while on allergy medicine (like antihistamines or steroid nasal sprays). ...Read more

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I am holding fluids while taking Neurontin. I am taking Tribenzor (amlodipine and hydrochlorothiazide and olmesartan) to keep fluid retention down. I have hypertension problems. What to do?

I am holding fluids while taking Neurontin. I am taking Tribenzor (amlodipine and hydrochlorothiazide and olmesartan) to keep fluid retention down. I have hypertension problems. What to do?

BP problems & fluid: You should be seen by a physician (P) for a complete work up to find the cause of your edema (E). You could start with the P who prescribed your Neurontin (gabapentin). At your age, you could have some cardiac and/or renal problems that could be the cause of your E, among others. See P and get an answer and a treatment plan. Good luck. ...Read more

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I was taking Benicar (olmesartan) 40/25mg for my blood pressure but lost my insurance and Benicar (olmesartan) is too expensive. Doctor gave me yesterday amlodipine 2.5mg and hctz 25mg. It don't seem to be working is it good?

I was taking Benicar (olmesartan) 40/25mg for my blood pressure but lost my insurance and Benicar (olmesartan) is too expensive. Doctor gave me yesterday amlodipine 2.5mg and hctz 25mg. It don't seem to be working is it good?

BP control: Your physician can increase the dose of amolipine (a) up to a maximum dose of 10 mg/day. Perhaps the low dose of a you were started on was given to avoid hypotension when you were starting it. Speak to your physician about this and get his opinion about it. ...Read more

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Taking tamsulosin, finasteride, triamterene -hctz, norvasc, benicar (olmesartan). Am 68 yrs old. Having tenderness in breasts. Could drugs be a cause?

Likely: I wonder about triamterene, but, could be others. Check with your pharmacist he can look it up on computer to sort through hundreds of side effects that could possibly occur with these meds. Don't stop any till you talk with your doc to arrange for a replacement. ...Read more

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Could amlodipine 5 mg and hydrochlorothiazide cause hypercalcemia in combination?

Could amlodipine 5 mg and hydrochlorothiazide cause hypercalcemia in combination?

Yes: Hydrochlorthiazide can cause hypercalcemia. Amlodipine does not cause hypercalcemia.
Hypercalcemia caused by hydrochlorthiazide should improve in 2 weeks after stopping the hydrocholthiazide- if it does not it may be indicate there could be an underlying condition for the high calcium and overactive parathyroid gland is a possible consideration if that is the case. ...Read more

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Can amlodipine 5 mg and hydrochlorothiazide cause hypercalcemia in combination? Need expert opinions!

Can amlodipine 5 mg and hydrochlorothiazide cause hypercalcemia in combination? Need expert opinions!

Yes: It's not the amlodipine. HCTZ (hydrochlorothiazide) reduces urinary calcium excretion and can cause hypercalcemia in susceptible individuals whether given alone or in combination with another drug. ...Read more

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Why switch to amlodipine 25mg from hydrochlorothiazide 25mg?

Why switch to amlodipine 25mg from hydrochlorothiazide 25mg?

Not a good idea: Amlodipine (norvasc) should not be used at 25mg dose (of label use). It's way too high dose and will likely cause ankle swelling. Typical dose is 5mg or 10mg per day. ...Read more

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What is olmesartan medoxomil hydrochlorothiazide?

What is olmesartan medoxomil hydrochlorothiazide?

Benicar (olmesartan): Olmesartan is an angiotensin 2 receptor blocker. For information read this:

http://en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/Olmesartan ...Read more

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Olmesartan medoxomil hydrochlorothiazide, what is this?

Olmesartan medoxomil hydrochlorothiazide, what is this?

Blood pressure pill: Combination between 2 medicines. Olmesartan is an "ARB" which relaxes blood vessels. Hydrochlorothiazide is a water pill that lowers blood pressure. The two medicines work well together. ...Read more

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Do you know if amlodipine + losartan combination is better for hypertension than losartan + hydrochlorothiazide?

Do you know if amlodipine + losartan combination is better for hypertension than losartan + hydrochlorothiazide?

Yes: Amlodipine/Losartan is more potent combination than Losartan/HCTZ
One caveat from my experience is that Losartan is one of the weakest antihypertensives in the angiotensin receptor blocker class of medications ...Read more

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Could you take hydrochlorothiazide, amlodipine besylate and bisoprolol fumarate together?

Could you take hydrochlorothiazide, amlodipine besylate and bisoprolol fumarate together?

Yes u can.: They belong to different classes of BP meds- diuretic, calcium channel blocker and beta blocker. Ask ur dr if u have heart, thyroid, kidney or adrenal conditions contributing to ur hypertension, considering u r still young to be taking 3 BP meds. Take care! Http://www. M.Webmd. Com/a-to-z-guides/hypertension-complementary-alternative-treatments. ...Read more

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Can you take hydrochlorothiazide, amlodipine besylate and bisoprolol fumarate at the same time?

Can you take hydrochlorothiazide, amlodipine besylate and bisoprolol fumarate at the same time?

Yes, you can: There is no known drug interaction for these medications. So these medications can be taken together at the same time. ...Read more

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Is hyponatremia responsible to telmisartan and amlodipine hydrochlorothiazide or escytolopram and clonazepam? Can the episode be repeat ed?

Hydrochlorothiazide?: Hyponatremia (low sodium/salt) has multiple causes including medications and yes hyponatremia can recur. Some causes have nothing to do with meds & since you don't want to deprive yourself from ever using a medication, I suggest a talk with your doctor so you know what was the cause in your case. Out of your med list hydrochlorothiazide is most often the culprit. ...Read more

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Taking Losartan, amlodipine and hydrochlorothiazide in the AM. Is it ok to add Atenolol in PM? Heard it actually can cause heart attacks. True?

Taking Losartan, amlodipine and hydrochlorothiazide in the AM. Is it ok to add Atenolol in PM? Heard it actually can cause heart attacks. True?

Heart Attack: You can take it in PM, no it does not raise the risk of heart attack or cause a heart attack. Your doctor probably prescribed it for better BP control. Check with and follow-up. Best wishes.... ...Read more

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I am currently taking losartan & hydrochlorothiazide & norvasc (amlodipine) for blood pressure can any of these counteract the effects of cialis?

I am currently taking losartan & hydrochlorothiazide & norvasc (amlodipine) for blood pressure can any of these counteract the effects of cialis?

BP meds and Cialis: Losartan, HCTZ, (hydrochlorothiazide) and amlodipine do not counteract the effects of Cialis. However, Cialis may potentiate hypotensive effects of these blood pressure medications. Contact your doctor if you have any dizziness, lightheadedness, or fainting. ...Read more

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What hypertension medicine has the least side effects? I am a 77 year old man-i take losartan hctz (hydrochlorothiazide) 100-12.5 mg and amlodipine besylate 10mg

What hypertension medicine has the least side effects? I am a 77 year old man-i take losartan hctz (hydrochlorothiazide) 100-12.5 mg and amlodipine besylate 10mg

BP med side effects: Some people are more responsive than others to certain blood pressure medications. Norvasc, (amlodipine) losartan, hydrochlorothiazide are 3 of the most well tolerated medications used for blood pressure control. There are a few others commonly used that could be added to these 3meds or replace 1 if needed. If you think you are having side effects or feeling back you should seek medical care. ...Read more

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What hypertension medicine has the least side effects? I am a 77 year old man-i take losartan hctz (hydrochlorothiazide) 100-12.5 mg and amlodipine besylate 10mg

What hypertension medicine has the least side effects? I am a 77 year old man-i take losartan hctz (hydrochlorothiazide) 100-12.5 mg and amlodipine besylate 10mg

BP med side effects: Some people are more responsive than others to certain blood pressure medications. Norvasc, (amlodipine) losartan, hydrochlorothiazide are 3 of the most well tolerated medications used for blood pressure control. There are a few others commonly used that could be added to these 3meds or replace 1 if needed. If you think you are having side effects or feeling back you should seek medical care. ...Read more

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I am taking high BP tablet exforge hct (amlodipine and hydrochlorothiazide and valsartan) 10mg/160mg/12.5mg so now my BP is ok 135/86 but my heart pulse 111:is it ok.

I am taking high BP tablet exforge hct (amlodipine and hydrochlorothiazide and valsartan) 10mg/160mg/12.5mg so now my BP is ok 135/86 but my heart pulse 111:is it ok.

HTN: No need to panic but your resting heart rate should be lower. Please see your dr.
A beta blocker added to Exforge (amlodipine and valsartan) may be a good idea along with confirming the validity of the device you are using to check your own pulse. ...Read more

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I have diabetes type2 I take amlodipine besylate, lisinopril hctz (hydrochlorothiazide) 20-12, 5, medformin. Is it bad to ad simvastatin >?

I have diabetes type2 I take amlodipine besylate, lisinopril hctz (hydrochlorothiazide) 20-12, 5, medformin. Is it bad to ad simvastatin >?

Simvastatin can: Help lower cholesterol levels. The HCTZ (hydrochlorothiazide), (hydrochlorothiazide) however, can cause increases in both glucose and cholesterol. There are other blood pressure medications which do not contain HCTZ (hydrochlorothiazide). Discuss w/your doctor. ...Read more

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Is amlodipine besylate similar to benicar (olmesartan)?

Benicar (olmesartan): Benicar is olmesartan and is an angiotensin receptor blocker. Amlodipine is a calcium channel blocker. They are not similar ...Read more

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Stopped azor (amlodipine and olmesartan) 5/20 after two years because of unpleasant side effects. It's been about 10 days and I still have side effects.?

Stopped azor (amlodipine and olmesartan) 5/20 after two years because of unpleasant side effects. It's been about 10 days and I still have side effects.?

Consult: I believe you would benefit from an email consultation. An online physician would be able to clarify your reported side effects and look at your medical history /medications to determine if any correlations and then recommend appropriate next steps. ...Read more

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Is there a generic for azor (amlodipine and olmesartan) or can they just give me a script for each of the meds separately??

Separately: Talk to your pharmacy about the price difference if you get them separately. Then ask your doc to change to using it separately, unless he has samples. You can also call the drug company who makes Azor (amlodipine and olmesartan) and sometimes they have programs to help pay for it, or give coupons or samples. ...Read more

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Was taking azor (amlodipine and olmesartan) 5 mg/ 40 mg. After stopping, how long till it is completely out of my system? Thank u.

Up to ~50 hours: Azor is a combination of amlodipine and olmesartan with relative half life of 30-50 hours and 13 hours respectively. Thus depending on your kidney function give about 2&1/2 days for your system to clear this drug. Hopefully you are under the care of your doctor to safely get off this medication and initiate what other therapy will work for you. Take care. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Hctz (Definition)

HCTZ is a thiazide agent which is a kind of water pill or diuretic (heart ...Read more


Dr. George Mathew
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Olmesartan (Definition)

Olmesartan is an angiotensin II blocker which is a kind of blood ...Read more