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Which blood pressure meds cause e.D.?

Which blood pressure meds cause e.D.?

BP meds & ED: First of all, high bp, especially high systolic bp, is not good for your erectile function. If you are older, this is especially so. Diuretics such as hydrochlorothiazide and spironolatone as well as beta-blockers such as atenolol can cause erection problems. There are some BP meds that may help you with erectile function, including arbs such as losartan and Alpha blockers such as doxazosin. ...Read more

Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
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Blood Pressure (Definition)

Blood pressure is a measurement of the force placed on the blood vessels and is comprised of the "systolic" pressure (the top number on a blood pressure meter) which is the peak pressure when the heart is pumping, and the "diastolic" pressure (the bottom number on a blood pressure meter) which is the pressure during the resting phase ...Read more


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What blood pressure med is least likely to cause e.D.?

What blood pressure med is least likely to cause e.D.?

Depends on you: An erection relies on blood flow and pressure, thus all blood pressure medications can in theory cause ed. However, the beta blocker family has been the most notorious for causing these issues, but it is also one of the classes of pressure medications which contributes to the health of the heart. Even within the class, there are variations. Talk to your physician about your concerns to try options. ...Read more

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Is asomex at a good drug for blood pressure?

Is asomex at a good drug for blood pressure?

Usually: Asomex is amlodipine, a type of calcium channel blocker that helps vasodilate arteries leading to a decrease in systolic blood pressure. It is an appropriate and widely used medication for high blood pressure. ...Read more

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How are high blood pressure meds determined?

How are high blood pressure meds determined?

MDbeliefs+ClinTrials: While in theory physicians are promoted to follow guidelines (e.g. See: published jnc 7 report: http://www. Nhlbi. Nih. Gov/guidelines/hypertension/jnc7full. Pdf), these are only guidelines, do not cover many issues and most physicians recommend based on their beliefs & priorities. Keep in mind that you are the primary decision maker & anything you take is your own personal clinical trial. ...Read more

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Is lisopronil a good high blood pressure meds?

Is lisopronil a good high blood pressure meds?

Lisinopril: Lisinopril is a good anti hypertensive medication. It is not necessarily one that we recommend as a first choice. We try and choose Meds appropriate to the individual. ...Read more

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How do I lower my high blood pressure without meds?

How do I lower my high blood pressure without meds?

Lifestyle changes: Lifestyle modifications are essential to treating hypertension. Weight loss, smoking cessation, decrease in alcohol consumption, exercise, low sodium diet (2400 mg/day) which is very difficult, a diet rich in potassium and vegetables. These are all extremely important measures. Ask your doctor for further info. ...Read more

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What are common meds taken for high blood pressure?

What are common meds taken for high blood pressure?

BP drugs: Families of BP drugs include diuretics, beta blockers, calcium channel blockers, ACE inhibitors, ARBlockers, alpha blockers and others ...Read more

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What the best time to take high blood pressure meds?

What the best time to take high blood pressure meds?

At night: There is recent medical evidence out that taking your BP meds at night leads to better control of your blood pressure that ultimately decreases your risk of cardiac and renal disease. ...Read more

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How to lower high blood pressure without taking meds?

How to lower high blood pressure without taking meds?

Hypertension: Lifestyle modifications are recommend for all patients with hypertension (elevated blood pressure) and may be done along with a medication if required. Advise dietary salt restriction (look up DASH diet), exercise, limit alcohol intake, weight loss. And decrease stress. Always bring in written down blood pressures to your doctor appointments. ...Read more

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What blood pressure meds can be taken when I have copd?

Any: Except if having an episode acutely I would avoid starting beta blockers then. ...Read more

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Can high blood pressure be lowered naturally without meds?

Yes but....: Difficult to make a definitive judgement since hypertension is caused by a large variety of factors. In most individuals, high blood pressure is idiopathic meaning that there is no defined cause. In about 7% of patients, high blood pressure can be controlled with diet and exercise. However, hypertension is often progressive and so at some point, medications may be necessary. ...Read more

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Can u get sick from double dose of high blood pressure meds?

Can u get sick from double dose of high blood pressure meds?

Yes: Never adjust your own meds. Call and talk to your dr first. Messing with your meds unsupervised can lead to serious adverse events. ...Read more

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Can someone tell me how people wean off blood pressure meds?

Can someone tell me how people wean off blood pressure meds?

Blood pressure: If your doctor has you on medication to control your blood pressure, you shouldn't wean off those medications without working with the doctor. Most people who need medication for blood pressure need it for life. There are some who can get off meds but it should be working with your doctor. ...Read more

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Blood pressure meds can anyone relate to dynacyrc side effects?

Blood pressure meds can anyone relate to dynacyrc side effects?

Dynacirc (isradipine) Side Effect: The most common side effects of Dynacirc (isradipine) include:
headaches
swelling or water retention (edema) -
fatigue
dizziness
feelings of a forcefully or rapidly beating heart (palpitations)
flushing
nausea

less common side effects
chest pain
difficulty breathing
fast heart rate
rash
frequent urination
weakness
vomiting
diarrhea. ...Read more

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What is the best way (without meds) to lower high blood pressure?

What is the best way (without meds) to lower high blood pressure?

Life style...: Low salt diet with variety of fruit and vegetables, whole grain and light on meat; regular aerobic exercise; attaining an ideal body weight; good stress and time management and a healthy attitude to life. ...Read more

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Bp goes down on days I forget to take my high blood pressure meds?

Unusual: This is certainly not what is expected! I am glad you are following your bp. It would help to know what the numbers are, what other meds you take (i see the list above). It may be that something else is going on with your medical conditions. I recommend you follow-up with your physician to see what is going on. ...Read more

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Can amoxicillan mixed with blood pressure meds affect you sexually?

Can amoxicillan mixed with blood pressure meds affect you sexually?

Maybe other reason: Typically wouldn't think of Amoxicillin by itself as a libido decreaser. Some blood pressure medications by themselves can cause libido problems.
Also, the illness for which you are taking Amoxicillin is probably more likely the cause. Ill people's sex drive is decreased.
If your sex drive was fine before the illness and penicillin, it should normalize afterwards. If not, check with your doc. ...Read more

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How long after takn Xanax (alprazolam) can u take blood pressure meds?

How long after takn Xanax (alprazolam) can u take blood pressure meds?

At the same time: Xanax (alprazolam) is not a blood pressure medication. However, it does reduce blood pressure (side effect). There is no drug interactions.
If concerned, see you prescribing physician for medication adjustment. ...Read more

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How long is it supposed to it take for high blood pressure meds to work?

Soon: Most times a good response can be achived in 1 week if the correct medicnes are for the patient. Some patients will need more than one medicines and many trials and doctor visits. ...Read more

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I problems from my hydrochlorothiazide (blood pressure meds), what to do?

I problems from my hydrochlorothiazide (blood pressure meds), what to do?

Go see your doctor: Regardless of your medication, if you have problems with it eg side effects, or if you can't afford it, go see your doctor and tell him/her what's going on. We can't help you if you don't communicate w/us. Hydrochlorothiazide is an excellent BP lowering medication that is generic & inexpensive ($4/mo) and more importantly, has been shown to save lives. So take as directed & go see your family doc ...Read more

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What blood pressure meds can you take and safely drink beers occasionally?

There are: Several classes of medication with which alcohol consumption is allowed. Ask your doctor for recommendation. Specific med recommendation depends on your individual case and insurance coverage. ...Read more

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Blood pressure 151/91 today after having resumed my add meds. Should I stop?

BP 151/91: This blood pressure is high and you should likely be on blood pressure meds if you maintain it. Do not stop any meds without discussing it with your physician. ...Read more

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Is there any blood pressure med which lowers BP but does not lower pulse. Thanks?

Is there any blood pressure med which lowers BP but does not lower pulse. Thanks?

There are many!: Yes, indeed. Many BP medicines do not lower the pulse rate. The most common class is thiazide diuretics (there are many). Another class is dihydropyridine calcium channel blockers. Another class is alpha-adrenergic blockers. And there are others! ...Read more

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Do you know which drug should not be taken by someone who has high blood pressure?

Do you know which drug should not be taken by someone who has high blood pressure?

Decongestants: Meds for runny nose with Ephedrine (ephedrine sulfate) and Pseudoephedrine are often best to avoid for people with HTN, at least chronic use or continued use of this class of medications. Sudafed would be a common brand name of this type of med. ...Read more

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What is the names of the high blood pressure meds that are likely to cause ED in men?

What is the names of the high blood pressure meds that are likely to cause ED in men?

Ed: Beta blocker ie Inderal (propranolol) atenolol Lopressor Coreg. Clonidine. Calcium channel are less prone but can cause ed. Stick to ace inhibitors and arbs. ...Read more

Dr. John Leander Po
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Antibiotic (Definition)

An antibiotic is a medicine that slows, stops, or kills germs. The germs are usually bacteria causing an infection in a person, so the person uses antibiotics to help his body get ...Read more