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Are Colestoral Medicine Blood Thinners
Agents which slow ;/or break down blood clot formation in up to 3 different ways (they do not decrease blood viscosity; thickness.) (1) some inhibit platelet function (e.g. Aspirin, clopidogrel, etc.). (2) others interfere with some of the clot forming proteins (warfarin, dabigatran, rivaroxaban, etc.), (3) others stimulate the blood clot destruction ...Read more
Many types available: Crestor (rosuvastatin) is a "statin" medication, usually the class that is first choice in patients that need cholesterol lowering. There are 7 different statins available in the us, several generic now. In addition other classes of lipid altering agents can help when statins are not enough or not tolerated. Bile acid sequestrants, niacin, fibrates and ezetimibe (blocks cholesterol absorption). See a doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it safe to take heart medications, blood thinners, and blood pressure medicine with penicillin?
Is garcinia cambogia extract (hca) safe for diabetics, high blood pressure patients& high cholesterol patients, all these things are under control
Yes it is, but...: I have never found hydroxycitrate (the active compound in garcinia) to be effective clinically. The most effective ways to deal with diabetes, high blood pressure and cholesterol is with reducing calorie intake, eliminating refined carbohydrates, sugars, alcohol and animal fats and increasing vigorous aerobic exercise to 30 minutes daily. There are no magic bullets in a pill. ...Read more
For a person with cavernous angioma, what are some natural painkillers that aren't blood thinners?
Many Groups: There are many groups of different meds which work the same way.Iwill list the groups and one or two exaples 1Beta Blockers like Atenolol and propranolol 2ACE iNIBITERS like Lisnopril and Caotopril 3Calcium Channel Blockers like Amlodipin and Cardizem 4 Angiotensin Receptor Blockers like Losartan and Valsartan 5 Peripheral Vasular Dilaters like Hydralazine&clonidin 6Renin Antagonist like Aliskiren ...Read more
Absolutely!: No BP med has HCTZ (hydrochlorothiazide) unless it's marked "XXX-HCT". Manufacturers provide the combination for convenience because HCTZ (hydrochlorothiazide) is often used with other meds and it doesn't add any cost to the manufacture, but all meds come without it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Blood thinners: Heart disease comes in 2 flavors similar to plumbers & electricians. Atherosclerosis is blockage of arteries by cholesterol akin to clogged plumbing. So in addition to cholesterol lowering medications, we often recommend blood thinners such as aspirin etc to minimize abrupt blockage of arteries. We also use stronger blood thinners eg warfarin, in atrial fibrillation to prevent strokes. ...Read more
Inr 10, taking blood thinner due to mvr done in 2006, pulse rate 40, low blood pressure. Hepc, cirohsis. Should we stop blood thinner?
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