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Atenolol And Tinnitus
Get evaluated: All cases of vertigo, especially thise of new onset and those in patients with stroke risk factors such as hypertension, should be evaluated at least once to be sure there is no vascular cause. Vascular causes of vertigo are usually associated with other symptoms such as slurred speech or clumsiness. ...Read more
Atenolol is a relatively long-acting (24 hours) beta-blocker. Beta-blockers as a group of medications calm or slow the heart rate down. They stop the swings in hr from stress or nerves. If someone is on a good dose of a beta-blocker and are startled, the medication suppresses the pounding of your heart. It also won't allow the hr to climb with exercise. It's used to ...Read more
Can i take atenolol(tenormin) and propranolol(inderal) in small doses like 25mg Tenormin and 40 inderal? Its for anxiety
Does not make sense: Both of these drugs belong to the same class of agents and have the same effects. Therefore, it does not make sense to take both of them. It would be better to take only one of them in a higher dose. ...Read more
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
Choices For Sinus Tachycardia Bisoprolol or Propranolol ?Tolerate both but bisoprolol is Cardioselective and metabolized in liver
Is 200mg of COq 10 safe and effective for lowering blood pressure? Current meds are Zoloft losartan betapace and nexium (esomeprazole). Any interactions?
There are two forms: of CoQ10. Neither has been regulated by the FDA. (One form appears to have more antioxidant properties). Several conditions have been associated with low CoQ10 levels including HTN, heart failure, certain cancers, gingivitis, gastric ulcers, etc. Currently there has not been a consensus arrived at as to the BP lowering effects (due to lack of controlled studies). May affect Zoloft (sertraline) level a bit. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can i take my meclizine 25mg with my current meds im on ativan 6mg inderal (propranolol) 40mg and remeron 45mg got meclizine for vertigo and dizziness is ok to take?
Drug interactions: At least 522 medications are known to have interactions with meclizine. http://www.drugs.com/drug-interactions/meclizine.html in your question, it is impossible to hear enough information to give you thoughtful advice. You need to have a long conversation with your prescribing doctor(s) about all of your medications, the treatment goals for each medication, and possible interactions. ...Read more
Avoid the DUI: Moderate consumption of alcohol probably won't affect the meds you take, especially when they are not taken at the time of drinking. 1-2 drink/day may actually be good for your health, depending what type you are drinking. Excess alcohol/dui can kill with or without use of medication. So, drink responsibly. Drink for good health. Drink to make good friends. Avoid the dui. Good luck. ...Read more
Taking betapace (sotalol). Would a different betablocker be better in controlling spikes in heart rate and blood pressure from anxiety attacks? Tremors too?
Was taking atenolol for PVCs and PACs but switched to metoprolol er, is it OK to stop atenolol cold turkey and start metoprolol the following evening?
Same med class: Both are beta blockers and work similarly. Should not be a problem switching and we often substitute one for another depending on availability. Just don't take both at same time as would be like double-dosing the medication and cause problems. ...Read more
I just started taking atenolol 12.5mg. BP and heart rate good. Feeling lightheaded all day. Doctor says these side effects are ok and temporary?
Bp 114/86 pulse 64 Taking Atenolol 50mg/day. Dr lowered Atenolol to 25mg/day and added Norvasc (amlodipine) 5mg to increase pulse rate. How do these two melds work?
As follows: Atenolol is a Beta-blocker- it works by lowering the blood pressure through multiple mechanisms, some involving the brain's output of adrenaline. It will slow one's heart rate and can cause some depression. Norvasc (amlodipine) is a calcium channel blocker that dilates the arteries to lower the blood pressure. It can raise the heart rate very slightly and cause some leg swelling. They can be used together. ...Read more
20mg a day of inderal (propranolol) can have any sides effects? Prescribed for fast heart beat (120 sometimes) and anxiety
Yes, pl review: There is a long list of potential side effects fromI Inderal (propranolol) or generic Propanolol, including cardivascular, GI Nervous system, Blood, respiratory besides allergic reactions. More important ones include lower BP, lower heart rates,changes in mental health and breathing difficulty. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer