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What to do if I have hypertension and take avalide (hydrochlorothiazide and irbesartan) which is part diuretic?
Hypertension: Avalide (hydrochlorothiazide and irbesartan) contains same blood pressure medication (Irbesartan) as in Avapro plus weak diuretic (water pill), Hydrochlorothiazide (HCTZ). HCTZ may lower potassium while Irbesartan may increase potassium, thus canceling out each other's potential side effect. Monitor your blood pressure at home (after resting/keeping still) at least 5 minutes) and bring in BP cuff for calibration. Go see ur family doc ...Read more
My insurance will only pay for diovan, yet the doctor prescribed avalide (hydrochlorothiazide and irbesartan). What is the difference?
The price.: Avalide (hydrochlorothiazide and irbesartan) and Diovan are similar drugs from the same class called "angiotensin receptor blockers"; the only real difference is the price (Avalide (hydrochlorothiazide and irbesartan) (hydrochlorothiazide and irbesartan) is more expensive). Ask your doctor if there is a reason that he/she prescribed Avalide (hydrochlorothiazide and irbesartan) instead of diovan, and if so, does it justify the higher price? ...Read more
That depends on what: you OD'ed on. If you are having thoughts about killing yourself, get seen at nearest ER now. Have friend or relative drive you or call 911 for emergency services for transport. You can call the National suicide hotlines 24/7 at 1-800-suicide (1-800-784-2433) or 1-800-273 – talk (1-800-273-8255) for support. Have you taken an Overdose? Emergency care, med stabilization & psyche admit may be needed ...Read more
Probably nothing: This is supposed to be an extract of geranium root with some homeopathic stuff so i'd expect no problems. Please do be careful especially with taking real and supposed medications. If you thought it was a tasty beverage, do be more careful. If you are thinking of harming yourself, please call a crisis line -- being your age is difficult & there are folks ready to help. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes: If you are thinking of harming yourself, or if dying seems like a good thing, then your mind is playing a cruel trick on you. You need to talk with your physician or someone else who can help. If you feel you will lose control, call 911. Be strong. Life is worth living. Trust us on this. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many symptoms: This depends entirely upon the drug taken you may experience heightened sensations that are psychedelic, you may experience prolonged sleep, you can lose your reasoning capacity and communication skills, some get violent or just plain stupid and in extreme overdose you may stop breathing or you heart may stop and you could die. ...Read more
???: If you are having side effects the ring may have too much hormone in it for your body, please see the person who put u on the ring for an evaluation, or your gyn you have now, u may need to be on less hormones loloestrin is the lowest dose combo pill, it has much less hormone in it than nuvaring. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer