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What is the definition or description of: avalide?

What is the definition or description of: avalide?

Blood pressure med: Avalide is a blood pressure medication that is a combination of Avapro which is in the arb class and hydrochlorithiazide which is a diuretic. ...Read more

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Avalide (Definition)

Avalide is a blood pressure medication that is a combination of Avapro which is in the arb class and hydrochlorithiazide ...Read more


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Please describe the medication: avalide?

Please describe the medication: avalide?

Blood pressure med: Treats high blood pressure. This medicine is a combination of an angiotensin receptor blocker (arb) and a diuretic (water pill). ...Read more

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What to do if I have hypertension and take avalide which is part diuretic?

What to do if I have hypertension and take avalide which is part diuretic?

Hypertension: Avalide 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

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My insurance will only pay for diovan, yet the doctor prescribed avalide. What is the difference?

My insurance will only pay for diovan, yet the doctor prescribed avalide. What is the difference?

The price.: Avalide and Diovan are similar drugs from the same class called "angiotensin receptor blockers"; the only real difference is the price (Avalide is more expensive). Ask your doctor if there is a reason that he/she prescribed Avalide instead of diovan, and if so, does it justify the higher price? ...Read more

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Will avalide cause you to have muscle cramps ?

Will avalide cause you to have muscle cramps ?

Possibly: Almost any medicine can cause almost any side effect. Although muscle pain is a reported side effect of avilide, muscle cramps are not reported in the literature. ...Read more

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Thinking of doing the abc diet, no what to do and all that, but what are the side effects?

Thinking of doing the abc diet, no what to do and all that, but what are the side effects?

Agree w Dr. McGee: With the Ana Boot Camp Diet would anticipate possible side effects like malnutrition, fatigue, overly rapid weight loss, dizziness, low energy level, loss of large % of muscle mass – including heart muscle, problems with sleep, electrolyte imbalances, cold sensitivity, depression, paranoia etc. It may also be the start of a pattern of unhealthy eating. ...Read more

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How much maximum onion one can eat in day without any side effects?

How much maximum onion one can eat in day without any side effects?

Variable effects: Different people have different tolerances for foods like onions, even though they're very nutritious (as per dr. Fowler)! eat them ; you'll be getting lots of flavonoids including quercetin that help your immune system http://tinyurl.Com/kfpegph several servings a week can decrease risk of cancer. To specifically decrease oral ; esophageal cancer risk, eat 1/2 cup/day in some form. Bon appetit! ...Read more

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Can you tell me if it would be important to understand the medications that the person is taking, side effects and m?

Can you tell me if it would be important to understand the medications that the person is taking, side effects and m?

Yestaken: CCEvery patient shoud know what medications they are on and what each medication is for. And should know any potentially dangerous side effects. ...Read more

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