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Aztor 20 Side Effects
Atorvastatin has the brand name lipitor (atorvastatin). . Its function is to lower the body's production of cholesterol and to stabilize current cholesterol plaques. The general name for this class of medication is "statins". Other statins include Crestor (rosuvastatin) ...Read more
Muscle aches, etc.: This is a statin drug, and like other statins, has the danger of causing rhabdomyolysis, or muscle breakdown, a severe side effect. This may be manifested by muscle aches/problems. This drug also increases he risk of diabetes, and can also be toxic to the kidneys. In fact, muscle aches/pain is a reason patients might be taken off this drug. ...Read more
Side effects: Ramipril (r) is a member of the angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitor class of anti-hypertensives. Telmisartan (t) is a member of the angiotension receptor blocker class of anti-hypertensives. Both reduce blood pressure and proteinuria. The major side effect of r is a cough and angioneurotic edema. Drugs of the t class have fewer side effects and are better tolerated in some patients than r. ...Read more
Nimodipine: Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects: chest pain (may be related to your disease and not a side effect) fast, irregular, or pounding heartbeat unusual tiredness or weakness wheezing or trouble breathing if you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor: runny or stuffy nose skin rash stomach discomfort. ...Read more
Hyperthroidism: Taking too much levothyroxine causes hyperthyroidism. This can cause your metabolism to be too fast, causing you to lose weight, have a fast heart rate, lose your hair, and feel like it is too hot all of the time. It is definitely not recommended you take too much of your medication. ...Read more
Side Effects: Griseofulvin may cause side effects. Tell your doctor if any of these symptoms are severe or do not go away: headache upset stomach vomiting diarrhea or loose stools thirst fatigue dizziness faintness if you experience any of the following symptoms, call your doctor immediately: fever sore throat skin rash mouth soreness or irritation. ...Read more
Pravastatin: More serious side effects include: unexplained muscle pain, tenderness, or weakness;fever, unusual tiredness, and dark colored urine;chest pain;swelling, weight gain, urinating less than usual or not at all; or nausea, upper stomach pain, itching, loss of appetite, dark urine, clay-colored stools, jaundice (yellowing of the skin or eyes) and others perhaps less signficant. ...Read more
What diuretic has the least side effects? Hctz (hydrochlorothiazide) gave me some weird side effects (lethargy, chest tightness, anxiety).
Propranolol 20 mg for WPW caused bradycardia & dizziness. Would taking Sectral (acebutolol) have less side effects?
Maybe: Acebutolol (Sectral) is a beta-blocker with something called "intrinsic sympathomimetic activity", or ISA. This may reduce the adverse effects you describe, but may also diminish the effectiveness of controlling your WPW. An empirical trial under the supervision of you doctor may be considered. Good luck! ...Read more