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Is toprol (metoprolol) 50 mg XR a large dose?

Is toprol (metoprolol) 50 mg XR a large dose?

No: Toprol (metoprolol) doses can range from 25-400 mg. The question though is what "size" fits you. ...Read more

Dr. George Mathew
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Olmesartan (Definition)

Olmesartan is an angiotensin II blocker which is a kind of blood ...Read more


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Is carvedilol 25mg 1 tab twice daily equal to bystolic (nebivolol) 10mg once daily?

Is carvedilol 25mg 1 tab twice daily equal to bystolic (nebivolol) 10mg once daily?

Not known: Exact conversion to my knowledge not there. They both work on seperate set of receptors. Ask you pcp as to what set pf end points: indication for the drug and they should be able to optimize your dose over the next upcoming weeks. ...Read more

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Daily dosage for bupropionhcl?

Daily dosage for bupropionhcl?

Varies by response: Bupropion comes in several verstions--immediate release, twoce daily dosage form, and once-daily doseage form. Typical ranges are 200 to 450 mg a day. 450 mg is the maximum recommended doses because there is an increased risk of seizures above that dose. As with all antidepressants, the dose any individual needs varies and depends on condition being treated and side effects. ...Read more

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Amoxicillin, lisinopril hctz, (hydrochlorothiazide) metoprolol, and Klor-Con safe to take together?

Amoxicillin, lisinopril hctz, (hydrochlorothiazide) metoprolol, and Klor-Con safe to take together?

See answer: I have several patients who have been on these meds at one time or another without any issues. If your dr. Has an emr, they will often be able to assure if there any interactions. The pharmacist would also be able to confirm if there are any interactions. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Is Benicar HCT the same as Benicar HCTZ?

Is Benicar HCT the same as Benicar HCTZ?

Yes: Female ? Age asks, Is Benicar HCT same as Benicar HCTZ? Yes ...Read more

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Is toprol (metoprolol) 50 mg XR a safe drug?

Can be: Yes. All meds are safe if used properly and with frequent monitoring by your doctor. S/he also needs to know all your meds including otc, herbs, alternative meds, and vitamins that you use to make sure there are no interactions as well as all medical conditions, including past ones. ...Read more

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I currently take 10mg Lisinopril, is 25mg Losartan an equivalent dose to the Lisinopril?

I currently take 10mg Lisinopril, is 25mg Losartan an equivalent dose to the Lisinopril?

Maybe : Different people react differently to different drugs. While some people get good results with smallest dose of a drug, others would need more to have the same effect. As for lisinopril 10 mg and losartan 25 mg, both are starter doses, your doctor and yourself would be the best to judge efficacy, taking in consideration factors such as other drugs, other conditions, side effects, etc.. Best wishes ...Read more

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Amoxicllin dosage-is 2000mg daily okay?

Amoxicllin dosage-is 2000mg daily okay?

It depends: This seems like a high dose of amoxicillin, but this can be correct depending on what you are taking it for. The prophylactic dose recommended before dental work for someone with an artificial heart valve is 2000mg x 1 dose prior to procedure. This larger dose can also be used for h. Pylori infections in combination with Flagyl or clindamycin. Check with your pharmacist. ...Read more

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I took an extra dosage of BENICAR 49 hct 12.5 tonight by accident. It’s been about 12 hours since my first dosage. Should I Ben concerned?

I took an extra dosage of BENICAR 49 hct 12.5 tonight by accident. It’s been about 12 hours since my first dosage. Should I Ben concerned?

Depends: If the extra dose dropped your blood pressure too low,I would expect symptoms of lightheadedness and weakness. Of course if you could get your blood pressure checked you will know exactly where you stand. You can get your blood pressure checked at a clinic or some pharmacies. If bp ok, resume usual dose tomorrow. If you have any unusual symptoms or further concerns, see a physician for evaluation ...Read more

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Benicar/hct drug info sheet shows little differences in antihypertensive effect between dosages 40/12.5=16/10 while 20/12.5 =17/8. Would 20/12.5 be ok?

Benicar/hct drug info sheet shows little differences in antihypertensive effect between dosages 40/12.5=16/10 while 20/12.5 =17/8. Would 20/12.5 be ok?

Response: Your BP goal should be <140/90. If you have heart disease, diabetes or kidney disease then it should be <130/80. Please go by response and use the smallest dose required to achieve the goals. Lifestyle modification with achieving ideal body weight, increasing exercise, watching salt intake, dash diet and moderation in alcohol intake will help decrease BP and minimize medication usage. ...Read more

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Benicar (Definition)

Benicar is an angiotensin II blocker which is a kind of blood ...Read more