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Can I take Claritin (loratadine) with my high blood pressure medicines?

Can I take Claritin (loratadine) with my high blood pressure medicines?

Yes: Loratadine (Claritin) will not interfere with any blood pressure medications. Don't confuse this with Claritin-D (Loratadine/Pseudoephedrine) if you have trouble controlling your blood pressure then any medication with pseudoephedrine may affect it. ...Read more

Dr. Harinder Gill
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Hypertension (Definition)

A blood pressure reading has two numbers: a systolic blood pressure and a diastolic blood pressure. The systolic blood pressure is the maximum pressure the blood exerts on the vessels when the heart is beating. The diastolic blood pressure is the pressure the blood exerts on the vessels in between heartbeats. Hypertension, or high blood pressure, begins when the systolic blood pressure remains above 140 or when the diastolic blood pressure remains above 90. Hypertension can be a result of increased blood flow through vessels or increased resistance to ...Read more


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Can I take Claritin (loratadine) for my allergies while I am taking lisinopril for high blood pressure?

Can I take Claritin (loratadine) for my allergies while I am taking lisinopril for high blood pressure?

OK Claritin/Lisinprl: Claritin (loratadine) appears to be safe with Lisinopril and other medicines in the class of 'ace inhibitors'. Claritin (loratadine) has an interaction with diltiazem. ...Read more

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High blood pressure what can I take?

High blood pressure what can I take?

Many meds: But start with the dash diet:
http://www. Mayoclinic. Com/health/dash-diet/hi00047. ...Read more

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What to take at home for high blood pressure?

What to take at home for high blood pressure?

See below: Http://www. Nhlbi. Nih. Gov/health/health-topics/topics/dash/.

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If you have high blood pressure what do you take?

If you have high blood pressure what do you take?

Different meds: After a trial of lifestyle changes (diet and exercise) there are many classes of anti hypertensives to use. Often first line is a diuretic which has proven to be very successful in preventing mortality and morbidity from htn. But beta blockers, ace inhibitors, calcium channel blockers and others are used with great results. ...Read more

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Can I take nebilet or nabila for high blood pressure?

Can I take nebilet or nabila for high blood pressure?

Nebilet is Bystolic (nebivolol): Nebilet is a beta blocker medication from the uk it is known in the us as bystolic (nebivolol). I couldn't find a medication called nabila. Could you have spelled that wrong? ...Read more

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What medication should I take for high blood pressure?

What medication should I take for high blood pressure?

To vague to answer: There are at least seven different classes of such medicines and many examples in each class and it depends on what other conditions you might also have-i.e. diabetes, thyroid disease, adrenal disease, etc. You should go to a human doctor and get a thorough history and physical examination and if necessary some laboratory and imaging exams. After all of that you can discuss with ur doc what 2 do ...Read more

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Can I take Accutane if I have high blood pressure?

Can I take Accutane if I have high blood pressure?

Yes: Accutane however has been associated with a very extensive list of possible side effects. Blood pressure and heart rate are among a number of things to monitor and watch for with this medication. It should only be presribed by a physician very accustomed to monitoring for all it's potential side effects. ...Read more

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Can I take B12 if I am on high blood pressure medicine?

Yes: I am not aware of significant interaction between vitamin B12 and blood pressure medications, although without knowing exactly which medication, it is not possible to give you an exact answer. ...Read more

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Why do people with high blood pressure take water pills?

Water follows sodium: People with hypertension take diuretics like hydrochlorothiazide as a first line treatment. Diuretics cause the kidneys to excrete more sodium into the urine, water follows sodium, therefore there is less water in the blood vessels. Pressure against the arterial walls therefore decreases. This is also incidentally why a dash diet works. Decreased sodium in the diet=lower pressure. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take high blood pressure pills while prego?

Is it safe to take high blood pressure pills while prego?

Depends: On the medication, some are and some are dangerous, If you are plannming a pregnancy discuss with your doctor now and get changed before you try to get pregnant. ...Read more

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Can I take nitric oxide with high blood pressure medicines?

Can I take nitric oxide with high blood pressure medicines?

Of course, NO is a: Vasodilator of smooth muscles, the type of muscle cells in the walls of all veins & arteries, including the arterioles, the smallest arteries just prior to all capillaries, body wide. Arterioles, under brain (+ local feedback) control determine BP (in combination with cardiac output), 24/7, called TPR vs. CO in medical jargon, both controlled by brain/emotions 24/7 via autonomic nervous system ...Read more

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Is it safe to take musinex d if I have high blood pressure?

Is it safe to take musinex d if I have high blood pressure?

Yes: As long as your BP is routinely controlled before starting the mucinex (guaifenesin). Decongestants can be problematic for those hypertensive patients who are uncontrolled. See your doctor for verification. ...Read more

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What cough syrup can I take with having high blood pressure?

What cough syrup can I take with having high blood pressure?

Cough syrups: As long as a cough syrup doesn't contain a decongestant like sudafed, you can take the syrup which won't affect your hypertension. Plain Robitussin (guaifenesin) or robitussindm would be examples. ...Read more

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IS IT OK TO TAKE FAT BURNERS WHILE HAVING HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE?

IS IT OK TO TAKE FAT BURNERS WHILE HAVING HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE?

Fat Burners: There are no "fat burners." Drugs marketed in this way are stimulants which may increase heart rate and blood pressure. So, it's probably not a good idea. Losing weight is not easy but beware because there is a lot of unscientific junk for which someone will be glad to take your money. ...Read more

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How should I address high blood pressure if I take sleep meds?

How should I address high blood pressure if I take sleep meds?

Quickly: You should see your doctor right away. Tell the dr. All your current meds, both rx and otc. Tell your doctor your concerns about BP and tell him/her that you want to control your BP to less than 120/80. Don't wait. ...Read more

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How long will it take for a diuretic to lower high blood pressure?

How long will it take for a diuretic to lower high blood pressure?

Time diuretic effect: In general a diuretic will lower the BP within 2 weeks if your BP is diuretic responsive. This will depend on how much salt you eat as well. I recommend trying the DASH eating plan see check list to test if your BP is diet sensitive first. Takes only 2 weeks but check with your team or consult me for more details. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take trofranil if u have regulated high blood pressure?

Is it safe to take trofranil if u have regulated high blood pressure?

Trofranil: If you have regulated high blood pressure you need two things:
1: Have your doctor help you decrease your blood pressure.
2: Please don't take Tofranil till you carefully discuss this with your doctor. ...Read more

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What to do if I have high blood pressure. Can I take alza 36 (concerta)?

What to do if I have high blood pressure. Can I take alza 36 (concerta)?

Possibly: Concerta, like other forms of methylphenidate and amphetamines can cause elevation of blood pressure. If yoiur blood pressure is already elevated youir doctor should carefully monitor your blood pressure while taking concerta.
Speak with your doctor about this and alternative medications that do not effect blood pressure. ...Read more

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Why can I not take any high blood pressure medication without a diuretic?

Why can I not take any high blood pressure medication without a diuretic?

You can: Talk with your doctor about medications called ACE inhibiotors or angiotensin receptor blockers. They are equally good at treating high blood pressure and are not in the diuretic class. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Is it OK to take nyquil, or any type cold medicine, with high blood pressure?

Is it OK to take nyquil, or any type cold medicine, with high blood pressure?

Depends: Many cold medicine contains a nasal decongestant which would raise the blood pressure. The BP rise however depends on how well the BP is under control and what kind of BP pill is used. Nyquil however should be fine. ...Read more

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Can you take probiotics with having high blood pressure and medicated for it?

Can you take probiotics with having high blood pressure and medicated for it?

Probiotics...: Probiotics should not interfere with your hypertension medication. Some studies have actually shown that there may be a link between probiotic consumption and reduced blood pressure; although the studies were not definitive and more research is needed to make that claim. ...Read more

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Can I take the testrosterone booster nugenix with me having high blood pressure?

Can I take the testrosterone booster nugenix with me having high blood pressure?

It has: Nothing to do with your blood pressure. There is no reason to take a worthless, expensive and potentially dangerous supplement that won't help you in any way. There are NO testosterone "boosters" that do anything. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or internet scams. ...Read more

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What diet pill can a person take that won't hurt me. Having high blood pressure?

What diet pill can a person take that won't hurt me. Having high blood pressure?

No magic: None really. Firstly there aren't really any effective wt loss meds. Over the counter meds are either ineffective dangerous or both. Diet, exercise, counseling and for severe obesity bariatric procedures are the real options. Even a 10# wt loss can reduce your BP so modest wt loss is a real treatment for high bp. ...Read more

Dr. Barbara Lavi
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Blood Pressure (Definition)

Blood pressure is a measurement of the force placed on the blood vessels and is comprised of the "systolic" pressure (the top number on a blood pressure meter) which is the peak pressure when the heart is pumping, and the "diastolic" pressure (the bottom number on a blood pressure meter) which is the pressure during the resting phase ...Read more


Dr. Jeffrey Stevens
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High Blood Pressure (Hypertension) (Definition)

Also known as hypertension, high blood pressure occurs when blood pressure is 140/90 or higher. A systolic blood pressure (top number) is the pressure the blood exerts on the artery when the heart is at maximum contraction and a diastolic blood pressure (bottom number) is the pressure the blood exerts on the artery when the heart is at maximum relaxation. ...Read more