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Can I take dextromethorphan if I have high blood pressure?

Can I take dextromethorphan if I have high blood pressure?

Yes: Dextramethorphan does cause increased blood pressure but it can cause drowsiness. So take it judiciously and avoid driving. There is possibility for interaction with antidepressants. ...Read more

Dr. James Lin
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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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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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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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I have high blood pressure can I take Deslym cough syrup?

I have high blood pressure can I take Deslym cough syrup?

Delsym (dextromethorphan): Delsym (dextromethorphan) without any other additives is OK with high blood pressure. If decongestants are included, the story changes and the risk for high BP patients goes up ...Read more

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Can I take one sudafed every night if I have high blood pressure?

Can I take one sudafed every night if I have high blood pressure?

Be careful: Sudafed and other oral decongestants will raise blood pressure. Other safe alternatives are topical nasal steroids and singulair (montelukast) both of which have decongestant properties. Topical afrin is safe used as directed in the instructions but may cause elevated BP in some individuals. ...Read more

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My husband has high blood pressure cab he take benadryl (diphenhydramine)?

My husband has high blood pressure cab he take benadryl (diphenhydramine)?

Benadryl (diphenhydramine) in HTN: Yes he can, but let his doctor know. ...Read more

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Can I take horny goat weed along with my high blood pressure meds and cialis?

Can I take horny goat weed along with my high blood pressure meds and cialis?

Not recommended: You could, but I wouldn't recommend it. The horny goat weed, amlodipine, ; Clonidine can all lower your blood pressure -- and the results could be marked. Please talk with your physician and pharmacist about this. ...Read more

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Why would someone take minipress (prazosin) other than for high blood pressure problems?

Why would someone take minipress (prazosin) other than for high blood pressure problems?

See below: In the past it was sometimes used for treatment of benign prostate enlargement. In a patient with normal blood pressure it could result in low blood pressure. There are better medicine for this purpose now. ...Read more

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If a man is on high blood pressure medicine, can he still safely take viagra (sildenafil)?

If a man is on high blood pressure medicine, can he still safely take viagra (sildenafil)?

Yes, unless nitrate: Viagra and its competitors can be taken in conjunction w/most other medications except nitrates. The combination of viagra & nitrate can lead to abrupt excessively low blood pressure, enough to kill someone, so don't do it! And be careful of otc dietary supplements that purport to be all-natural pure organic alternatives to viagra. Often they only work because they are contaminated w/sildenafil. ...Read more

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I take Hydrochlorothiazide 12.5 mg is that pre-hypertension or is it already high blood pressure? Please and thank you

I take Hydrochlorothiazide 12.5 mg is that pre-hypertension or is it already high blood pressure? Please and thank you

Med: The diagnosis is not made by the type or dosage of a medication. It is based on your blood pressure before you started the medication. If you had three separate readings with greater than 140 systolic or 90 diastolic that is hypertension, if you were in the 130s and 80s that is pre hypertension. ...Read more

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I have mild high blood pressure and take a new med called losartin 50 mgs. What could cause the creatine to be elevated then?

I have mild high blood pressure and take a new med called losartin 50 mgs. What could cause the creatine to be elevated then?

Good medicine: Losartan is in a class of medications called arbs (for angiotensin receptor blocker) and although they may increase creatinine some, they protect the kidneys, particularly from hbp and diabetes.
However, when creatinine rises too much, it will have to be stopped. The one to define how much is too much is your physician. Be sure to ask him/her. ...Read more

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Is it dangerous to only take the high blood pressure pills the ER prescribed to you once in while, when I can tell I need them?

Is it dangerous to only take the high blood pressure pills the ER prescribed to you once in while, when I can tell I need them?

Blood Pressure: Nope. To treat blood pressure you take a pill per day. You should inform your family physician these have been ordered for you and ask when they want to see you for follow up. Take your medication. ...Read more

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I'm on bystolic (nebivolol) for high blood pressure but ive been working out pretty hard for about a year. Is it ok to take creatine?

I'm on bystolic (nebivolol) for high blood pressure but ive been working out pretty hard for about a year. Is it ok to take creatine?

It should not: Have any significant interaction or adverse reaction. Monitor your blood pressure to assure you are effectively treated as your muscle mass varies. ...Read more

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I am on hydrochlorothiozide and lysinopril for high blood pressure. It keeps my blood pressure too 120 /80. Can I take 200 mg of coq10?

I am on hydrochlorothiozide and lysinopril for high blood pressure. It keeps my blood pressure too 120 /80. Can I take 200 mg of coq10?

If you want: Your blood pressure seems adequately controlled. If you want to take coq10 it will likely have no impact on your blood pressure. Whether there are any benefits from taking coq10 is not established. It is claimed that muscle aches from statins may be reduced by this supplement but this is not proven. If a chemical is present in or even necessary in an organ does prove benefit from supplementation. ...Read more

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Can I take garcinia cambogia with my hydroclodone and ibreprophen and I have high blood pressure and high chloestrale and take other meds?

Can I take garcinia cambogia with my hydroclodone and ibreprophen and I have high blood pressure and high chloestrale and take other meds?

Marketing, Not Best!: Go HFLC, Study DietDoctor. Com. Cholesterol=fat molecule manufactured by every animal cell, a building block of each cell membrane (enables membrane fluidity/movement without tearing), is fundamental to the survival of every animal cell. Lipoproteins (proteins which transport all fats in the water outside cells) is the correct issue for artery disease (e.g. LDL ≤700 nmol/l, Large-HDL ≥9 µmol/l). ...Read more

Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
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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. Mathew Chengot
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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