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Can I Take Oxycodone With Blood Pressure Meds
I take lisnopril and clonidine I am switching from methadone to oxycodone and have withdrawals ,blood pressure is up can I take lisnopril twice daily?
Yes: many patients take this medicine 2 x /day ...Read more
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
I just started a Suboxone program to get off of Fentanyl and Oxycodone. My blood pressure has gone up - is this related?
Having constant pain in my legs and pelvic groin also high blood pressure was being treated with lisinopril oxycodone 10/325 and bystolic for last 6yrs. Recently lost my doctor and can't get another appt. Until Nov.17..but all my medications are past due
Here are some...: Politically, legally, and commercially, the date of drug expiration is rigid, but in reality, a few days or weeks off such date is still safe. For urgent need of drugs, call doc's office for timely refilling or go to nearby urgent care for short-term refilling if you've proper documentations of your illnesses and their need of drugs, ...Read more
No: Never double the dose. Resume your regular dose as usual. ...Read more
Keep trying: High blood pressure can be complicated and difficult to treat. There are many unusual causes. Response to treatment and medication can vary from patient to patient. However, almost always BP can be treated successfully. More evaluation, different medication regimens and treatments, specialists in hypertension should be tried till effective treatment is found. ...Read more
I'm 70 yrs old and my blood pressure readings are : sistolics between 135-149 but diastolic 73-76 do I have hbp ? I do take meds every day
May need adjustment:
According to JNC8 pathients who are 60 years of age or older and do not have diabetes or chronic kidney disease
But you have Diabetes and for you the goal is 140/90 and if your systolic is over 140.you may need adjustment in your therapy
Discuss with your doctor about your BP Control ...Read more
How can i make sure my anxiety doesnt cause my blood pressure to rise? I refuse to let my mind negatively effect my health. I wont take meds either
Therapy?: Have you yet tried any form of psychotherapy? Typically, the optimal combination of things to treat emotional issues such as panic attacks, which are common is medication (which, on your best day, is supposed to take the edge off symptoms) but the real gruntwork takes place in psychotherapist's consulting room. You can certainly choose not to take medication, however. ...Read more
I take 40 mg of lisinopril daily. My blood pressure was 166/102 at 6am. I took my meds and Around 9:30 am I had it taken again and it was 160/110 ??
Provided the cuff: used to measure your blood pressure is accurate, it sounds like you need a medication adjustment. Most patients with blood pressure in your range require three or more medications taken several times a day to obtain acceptable control. See your health care provider for a reevaluation in order to avoid long term problems associated with uncontrolled HTN. ...Read more
It seems that most blood pressure medications cause IBS. Can you recommend one that does not cause IBS? When I don't take my meds, I am ok.
The statement that "most BP medications cause IBS" is false.
Please do NOT shop on INTERNET and discuss with your doctor. All medications may have different side effects, but with a little bit of patience your doctor and you will be able to find the right medicine to control BP with minimal or no side effects ...Read more
Im 48 years old and i dont have frequent erections but i do take blood pressure meds plus cialis is there any help for me or is it all in my head?
There is hope for ED:
I'm not sure how often 48 yo s. "should" have erections to be "normal".
Feeling "without hope" because of perceived ED is not right without a medical work up. So don't be that guy and see an internist/endocrine Dr.
For me it was extremely low T. which didn't even make it on the Mayo list. ...Read more
It's been 24 hours since taking my last blood pressure med. (Losartan 100mg) my Bp is 127/65. Should I take my Bp again or will the 65 get too low?
Hypertension: The reported BP is fine, a diastolic of 65 is admirable.If you stop taking scheduled meds prescribed for documented diagnosed hypertension then the BP will rise up though perhaps not right away;so do take the med as prescribed.Losartan sometimes works better taken divided in to 2 doses 12 hours apart eg 50mg every 12 hours.Good luck. ...Read more
Lots of ways!: If you're blood pressure is high, there are several things that may help, besides medications. Weight loss for people overweight or obese is probably the most effective. Regular cardiovascular activity (150min+ / week), if okay'd by your doctor, is also great. Alcohol cessation or moderation is important, as is salt restriction. Following a dash diet is another way to control BP through diet! ...Read more
Yes: Also can take HTN meds with prep h. No interactions. ...Read more
Unusual: This is certainly not what is expected! I am glad you are following your bp. It would help to know what the numbers are, what other meds you take (i see the list above). It may be that something else is going on with your medical conditions. I recommend you follow-up with your physician to see what is going on. ...Read more
Soon: Most times a good response can be achived in 1 week if the correct medicnes are for the patient. Some patients will need more than one medicines and many trials and doctor visits. ...Read more
That depends: It depends on many factors. For example in diabetics it is a standard of care that they be on certain types of blood pressure medication even if their BP is normal. In patients who have had strokes or heart attacks there are medications that have been shown to potentially reduce the risk of subsequent such events and it behooves the patient to stay on medications. ...Read more
I have high blood pressure.. i take meds.. it's about 135 over 85. will this vitapak elevate my BP even more?
How long does it take for high blood pressure meds to work? My hbp is higher than before i started - 159/101
Depends on Medicine: Several different types (classes) of medications are used to lower blood pressure. Most of these take many days to a few weeks to slowly bring blood pressure down. Keep in mind that blood pressure is dynamic and will rise and fall throughout the day in response to various things. Talk to your doctor for a specific answer regarding the medicine you are taking. ...Read more
I have high blood pressure .. i take meds it around 135 over 85.. i bought women ripped vitapak. Is it ok to take?
Im a 57 year old women and my BP is 88 over 59, good or bad? Im treated on meds for high blood pressure now, take meds daily
Too low: If your BP average is staying 88/59, your meds are too strong and should be tapered. ...Read more
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