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Can I take cetirizine while I am on irbesartan? I have slightly high blood pressure but is now managed.

Can I take cetirizine while I am on irbesartan? I have slightly high blood pressure but is now managed.

Yes: No interaction, but be cautious with zyrtec-d, the -d part can increase your blood pressure, plain cetirizine doesn't, , ...Read more

Dr. Lawrence Kessler
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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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I have high blood pressure my doc have me this for my sinus but isn't this bad for me cetirizine d 12 hour tablets?

I have high blood pressure my doc have me this for my sinus but isn't this bad for me cetirizine d 12 hour tablets?

Caution: A decongestant like Cetirizine d 12hr can be used for severe sinus congestion for
3-4 days but people with hypertension should be cautious and check their bp.
Should not be used in patient with uncontrolled blood pressure. ...Read more

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My blood pressure was up when I took cetirizine and I have irregular heartbeat. I am on irbesartan for high bp. Will this go away?

My blood pressure was up when I took cetirizine and I have irregular heartbeat. I am on irbesartan for high bp. Will this go away?

If cetirizine is: The problem then its mild-anticholinergic effect on the heart should subside in about 24 hrs even though its antihistaminic effect may linger for up to 72 hrs. However, it is unusual to see elevated BP from this drug and you may need to see your doctor about this issue. ...Read more

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My blood pressure was up when I took regular cetirizine w/o D and I have irregular heartbeat. I am on irbesartan for high bp. Will this go away?

My blood pressure was up when I took regular cetirizine w/o D and I have irregular heartbeat. I am on irbesartan for high bp. Will this go away?

It will normalize: But if it remains high or irregular heart beat continues better see your doctor for an ECG, at times blood pressure goes up for several reasons the least of which is physical activity or even any nervous excitement, calm down and relax before you get your blood pressure measured, good luck ...Read more

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Does zyrtec (cetirizine) raise blood pressure?

Probably not: It's just an anti-histamine and if the allergies feel better, your blood pressure might come down little. ...Read more

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Does taking zyrtec (cetirizine) with antihistamines run the blood pressure up?

Does taking zyrtec (cetirizine) with antihistamines run the blood pressure up?

No, But Don't Do It: Zyrtec (cetirizine) is an antihistamine- so you shouldn't be taking it with other antihistamines. However, antihistamines don't typically elevate the blood pressure. Decongestants (ie sudafed) can cause blood pressure elevation. Zyrtec (cetirizine) shouldn't be a problem. ...Read more

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Can you take Zyrtec (cetirizine) with blood pressure medicine? Thank you! Will the Zyrtec (cetirizine) help with my cough?

Can you take Zyrtec (cetirizine) with blood pressure medicine? Thank you! Will the Zyrtec (cetirizine) help with my cough?

Zyrtec (cetirizine): May or may not help with cough. You haven't mentioned which blood pressure you're on? Generally speaking it won't interact with it, but mind you, some blood pressure medications would cause cough!! Good that you asked, always exercise caution with multiple medications, better see your doctor for evaluation, best wishes ...Read more

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I have high blood pressure, diabetes can I drink zyrtec (cetirizine) to help with a sinus infection? Or should I use a vaporizer?

I have high blood pressure, diabetes can I drink zyrtec (cetirizine) to help with a sinus infection? Or should I use a vaporizer?

I would not: Zyrtec can clog the nose up when you have an infection and you want to open the nose to allow it to drain. I would not use zyrtec. Instead I would use Mucinex (guaifenesin) but not Mucinex (guaifenesin) d which can raise blood pressure. A humidifier or vaporizer can be helpful but keep it clean so it does not brew mold. ...Read more

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Husband had severe allergies. High blood pressure. Currently takes cetrizine and zicam nose spray with no relief. What other meds can he take for all?

Husband had severe allergies. High blood pressure. Currently takes cetrizine and zicam nose spray with no relief. What other meds can he take for all?

Nasal steroid: Nasal steroid are very effective for environmental allergies and quite safe with few side effects since application is topical. Hypertension is not a contraindication. Can be used with Zicam or without. If Zicam effective, will know after 10 days of consistent use. Can add saline irrigation as well. And continue cetirizine. If this strategy fails, an Allergist can help ...Read more

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My blood pressure is 106/65 and my pulse is 65.Do I need to go to the E.R.? I normally have high blood pressure.

My blood pressure is 106/65 and my pulse is 65.Do I need to go to the E.R.? I normally have high blood pressure.

NO: You are fine. Relax. This is normal BP and Pulse. There is normal range of BP from 90/60 to 140/85. and Pulse varies from 60 to 100. ...Read more

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Year old with high blood pressure?

Year old with high blood pressure?

1yo HBO: Yes high blood pressure can occur at one year. Usually due to a known cause and there are many. Happy to do consult but need more details. ...Read more

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Can soda cause high blood pressure?

Can soda cause high blood pressure?

Not directly: Carbonated beverages have been blamed for many health issues. However, there is no known direct cause and effect relationship between them and high blood pressure. Having said that, excessive intake will likely lead to weight gain and obesity increases your risk of hypertension and cardiovascular diseases. ...Read more

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How do I get high blood pressure down?

How do I get high blood pressure down?

Lifestyle changes: Try lifestyle changes first:
- don't smoke cigarettes or use any tobacco product.
- lose weight if you're overweight.
- exercise regularly.
- eat a healthy diet that includes lots of fruits and vegetables and is low in fat.
- limit your sodium, alcohol and caffeine intake.
- try relaxation techniques or biofeedback. ...Read more

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Can someone box with high blood pressure?

It depends: Depending on your medical problems, you should check with your doctor, boxing can cause traumatic brain injury and I do not recommend it in general. ...Read more

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Can high blood pressure affect the vision?

Can high blood pressure affect the vision?

Yes: Acute rise in blood pressure especially severe may result in visual disturbance. Chronic uncontrolled high blood pressure may also cause visual changes. ...Read more

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Can ginger aggravate high blood pressure?

Can ginger aggravate high blood pressure?

BP and Ginger: There are reports that ginger has a mild beneficial effect on BP, a study compared it to garlic for BP and cholesterol. Ginger was better for BP, and garlic was more beneficial for cholesterol ...Read more

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Can high blood pressure cause wavy vision?

Can high blood pressure cause wavy vision?

Not likely: Unless the pressure is staggeringly high, there is usually no effect on the vision. Wavy vision should be investigated by your ophthalmologist especially if it is of recent onset. Blood pressure does need control for other reasons (heart, brain) but not for alterations in eye vision. ...Read more

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How can I get help for high blood pressure?

How can I get help for high blood pressure?

Talk to your doc!: First, change your lifestyle, eg diet & exercise. Regular exercise is key. So is eating better (you know what that means but no fad diets - consider dash & mediterranean diets). Try to lose a few pounds, not major amounts, even 10-15# will do the trick. If this isn't enough, your doc will talk to you about medications, like thiazides, ace inhibitors, arb, beta blockers, calcium channel blocker, etc. ...Read more

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How can I deal with my high blood pressure?

How can I deal with my high blood pressure?

Healthy life style: Eat a mediterranean diet, get plenty of exercise, do not smoke and take care of any risk factors you may have like diabetes, hypertension or gout. Avoid excess alcohol and don't use drugs, learn to control stress.

Read this: http://en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/hypertension. ...Read more

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What can I do to lower high blood pressure?

What can I do to lower high blood pressure?

Low salt low fat: A low-salt low-fat diet is best for cardiovascular and overall health. Studies have shown that a mediterranean diet which is high in vegetables, nuts and fish intake is the best overall type of diet. To lower blood pressure, this helps as well. So does exercise ...Read more

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Average weight to avoid high blood pressure?

Blood Pressure: Stop: Use this link to calculate your ideal weight: http://www. Bmi-calculator. Net/. Lifestyle changes such as losing weight, exercising regularly, decreasing sodium (salt) intake, avoiding alcohol and stimulants e.g. Caffeine, getting enough sleep and treating sleep apnea all help. However, blood pressure tends to rise gradually with age, so be prepared to take some medicines in needed to prevent stroke. ...Read more

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Can you mix a high blood pressure medicines?

Yes.: It is often necessary to take more than one drug to achieve optimal control of high blood pressure. ...Read more

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What can you do to treat high blood pressure?

Lifestyle, meds: Lifestyle changes can lower blood pressure a lot: limiting sodium intake in the diet (2 grams per day), losing weight (sometimes even 7-10 lbs) and exercising regularly (30+ minutes of brisk walking or equivalent, per day). One can often lower blood pressure by 10 or more systolic, and 5 or more diastolic points this way. Numerous classes of medications lower BP by targeting different pathways. ...Read more

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What can I do to control high blood pressure?

What can I do to control high blood pressure?

Low salt diet: Exercise & weight loss...Medication if lifestyle changes are ineffective. Talk to your physician. ...Read more

Dr. Louis Gallia
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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. Hirenkumar Italia
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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