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Can a high INR level effect blood pressure?

Can a high INR level effect blood pressure?

No : Only if the inr is so high that there is spontaneous and severe bleeding in which case the BP tends to go down (rapidly). ...Read more

Dr. Michael Jacobson
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Clonidine (Definition)

is an alpha 2 adrenergic agonist used in the management of mild to moderate hypertension and as an analgesic in the management ...Read more


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Can overdosing on clonidine kill you with blood pressure changes?

Can overdosing on clonidine kill you with blood pressure changes?

Possible: Clonidine over dose can cause very low blood pressure and heart rate. If very low blood pressure persists and is not treated in a timely manner it can lead to shock and death. ...Read more

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Managing High Blood Pressure (Checklist)

Monitor your blood pressure at home
Daily
See your doctor regularly and work with him/her to control your blood pressure
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Take your medication as instructed without fail
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Will tizanidine elevate blood sugar level?

Will tizanidine elevate blood sugar level?

No: Tizanidine should not cause any changes in blood sugar level. The one caveat to this is if you have something like a spinal cord injury where you have large muscles in spasm, and tizanidine works very well cutting down these spasms, you could lower your metabolism thus increasing your blood sugar. Otherwise, if you dont have an sci/tbi/stroke, then it shouldn't change your sugars at all. ...Read more

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High pth blood level but normal calcium blood level?

High pth blood level but normal calcium blood level?

PTH: Low vitamin d or a diet low in calcium can cause PTH elevation in the setting of normal calcium. Also kidney problems can cause a similar process due to difficulties processing vitamin d. ...Read more

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Managing Low Blood Sugar (Checklist)

Avoid skipping meals
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Eat protein-rich snacks every 2 hours
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Keep fruit with you at all times if you feel hypoglycemic
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Does anasthesia rises cretanine and blood urea level?

Does anasthesia rises cretanine and blood urea level?

Not exactly: The anesthetic itself does not raise BUN and creatinine. However, if the patient is inadequately hydrated, or has decreased blood flow to the kidneys during the operation these values can increase. Talk to your anesthesiologist if you have concerns about this. ...Read more

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Can elevated cortisol levels cause high blood pressure?

Can elevated cortisol levels cause high blood pressure?

Yes: Elevated cortisol causes fluid retention through increased sodium reabsorption which increases plasma volume and might increase bp. ...Read more

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Taking Blood Thinners (Checklist)

Take appropriate dose of anticoagulation medication
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Follow up with your treating physician
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Can cymbalta (duloxetine) effect blood sugar levels?

Dr. Alan Ali Dr. Ali
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Cymbalta (duloxetine): No reported cases of changes in blood sugar levels that I am aware of. ...Read more

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Is a high blood sugar level dangerous?

Is a high blood sugar level dangerous?

Diabetes is bad!: Too much sugar in the blood is a sign of diabetes. In diabetes, the extra glucose or sugar, in the blood can cause lots of organs to not function properly over time, most importantly the heart and blood vessels, nerves, kidneys, and eyes. This needs to be diagnosed quickly and treated aggressively for prevention of damage to these organs! ...Read more

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Diagnosing Blood in Stool (Checklist)

Get a heme test of stool
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Make dietary changes
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Take a stool softener
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See your doctor
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How do blood pressure regulators detect blood pressure levels?

How do blood pressure regulators detect blood pressure levels?

Pulse volume: Hi scar -- it's a pulse volume recording and it is based on regular pulses --. ...Read more

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Does valerian medication raise blood pressure?

Blood pressure: Hypertension is not listed among the pharmacologic effects of valerian. Its claims are mostly in the sedative area. ...Read more

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Managing Low Blood Pressure (Checklist)

Drink plenty of water
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Have your medications adjusted if needed
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Look for symptoms of lightheadedness and fatigue
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Does blood sugar levels affect blood alcohol levels?

Does blood sugar levels affect blood alcohol levels?

Depends: If the blood sits around at room temperature and there is microbial contamination, fermentation of glucose could increase alcohol level. However, this is a very long scenario. ...Read more

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Dealing with Blood in Urine (Checklist)

Rule out infection as a cause with a urinalysis or culture
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Ask your doctor to review your medications to identify cause
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Rule out kidney stones with your doctor
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If male, schedule a prostate exam
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What is dangerously low blood sugar level?

Below 60 mg: Normal sugars run between 60-90mg. Most people develop symptoms of hypoglycemia as the blood sugar level gets down to 60mg or lower. Hypoglycemia is a dangerous condition. ...Read more

Dr. Jane Van Dis
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Duraclon (Definition)

Clonidine is an addiction reducing agent which is a kind of psychiatric drug and a blood pressure drug which is a ...Read more


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Catapres (Definition)

Clonidine is an addiction reducing agent which is a kind of psychiatric drug and a blood pressure drug which is a ...Read more