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How can coreg 12.5mg twice a day may effect a mans sexual performance and cause erectile dysfunction?
Yes it is possible.: The incident of sexual dysfunction reported in male 0.1-1%. Coreg reduces the workload on the heart/ help it to beat more regularly, and also reduces blood pressure. Common side effects diarrhea, unusual tiredness, headache/nausea. Tiredness reduces if you take your medication regularly. Report and breathing issues, swollen ankles/feet. Talk with physician if sexual dysfunction worsens. Take care. ...Read more
What should my grandmother do to lower her blood pressure? My grandmother has high blood pressure. She currently takes the following medications for it:
-losartan potassium 100mg once a day
-coreg cr 40mg and 20mg (60mg total) once a day
By : By the date of this post almost a week has passed. I will assume that your grandmother has seen or spoken with her doctor. If not she must do so immediately. For the future, if her BP rises that high, along with having symptoms (in her case she had severe headache and nausea). This is reason to take her to the urgent care or at least give a call in to her doctor for instruction. It sounds like your grandmother needs a change in her treatment plan in order to lower her bp. All the best. ...Read more
I take 25mg of coreg twice a day for bp. I understand I am supposed to take it with food? Do I have to? As i a rarely hungry at my morning dose. Thx
Depends -Side effect: If you are not lightheaded/dizzy after your morning dose then you can get away without food for this dose.Taking with food reduces the risk of this side effect as food slows the absorption of coreg. Its important that you are consistent with taking your medication for better blood pressure control, so if it means taking a dose without food fine.Please discuss any issues with your doctor.Take care. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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