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ARB: They are both angiotensin receptor blockers and do the same things. ...Read more
Do brand hyzaar (losartan and hydrocholorthiazide) 100/12.5 and generic losartan hctz 100/12.5 work the same?
Take 5mgs Amlodipine, Coversyl HD Plus & Atenolol 25mgs 2xdaily. Burning legs from Amlodipine. Can I stop the Amlodipine?
Fine together: These medications are not known to not negatively interact, so taking them together should be fine. ...Read more
Passable: They work by different mechanisms.....Could be useful in combination. ...Read more
For bbood pressure - are inderal la (propranolol generic) and cozaar (losartan) a good combination?
Am using Tenormin and Diovan (valsartan) can I replace these with generic atenolol and valasartan ?
Talk to your doctor: There is always an exception to the rule, but nearly everyone does fine with generic versions of brand name medications. Talk to your doctor and/or pharmacist about making the change. Good luck. ...Read more
Family member took 13 pills of lisinopril hctz (hydrochlorothiazide) 10-12.5 mg is that an overdose?
Yes: Hydrochlorthiazide can cause hypercalcemia. Amlodipine does not cause hypercalcemia. Hypercalcemia caused by hydrochlorthiazide should improve in 2 weeks after stopping the hydrocholthiazide- if it does not it may be indicate there could be an underlying condition for the high calcium and overactive parathyroid gland is a possible consideration if that is the case. ...Read more
Taking the Toprol (metoprolol) 100 norvasc 5 lasix 20 for blood-pressure and diastolic CHF. Better meds (cozaar?) or diuretics for diabetes and kidney conditions?
Sartans: They belong to the same family and work the same way. ...Read more
ARB vs ACE-I: Both families of drug are effective for hypertension and of similar potency. ...Read more