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Dr. M. Hytham Beck
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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Can pregnancy with progesterone supplement cause on and off, sometimes bad, period-like cramps in pregnancy after two miscarriages? There's no blood.

Can pregnancy with progesterone supplement cause on and off, sometimes bad, period-like cramps in pregnancy after two miscarriages? There's no blood.

No: Progesterone relaxes your uterus where your baby is growing. It doe snot cause cramps. It can cause bloating and gas pains. Maybe that is what is confusing you. Take care. Drink lots of fluids and eat small portions and avoid gassy foods. ...Read more

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What is the best birth control to take for a woman with high blood pressure and taking bystolic (nebivolol)? Thanks!

What is the best birth control to take for a woman with high blood pressure and taking bystolic (nebivolol)? Thanks!

IUD/Implant: Regardless of your age, blood pressure, family history, or reactions to other birth control, the most effective and safest methods of birth control are long-acting progestin-only methods, such as the implant or the hormonal IUD, which decrease rates of endometrial cancer and decrease bleeding. They're safe, reversible, and don't affect weight gain/mood. They're almost as good as getting sterilized ...Read more

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On lisinopril/hctz 20/12.5mg for hypertension and spironolactone 50 mg foracnehow much potassium should i eat a day? And being on two diuretics safe?

On lisinopril/hctz 20/12.5mg for hypertension and spironolactone 50 mg  foracnehow much potassium should i eat a day? And being on two diuretics safe?

Probably OK: Spironolactone can in rare cases cause high potassium, but in a young healthy person usually not an issue. To be safe, have your potassium levels checked (blood test) but you may generally eat whatever you want. The combination of diuretic is generally considered safe, but as I said, get your potassium level checked. ...Read more

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Is ok to take lebetalol and methyldopa during pregnancy?

Is ok to take lebetalol and methyldopa during pregnancy?

Medications: All anti hypertensives have to be monitored by a physician during pregnancy so if you become pregnant when taking these medications you should consult a doctor as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Can i take lisinopril, amlodipine, and furosemide for high creatinine and protein in urine, while i also have high uric acid levels?

Can i take lisinopril, amlodipine, and furosemide for high creatinine and protein in urine, while i also have high uric acid levels?

Meds for proteinuria: Lisinopril (l) is an excellent drug for reducing proteinuria (p) and blood pressure control. With a high creatinine, you need to be under the care of a nephrologist (n) to make sure you can preserve your kidney function as long as possible. You also need to have a 24 hour urine collection to assess your kidney function and to see how much p you have. A n can also help with your uric acid problem. ...Read more

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What is it like to take lisinopril hctz (hydrochlorothiazide) during pregnacy?

What is it like to take lisinopril hctz (hydrochlorothiazide) during pregnacy?

?: It's like very dangerous to your developing baby. Stop it IMMEDIATELY and hope it's not too late. ...Read more

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Can i take the testrosterone booster nugenix while having high blood pressure i take 25 mg of chlorthalid and 40 mg of azor (amlodipine and olmesartan) a day?

It's BS: Hi. Nugenix is snake oil bullshit. Nugenix states "This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease." Take them at their word! You're making the snake oil peddlers rich, and they're laughing all the way to the bank! If you have money to throw away, how about giving it to some group that will do some good in the world?! PS. Azor (amlodipine and olmesartan) & thiazide are good for BP control. ...Read more

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My HBP is high and i take Lisinopril. I'm pregnant taking methyldopa.My HBP is high. HELP!!! My last pregnancy i took labelatol and it never worked?

My HBP is high and i take Lisinopril. I'm pregnant  taking methyldopa.My HBP is high.  HELP!!! My last pregnancy i took labelatol  and it never worked?

See cardiologist: Are you having toxemia of pregnancy? If so, you need specialty care. There are options besides those mentioned by you for the hypertension. ...Read more

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I am taking progesterone, estradiol, aspirin, heparin and hCG injections in my first trimester of pregnancy?

I am taking progesterone, estradiol, aspirin, heparin and hCG injections in my first trimester of pregnancy?

Okay?: That's a lot of medicine, but you haven't asked a question. What do you want to know? ...Read more

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Preeclampsia and high blood pressure during pregnancy. How to deal with this?

Preeclampsia and high blood pressure during pregnancy. How to deal with this?

Talk to your doctor.: There are significant risks associated with preeclampsia and high blood pressure in pregnancy. Sometimes blood pressure medicine is needed, but not always. Patients need to be closely followed with visits and also labs. Some patients need to be delivered early depending on the severity of the disease. Talk to your doctor and follow the directions that they give you. ...Read more

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Is ok to take lebetalo and methyldopa during pregnancy?

Is ok to take lebetalo and methyldopa during pregnancy?

Yes it is safe: Yes both these meds are safe to take during pregnancy and are often prescribed to control blood pressure during pregnancy. ...Read more

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Can I take duphaston if I am on cardiomagnyl and folic acid? Are these medications safe during first weeks of pregnancy?

Can I take duphaston if I am on cardiomagnyl and folic acid? Are these medications safe during first weeks of pregnancy?

Talk tour OB: First Trimeterr is critical in organ formation. Therefore do not take anything without consulting your OB. ...Read more

Dr. Madhu Kandarpa
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Hydrochlorothiazide (Definition)

This is a diuretic often used to treat high blood pressure. It can be used alone or often in combination with ...Read more


Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Hctz (Definition)

HCTZ is a thiazide agent which is a kind of water pill or diuretic (heart ...Read more