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Hctz And Pregnancy
Does my BP pills can affect the result of the pregnancy test? I am takin enalapril/hctz. 40 days cycle negative pregnant test
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
I'm on hydrochlorothiazide 12.5 mg for BP issues after pregnancy for past 3 days. How long does it take to start working?
Side effects: Lisinopril treats hypertension, reduces proteinuria and it can cause a dry cough, that is worse at night. L can also cause nausea, vomiting, skin rash and swelling of the lips. Hctz (hydrochlorothiazide) can cause both low potassium (K) and magnesium (M) levels. The higher the dose of Hctz (hydrochlorothiazide), the more K and M one will lose. Hctz (hydrochlorothiazide) can also, at times, impair glucose intolerance. ...Read more
Probably: They both treat HTN but they're otherwise completely different. The best choice of a BP med is best left to someone with a complete picture of your conditions and other meds. ...Read more
None: They are the same medicine.Get a more detailed answer ›
No problem: You probably won't even notice the difference. That's a normal dose for some people. ...Read more
Yes: It depends on several variables whether a particular medicine can be used alone or with another medication in any individual.The goal is control of blood pressure and can only be assessed after you are on the medication. Issues that must be considered are kidney function that can be affected by both agents above, safety overall and other drugs you may be taking. Your caregiver will give you advice. ...Read more
Depends: If that's how its prescribed, no; if not, yes. ...Read more
What happens when you take lisinopril twice a day by mistake 20-25 mg hctz (hydrochlorothiazide) feeling weird?
BP GOES DOWN: It will lower your blood pressure and may make you pass more urine make dizzy and sick.You should only take the blood pressure medicine as prescribed, taking double the dose can make your BP go very low and can make you sick.Best is to take your pills at the same time preferably in the morning due to diuretic in lisnopril/hct. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Which one make my pressure lower enalapril or hctz (hydrochlorothiazide)? When to cut down on hctz (hydrochlorothiazide)?
Enalapril: Enalapril is an ace-inhibitor (angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor) does work in the kidney (but is not a water pill) and is a stronger medicine to lower blood pressure. If blood pressure is under control and you are low in potassium due to the hctz (hydrochlorothiazide= a water pill) you could ask your health care provider about a reduction or stopping. ...Read more
What could be the HTN medication with the least amount of many common side effects, with the exception of hctz (hydrochlorothiazide)?
I take HCTZ (hydrochlorothiazide) every other day as prescription by my dr will this help a little with cleaning THC out of my system??
Does triameterene hctz (hydrochlorothiazide) start working immediately or does it take a few days to start working.? Taking it with 40 mg lisinopril.
Hypertension: Triamterene/hctz should take effect within 24-48 hours to start bringing down your blood pressure. You should reach an optimal BP level in a week. Be sure to take the med as prescribed and followup as directed by your doctor. Weight control and limiting your sodium to 2000 mg daily are an important part of controlling hypertension. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is a BP of 105/79 too low while on lisinopril and hctz (hydrochlorothiazide)? I'll be flying on tuesday and concerned that its too low. Usually 125/80
Low BP?: If you are not weak or dizzy while you are ambulating, there is no need for concern. With your BP readings, perhaps the hctz (hydrochlorothiazide) can be eliminated. Please speak to your physician about this. Flying will have no effect on your blood pressure if you drink fluids. Good luck. ...Read more
Hctz (hydrochlorothiazide) is one diuretic. Are there other forms or diuretic classes that may be more potent at its max dose and with less side effects?
Different diuretics : Lasix (l) and Bumex (b) are diuretics that work at the loop of henle n the kidney and are more portent that hctz (hydrochlorothiazide). All diuretics will may you lose potassium, sodium and magnesium. B and l are stronger than hctz (hydrochlorothiazide) and can be used in patients with chronic kidney disease where hctz (hydrochlorothiazide) will be ineffective. All diuretics will increase your urine output. B and l do not have any effect on glucose levels. ...Read more
What would be my signs to watch for if im having a reaction to me taking my lisinopril. 20-25 hctz (hydrochlorothiazide) twicw by mistake. .Don't have a way to check bp?
Don't panic: Many people take that dose everyday intentionally. It may be a little much for you. Your BP may get a little lower than you're used to. If that happens, you may feel light headed, especially when you first get up. You can counteract the effects by drinking extra fluid and eating extra salt but i wouldn't advise doing that unless you're feeling dizzy. Who knows-tonight you may have the best BP ever. ...Read more