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I occasionally have trouble sleeping. Would be okay to take sleep quil. Do you have any other suggestions? I take the following daily
losartan-hctz 50-12.5 mg
sertraline HCl 50 mg
atorvastatin 40 mg
Sleep disorder in which there is inability to fall asleep &/or stay asleep, followed by daytime functional impairment. It accompanies several sleep, medical, or psychiatric disorders. It can occur at any age, but more common in elderly. It can be short-term (up to 3 weeks) or long-term. It can lead to memory impairment, mood changes, & increase risk of ...Read more
I recently went to see a CNP and found that my BP was 153/107 that day. She gave me HCTZ 12.5mg QD. Now, 6 days later, my BP is 166/118.
Hypertension: You have hypertensive range of blood pressure, the hctz itself is not enough, you need more medicine also need to rule out any secondary cause for your hypertension. You are young and have this high of blood pressure need to rule out secondary causes. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Does BP 91/71 is bad? I have this BP at work always. And at home 110/70 I am taking enalapril10bid with hctz 25 but i reduce this last one to 12.5
Low Blood Pressure?: Your blood pressure of 91/71 is not "low" if you have no symptoms, such as dizziness or weakness standing up or moving around. You are a young female and that pressure seems to be fine for you. If you have questions about your need for the hctz, discuss this with your physician to arrive at an answer. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I haven't been able to take my hctz 25mg yet today as it is being delivered to me later tonite by a relative. Is this ok & will i feel any different?
NCTM missed dose: This should not cause any problems. If you take it closer to bed time you may have to use the restroom more during the night. ...Read more
No: It's so gentle, most people don't even know they're taking it. I know. I take it! ...Read more
Some use 2x/day: Hctz (hydrochlorothiazide) is a mild diuretic most often used to treat hypertension. It is often used once daily but some use 2 times a day. So, it is ok to use 2x/day, but i would advise that you check with your doc to find out why you would need to use 2x/day, especially being your age at 24? More likely to have side effects from 2 vs 1 pill per day. So, consult doc. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers