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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
Many women complain that they have trouble sleeping when they are pregnant. Try not to eat just before bedtime. Consider taking a warm bath at bedtime to help you relax. As your abdomen gets bigger, you may want to lie on your side with a pillow under your abdomen and a pillow between ...Read more
Hydrochlorothiazide: Hyrodchlorothiazide (H) is a diuretic which makes a patient urine more frequently. It can also cause glucose intolerance, low levels of potassium and magnesium, among others. As a result of the increased urine production, H will lower the BP of a patient. It is used to lower calcium levels in the urine of patients taking it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A bit > 1 day: This combination of medications is typically taken once a day, so it stays active for a least that long. Likely to be completely out of your body after a week. ...Read more
No: You should contact your Ob ASAP and have them choose a separate pregnancy safe medication for you. Diuretics are not recommended in pregnant women as a first line agent. All changes in mediations should be made with your Ob's input. BP should be checked and controlled. There are other alternatives. Best of luck ...Read more
Erectile Dysfunction: Side effects of HCTZ (hydrochlorothiazide) may include decreased libido & sexual dysfunction. Per Drugs.Com – 88% of patients report no change of libido and 12% report improved libido with use of Indapamide (Lozol). Sexual dysfunction was not listed as a side effect of Indapamide ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It's ok: You should be relaxed and have lower BP afterward. ...Read more
My dr prescribed 50 mg of losartan and 25 mg of hctz (hydrochlorothiazide). is this a normal combination?
Very normal: Sure is. Like peanut butter and jelly. Peas and carrots. Hugs and kisses. That combination is effective, safe, and used very commonly because the losartan helps cancel a troublesome side effect of hctz (hydrochlorothiazide) (potassium wasting) and hctz (hydrochlorothiazide) potentiates the effect of losartan. Your dr is on the ball. ...Read more
I accidentally took two losartan hctz (hydrochlorothiazide) 100-12.5 mg tabs I am a 63 year old female weight 109?
What do you suggest if my dr prescribed 50 mg of losartan and 25 mg of hctz (hydrochlorothiazide). is this normal?
BP medications: Your mother's doctor has diagnosed her with hypertension and started her on losartan, which is a BP medicine along with HCTZ (hydrochlorothiazide) that is a diuretic. HCTZ (hydrochlorothiazide) also lowers BP. I suggest that nothing needs to be done, as this is a normal way to treat high BP. ...Read more
I am told that having hydrochlorothiazide in combination with ramipril for years together can cause loss of sodium and other problem in body.
Diuretics and sodium: Using a diuretic, like hyrdochlorothiazide (hctz (hydrochlorothiazide)) can cause a drop in sodium (na) levels in your blood. Ramipril (r) has no effect on your na level, as its anti-hypertensive effect is based on its making your arteries more compliant which lowers blood pressure. If low na levels are a problem for you, ask your doctor if there are different options for your blood pressure control other than hctz (hydrochlorothiazide). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Wake up BP 108/68? Do i take me enalapril and hctz (hydrochlorothiazide) for the morning? My daily dose is enalapril10bid and hctz (hydrochlorothiazide)25
Take it as: Prescribed. That's why your BP is well controlled! ...Read more
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