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Is High Blood Pressure A Side Effect Of Azithromycin
It can be: Blood pressure medications can cause fainting due lowering your blood pressure too much. In addition, fainting or syncope may reflect several other potentially dangerous conditions such as cardiac arrythmias. I recommend you have this symptom evaluted by a physician as soon as possible. ...Read more
A blood pressure reading has two numbers: a systolic blood pressure and a diastolic blood pressure. The systolic blood pressure is the maximum pressure the blood exerts on the vessels when the heart is beating. The diastolic blood pressure is the pressure the blood exerts on the vessels in between heartbeats. Hypertension, or high blood pressure, begins when the systolic blood pressure remains above 140 or when the diastolic blood pressure remains above 90. Hypertension can be a result of increased blood flow through vessels or increased resistance to ...Read more
Does clonidine 0.1 mg., as a blood pressure prescription, have the effect of slightly slowing the heart beat/rate? Is it a beta blocker?
Does the combination of losartin and Lipitor (atorvastatin) have side effects? Can one be high blood pressure.
What can cause a pulse of 105 while resting? Blood pressure also fluctuating between normal and the lower side of high. Is this a thyroid storm?
No, it's NOT: Thyroid storm, that is a completely different disorder which you can not have because you don't have hyperthyroidism. Make sure your thyroid level is normal with brand name T4 replacement, and if so, your thyroid has nothing to do with your problems. Check w/your doctor. Your problems are much most likely due to your weight excess and poor diabetes control. ...Read more
Can be dangerous: When you are pregnant , do not use any medicines unless your doctor tells you to. Some medicines can harm your baby. Make sure that all your doctors know that you are pregnant ...Read more
Generally, is it true that ACE inhibitors as a class of medication have a fairly weak effect in reducing blood pressure in hypertension?
See below: Irbesartan (avapro) can cause allergic facial swelling (angioedema), low blood pressure, high potassium and decreased white cell counts. It should not be used in females who could become pregnant. In spite of this the drug is often well tolerated and effective in patients with hypertension and will soon be available in generic form. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes : The majority of diarrhea is not directly related to diabetes but instead is a fairly common medication side effects of metformin, the most commonly prescribed medication to treat diabetes. Byetta, victoza, (liraglutide) and Bydureon also have diarrhea as a potential side effect. However, diarrhea is also a symptom of gastrointestinal neuropathy that is seen in patients with years of poorly controlled diabetes. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Lisinopril and HBP: Lisinopril (l) works to lower BP by correcting enodthelial dysfunction (e), which is thicking of the arterial wall. Correcting e takes about 2 weeks to be effective and causes the artery to be more compliant (c). Increasing c causes a lowering of bp. L also lower protein in the urine which is another beneficial action of l. ...Read more
Of the high blood pressure medicines diovan, (valsartan) Benicar or avapro, which has the least side effects?
Does low potassium increase blood pressure? If so, could nebulized albuterol's potassium-lowering effect be a significant factor as the cause of hbp?
Many, but...: Every medicine has its own personality, so to speak. So, it is important to take each medicine separately. It is important to weigh the benefit of treating hypertension vs the risk of every medicine. Also, remember that side effects of a medicine vary from a patient to another. Therefore, you need to go over your brochures of medicines and take your concerns to your doctor for face to face answers. ...Read more
BP med: Kidney disease is not induced by BP medication, unless an allergic reaction evolved. This is very rare. Lisinopril is a terrific BP lowering med; it preserves kidney tissue from hypertensive damage; lisinopril and other ACEI can result in a reduction in kidney function that is transient and is due to arterial disease in the kidney arteries; thus cautions accompany ACEI Rx and Docs must check lab ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is coreg (carvedilol) the drug of choice for high blood pressure in a person having kidney disease?
No: Although is a good BP agent for a patient with hypertension and/or heart disease, it would not be the best choice for someone who has kidney disease. A patient with kidney disease should be getting a medicine called an ace inhibitor like Lisinopril or an arb agent like Cozaar or diovan (valsartan). These agents help protect your kidneys from getting worse. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Blood pressure is a measurement of the force placed on the blood vessels and is comprised of the "systolic" pressure (the top number on a blood pressure meter) which is the peak pressure when the heart is pumping, and the "diastolic" pressure (the bottom number on a blood pressure meter) which is the pressure during the resting phase ...Read more
Azithromycin (zithromax, azithrocin, zmax, azin) is an azalide, a subclass of macrolide antibiotics. Azithromycin is one of the world's best-selling antibiotics.[not in citation given (see discussion.)] it is derived from erythromycin, with a methyl-substituted nitrogen atom incorporated into the lactone ring, thus making ...Read more
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