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Is It Safe To Mix Aspirin And Atenolol
How many aspirins a day is it safe to take on a regular daily schedule? I take four 325mg tablets every day.
Aspirin Dose: This is a difficult question to answer without knowing why you are taking it. If you are taking Aspirin for its cardioprotectant effect, the dose is considerably lower than what you are taking on the other hand, if you are taking it as an anti-inflammatory agent for osteoarthritis, the dose seems a little low. The doctor who prescribed your Aspirin therapy is the best person to answer this ...Read more
Atenolol is a relatively long-acting (24 hours) beta-blocker. Beta-blockers as a group of medications calm or slow the heart rate down. They stop the swings in hr from stress or nerves. If someone is on a good dose of a beta-blocker and are startled, the medication suppresses the pounding of your heart. It also won't allow the hr to climb with exercise. It's used to ...Read more
Meds: Most folks can take those together but your doctor can advise you knowing your specific information. ...Read more
My bf has Marfan's and he has no more heart pills and no insurance he has been taking low dose aspirin cause he doesn't have his normal pills.
Is there anything else he can do till he goes too the doctors?
Need answers fast his medication was atenolol
Atenolol : Atenolol helps to decrease blood pressure and also decreases the force with which the heart ejects blood. It is a medicine to slow the heart rate and help prevent stress on the aorta. His dilated aorta (or aortic aneurysm) is related to weakening of the connective tissue in the aorta and increases the risk of an aortic dissection, a surgical emergency. An aortic dissection is often fatal, presenting with chest pain often radiating through to the back. It may be a tearing sensation. Heart-related complications may shorten the lifespan of people with this disease. Patients can survive well into their 60s. Good care and surgery may extend the lifespan further. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
BP 135/72. Age 72. history: AMI, IHD and PVD. Treat with aspirin, Frusemide, irbesartan/ hydrochlothiazide, atenolol. will the doctor cease frusemide?
Use of diuretics: Diuretics, like furosemide (and hydrochlorothiazide) are used to increase excretion of salt and water through the kidneys. Common applications for these medications are to help control high blood pressure, and to prevent fluid retention in congestive heart failure. Whether to continue the treatment in this case would depend on medical details including heart & kidney function. ...Read more