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Lisinopril And Niacin
Niacin.: Supplementing with 2000-3000mg of flush free Niacin daily can help to control your cholesterol levels quite nicely, even increasing your HDL and converting your LDL to a less harmful subtype. As a negative, Niacin can cause facial flushing and redness so get the flush free variety. And have your liver enzyme values monitored, as they can be affected by Niacin use. Could replace Vytorin (ezetimibe and simvastatin). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Atenolol, tricor, hyzaar (losartan and hydrocholorthiazide) 100/25, metformin and chantix. Is it safe for me to take these simultaneously?
Probably: Under your doctor's supervision.Get a more detailed answer ›
I take hydralozine, clonidine, amlodipine, coreg (carvedilol) and losartan for HBP and thyroxine. could any of these medications cause erectile dysfunction?
BP meds can do this: Impotence are listed potential side effects of hydralazine, amlodipine and losartan. Potentially, any of the antihypertensive medicines can do this. It is uncommon to require 5 different medicines to control hypertension. Ask your doctor to reassess your treatment ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Atorvastatin. 20:amlodipine10:metoprolol 100:benazepril HCl 40: is this a safe combination for high blood pressure and high cholesterol?
Yes: Used quite often if BP does not respond to one or two medications. ...Read more
Is 200mg of COq 10 safe and effective for lowering blood pressure? Current meds are Zoloft losartan betapace and nexium (esomeprazole). Any interactions?
There are two forms: of CoQ10. Neither has been regulated by the FDA. (One form appears to have more antioxidant properties). Several conditions have been associated with low CoQ10 levels including HTN, heart failure, certain cancers, gingivitis, gastric ulcers, etc. Currently there has not been a consensus arrived at as to the BP lowering effects (due to lack of controlled studies). May affect Zoloft (sertraline) level a bit. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have high cholesterol and am taking crestor. Also high bp, and taking diovan (valsartan).. Can i take milk thistle as well?
Of course: Milk thistle is unlikely to affect you for better or worse. Let your physician know you are supplementing. ...Read more
Am using Tenormin and Diovan (valsartan) can I replace these with generic atenolol and valasartan ?
Talk to your doctor: There is always an exception to the rule, but nearly everyone does fine with generic versions of brand name medications. Talk to your doctor and/or pharmacist about making the change. Good luck. ...Read more
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
Advice medication for both hyperlipidemia&hypertension from combination losartan 50mg+amlodipine 5mg with atorvastatin or rosuvastatin or simvastatin
YES: Yes.Get a more detailed answer ›
No,why would you?: Cozaar (losartan) is an arb class of blood pressure lowering medication, appropriate for those w/high blood pressure or hypertension. Midodrine is an Alpha receptor agonist used to treat patients w/orthostatic hypotension, whose blood pressure falls when they change positions. I can't imagine too many patients w/htn who are orthostatic w/treatment where you'd add another med rather than give fluids, etc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer