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I was prescribed two med lopressor from a cardiolist and methimazole for hyperthyroidism. Not taking them I have an appointment with a endorc. Outcome?
Told to take meds: ...Is the likely outcome. That pair of meds is used when thyroid levels are high, making metabolism run high, with risk of heart attack, arrhythmia, stroke. Endocrinologist will likely concur with prescription and discourage you from not taking meds in future. Good luck. ...Read more
I'm on Benicar 20 mg 1x daily & lopressor 25 mg- 2x daily. For high blood press & high heart rate. My b/p & pulse r great. Which 1 of these works best?
Both: Both medicines work differently. Your md will have to decide the need of either or both. ...Read more
Is Buspar safe for patients with arrhythmia? (wpw) i'm on lopressor, synthroid, and multiple vitamin daily. Any risks?
Usually, safe.: Although theoretically, there could be blood pressure or heart rate effects of Buspar due to its effects upon serotonin and dopamine, there are no reports of buspar-induced wpw-associated arrhythmias. Interestingly, although IV beta-blocker might not halt a wpw-related arrhythmia, oral beta blockers seem to decrease stress-related recurrences of tachycardia in WPW patients. ...Read more
How long can I safely take lopressor and protonix and other hyperthyroid meds. Or should I have the surgery to remove?
Not lethal: Really, not lethal. You will feel unwell, but it should not kill you. ...Read more