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What happens when a person with primary pulmonary hypertension stops taking drugs?

What happens when a person with primary pulmonary hypertension stops taking drugs?

Bad idea: Untreated pulmonary hypertension is a life-threatening condition. Medications have been developed that can improve the condition and the outcome. ...Read more

Dr. Julie Abbott
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Hypertension (Definition)

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


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Help please? What is medicine for dry cough , patient is suffering from primary pulmonary hypertension?

Help please? What is medicine for dry cough , patient is suffering from primary pulmonary hypertension?

Varies.: See a doctor for management. OTC cough suppressants like Robitussin (guaifenesin) could help with cough. A doctor can prescribe stronger cough medication, follow up on pulmonary hypertension, and check your medications to see if they are causing cough. ...Read more

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What are effective drugs for hypertension?

What are effective drugs for hypertension?

What 4 Rx HTN?: 41 F asks what are effective drugs for HTN? By effective I trust u mean what r meds proven 2 make u live longer & healthier if u have HTN? First 1 should always try the DASH eating plan 4 2 weeks.If this does not get ur BP to healthy I always recommend take BP at home & start with chlorothalidone, add BB, or ACE or ARB or CCB or vasodilator. then mineralocorticoid blocker. Start low & go slow. ...Read more

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What is the best medicine for hypertension?

What is the best medicine for hypertension?

DX: PRIMARY HTN: YOU LIKELY HAVE PRIMARY HYPERTENSION. It is a combination of genetics Environment SBP<120. DBP<80. THE GOAL IS TO PREVENT LVH(heart thickening) ONL2 classes reverse LVH 1.ARB/ACEI(DIOVAN (valsartan) ) it IS BETTER IN DIABETICS TO IMPROVE RENAL FLOW. 2. CALCIUM CHANEL BLOCKERS (NORVASC) DIURETICS& BB DO NOT HAVE THE DATA You need to be GF WHOLEAPPROACH.com & focus on weight loss. ...Read more

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What is the best medicine for hypertension?

What is the best medicine for hypertension?

DependsOnManyFactors: There is no one medicine which can be named as best medicine for Hypertension,as the drugs effectiveness is based on many factors like
Age
Race
Other Co Existing condiions ike Diabetese,Congestive HeartFailure,Respiratory coditions like Asthma&copd,kidney disease,Coronary event and other co existing disaseses
What may be best for one may not be best for others ...Read more

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What is the cure of hypertension without drugs?

What is the cure of hypertension without drugs?

Paleo diet/low carb: Contrary to popular belief, best way to improve blood pressure, cholesterol, and weight is by completely stopping high carb foods (grains, lentils, potatoes based items). Also avoid milk protein since it causes insulin resistance.

Low carb foods: eggs, fish, meats, vegetables, avocados, some saturated fat (butter, coconut oil), olive oil are very effective. This can help avoid meds ...Read more

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How can I treat hypertension without medicine ?

How can I treat hypertension without medicine ?

Yes!: Diet--no added salt, avoid fast or processed foods, exercise and weight control important. ...Read more

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What to do if I have hypertension drug question?

What to do if I have hypertension drug question?

BP drug question: I recommend talking to your team. Drugs.com is excellent resource. Uptodate.com is best. ...Read more

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What is the significance of primary hypertension?

What is the significance of primary hypertension?

No underlying cause: Primary hypertension, also called essential hypertension, means high blood pressure without a known underlying cause. It is diagnosed with two separate blood pressure readings above 140/90. Hypertension can cause damage to the heart, brain, kidneys, and eyes, so it should be treated appropriately by a physician. ...Read more

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What medicines i can take to lower my hypertension?

Many meds: There are several kind of meds for hypertension. Diuretics, beta blockers, ace inhibitors, arbs, calcium channel blockers are all categories of meds that can be utilized. The decision of which med can be influenced by what other problems you may have, such as diabetes, palpitations, kidney issues, etc. ...Read more

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What drug is typically used for resistant hypertension?

What drug is typically used for resistant hypertension?

Multiple: By definition resistant high blood pressure requires multiple agents to control. These will be chosen based on any other conditions or complications that have developed but ultimately whatever it takes to get controlled. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about it's like to try this hypertension medicine?

Can you tell me about it's like to try this hypertension medicine?

Individualized.: Most of the time blood pressure medicine is not felt in your body. Blood pressure medications have side effects, but each patient responds differently to each of them. The chances are you will feel 'nothing' with blood pressure medication. If you experience unwanted side effects, see your doctor, he can choose a different one. ...Read more

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What BP values are considered low for a person with normally hypertension, that use medicines to control it?I.E. 105/68 is a normal or low value?Txs

What BP values are considered low for a person with normally hypertension, that use medicines to control it?I.E. 105/68 is a normal or low value?Txs

No real number: We don't really consider absolute numbers unless they are very very low (like say 80/50), low BP is a BP that is low in number and produces symptoms, such as fatigue, dizziness, visual disturbances and at extremes, passing out. ...Read more

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Its hypertension and the count is 200/100 i really don't know i daily take my medicines its olmezest am . M worried its increasing daily what's going on?

Hypertension: Poorly controlled hypertension can lead to a stroke, and place cardiac strain. Please see your primary doctor, you may need to be placed on another blood pressure medication to get better control. ...Read more

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Why there is hypertension in primary hypothyroidism?

Why there is hypertension in primary hypothyroidism?

Several Reasons: There are several proposed mechanisms, and they all probably contribute. They include: 1)increased peripheral vascular resistance (t3 (liothyronine) needed for vasodilitation as hypothyroidism increases Alpha receptors and down regulates beta receptors on vascular smooth muscle) 2)increased arterial stiffness ; 3)decreased GFR and water retention. ...Read more

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Is mephenesin drug ok for people with hypertension?

Not a US drug: Mephenesin is not available in the usa and i found information limited. Here is one site: http://www.Medindia.Net/doctors/drug_information/mephenesin.Htm.
It appears to be okay with hypertension from the limited information. ...Read more

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Which medicine works best for stress related hypertension?

Relaxation/weight: Loss and sometimes sodium restriction. After that, whatever antihypertensive medication your doctor thinks is indicated. ...Read more

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Which drugs for psvt are safe for someone with hypertension?

Which drugs for psvt are safe for someone with hypertension?

Beta Blockers/Ca Cha: Beta blockers and calcium channel blockers are often used for PSVT(Persistant Supra Ventricular Tachycardia)
But other drugs like Ace inhibiters and Angiotensin Recepter Blockers are also safe to use as there is no conrtraindications to use if Beta Blockers And ARBS are not able to bring BP down ...Read more

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Is ramipril the best drug for hypertension and cardio protection ?

Very good med: Ramipril helps heal the kidneys and protect from cardiovascular events. However, often it takes more than one med to control ones blood pressure. It's analogous to flying a plane; one must follow the blood pressure closely to make sure one is not heading for trouble. ...Read more

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What is the drug of choice for hypertension in middle age male with no history of dm or other chtonic diseases?

What is the drug of choice for hypertension in middle age male with no history of dm or other chtonic diseases?

Several: Usually we start with one or two drugs. More out now on combination of low dose of two drugs. Usually a combination of an ace inhibitor with low dose hydrocholorothiazide or Chlorthalidone is selected. One may opt for a beta blocker with hctz/chlorthalidone but in males particularly, beta blocker can have untoward sexual side effects. Arb's may be used for ace. It is usually individualized. ...Read more

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What are some medications that can cause hypertension? What, if any, are some medications or drugs that have the ability to cause hypertension? .

Many: To name a few of them... Nsaids, psuedoephedrine, otc meds like ginko, green tea etc. Any med that helps with weight loss, getting more energy or help with concentration will almost always have a stimulant . Chk with your doc before you take any new meds or supplements. ...Read more

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Is cardiazem (diltiazem) a hypertension drug

Is cardiazem (diltiazem) a hypertension drug

Yes and no: Cardizem is a medicine with a few different indications. It can be used for blood pressure, though it's not that effective for this reason. More commonly, it's used to slow down your heart and control fast rhythms like atrial fibrillation. ...Read more

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What drugs would be ok to use for the treatment of hypertension for a saturation diver ?

Get it evaluated: I cannot even try to visualize what you mean by blood pockets. Have a doctor take a look and he/she will be able to tell you what is going on. ...Read more

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Can some medicines for hypertension cause bad breath?

Dry mouth: Hypertensive medications have a common side effect of causing xerostomia (dry mouth). This decreases the saliva flow in your mouth and its rinsing properties. This might predisposes area to plaque accumulation. However, with proper brushing and regular professional cleanings, your concern of bad breathe can be controlled. ...Read more