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Metoprolol And Prilosec
Will I be alright taking metoprolol succinate, clonazepam, zoloft, (sertraline) and Prilosec at the same time?
Yes: If you are having no problem with those medicines, that is a fine combination. Hrs, md. Www. Thepmc. Org. ...Read more
Toprol (metoprolol) XR lasts 24 hours right? And omeprazole delayed release, how long does that one last?
> 24 hours:
From the professional monograph:
duration of secretion inhibition is up to 72 hours; inhibition is 50% of maximum at 24 hours. Inhibition increases with repeated daily dosing, reaching steady-state plateau at 4 days. After discontinuance, gastric secretion gradually increases over 3–5 days. ...Read more
Intermit. Pinch pain left of sternum, coming/going 12 hours. BP 150/100, on metoprolol 100mg TID. On omeprazole, blood work shows low magnes. Cardiac?
Unlikely: Intermittent pinching is a distinctly atypical description for cardiac related pain. Your gender and age also place you at reduced risk. (coronary disease is very rare in premenopausal women). Your BP and low Mag need to be addressed, however, as separate issues. ...Read more
If someone has minor kidney dysfunction. Can they take allegra 180 mg Benicar 20 mg. Omeprazole 20 mg. Metoprolol 25 mg 2 x daily and Synthroid (thyroxine) 50?
Seems okay: It seems okay to take these medications even if you have minor kidney dysfunction. However your specific circumstance should be discussed with your doctor. ...Read more
I'm on omeprazole. Synthroid. Ativan. Benicar. And toprol (metoprolol) xr. Can any of these cause heart palpitations or serious cardiac effects?
I'm on benicar, toprol (metoprolol) xr, ativan and omeprazole. I took a baby aspirin (81mg) today. Will it affect my kidneys. Heart or hurt anything?
Not likely: A single 81 mg aspirin is not likely to cause you the problem about with you are concerned. ...Read more
Why would my urine test show neg. For Xanax (alprazolam) 0.5mg nightly I have severe depression and panic anxiety attacks, I take plavix75mg, celexa40mg, metoprolol er50mg, pravastatin sodium40mg 81mg asprine, and Prilosec otc
Low dose: That is a very small dose of xanax, (alprazolam) and your urine, especially if you drink lots of fluids, may be dilute enough that the results fall below the limits of detection of the specific test and will be reported as negative. In general, the first morning urine of the day is the most concentrated, and that specimen is more likely to be positive. ...Read more
Not much: Both are proton pump inhibitors. The Nexium (esomeprazole) is considered a little stronger than prilosec. ...Read more
Prilosec didn't work for me but Zantac (ranitidine) is helping why is that???? I thought Prilosec was supposed to be better
Not really...: Like with many medications that fall within the same class or category in terms of what illness they treat, there isn't necessarily a 'better', it's more about what's better for you. Different people respond differently, so all that matters is that it's working for you. Hope that helps! ...Read more
My PC doc has me on metoprolol 25mg twice a day. It keeps my readings at 140/95. Why not get my BP down (slowly) to "normal? "
BP guidelines: The newer guidelines suggest that the systolic (upper) number be 140 or less. Your diastolic (lower) number is high. May need to increase dose. Check with your pcp. ...Read more
: "i take metoprolol 25mg I started it october 2013 dr wants me to take 12.5mg for a week them switch to amlodipine 2.5mg is that ok i?
Sure: You may not need meds if you start exercising regularly. ...Read more
I may be soon forced to switch from Atenolol to Metoprolol due to the supply problems with the former. Atenolol has worked for me for 20 years.?
My dr is switching me from metoprolol 12.5mg twice a day & Coversyl 2mg once a day, To Coversyl 4mg once a day & no metoprolol. Is this medically safe?
Will Nexium (esomeprazole) work in 24 hours like Prilosec? Prilosec works good but constipates me. Which one works faster bec I can't wait 3 days for Nexium (esomeprazole)
No: Both Nexium (esomeprazole) and Prilosec are proton pump inhibitors and very closely related. They take days to weeks to be fully effective. If you need relief in 24 hours you need to take an H2 blocker like Pepcid. If your doctor thinks you need. Long term proton pump inhibitor to prevent GERD complications you should discuss with him and not treat yourself. ...Read more
Varies per person: The way each person responds to medication varies, but yes it is possible to get side effects after being on the medication for months. Usually we would hope that your body will adjust and that the side effects will decrease. Did your doctor increase your dose? Are you taking it consistently? If the side effects are bothersome, please see your doctor. ...Read more
Please tell me how long it takes for omperprazole (prilosec) 40 mg to start working for acid reflux/lpr?
Few days/weeks: You might have improved symptoms wiithin days. ...Read more
Having a nuclear stress test Tuesday. Dr told me not to take my metoprolol for 48 hrs prior. What will the test consist of, what to expect?
A nuclear stress test typically invovles the injeciton of a pharamacologic agent to increase the heart rate or drop the blood pressure followed with imaging of the heart.
The reason you are asked to stop your metoprolol is that this medication prevents you heart rate from increasing and may mask the results of the stress test. ...Read more
Ihave pains in the left of my shoulder, I take metoprolol tart for rapidpulse, but my BP is lowfor me it's 108/80 and pulse is 50. Isthis okay?
Probably OK, but...: Not sure the question. Your BP and pulse both look OK for your age. They may be a little low as the result of the meds, but hard to say what effect since we do not know your pre treatment numbers and I am not sure what your rapid pulse was due to. You may require the metoprolol. Best to talk to the prescribing physician. ...Read more
I get ulcers like once every 4 months. Is there anything wrong with me? What can I do besides take Prilosec and be good for a couple more months?
Strange: Your question makes no sense to me. How do you know you have ulcers? Did a doctor tell you that? How did he diagnose you? Furthermore, I've never heard of peptic ulcer disease in a 25 year-old, unless you are abusing NSAIDs. Who told you to take Prilosec? Do you know how this drug works or what the risks and potential benefits are of taking it? ...Read more
Habit of eating & laying a down now it finally caught up to me. How long does Prilosec really kick in to get rid of this feeling in chest. HELP PLEA?
Consult with your dr: Usually 6 weeks but talk to your doctor for more information, I am available for second opinion if needed ...Read more
For a short period: Like nearly all meds Prilosec has many side effects but it is well-tolerated by most. However, it is quite hazardous to take it for a prolonged period of time (more than a few months) as it can lead to very serious, even life-threatening side effects- see http://www. Naturalnews. Com/036336_ppis_acid_reflux_side_effects. Html. ...Read more