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My Ldl Is 140 Should I Drink Atorvastatin 10mg Every Day
In some, yes: Definitely if you have had diabetes, coronary artery disease, stroke or peripheral vascular disease a statin such as Atorvastatin is needed. If you have none of these then a healthy diet, regular exercise and stopping smoking is what i would recommend. One may suggest statin however if your HDL is very low and you have other risk factors such as hypertension and a strong family history. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Atorvastatin has the brand name lipitor (atorvastatin). . Its function is to lower the body's production of cholesterol and to stabilize current cholesterol plaques. The general name for this class of medication is "statins". Other statins include Crestor (rosuvastatin) ...Read more
My BP is 90/47 , pulse is 67, i normally take metropolol 25mg twice daily. I did not take this morning, should I skip evening also.
I am on a low dose of tramadol. 50-100mg per day. Is it still safe to have alcohol ? Just stopped taking amitriptyline last week. 10mg per day.
Not recommended: Tramadol and alcohol are depressant of the central nervous system. Mixing tramadol with alcohol could lead to drowsiness to severe depression of brain activity, coma, and ultimately death. Tramadol has a prolonged half-life about 7 hours. It is still in your system for at least 10 hours. Is not recommended. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I take 210mg of Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) every morning per my doc. I tolerate this dose no problem, why does it worry ppl?
This past month my blood pressure is consistently high 150/90 but before was fine. I take 20 mg Liscinopril and 25 mg of metoperlol, what is happenin?
BP: Different explanations for this. From holidays and bad habits, high salt to having a faulty blood pressure machine. Would recommend getting BP callibrated just to make sure. If not, a little weight gain and diet could explain it. Next MD visit mention your concerns and maybe tweak your meds. ...Read more
My mom had a stroke and is taking a lot of medication and i want to know if it is safe or not. Lisinopril 10 mg 1 per day
omeprazole 20 mg 1 per day
crestor 10 mg
tizanidine 4 mg 2 times per day
As : As far as I am aware, there are no drug interactions between any of the above listed medications. Each one has it's own side effect profile, which should have been included when the medication was picked up. As far as safety, all of the above are approved by the food and drug administration (fda) and have been used for some time. If you have specific safety questions or concernes consult her pharmacist or doctor. All the best. ...Read more
My blood pressure is at 106 over 66 my heart rate is at 73 i take cloranzapam 0.5 once a day and i also take crestor 10mg once?
Question?: Looks like your question is incomplete. Please ask again and hopefully someone will help. Peace and good health. ...Read more
I take 50mg of atenolol daily split dose. When I workout HR throughout the day stays 75-82. When I don't it's less than 74 all day. Is this ok?
Heart rate : Most likely it is OK but maybe better to ask your doctor ...Read more
I'd been drinkg 80ml of alcohol every day. Lft was always normal. Recently i consumed more for around 4 days. Now my sgot is 47 and sgot 90. Is it ok?
Not likely: Ggt is a more sensitive test for early liver damage. Sgpt/ SGOT reflect hepatic cellular (parenchymal) injury, which is often late in the course of disease. Be sure to check a hepatitis profile with midly elevated lft's. A fecal sample for ova and parasites is also helpful in regions with endemic vectors. ...Read more
My cholesterol is 156, triglycerides 121, HDL 51 and LDL 81. Im taking pravachol (pravastatin) right now should I countinue taking it or can I stop?
I have started Norvasc (amlodipine) 5 mg from a month. Could i stop it if i get lower BP reading every day. ?
Never: Current guidelines: never. Actual practice in the real world: often doctors check it once a year. ...Read more
My BP is normally 120/80, hba1c is 7, age 53. I take 5 mg ramipiril daily. For the last few hours my BP has been 160/105. No idea why!
Is 171 LDL too dangerous... I have started medication rosuvastatin 10mg once a day at night time. I do not do any exercises. Will i be okay?
I am diabetic my fasting sugar is 165 mg/dL and after meal is 250mg/dL ..i take jalra 1000mg medicine twice a day .i want to ask is it okay ??
My BP drops to low when i take nadolol 20 at one time. Can i take 10mg twice daily. Its for arrthymia. My heart goes out of wack withing 12 hrs .
Beta locker: It is worth a try but should ask your doctor. ...Read more
To control high uric acid, I am taking 40mg febuxostat every night. Its over a month now. Is it safe to continue ?
My INR is 3.3. I accidentally took a double dose of Coumadin today, i.e. an extra 10mg. I have been taking 10mg every day except 5mg one day each week?
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