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Doctor insights on: Quitting Accupril

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Can i quit losartan hct cold turkey?

Best if not : Discontinuation of medication would be best if done under your doctor's supervision and directions. ...Read more

Dr. Krishna Kumar
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Accupril (Definition)

Accupril is an angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor which is a kind of blood ...Read more


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Zyban (bupropion) question. Has anyone prescribed zyban (bupropion) to quit smoking?

Zyban (bupropion) question. Has anyone prescribed zyban (bupropion) to quit smoking?

Yes: Sure, it is (was) a very common medication. If you are in il, call me. Most of the times, however, I use wellbutrin (bupropion) - less side effects, additional benefits and the same likelihood to quit. By the way, it is better to be used as a part of a "cocktail" and with a couch-like person. ...Read more

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Will quitting smoking help while taking clomid (clomiphene)?

Will quitting smoking help while taking clomid (clomiphene)?

Yes it can help: Assume Clomid (clomiphene) is to help get pregnant. There is plenty of research showing smoking having negative impact on fertility, from direct effects on eggs, to transport to fallopian tubes, to increased spontaneous abortion. Zero tobacco gives you the best chances. It may take 3 months after quitting. Quitting helps medications work better. If you get pregnant, quitting keeps tobacco from baby. Win win! ...Read more

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Could smoking cigarettes really effect xanax (alprazolam)?

Could smoking cigarettes really effect xanax (alprazolam)?

Not technically: Nicotine is a stimulant which can cause agitation which can negate the anti-anxiety effects of xanax (alprazolam). There are no significant drug-drug interactions. ...Read more

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What is bettrer chantix or zyban (bupropion) for stop smoking?

What is bettrer chantix or zyban (bupropion) for stop smoking?

Different approaches: Congratulations on your inquiry regarding smoking cessation! Chantix works by occupying the nicotine receptors in the brain. Zyban is bupropion (welbutrin) - an antidepressant that makes more of the neurotransmitter norepinephrine available. Both meds are effective. Both diminish cravings for smoking, and both can be started before you actually stop smoking.Neither med can stop smoking for you! ...Read more

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Will Norvasc (amlodipine) help opiate withdrawal???

Will Norvasc (amlodipine) help opiate withdrawal???

No reason for that: Doctors say "No!" They also suggest that you work w/ a doctor to help you go through opiate termination. It's the safest way and you deserve all the support you can get. You're almost certainly be doing the right thing - don't select our own assistance drug. ...Read more

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Trying to stop smoking what else works besides chantix and wellbutrin (bupropion)?

Trying to stop smoking what else works besides chantix and wellbutrin (bupropion)?

NRT and Behavior txt: You can also try nicotine replacement therapy (patches, gum, inhaler, lozenges), behavioral treatment (includes counseling, groups), hypnosis. ...Read more

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Can you use Wellbutrin (bupropion) XL to quit smoking?

Can you use Wellbutrin (bupropion) XL to quit smoking?

Quit smoking: Wellbutrin XL/bupropion XL is an antidepressant medication that helps some people less desire to use tobacco. Medication called Zyban/bupropion sustained-release is indicated for smoking cessation and Wellbutrin XL is closely related. Keep in mind: best way to successfully stop using tobacco or any substance is to include psychosocial support along with the medication. Behavior change is critical! ...Read more

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Which medication to support quitting smoking?

Which medication to support quitting smoking?

Chantix or Wellbutri: Both Chantix and wellbutrin (bupropion) can be helpful in the cessation of smoking tobacco. ...Read more

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Can you smoke marijuana when taking both bystolic (nebivolol) and amlodipine?

Can you smoke marijuana when taking both bystolic (nebivolol) and amlodipine?

Can or should not: You are hypertensive at age 29. Smoking and marihuana will add to your medical problems. Avoid. ...Read more

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Does adderol help when quitting methadone?

Does adderol help when quitting methadone?

No research: There is no research Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) helping quitting Methadone see addiction counselor and psychiatrist. ...Read more

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Can lipitor, (atorvastatin) carvedilol, effient or Xanax increase blood sugar?

Can lipitor, (atorvastatin) carvedilol, effient or Xanax increase blood sugar?

May effect glucose: Lipitor (atorvastatin) has been associated with increased bs or hgba1c, mainly in women. Carvedilol may potentiate anti diabetic agents and actually lower blood sugar. To the best of my knowledge, xanax and Effient have no effect on blood sugar. ...Read more

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Thoughts? Could quitting smoking effect my anxiety medicine?

Thoughts? Could quitting smoking effect my anxiety medicine?

Will help anxiety.: The use of nicotine puts you on an anxiety roller coaster. Once you have stopped that and after a period of several months your anxiety will be much more treatable by effective meds like zoloft or lexapro (escitalopram). ...Read more

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Will using nicotine patches to quit smoking effect my blood pressure?

Will using nicotine patches to quit smoking effect my blood pressure?

probably not: People who quit smoking often have better control of their blood pressure. They are able to exercise more, which helps blood pressure and overall health. Using nicotine patches should be a temporary thing - although you should use them as long as it takes to 'learn' how to get through the day -- without lighting up! call 1-800-quit now for more info and great coaching to help you get through it. ...Read more

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Can you smoke marijuana moderately for recreation while taking 10mg bystolic (nebivolol) and 2.5mg amlodipine ?

Hasn't been studied: I'm not aware of any controlled trials. I suggest you check your BP after use and see if it's well controlled in you. ...Read more