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At night my right hand wakes me with numbness and tingling and a lot of pain lasts for about an hour help me please. I am 47 on metformin for type 2 diabetes, hctz for my high blood pressure, and welbuterin to try to help with quitting cigarettes, i also

At night my right hand wakes me with numbness and tingling and a lot of pain lasts for about an hour help me please. I am 47 on metformin for type 2 diabetes, hctz for my high blood pressure, and welbuterin to try to help with quitting cigarettes, i  also

Classic : Classic carpal tunnel syndrome. See if a wrist splint helps you sleep at night. If you still get numb with the splint on or if you are a little numb all the time, it's time to see a hand surgeon. Carpal tunnel syndrome can be cured with surgery if we get to it prior to advanced nerve damage. ...Read more

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Dr. Madhu Kandarpa
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Hydrochlorothiazide (Definition)

This is a diuretic often used to treat high blood pressure. It can be used alone or often in combination with ...Read more


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Please tell me if it is safe to stop taking hctz (hydrochlorothiazide)?

Please tell me if it is safe to stop taking hctz (hydrochlorothiazide)?

Safe to stop HCTZ (hydrochlorothiazide): Only your physician (p) can tell you if it is safe to stop your hctz (hydrochlorothiazide). You should speak to your p and ask your p your question, as your p knows you best of all and will give you a meaningful answer. ...Read more

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How long does it take for lisinop/hctz 20-25 mgtab to get out of your system?

Time span of drugs: Lisinopril should be out of one's body in about 24-48 hours after its being stopped. Hct is out of one's body within 24 hours after stopping it. ...Read more

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If hctz (hydrochlorothiazide) doesn't work to lower BP what would be the next med?

If hctz (hydrochlorothiazide) doesn't work to lower BP what would be the next med?

Depends: On who we are and what other medical conditions we might have. Some meds work better in certain ethnic groups. Other meds are picked if you have heart disease or diabetes. Talk with your doc about the best choices for you. ...Read more

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I recently went to see a CNP and found that my BP was 153/107 that day. She gave me HCTZ (hydrochlorothiazide) 12.5mg QD. Now, 6 days later, my BP is 166/118.

I recently went to see a CNP and found that my BP was 153/107 that day.  She gave me HCTZ (hydrochlorothiazide) 12.5mg QD.   Now, 6 days later, my BP is 166/118.

Hypertension: You have hypertensive range of blood pressure, the hctz (hydrochlorothiazide) itself is not enough, you need more medicine also need to rule out any secondary cause for your hypertension. You are young and have this high of blood pressure need to rule out secondary causes. ...Read more

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Does BP 91/71 is bad? I have this BP at work always. And at home 110/70 I am taking enalapril10bid with hctz (hydrochlorothiazide) 25 but i reduce this last one to 12.5

Does BP 91/71 is bad? I have this BP at work always. And at home 110/70 I am taking enalapril10bid with hctz (hydrochlorothiazide) 25 but i reduce this last one to 12.5

Low Blood Pressure?: Your blood pressure of 91/71 is not "low" if you have no symptoms, such as dizziness or weakness standing up or moving around. You are a young female and that pressure seems to be fine for you. If you have questions about your need for the hctz, (hydrochlorothiazide) discuss this with your physician to arrive at an answer. ...Read more

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I haven't been able to take my hctz (hydrochlorothiazide) 25mg yet today as it is being delivered to me later tonite by a relative. Is this ok & will i feel any different?

I haven't been able to take my hctz (hydrochlorothiazide) 25mg yet today as it is being delivered to me later tonite by a relative. Is this ok & will i feel any different?

NCTM missed dose: This should not cause any problems. If you take it closer to bed time you may have to use the restroom more during the night. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Hctz (Definition)

HCTZ is a thiazide agent which is a kind of water pill or diuretic (heart ...Read more