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Does treatment with arb's specifically olmesartan 20mg reduces proteinurea to below 30mg even if secondary hypertension is still there in arteries?
Yes: ARBs and ACEi class of drugs reduce proteinuria regardless of the cause of the hypertension (they restructure the anatomy in the glomeruli which are the building blocks of your kidneys) and make the filter in your kidneys tighter (so to speak) to prevent leakage of protein in the urine. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Secondary to another: Medical condition. Most hypertension is called essential or primary hypertension . Not caused by another medical condition. Conditions that cause hypertension include but are not limited to tumors called pheochromacytomas , cushing's disease or syndrome, renal disease and renal artery stenosis. There are many other conditions that can cause high blood pressure . ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
2nd HTN Vs Essential: Secondary hypertension is secondary to a know cause. There are hundreds. The cause of essential hypertension is unknown.There are hundreds of hypothesis as to what it is due to tho. Some facts: runs in families, tends to be sensititive to diet salt intake, the higher the BP the shorter time you live and the greater the % of life you spend with heart disease, stroke, renal failure etc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Does lercanidipin 20mg causes dry mouth when taken once daily as a chronic medication for a 37 years old patient having secondary hypertension?And wh
No: It doesn't cause dry mouth. Here are the adverse effects with lercanidipine 10 mg/day included flushing (1.1% vs 0.4% for placebo), ankle edema 0.9% vs 1.3%), palpitations (0.6% vs 0.4%), headache (2.3% vs 1.3%), vertigo (0.4% vs 0.4%), and asthenia (0.4% vs 0.4%). Source:http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pmc/articles/pmc1993952/. ...Read more
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