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Stalevo 150 Medication
My b.P reads 90/150. Should I start medication or change the life style. My age is 34 and have a family history of high b.P. Please suggest?
Change your ways now: If your blood pressure is 150/90 and you have a family history of high blood pressure, you would be smart to control any risk factors which contribute to high blood pressure. For example: get exercise, reduce weight if you are overweight or obese, and minimize your intake of salt. If you are a smoker, that habit's just got to go! All of these measures will help tremendously in the long run. ...Read more
If someone had a systolic reading of 150 and then it was lowered by hbp medication to 100-110 range, could there be a physical feelng from that drop?
Sometimes: A systolic of 100-110 is normal and well tolerated by many people. If you had a systolic of 150 for awhile and lowered it too quickly you may feel lightheaded until you get used to the new pressure. Often times, though, any feeling you may have could be due to your medication and not the change in BP itself. Definitely let your doctor know. ...Read more
My pressure is constantly on the 130's sometimes goes up to 150 upper number not on medication lower is 70's is that bad am 40yrs lady living healthy?
Accidently gave my grandma 4 tablets f deriphylline 150 retard thinking it was her other medication. Is it problematic. She is 86years old. I'm panicn?
Derihylline 150 reta: Try calling poison control center in your area to get advice as to whether or not you should brng her to the er if she gets sick. ...Read more
I have been taking zolof 150 mg and is not working like before. I am nervous and really anxious. Is there a diferent medication that I could use that would help me with my anxiaty?
Several ideas: Ssris seem to fade over time in many instances--since it did work your dr could up the dose to 200mg. If this didn't help them try another drug. ...Read more
Not effective: Medications start losing effectiveness once they expire. It is just like food which starys to degrade or spoil after the expiration date. It is a good idea only to take meds before the expiration date. Hope this helps! ...Read more
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