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Taking Beta Blocker At Bedtime And Kidney
Can I have two glasses of orange juice while I am taking 8 mg Perindopril ACE inhibitor and 10 mg of bisoprolol beta blocker daily for hypertension.
Not the best idea: While there are no specific precautions about drinking orange juice with these medications, you may be referring to the fact that sometimes orange juice contains potassium supplementation. You are correct that one should be very cautious with extra potassium while taking an ACE inhibitor. Beyond that, two glasses of orange juice contains 220 calories of simple carbohydrate: not a healthy choice. ...Read more
The kidneys are paired organs that lie on either side of the vertebral column. Part of their critical functions include the excretion of urine and removal of nitrogenous wastes products from the blood. They regulate acid-base, electrolyte, fluid balance and blood pressure. Through hormonal signals, the kidneys control the ...Read more
Is Cardura (doxazosin) a reasonable second BP drug with Lisinopril when CCBs, diuretics, beta blockers are not well tolerated? Also on B-agonists for asthma.
Yes, it is an option: Cardura (doxazosin) or another alpha blocker type drug is an option when the other classes of drugs mentioned are not well tolerated. Alpha blockers can cause dizziness so they are best taken at night to minimize this effect. The dose needs to be increased slowly. Make sure you are exercising and minimizing salt, alcohol and caffeine as well. ...Read more
Any risk or contradictions form taking 500 mg ranexa (ranolazine) twice a day with benicar/hct in the morning and 5 mg bystolic in evening ?
Is it safe to take 1mg Melatonin, at bedtime while I am taking Metoprolol Tartrate, 25 mg daily for high blood pressure?
Quite safe: Go for it!Get a more detailed answer ›
If you take Xanax 0.23 mg, catapres 0.3 mg and Enablex (darifenacin) 15 mg all at once, what are the side effects?
See below: The only interaction between these medications is that both Catapres and xanax (alprazolam) are CNS depressants and may slow reaction time and make you sleepy. Otherwise side efffects are same as any one of medications seperately. Fyi, i would recommend an alternative to xanax (alprazolam) as it is highly addictive and you develop tolerance to its effects very quickly. ...Read more
Severe cfs 18 yrs now hypertensive and tachycardic at times. Am on losartan potassium. Heard beta blocker good. Which best antihypertensive for me?
What are the long term effects of beta blockers and ace inhibitors ie : lisinopril 2.5 and metoprolol succinate 50mg both q daily.
Taking 10mg Norvasc 6.25 mg coreg (carvedilol) in a.M. Taking 6.25 coreg (carvedilol) at bedtime, htn normal in daytime, htn high when check in a.M next day, thoughts?
if i take calcium channel blocker and beta blocker (one at night, one in morn) is the overall effect more? my heart rate feels very low through day
What type of CCB: Kimberlie, calcium channel blockers (CCB) come in 2 basic "flavors". The dihydropyridine mostly effect blood vessels to lower blood pressure. The non-dihyropyridine work at the heart to reduce heart rate and force of muscle contraction by the heart. Beta Blockers (BB) also have some with affect blood vessels more (Beta 2) and some which affect heart more (Beta 1). Best to talk to your doctor. ...Read more
Is it safe to start taking mitrazapin 15 mg at night and 20 mg propranolol in the afternoon and 20mg propranolol at night?
Prescribed?: If that is the way the medicines were prescribed by your physician, and he or she knows that they will both be started at the same time, then you should do that. If he or she is not aware, then you should talk with you before you start them. Good luck. ...Read more
I am taking simvastatin + beta blocker in the evening. It was ok, but pravachol (pravastatin) 10 mg + 5 mg amlodipine in the eveninggives nausea, fatigue and muscle pain. Any adjustments.?
Hard to know: Without knowing more information, it's hard to explain what is happening to you. I recommend going back to your doctor and let them know. You could take the medication at different time of the day or go back to the original regimen. Your current doctor would be the best to answer this question. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Just started 5 mg of bystolic (nebivolol)...can this help with heart rate as well as blood pressure..take at night with tegretol-ativan1mg and trazadone.25..ok?
Yes: it can lower bp and heart rate. Why are you taking 3 nerve meds. They have additive effect of CNS depression and psychomotor impair. We propose to look for the underlying causes for your cerebral symptoms and hi bp and hi HR. TO learn how treating the cause may be able to help visit us www.ehacstl.com. Underlying causes could be environmental nutritional and hormonal ...Read more
I'm on bystolic (nebivolol) 10mg daily for high blood pressure. Now doc prescribed Benicar 20 mg to take @ night along with bystolic (nebivolol) in morning. Are these good?
Both are: Very effective BP medications with favorable side effect profiles. ...Read more
Can metoprolol tartrate at 12.5 mg. Twice daily give side effect of headache and nausea when first starting medication?
UNUSUALLY: I would say no, but sometimes people react in different ways. See what hapens after few doses. ...Read more
Is alcohol okay with 25 mg of Zoloft (sertraline) once a day at night along with 5 mg of lotensin for high bp?
Can't say online: Best bet is to ask the physician who is prescribing these meds for you. Zoloft (sertraline) is an antidepressant / anti-anxiety drug. Alcohol is a depressant. So... Generally i would say that having 1-2 alcoholic beverages weekly is probably fine on this regimen, but having several drinks at once is a bad idea... In the end, check with your doctor about the specifics and about how much you intend to drink. ...Read more
Im taking Premarin (conjugated estrogens) .03 mg. Im also taking melocam. 05 mg and vesacare .05mg. Is it ok to take together in the morning after breakfast?
Yes: There are no drug to drug interactions with those 3 medications. And okay to take all 3 in the morning. ...Read more
Which is better BP medicine for cvd and heart at pm, 5 mg of amlodipine or 25 mg of spironolactone along with ben/hct i take in the am. Thanks.
Any one: Either one is ok to take in the pm depending on your physicians advice. ...Read more
Taking Atenolol & methimazole for hyperthyroidism. Tapering off Atenolol, can I take Hawthorne instead? Or at the same time? What dose Hawthorne.?
Can you safely take two blood pressure medications like amlodipine with hyzaar (losartan and hydrocholorthiazide) at the same time?
Usually yes: Usually it is fine.Get a more detailed answer ›
Is conjugated linolenic acid safe to take while on a beta blocker, low dose aspirin? Adverse effects on LFT's / blood sugar?
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