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Doctor insights on: The Side Effects Of Magnesium Oxide For Blood Pressure

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Dr. Natalie Hodge
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Blood Pressure (Definition)

Blood pressure is a measurement of the force placed on the blood vessels and is comprised of the "systolic" pressure (the top number on a blood pressure meter) which is the peak pressure when the heart is pumping, and the "diastolic" pressure (the bottom number on a blood pressure meter) which is the pressure during the resting phase ...Read more


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What are the side effects of the blood pressure medicine loniten (minoxidil)?

What are the side effects of the blood pressure medicine loniten (minoxidil)?

Also called minoxil: Loniten (minoxidil) also known as Minoxidil has multiple side effects. Usually its used for pts failing max therapy with other meds. Swelling of legs, feeeling dizzy, reflexive fast heart rates, hairgrowth, pericardial effusion, just to name a few. Pts shoul be on a water pill and a beta blocker to avoid some of these effects. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of blood pressure medication?

What are the side effects of blood pressure medication?

Lots of things: Too low of a blood pressure and possibly a low pulse. That can lead to dizziness, weakness, fatigue, etc. Making asthma worse is possible. Coughing, hives, swelling, tingling scalp, urination, and many others. Even so, carefully chosen, BP meds can save your life. Don't try to figure this out on your own, find a doc you trust and them guide you. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of blood pressure meds?

What are the side effects of blood pressure meds?

SEVERAL: They all depend on which category of drug, how many others you take, age, sex, race believe it or not, level of fitness, other comorbid conditions like diabetes , kidney or liver disease, among many others. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of 400mg of magnesium oxide taken daily?

What are the side effects of 400mg of magnesium oxide taken daily?

Magnesium oxide: Diarrhea is most common side effect. http://www.drugs.com/sfx/magnesium-oxide-side-effects.html - most common side effect is diarrhea ...Read more

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What are the side effects of blood pressure meds (mavik)?

What are the side effects of blood pressure meds (mavik)?

Possible multiple: Mavik (trandolapril) is an angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitor, or " ACE". This is a very commonly used class of blood pressure lowering medication. Any blood pressure medication, if too strong, can make you feel weak or light headed, if the reduction in BP is too great. A side effect specific to ACE inhibitors is chronic cough. ...Read more

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What are side effects of irbesartan for high blood pressure?

What are side effects of irbesartan for high blood pressure?

See below: Irbesartan (avapro) can cause allergic facial swelling (angioedema), low blood pressure, high potassium and decreased white cell counts. It should not be used in females who could become pregnant. In spite of this the drug is often well tolerated and effective in patients with hypertension and will soon be available in generic form. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of high blood pressure medicine?

What are the side effects of high blood pressure medicine?

Many, but...: Every medicine has its own personality, so to speak. So, it is important to take each medicine separately. It is important to weigh the benefit of treating hypertension vs the risk of every medicine. Also, remember that side effects of a medicine vary from a patient to another. Therefore, you need to go over your brochures of medicines and take your concerns to your doctor for face to face answers. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of magnesium oxide 400 mg?

Side effects: Diarrhea is most common side effect. http://www.drugs.com/sfx/magnesium-oxide-side-effects.html ...Read more

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Of the high blood pressure medicines diovan, (valsartan) Benicar or avapro, which has the least side effects?

Of the high blood pressure medicines diovan, (valsartan) Benicar or avapro, which has the least side effects?

All pretty low: These are all angiotensin receptor blockers, a class of medications with particularly low incidences of adverse effects. They have some variability in efficacy. Follow kidney function, potassium levels and blood pressure. ...Read more

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Is frequent ruination part of the side effects of taking Norvasc, (amlodipine) the medication for BP? Please help!

Is frequent ruination part of the side effects of taking Norvasc, (amlodipine) the medication for BP? Please help!

It shouldn't: Norvasc (amlodipine) is a commonly prescribed and in general well tolerated BP medication. It can cause some peripheral edema but has no diuretic effect so it should not cause frequent urination. ...Read more

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Are the heart related side effects or rebound effects of blood pressure meds permanent?

Are the heart related side effects or rebound effects of blood pressure meds permanent?

BP Meds: 1/ side effects of blood pressure meds (BPM) are usually transient and non-lasting. They will disappear upon discontinuation. 2/bpm do control and not cure high blood pressure... So when you discontinue pbm, blood pressure will return to previous levels. ...Read more

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Are there situations where adverse side effects of a medication(s) can actually increase a blood pressure reading?

Are there situations where adverse side effects of a medication(s) can actually increase a blood pressure reading?

Sure there are: Some meds are even designed specifically to raise blood pressure, so yes, meds that have similar effects for unintentional reasons can do the same. Still, hypertension as a med side effect is fortunately rare. ...Read more

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How bad are the effects of low blood pressure?

How bad are the effects of low blood pressure?

Generally: None unless you have symptoms or other organs are affected in which symptoms are usually persistent. ...Read more

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What are the side affects of the blood pressure medicine labetalol?

What are the side affects of the blood pressure medicine labetalol?

Lots: Tingling scalp is the odd one that most talk about. Too much can give you too low of a blood pressure and possibly a low pulse. That can lead to dizziness, weakness, fatigue, etc. Making asthma worse is possible. Even so, having said all that, labetolol is old and safe. The range of doses is enormous, from 100 mg twice a day to 300 mg 4x/day. If your doc says you need it, try it. And its cheap! ...Read more

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Any side effect from taking irbesartan for high blood pressure?

Any side effect from taking irbesartan for high blood pressure?

Irbesartan: Side effects include abnormal potassium levels, renal insufficiency and rarely cough. ...Read more

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Magnesium Oxide (Definition)

Magnesium oxide is a mineral which is a kind of nutritional agent ...Read more