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Dr. Marvin Ott
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Trandolapril (Overview)

Trandolapril is an angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor which is a kind of blood pressure drug (cardiovascular drug).


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Is it possible that the hypertension drug mavik (trandolapril) (4 mg) be replaced with accupril (40 mg)?

Is it possible that the hypertension drug mavik (trandolapril) (4 mg) be replaced with accupril (40 mg)?

Replace BP drugs?: Trandolapril (t) is an ace inhibitor (ace-i) used to treat high blood pressure. Accupril (quinapril) (a) is a a member of the same class of drugs and have similar actions. The most common side effect of ace-i's is a dry cough. If it occurs with one, it will likely occur with another ace-i. You should ask your physician why the change is being considered. ...Read more

Dr. Marvin Ott
6 doctors shared insights

Trandolapril (Overview)

Trandolapril is an angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor which is a kind of blood pressure drug (cardiovascular drug).


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Can you tell me some of the side effects of blood pressure meds ( mavik)?

Can you tell me some of the side effects of blood pressure meds ( mavik)?

Check: Most times the pharmacist can print out a detailed list of side effect.Side effect can vary from one to another best to get a list and check with your symptoms. ...Read more

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Please help! what happens when someone has a drug overdose?

Please help! what happens when someone has a drug overdose?

That depends on: How serious it is and what drugs or medications were taken. Overdoses are often treated initially in an emergency room. The person is monitored and often they have intravenous fluids. If they stopped breathing - a tube can be inserted to assist with breathing. Sometimes they are given charcoal to absorb the drugs and sometimes their stomach is "pumped". They may need to be given medications. ...Read more

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Can eating a grapefruit interfere with mavik (trandolapril)?

Can eating a grapefruit interfere with mavik (trandolapril)?

See Below: Normally grape fruit should not interfere with Mavik (trandolapril) but check with your doctor. ...Read more

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Is it possible that eating a grapefruit interfere with my hbp medicine mavik (trandolapril)?

Mavik (trandolapril) and grapefruit: No, it is not possible. Drugs affected by grapfruit juice are statins, antihistamines, calcium channel blockers, psychiatric medications, intestinal medications, immune suppressants, pain medications, impotence medications, anti-hiv medications, and antiarrhythmics. Mavik (trandolapril) is not in any of these classes of drugs, enjoy. ...Read more

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Can mavik (trandolapril) (4 mg) be replaced with accupril (40 mg)?

Can mavik (trandolapril) (4 mg) be replaced with accupril (40 mg)?

Yes: Both are in the family of angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors (ace) and deliver similar results. Accupril (quinapril) is generic and should be cheaper. ...Read more

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What does tarka (trandolapril and verapamil) do?

What does tarka (trandolapril and verapamil) do?

Tarka (trandolapril and verapamil): A medication that combines a calcium channel blocker with an angiotension converting enzyme (ace) inhibitor to lower high blood pressure. ...Read more

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Can eating a grapefruit interfere with the blood pressure medicine mavik (trandolapril)?

Can eating a grapefruit interfere with the blood pressure medicine mavik (trandolapril)?

No interactions: Although grapefruit does have interactions with some drugs it does not appear that mail is one of them. ...Read more

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Is it possible that the hypertension drug mavik (trandolapril) (4 mg) be replaced with accupril (40 mg)?

Replace BP drugs?: Trandolapril (t) is an ace inhibitor (ace-i) used to treat high blood pressure. Accupril (quinapril) (a) is a a member of the same class of drugs and have similar actions. The most common side effect of ace-i's is a dry cough. If it occurs with one, it will likely occur with another ace-i. You should ask your physician why the change is being considered. ...Read more

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Is tarka (trandolapril and verapamil) a statin drug?

Is  tarka (trandolapril and verapamil) a statin drug?

Tarka (trandolapril and verapamil): Tarka (trandolapril and verapamil) is a medication for the treatment of high blood pressure or hypertension. Statin drugs are used to lower cholesterol. ...Read more

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Husband on tarka (trandolapril and verapamil) and now also benicar/ any danger?

Husband on tarka (trandolapril and verapamil) and now also benicar/ any danger?

Perhaps: Tarka (trandolapril and verapamil) contains trandolapril (an ace inhibitor) plus verapamil (a calcium channel blocker). Benicar is an arb (angiotensin blocker). The combination of an ace & arb is associated with increased side effects such as high potassium levels and decreased kidney function and low blood pressure. Not a good combination. ...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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Can you tell me some of the side effects of blood pressure meds ( mavik)?

Check: Most times the pharmacist can print out a detailed list of side effect.Side effect can vary from one to another best to get a list and check with your symptoms. ...Read more

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My Dr prescribed me tramadol and flexarol, at bedtime I have pills I take daily as wel(elavil&mavik). Last night I was very lightheaded and felt sick.

My Dr prescribed me tramadol and flexarol, at bedtime I have pills I take daily as wel(elavil&mavik). Last night I was very lightheaded and felt sick.

Sedating medications: Elavil (amitriptylene), tramadol, and Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine) are all sedating and if taken together in someone who's not used to them could indeed make you feel ill. The Mavik (trandolapril) is a blood pressure medication which is not sedating and is not culpable here. Both tramadol and Flexeril are as-needed meds, so it is safe to reduce your own dose of these by dividing the tablets and taking 1/2. ...Read more

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Am I dying?

Am I dying?

We all are: A 3-word question with no details... well, life is short on Earth, regardless of whether a person lives 3 days, 3000 days, or 30,000 days. It is not length of one's life that matters, but the quality of the life lived. The goal is not to live a long life, but to live a good life. Even if a person makes it all the way to age 82, that's only 30,000 days. ...Read more

Dr. Peter Ihle
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Mavik (Definition)

Mavik is an angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor which is a kind of blood ...Read more