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Is the medication tarka (trandolapril and verapamil) a statin drug?

Is the medication tarka (trandolapril and verapamil) a statin drug?

No: No, it is two blood pressure pills (an ace inhibitor and a calcium antagonist) combined in one pill. Neither component is a statin. ...Read more

Dr. Scott Keith
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Trandolapril (Definition)

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

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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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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)?

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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What is a "medication HA"?

What is a "medication HA"?

I think: Medication headache....a type of frequent or daily headache. I'm not positive though. Need to see what the context the phrase was used. ...Read more

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What is best pain medication?

What is best pain medication?

There are none...: Even the strongest opiates only "take the edge off" for people in chronic pain. Meds are only one part of dealing with the pain. A useful tool, but pain is so necessary for survival that we are not "allowed" to monkey with it much. In acute pain, the transition from miserable to less miserable can be great. In chronic pain, it's just part of the plan. ...Read more

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I need refills on my medications?

Not here: For that you will likely need the prime service of healthtap. Easier to call your pop imo ...Read more

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Are expired medications effective?

Sometimes: Sometimes they are. For the most part, expired drugs simply lose potency once past their expiration date. There are, however, some drugs that actually become harmful if taken after they expire. As such, it is best to throw out any medications you have after a year. ...Read more

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Which pain medication works better?

No answer: The best drug is the one that works with the lowest side effect incidence. That will change between patients. ...Read more

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Safest medication to take for pain?

ASPRIN: Actually no one has decided on 'safest'. Asprin has been around since before you were born and unless you take too much (yes, too much of anything isn't good) most people are okay with it. If the pain it too severe for asprin you need to know what causes it. Good diagnosis is called for. See the dr. ...Read more

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How can I dispose unused medications?

How can I dispose unused medications?

Several options: You can take them to your local pharmacy for proper disposal. Some medically oriented charities will also take medication for distribution to the disadvantaged. ...Read more

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Please describe the medication: topical?

Please describe the medication: topical?

Applies to skin: Topical just refers to how a medication is applied. In this case to the skin and is meant to treat local skin problems. Some meds are applied to the skin but are meant to be absorbed into the body in which case we use the term "transdermal" since it is meant to pass through the skin to affect the whole body. ...Read more

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What medications are given fordepression?

What medications are given fordepression?

Why R you depressed?: If your depression is affecting your life and/or those around you and you have trouble dealing with it or not knowing how to etc. It is very reasonable to seek help, either from a therapist, your physician/nurse, or both. Psychotherapy may be adequate for some, others may need both meds (many choices, depending on your symptoms/needs) and therapy. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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What medication is equivalent to covance d?

What medication is equivalent to covance d?

Yes: Covance d is a combination of losartan and hydrochlorthiazide- a diuretic). There are a number of such combinations for the treatment of hypertension. If this is a question of your co-pay, ask your physician about generic alternatives. ...Read more

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What pain medication can be taken for r.S.D.?

What pain medication can be taken for r.S.D.?

RSD, or: Complex regional pain syndrome can be difficult to treat and each patient needs to be treated differently. Opioid medications are definitely not the first option. Consider medications that affect nerve pain most, like neuromodulators such as gabapentin. Clonidine has been found to help some as well. Stellate ganglion blocks can be diagnostic/therapeutic. Consider topical ketamine creams as well. ...Read more

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What medication need to be taken for acidity?

What medication need to be taken for acidity?

Antacid: An h2 blocker (like Pepcid (famotidine) or its generic) once or twice daily, provides relief for many after about a week. If this fails, a proton pump inhibitor (ppi--like Prilosec or its generic) will often work where h2's have failed. If both fail after at least one week trial of each, see your dr or a GI dr for eval. ...Read more

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Would it be okay if I use hash as medication?

Would it be okay if I use hash as medication?

Condition?: There are some conditions that medical marijuana is helpful for. However there can be significant problems related to cannabis use. Thus, would only consider this when prescribed or directed by a physician who is knowledgable in this area. Take care. ...Read more

Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
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Mavik (Definition)

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