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Musinex d raised my blood pressure?

Musinex d raised my blood pressure?

Most likely no: Those are the main side effects of the musinex: hives, difficult breathing, swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat. Less serious side effects may include: dizziness or headache, a rash, or nausea, vomiting, or stomach upset. ...Read more

Dr. Lonnie Smith
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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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Long time raised blood pressure. Always stable till now. Did weight gain worsen it?

Long time raised blood pressure. Always stable till now. Did weight gain worsen it?

Yes it can: Weight gain can absolutely increaase your blood pressure. I recommend regular exercise (which can decrease your blood pressure even when you dont loose weight), and a healthy diet. Also sodium (salt) can increase your blood pressure , so i recommend taing in < 1500mg a day if you have high blood pressure. ...Read more

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I have hi-blood pressure I was just diagnosed with gout. I take atenolol 50mg, enalapril 2.5 mg, and indapamide 50mg. Indapamide raised my uric.?

I have hi-blood pressure I was just diagnosed with gout.  I take atenolol 50mg,  enalapril  2.5 mg, and indapamide  50mg.   Indapamide raised my uric.?

Possibly: However, hypertension and gout are often associated so it may not be the indapamide. High uric acid is the result of overproduction (genetic), under excretion by the kidney, or lifestyle (alcohol, red meat, shrimp, etc.). ...Read more

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What is the best allegry medication to take. I have allgeies really bad and need relief, but can't take a decogestive because of blood pressure

What is the best allegry medication to take. I have allgeies really bad and need relief, but can't take a decogestive because of blood pressure

Over : Over the counter Loratadine which is the generic claritin, (loratadine) can often help. It will not provide immediate relief as many decongestants will but will help and should not affect your blood pressure. ...Read more

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Can a sixty degree drop in environment temperature (85 down to 20) for ten days raise blood pressure for people who are in normal range but with meds?

Can a sixty degree drop in environment temperature (85 down to 20) for ten days raise blood pressure for people who are in normal range but with meds?

Abnxiety: Over sudden severe drop could cause some elevation. - i can only think of vasoconstriction of peripheral blood vessels due to cold as another possible cause of slight increase. What ever you do, stay warm, wear a hat. ...Read more

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Blood pressure and amox-clav. Does this drug raise blood pressure?

Blood pressure and amox-clav.  Does this drug raise blood pressure?

No: Augmenting or Clavuanic acid - Amoxicillin - is broad spectrum antibiotics .More common side effect is upset stomach, diarrhea . It is sealed to " killing" all the good bacteria " probiotics' from gut as well as " bad " bacteria causing infection. It is good to keep well hydrated and consume health diet - including fermented food as Yogurt, Kefir. If you have High BP it could be the reason. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Allergies (Definition)

Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more