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Which Drugs Are Used To Manage Coarctation Of The Aorta
Several Drugs: I suppose your question is about Isolated Systolic Hypertension.I will list the groups as there are many 1Diuretics like Hydrochlorthiazide 2Calcium channel Blockers like Cardizem 3Beta Blockers like Coreg 4Nitrites 5Angiotensin Convering Enzymes like Lisnopril 6Angiotensin Receptor Blockers like Valsartan All these drugs can be used in Isolated SystolicHypertension ...Read more
ACEI ; carvedilol: Acei = angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors were first ; continue best track record to reduce mortality rates for congestive heart failure (1 result of HTN ) but commonly do not improve heart function, just slow decline. Fat soluble ones, e.g. Perindopril best. Adding on carvedilol, with care (along with aggressively txing drivers of arterial disease) usually improves heart function over time. ...Read more
What happens if beta-blockers are drugs used to treat hypertension what is the name of the types of drugs for low blood?
How many of the most stent in the coronary blood vessels which used? what risk if the use of stent exceed the limit ?
Many: Drugs may reach the CNS through several ways, depending upon the particular drug chemistry and the integrity of the blood brain barrier. Methods of CNS drug administration include: oral, intravenous, intrathecal (to the spinal fluid), convection enhanced delivery (directly to the brain through a catheter) and surgical implantation of drug wafers. This is a complex subject. ...Read more
With the type of hypotension when arteries are vasodilated. What type of medication are the most effective for bringing BP to normal ?
Depends on the cause: In life threatening cases intravenous medications are used like epinephrine, norepinephrine, phenylephrine, dopamine, vasopressin or dobutamine. For predominant vasodilation the most commonly used "pressors" are norepinephrine, phenylephrine and epinephrine. Remember the most important thing is to address the cause of vasodilation. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What type of medication are the most effective in treating hypotension with arterial or venous vasodilation being the cause of the hypotension ?
Too Broad: This question, to answer, would take up a ten pound textbook. What do you mean by drugs? Medications? Supplements? Illegal substances? Taking any medication without the doctor's input is very dangerous. There is risk to health and risk to legal standing within your community. ...Read more
Which medication controls or cures fifficult hypertension with the least amount of dangerous side effects to liver, kidneys,muscles...all body parts?
Depends: There is no single medication that does everything. All BP meds lower BP about 10 points or so with individual differences. The best one for you depends on what other health issues you may have: kidney disease? Angina? Congestive heart failure? Diabetes? Prostate enlargement? There are different best BP meds for each. ...Read more
Is coronary artery disease the same as arteriosclerosis and myocardial infarction? More specifically how are they related?
HEART ATTACK: Coronary artery disease is disease of the arteries to your heart. Atherosclerosis is hardening of those arteries. Myocardial infarction is injury to your heart muscle because oxygen carrying blood could not get thru your diseased , hardened coronary arteries. = heart attack. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A few: A simple, but effective way is to measure blood pressure in both arms and at least one leg. We now most commonly first check with an echocardiogram. Depending on the quality of those images, a ct or MRI may help. But again, good old fashioned blood pressure is the best way to start. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can medical marijuana be used in the treatment of nephrotic syndrome? Looking to replace existing medications with side-effect-friendlier ones.
Marijuana: I don't think it is a good idea while you have nephritic syndrome. Please discuss this with the doctor seeing you for the nephritic syndrome. Hope all goes well. ...Read more
Occlusion of abdominal aorta and other lower limb arteries treated by embolectomy,what are all the food item we have to take for life saving and limb?
Forks over knives: Complete vegan diets as described in a book/ video "forks over knives" shows the best dietary practices to reverse blockages in general. Study performed by dr caldwell esseylstein shows documented improvement in heart blockages with this diet. Medications such as crestor, (rosuvastatin) stopping smoking, exercise will also be important. ...Read more
It depends!: There are many - but the choice depends on the specific rhythm disorder being treated. Many have side effects, and doctors are using these drugs less than they did in the past. The choice of which drug, if any, to use depends on how troublesome the arrhthmia is, and whether an ablation procedure is available that may eliminate the need for drugs. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The installation of an IVC filter is all that is needed to avoid most heart attacks, strokes and PE's if there is a history of familial heart disease?
No way;can only trap: large clots traveling from leg & pelvis veins from proceeding to right heart & lungs. Heart attacks & strokes result from clots in arteries leaving left heart, including supplying heart muscle itself. Most are without symptoms, due to plaque rupture or clots from left atria (rarely ventricle), occur without warning. Setup is atherosclerosis, LDL-P, HbA1c & Systolic BP not ?, Large-HDL-P not ?, etc ...Read more
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