My husband is taking 1 tablet every day of Valsartan-HCTZ 160 - 12.5 MC for high blood pressure. It s the generic replacement for Diovan HCT 160 - 12 mg. Our question is this: Could he take it in the evening instead of daily in the morning. He thinks it s making him sleepy in the daytime, and less so in the night. I don t know if that s okay, and/or if it s a beta blocker or whatever other kind of blood pressure medication. We also don t know if sleepiness is a side effect. Can you please answer our questions? Thank you! YYYY@YYYY
Hi, my name is Janice I need information to help manage my HBP. I m taking the following meds. Lisinopril - 40 mg - 1x day, Coreg - 25 mg 2x day, Digoxin - .125 mg - 1x day, Xarelto - 20 mg 1x day. Metformin 1000 mg - 2x day, Lantus 30 units at night and Humilog 5 units before meals. My doctor changed my BP meds in late November and I ended up in the hospital in January 2014. My BP is still extremely high. When I was on the following meds Felodpine 10 mg - 1x day, Lisinopril - 40 mg - 1x day, Diovan HCT 160/25 1x day. Metformin 1000 mg - 2x day, Lantus 30 units at night, Humilog 5 units before meals. I want to go back to my old regime. I did not have any issue at all with my BP. With the A-Flutters that I now have will that cause me not to go back to my old medicines? Help!
Iam 65 ,BP goesup to170/100 on taking drugs it varies between135/85 to 115/75 two years back ECG showed Rbbb also ,Itook metpure XL50+Tsart40 ,then metpureXL50+olmesar H, other doctor advised for tolol 25 +olmesarAH,next advised Amlong MT 25. All drugs is supported with Ecosprin 150NV also.MY 2D ECHO,Lipid profile,sugar creatinine all are normal,my routine life is perfect,4 KM morning walk 10 minuites anulom vilom, My question is- which drug Ishould take,how long it is to be taken.Iavoid to take doctos s token no Q this puzzels me.
Dr. Oz, I know you're show is geared mostly towards women but I really am in dyer need of help. I'm a 22 year old male and I'm currently taking two 20mg instant release Adderalls a day. My blood pressure is normal on a daily basis, but high blood pressure and heart disease does run in my family. My concern is in regards to Erectile Disfunction. It is a real self confidence killer! My penis doesn't get fully erect when I'm about to have sex, its hard but not where it can stay up the air hard..excuse the reference. Also some other times it will get hard, but it will not stay that way for long amounts of time. Does anyone know why this could be? I also have trouble staying hard. For example if it slips out, there is a switch of positions,or the slightest distraction, it wont remain hard. I take adderall but don't notice a difference in this when I take it and when I don't. I exercise regularly (4-5x a week) and eat relatively healthy(for a college student). I am stressed a lot and i know that could be a cause of my problems. but does anyone have any ideas? Also is it to early for someone my age (22) to take pills such as viagra or cialis? What are the long term side effects?
I am 74 years old and have experienced hot flushes since menopause (at age 54). I experience moderate to high blood pressure and most medications for this make my symptoms worse. I have heart palpitations during these uncomfortable symptoms, experience fatigue and have night sweats which wake me up. I have Sjoegren's Syndrome with Sicca, and Peripehral neuropathy and most other aging symptoms. I don't have dementia, thankfully, but I am curious as to whether hot flushes are impacting on my blood pressure and contributing to my anxieties or could it be caused by my thyroid? My tests show a normal reading for my thyroid. I also had cancer of the uterus, grade 1, and had everything removed nine years ago and have remained cancer free to date. I hope you can help me find a way to improve the situation as I don't have any blocked arteries or heart problems so it is a mystery to me. I am worried about the impact it may eventually have on my heart. Sincerely yours,
Hello. I'm male. I'm 45 years old and I got high pressure blood since 17. I am currently taking 5 drugs to control (not at all) my high pressure blood. In a recent Renal Angiography was discovered that I have my left kidney hypotrophic with important loss of parenchyma in the middle and lower thirds. Analyses of plasma renin revealed that is high.
This hypotrophic kidney (left) is working by 37% and 63% right according to a renal scintigraphy. The recommendation of my doctor(nephrology) is to get me out my hypotrophic kidney to control the high pressure blood and avoid having to take so many drugs.
Patient: Female, 73 years, 6 months old, 5'7" tall, 230 lbs., in generally good health. Hypertension well controlled with medication, lifelong history of recurring clinical depression . Currently takes medication for depression and hypertension,...
Im a 70 year old stage two diabetic. I woke up in the night with dry heaves...I just went to the store and fell faint and nauseated. I rested for 30 minutes and felt a lot better. I home now and concerned ! I had low blood presure. Now its 128...