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Took prescribed medicines after drinks, dizziness, sweating, pant wetting. BP high, pulse low. Reason?

My husband us 66 yrs old. he takes the following prescribed pills, carvedilol 12.5 mg 2 times a day. hydralazine 50 mg 3 times a day, Vitamin D , Ergocalciferol , 0000 UNITS 1 time a week, amlodipine- benazepril (LOTREL) 10-20MG capsules,by mouth 1 time a day, clonidine (CATAPRES) 0.2 MG TAB, and last one is Cholecalciferol (VITAMIN D) 0000 UNITS Taking 3 capsules by mouth once daily. 3 times. My husband is a drinker and had drank alot and took 3 of the above meds. and got dizzy. sweaty. froze up.and wet his pants. I called ambulance and they wanted to take him in. Just found out blood pressure after incident was 162/88, pulse 63.. I need to talk more. Please help me. He is lieing to his Dr..
Asked On : Fri, 25 Jan 2013
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You should tell your doctor the truth about your husband. There caan be significant innteraction off alcohol with some drugs.
Bradycardia seems to be related to high BP or the Carvedilol Catapres and benazepril can also have unpredictable interaction with the alcohol.
he may take dangerous overdose, it will be worthwhile to manage him indoor for this problem and in future give him the medicines under watch.
I hope the advise would be informative and useful for you.
Take Care!
Answered: Sat, 13 Jul 2013
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