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10 mg Norvasc - Aliskiren-HCTZ Dosage

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  • 10 mg Norvasc
    Of the three strengths of Norvasc on the market, 10 mg Norvasc is the strongest one available. This eMedTV article explains the benefits of using 10 mg Norvasc and offers dosing warnings for children using it.
  • About Blood Pressure
    Are you interested in information about blood pressure? This eMedTV resource describes what blood pressure is, how it is measured, and how the measurement is read. A link to more detailed information on this topic is also included.
  • About High Blood Pressure
    Are you looking for information about high blood pressure? This eMedTV article gives a brief overview of this topic, with details on risk factors, symptoms, and treatment. Also included is a link to more details.
  • About Norvasc
    High blood pressure and certain other conditions can be treated with Norvasc. This eMedTV Web page takes a quick look at Norvasc, with details about potential side effects, dosing, and more. A link to more detailed information is also provided.
  • Accupril
    Accupril is a drug used to control high blood pressure and treat congestive heart failure symptoms. This eMedTV page provides an overview of Accupril, including information on side effects, dosing, and potential drug interactions.
  • Accupril and Dry Eyes
    This eMedTV Web page lists things you can do if you're taking Accupril and dry eyes occur, such as not smoking and staying out of smoky rooms; avoiding artificial tears that irritate your eyes; and protecting your eyes from drafts, breezes, and wind.
  • Accupril and Erectile Dysfunction
    If you're taking Accupril and erectile dysfunction occurs, contact your doctor. As this eMedTV page explains, he or she may recommend taking an erectile dysfunction drug or trying another heart failure or high blood pressure drug, among other things.
  • Accupril and Hair Loss
    In previous clinical studies, less than 1 percent of people reported hair loss while taking Accupril. This eMedTV Web page suggests talking with your doctor if you're taking Accupril and hair loss does become a problem.
  • Accupril and Pregnancy
    This eMedTV page on Accupril and pregnancy talks about telling your doctor (prior to taking Accupril) if you're pregnant or plan to become pregnant and lists complications sometimes seen with fetuses or newborns exposed to Accupril during pregnancy.
  • Accupril and Weight Gain
    Weight gain doesn't appear to be an Accupril side effect. This eMedTV page lists things you can do if you're taking Accupril and weight gain occurs, such as limiting alcohol intake, getting regular physical activity, and following a low-fat diet.
  • Accupril Cough
    A dry cough that will not go away is among the common side effects of Accupril. This page on the eMedTV Web site explains how the drug's enzyme-blocking effect can lead to a cough, and also provides statistics on how often it occurs.
  • Accupril Dosage
    As this eMedTV article explains, the starting Accupril dosage for treating high blood pressure is 10 mg or 20 mg daily. The starting Accupril dose for people with congestive heart failure is 5 mg twice daily.
  • Accupril Drug Interactions
    This eMedTV page explains how Accupril drug interactions can contribute to kidney damage and lower your blood pressure too much, among other things. Drug interactions can potentially occur with Demadex, lithium, NSAIDs, and other drugs.
  • Accupril Medicine
    Accupril is an ACE inhibitor used to treat high blood pressure and symptoms of congestive heart failure. This eMedTV Web resource briefly describes this medicine, exploring how it works and some of the factors that will affect your dose.
  • Accupril Overdose
    This eMedTV page lists Accupril overdose symptoms -- including kidney failure, extremely low blood pressure, and increased levels of sodium or potassium in the blood -- and advises you to seek medical attention right away if you overdose on Accupril.
  • Accupril Precautions and Warnings
    There are many Accupril precautions and warnings to be aware of. This eMedTV page covers numerous precautions and warnings for Accupril, such as the safety of taking Accupril if you have kidney failure or are over 65 years old, pregnant, or nursing.
  • Accupril Side Effects
    This eMedTV article explores side effects of Accupril, including common side effects like fatigue and cough; rare side effects like angina; and side effects that you should report to your doctor immediately, such as itching and wheezing.
  • Accuretic
    Accuretic is a prescription drug that is used to treat high blood pressure in adults. This section of the eMedTV library explains how the drug works and offers more details on its effects, possible side effects, and dosing guidelines.
  • Accuretic and Pregnancy
    Accuretic is generally not recommended during pregnancy. This eMedTV page offers an overview of Accuretic and pregnancy, including information on why the FDA considers the drug a pregnancy Category C or D medication.
  • Accuretic Dosage
    The recommended Accuretic dosage is between 10 mg/12.5 mg and 20 mg/25 mg once daily. As this page on the eMedTV Web site explains, if side effects occur or if your blood pressure does not lower with Accuretic, dosage adjustments can be made.
  • Accuretic Drug Interactions
    Medicines such as diuretics and lithium may cause drug interactions with Accuretic. As this eMedTV page explains, when certain drugs are taken with the blood pressure medicine, interactions may occur -- and these can result in serious side effects.
  • Accuretic Medicine
    A prescription medicine, Accuretic is approved for the treatment of high blood pressure. This eMedTV page gives an overview of this product, with information on possible side effects, things you may need to avoid during treatment, and more.
  • Accuretic Overdose
    Signs of an Accuretic overdose may include nausea, weakness, and drowsiness, among other things. This eMedTV segment lists other potential symptoms, discusses the possible effects of an overdose, and describes various treatments that are available.
  • Accuretic Precautions and Warnings
    Before using Accuretic, alert your doctor if you have diabetes, gout, or asthma. This eMedTV resource offers other Accuretic precautions and warnings, including a list of who should avoid Accuretic, as well as possible side effects to look out for.
  • Accuretic Side Effects
    This eMedTV Web page lists several common Accuretic side effects, such as muscle pain, headache, and cough. Side effects that should be reported to your doctor (as well as rare but possible problems that can occur with this drug) are also listed.
  • Accuretic Uses
    Accuretic is licensed for the treatment of high blood pressure in adults. This part of the eMedTV archives discusses how Accuretic works to lower blood pressure levels and explains that there are no approved Accuretic uses in children.
  • Action of Univasc
    This eMedTV selection explains how Univasc works by describing the drug's actions within the body. This article also offers some basic dosing guidelines and provides a link to more detailed information on the medication.
  • Acupril
    Accupril is a prescription drug used to treat high blood pressure and congestive heart failure symptoms. This eMedTV segment examines dosing, strengths, side effects, and storage methods for this medicine. Acupril is a common misspelling of Accupril.
  • Adalat
    Adalat CC is an extended-release medication that is approved to treat high blood pressure. This eMedTV article explains how the prescription medication works, describes some potential side effects, and discusses how and when to take the drug.
  • Adalat and Breastfeeding
    Adalat CC does pass through women's breast milk. This portion of the eMedTV library explains the manufacturer's recommendation on taking Adalat CC and breastfeeding at the same time, and discusses why some doctors may consider the drug safe to take.
  • Adalat and Depression
    This eMedTV page explains why it's difficult to tell if there is a link between Adalat CC and depression. This page also covers how often depression occurs in people taking Adalat CC and what to do if you develop symptoms of depression.
  • Adalat and Dry Mouth
    This eMedTV page lists some tips you can try if you are taking Adalat CC and dry mouth occurs, such as sipping water or sugarless drinks often. This article also discusses what your doctor may recommend if your dry mouth becomes a problem.
  • Adalat and Impotence
    If you are taking Adalat CC and impotence occurs, make sure to talk to your healthcare provider. This eMedTV segment explains how often impotence is reported in men taking Adalat CC and discusses what your healthcare provider may recommend.
  • Adalat and Pregnancy
    This eMedTV page on Adalat CC and pregnancy explains that Adalat CC may not be safe to take during pregnancy, as it may cause miscarriages and birth defects. This page also describes when a doctor may still prescribe Adalat CC to pregnant women.
  • Adalat Dosage
    The recommended starting Adalat CC dosage for treating high blood pressure is 30 mg once daily. This eMedTV resource describes the factors that may affect your Adalat CC dose and also provides some tips for when and how to take the medication.
  • Adalat Drug Information
    This eMedTV page describes information to review with a healthcare provider before taking Adalat. This includes the drug's safety precautions and situations in which the medication may need to be avoided. A link to more details is also included.
  • Adalat Drug Interactions
    This eMedTV page explains how some Adalat CC drug interactions can lead to unwanted side effects, such as bleeding, low blood pressure, or congestive heart failure. This page also lists the medications that can cause these interactions with Adalat CC.
  • Adalat LA
    Adalat is a prescription medicine licensed for the treatment of high blood pressure. This eMedTV resource describes Adalat in more detail and offers general precautions for taking the medication. Adalat LA is a common misspelling of Adalat.
  • Adalat Overdose
    Difficulty breathing, fainting, and dizziness are some of the symptoms of an Adalat CC overdose. This eMedTV segment explains what to do if you think you have taken too much Adalat CC and describes some treatment options that are available.
  • Adalat Side Effects
    In people taking Adalat CC, side effects may include swelling, dizziness, and headaches. This part of the eMedTV Web site discusses common and rare side effects of Adalat CC and highlights which side effects you should report to a doctor right away.
  • Adalat Uses
    Adalat CC is primarily used for controlling high blood pressure in adults. This eMedTV segment explains Adalat CC uses in more detail, including how the medicine works and several off-label uses of the medicine (such as treating chest pain).
  • Adalat Warnings and Precautions
    Adalat CC may cause low blood pressure and congestive heart failure. This portion of the eMedTV library takes an in-depth look at other Adalat CC warnings and precautions, and also explains who should not take the medication.
  • Alcohol and Blood Pressure
    If you have high blood pressure, you may be wondering if alcohol consumption is a good idea. This eMedTV article explains that while moderate drinking may be fine, alcohol can increase side effects of blood pressure medicine.
  • Alcohol and High Blood Pressure
    This segment of the eMedTV archives explores the connection between high blood pressure and alcohol. While moderate amounts are usually fine, too much alcohol can make hypertension worse or decrease the effectiveness of medications.
  • Alcohol and Norvasc
    In clinical studies, alcohol and Norvasc did not appear to interact with one another. This portion of the eMedTV library discusses these clinical studies and advises you to talk to your doctor about your particular situation.
  • Aliskiren-HCTZ
    Aliskiren-HCTZ is a combination medication often prescribed to lower blood pressure. This eMedTV article takes an in-depth look at how aliskiren-HCTZ works, its potential side effects, tips for when and how to take the drug, and general precautions.
  • Aliskiren-HCTZ Dosage
    This eMedTV page explains that the recommended aliskiren-HCTZ dosage for treating high blood pressure will be based on several factors, such as other medications you are taking. This page also outlines general aliskiren-HCTZ dosing guidelines.
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