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Micardis Side Effects - Norvasc Drug Interactions

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  • Micardis Side Effects
    This eMedTV page provides a list of potential Micardis side effects, including diarrhea, upper respiratory infection, and back pain. Serious side effects of Micardis that require medical attention (such as itching or wheezing) are also listed.
  • Micardis Uses
    As this eMedTV segment explains, Micardis is licensed to treat high blood pressure. This selection from the archives offers an overview of Micardis uses, including information on how this drug helps lower diastolic and systolic blood pressure.
  • Monopril-HCT
    This eMedTV page explains that Monopril-HCT is a drug used to treat high blood pressure in adults. This article offers an in-depth look at this drug, including information on its effects, storage, dosing guidelines, and possible side effects.
  • Monopril-HCT and Pregnancy
    As this eMedTV article explains, taking Monopril-HCT during pregnancy can lead to fetal problems such as kidney failure. This page explores Monopril-HCT and pregnancy, including information on the FDA's classification of the drug.
  • Monopril-HCT Dosage
    As this eMedTV Web page explains, the recommended starting Monopril-HCT dosage for most people will vary between Monopril-HCT 10 mg/12.5 mg and Monopril-HCT 20 mg/12.5 mg once a day. This page also covers guidelines for how and when to take the drug.
  • Monopril-HCT Drug Interactions
    This eMedTV page covers the possible Monopril-HCT drug interactions that can occur with other medications, such as insulin, narcotics, or diuretics. These interactions can change the way the body metabolizes the drugs and possibly lead to problems.
  • Monopril-HCT Medicine
    Monopril helps lower blood pressure by relaxing the blood vessels and reducing the blood volume. This eMedTV segment has more details on this prescription medicine, including how to take it and factors that will affect your dose.
  • Monopril-HCT Overdose
    Although it is rare, a person can overdose on Monopril-HCT. This eMedTV segment describes some of the possible symptoms of a Monopril-HCT overdose, such as an irregular heartbeat, vomiting, or fainting. This page also discusses treatment options.
  • Monopril-HCT Precautions and Warnings
    This eMedTV article talks about several precautions and warnings for Monopril-HCT, including those that relate to allergic reactions, drug interactions, and pregnancy risks. This article also discusses who should avoid this drug.
  • Monopril-HCT Side Effects
    Headache, cough, dizziness, and fatigue are some of the common side effects of Monopril-HCT. This eMedTV page describes the different types of Monopril-HCT side effects, including the ones that should be immediately reported to your doctor.
  • Most Commonly Prescribed Medications for High Blood Pressure
    This video clip explains that medications may be prescribed to control high blood pressure.
  • Nifedepine
    Nifedipine is a prescription drug that is used to treat chest pain and high blood pressure. This eMedTV article offers a brief description of the drug and provides a link to more detailed information. Nifedepine is a common misspelling of nifedipine.
  • Nifedipin
    Nifedipine is commonly prescribed for the treatment of chest pain and high blood pressure. This eMedTV selection offers a brief overview of the drug and provides a link to more information. Nifedipin is a common misspelling of nifedipine.
  • Nifedipine
    Nifedipine is a calcium channel blocker that is used to treat angina and high blood pressure. This eMedTV resource offers a detailed overview of the drug, including information on its uses, dosing guidelines, possible side effects, and more.
  • Nifedipine and Breastfeeding
    Nifedipine does pass through breast milk. This eMedTV segment offers an overview of nifedipine and breastfeeding, including the manufacturer's recommendation on the topic and what to do if you are breastfeeding and taking the drug at the same time.
  • Nifedipine and Depression
    Depression is a possible side effect of nifedipine. This eMedTV page discusses nifedipine and depression, providing information on how frequently the side effect occurs in people taking the drug and what to do if you develop symptoms while taking it.
  • Nifedipine and Dry Mouth
    In studies, up to 3 percent of people experienced dry mouth while taking nifedipine. This eMedTV article offers helpful information on what to do if you are taking nifedipine and dry mouth occurs, and also covers some available treatment options.
  • Nifedipine and Erectile Dysfunction
    There are many possible side effects of nifedipine, and erectile dysfunction may be one of them. This eMedTV article discusses nifedipine and erectile dysfunction in detail, including what to do if you develop this side effect while taking the drug.
  • Nifedipine and Pregnancy
    The FDA classifies nifedipine as a pregnancy Category C medication. This eMedTV page discusses nifedipine and pregnancy, including the results of animal studies on the topic and tips on what to do if you are taking the drug and pregnancy occurs.
  • Nifedipine and Weight Gain
    Several side effects are possible with nifedipine, and weight gain appears to be one of them. This eMedTV segment takes a closer look at nifedipine and weight gain, including tips on what to do if you notice this side effect while taking the drug.
  • Nifedipine Dosage
    For people taking extended-release nifedipine, the recommended starting dose is 30 mg to 60 mg a day. This eMedTV Web page also offers dosing guidelines for the immediate-release version of the drug and offers tips on taking your nifedipine dosage.
  • Nifedipine Drug Information
    If you are looking for information about nifedipine, this eMedTV selection is a great place to start. It provides information on specific conditions the drug can treat, basic dosing guidelines, and more. A link to more details is also included.
  • Nifedipine Drug Interactions
    Coumadin, Dilantin, and Prograf are just a few of the drugs that can interact with nifedipine. This eMedTV page covers these and other nifedipine drug interactions, including information on the problems that can result when these drugs are combined.
  • Nifedipine Overdose
    Lightheadedness, dizziness, and fainting are some of the symptoms of a nifedipine overdose. This eMedTV resource covers the symptoms you may experience after taking too much nifedipine, as well as the treatment options that are available.
  • Nifedipine Side Effects
    Possible side effects of nifedipine include swelling, flushing, and headache. This eMedTV segment offers a detailed list of common and uncommon side effects, including information on how frequently they occur in people taking the drug.
  • Nifedipine Uses
    Nifedipine is used to treat chest pain and high blood pressure. This selection from the eMedTV archives talks about these and other nifedipine uses, including "off-label" uses (such as the treatment of migraines) and giving the drug to children.
  • Nifedipine Warnings and Precautions
    Before taking nifedipine, tell your healthcare provider if you have aortic stenosis or an upcoming surgery. This eMedTV article lists other nifedipine warnings and precautions to be aware of, including information on who should avoid the drug.
  • Nifedpine
    Nifedipine is often prescribed to treat high blood pressure or chest pain. This eMedTV Web page talks about the different varieties of nifedipine and offers dosing information on the drug. Nifedpine is a common misspelling of nifedipine.
  • Nifedpine Side Affects
    Side effects of nifedipine can include headaches, constipation, and fatigue. This eMedTV page lists other side effects of the drug and provides a link to more information. Nifedpine side affects is a common misspelling of nifedipine side effects.
  • Nifidipine
    If you have angina or high blood pressure, your healthcare provider may prescribe nifedipine. This eMedTV selection offers a brief overview of the drug and provides a link to more information. Nifidipine is a common misspelling of nifedipine.
  • Normal Adult Blood Pressure
    As this eMedTV segment explains, an average reading of 120/80 is considered normal blood pressure for an adult, but this can vary for each person. This article talks more about normal blood pressure and blood pressure readings.
  • Normal Blood Preasure
    A normal blood pressure level typically ranges from 90/60 to 120/80. This eMedTV page offers a brief overview and some guidelines for determining your normal blood pressure. Normal blood preasure is a common misspelling of normal blood pressure.
  • Normal Blood Pressure
    As this eMedTV page explains, a normal blood pressure range is anything from 90/60 to 120/80. Factors like lifestyle, diet, and family history can affect blood pressure, so several readings should be taken to determine your average blood pressure.
  • Normal Blood Presure
    Normal blood pressure can range from 90/60 to 120/80. This eMedTV page lists factors affecting a blood pressure reading (such as posture) and explains how it is measured. Normal blood presure is a common misspelling of normal blood pressure.
  • Norvas
    A doctor may prescribe Norvasc to treat several heart or blood vessel conditions. This eMedTV Web resource explores some side effects of Norvasc and offers some general dosing information. Norvas is a common misspelling of Norvasc.
  • Norvasc
    Norvasc is a calcium channel blocker that helps to lower blood pressure and treat certain types of angina. This eMedTV site further describes this prescription drug, with information on its uses, effects, potential side effects, and more.
  • Norvasc 10 mg
    Norvasc 10 mg is the strongest dosage available for this high blood pressure medication. As this eMedTV article explains, there are also two smaller dosages that can be prescribed. This selection from the archives deals with Norvasc 10 mg.
  • Norvasc 5 mg
    As this eMedTV page explains, Norvasc 5 mg is the recommended starting dose for the treatment of several conditions, such as high blood pressure. This page offers information on this and other dosing amounts and discusses general guidelines for children.
  • Norvasc Adverse Side Effects
    Norvasc adverse side effects can include headache, swelling, nausea, and others. This eMedTV segment provides a list of Norvasc side effects, including the more serious but rare side effects like pancreatitis, fainting, and nose bleeds.
  • Norvasc and Breastfeeding
    The manufacturer of Norvasc does not recommend that Norvasc be used in breastfeeding women. This eMedTV article deals with Norvasc and breastfeeding, explaining what to do if you are taking Norvasc and breastfeeding or thinking of breastfeeding.
  • Norvasc and Depression
    There are potential side effects of Norvasc, and depression is one of them. This eMedTV page explains the possible link between Norvasc and depression, and offers suggestions on what to do if depression symptoms occur with Norvasc treatment.
  • Norvasc and Grapefruit
    This eMedTV page explains that although interactions have been reported with grapefruit and other calcium channel blockers, they do not appear to occur with Norvasc. This article discusses the research on Norvasc and grapefruit.
  • Norvasc and Headache
    There are potential side effects of Norvasc, and headache is one of the most common. This eMedTV segment discusses the possible link between Norvasc and headache, and offers treatment options for relieving headaches.
  • Norvasc and Impotence
    There are several possible side effects of Norvasc, and impotence is one of them. This selection from the eMedTV archives tells you what you need to know about this particular side effect of Norvasc, including statistics on how frequently it occurs.
  • Norvasc and Pregnancy
    Based on the results of animal studies, it may not be safe to take Norvasc during pregnancy. This part of the eMedTV Web site looks at Norvasc and pregnancy, including information on why the FDA classifies Norvasc as a pregnancy Category C drug.
  • Norvasc Blood Pressure Medicine
    This eMedTV Web article talks about the blood pressure medicine Norvasc, a drug licensed for treatment in both adults and children ages 6 years or older. This article explains how the medication works and offers other important information on the drug.
  • Norvasc Dosing
    Norvasc dosing generally starts at 5 mg daily but can be adjusted based on results. As this eMedTV page explains, Norvasc dosing guidelines are determined by age, what you are treating, other existing conditions, and other drugs you may be taking.
  • Norvasc Drug Interactions
    As this eMedTV segment explains, Norvasc could interact with several drugs, including efavirenz, pentobarbital, and rifabutin. This article offers a more detailed list of potential interactions, as well as the problems that can occur.
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