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Effects of High Blood Pressure - Fosinopril and Weight Gain

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  • Effects of High Blood Pressure
    High blood pressure can result in problems that affect the brain, kidneys, heart, and blood vessels. This eMedTV Web page describes the effects of high blood pressure on these vital organs in more detail.
  • Effects of Hydrochlorothiazide
    Studies show that hydrochlorothiazide can significantly lower both systolic and diastolic blood pressure. This eMedTV resource explores other effects of hydrochlorothiazide and briefly covers how this diuretic medication works.
  • Effects of Lasix
    As this eMedTV page explains, Lasix is a prescription drug used to treat conditions such as high blood pressure and fluid retention. This page further discusses the effects of Lasix on the body, including detail on how it works and possible side effects.
  • Effects of Toprol-XL
    As this eMedTV page explains, Toprol-XL is a prescription drug used to treat conditions such as high blood pressure, angina, and congestive heart failure. This page examines Toprol-XL's effects on the body, including information on how the drug works.
  • Enalapril
    Enalapril is a prescription medicine used to treat high blood pressure and congestive heart failure. This eMedTV article explains how enalapril works and discusses its effects, dosing guidelines, and potential side effects.
  • Enalapril and Depression
    Are enalapril and depression linked? As this eMedTV segment explains, it is often difficult to say for sure, but less than 1 percent of patients taking enalapril in clinical trials reported experiencing depression.
  • Enalapril and Dry Eyes
    Data from clinical studies show that there appears to be no link between enalapril and dry eyes. This eMedTV Web page explains that dry eyes are not a side effect of enalapril and provides suggestions for finding relief from dry eyes.
  • Enalapril and Hair Loss
    In clinical studies, hair loss was reported in less than 1 percent of people taking enalapril. This eMedTV Web page examines the possible relationship between enalapril and hair loss, and explains how it is hard to know if the drug causes hair loss.
  • Enalapril and Impotence
    Less than 1 percent of people in clinical trials of enalapril experienced impotence. This eMedTV page looks at the possible link between enalapril and impotence, and explains that it is difficult to tell if the medication is the cause of the condition.
  • Enalapril and Pregnancy
    Research on enalapril and pregnancy has shown that the drug poses serious risks to the unborn child. This eMedTV resource explains the risks associated with taking enalapril while pregnant and looks at recent studies on enalapril and pregnancy.
  • Enalapril and Weight Gain
    There does not seem to be a relationship between enalapril and weight gain. As this eMedTV Web page explains, if you are taking enalapril and experience a gradual weight gain, lifestyle changes involving diet and exercise may help.
  • Enalapril Cough
    One of the common side effects of taking enalapril is a cough. This eMedTV article explains how an "enalapril cough" (a dry chronic cough) develops in some people taking the medication.
  • Enalapril Dosage
    The usual enalapril dose is 2.5 mg to 40 mg daily, depending on the condition it is being used to treat. This eMedTV page discusses enalapril dosage guidelines and lists factors that doctors consider when determining a patient's dose.
  • Enalapril Drug Interactions
    Diuretics, lithium, and NSAIDs are just a few of the drugs that can interact with enalapril. This eMedTV resource highlights some of the drug interactions that may occur with this medication, such as those involving potassium-sparing medicine.
  • Enalapril Maleate
    Enalapril maleate is a drug used to treat hypertension and other conditions. This eMedTV resource explains how the medication works and provides information about possible side effects, dosing information, safety precautions, and more.
  • Enalapril Medication
    High blood pressure, congestive heart failure, and other conditions can be treated with enalapril. This eMedTV Web page gives an overview of the medication, with details on enalapril's side effects, dosing guidelines, and more.
  • Enalapril Medicine
    Enalapril medicine is used to lower blood pressure and treat symptoms of heart failure. This eMedTV segment discusses two forms of enalapril: Vasotec and Enalapril Maleate tablets.
  • Enalapril Overdose
    Symptoms of an enalapril overdose may include lightheadedness, headache, and fainting. This eMedTV article explains how doctors treat people who overdose on enalapril, which in some cases may involve medications or "pumping the stomach."
  • Enalapril Precautions and Warnings
    For users of enalapril, precautions and warnings include avoiding salt substitutes with potassium. This eMedTV page lists precautions and warnings for enalapril users, which also include possible negative interactions with diuretics.
  • Enalapril Side Effects
    Common side effects of enalapril may include dizziness, cough, and headaches. As this eMedTV article explains, more serious, but rare, side effects are also possible during treatment with this drug, such as unexplained swelling or infection.
  • Enalapril Uses
    Enalapril uses include the treatment of high blood pressure and congestive heart failure. This section of the eMedTV library discusses what enalapril is used for, including off-label uses, such as using it to treat kidney problems.
  • Enalepril
    Enalapril is a prescription medicine licensed to treat several heart and blood vessel conditions. This eMedTV resource explains how enalapril works and describes possible signs of an overdose. Enalepril is a common misspelling of enalapril.
  • Enalipril
    Enalapril (Vasotec) is a drug used to treat hypertension, congestive heart failure, and other conditions. This eMedTV article describes how enalapril works and discusses some of its side effects. Enalipril is a common misspelling of enalapril.
  • Enalipril Side Effects
    Some of the most common enalapril side effects are dizziness and body weakness. This eMedTV Web page also explores some of the more serious side effects of the medication. Enalipril side effects is a common misspelling of enalapril side effects.
  • Enalopril
    As this eMedTV page explains, a doctor may prescribe enalapril for high blood pressure, congestive heart failure, or other heart problems. This page also covers some general precautions with the drug. Enalopril is a common misspelling of enalapril.
  • Enalpril
    Enalapril is a medicine prescribed for the treatment of several heart and blood vessel conditions. This eMedTV page takes a brief look at enalapril, including possible side effects and general dosing tips. Enalpril is a common misspelling of enalapril.
  • Enelapril
    Enalapril is a medication used to treat high blood pressure, congestive heart failure, and other conditions. This eMedTV resource offers a brief description of enalapril and a link to more information. Enelapril is a common misspelling of enalapril.
  • Enelapril Side Effects
    Side effects of enalapril may include dizziness, fatigue, and headache. This eMedTV segment briefly discusses some enalapril side effects and offers a link to more information. Enelapril side effects is a common misspelling of enalapril side effects.
  • Eprosartan/HCTZ
    Eprosartan/HCTZ is a drug used to control high blood pressure. This selection from the eMedTV Web site provides a complete overview of this medicine, including its dosing guidelines, possible side effects, safety precautions, and strengths.
  • Eprosartan/HCTZ Dosage
    Generally, the recommended starting dose of eprosartan/HCTZ is one tablet a day. This eMedTV Web selection explains what you need to know about eprosartan/HCTZ dosing guidelines, including information on when and how to take the medication.
  • Eprosartan/HCTZ Drug Information
    A prescription medicine, eprosartan/HCTZ is used to treat high blood pressure (also known as hypertension). This eMedTV segment provides a brief overview of this drug, including information on eprosartan/HCTZ's safety precautions and dosing tips.
  • Esidrix
    Esidrix is a medicine prescribed for the treatment of fluid retention and high blood pressure. This eMedTV resource further discusses this diuretic and its uses, potential side effects, and general dosing information.
  • Exercise and High Blood Pressure
    This eMedTV page discusses high blood pressure and exercise, and also includes a sample walking plan. Studies on the effects of exercise show that physical activity can lower blood pressure, regardless of the type, intensity, or duration of the exercise.
  • Exercise and High Blood Pressure Reduction
    This eMedTV page explains the link between exercise and high blood pressure reduction. For example, studies show that 30 minutes of exercise 3 days a week is enough exercise to bring about a drop in blood pressure.
  • Exford
    Exforge is a medication that can be prescribed to treat high blood pressure. This article on the eMedTV site describes Exforge in more detail, explains how it works, and lists some possible side effects. Exford is a common misspelling of Exforge.
  • Exforg
    Exforge is a prescription drug that is licensed to treat high blood pressure. This eMedTV resource briefly explains how Exforge works and offers information on its effects, possible side effects, and dosing. Exforg is a common misspelling of Exforge.
  • Exforge
    Exforge is a drug that has been approved as a treatment for high blood pressure. This portion of the eMedTV library provides an overview of the drug, including information on how it works, potential side effects, and tips on taking it safely.
  • Exforge and Breastfeeding
    It is not known whether it is safe for breastfeeding women to take Exforge. This page on the eMedTV Web site offers more information on Exforge and breastfeeding, and explains the possible risks involved.
  • Exforge and Depression
    Depression is a rare but possible side effect that has been reported with Exforge. This page from the eMedTV library discusses the link between Exforge and depression in more detail and explains how common the side effect is.
  • Exforge and High Potassium
    Exforge may potentially cause high potassium levels in the blood. This section of the eMedTV site offers more information on Exforge and high potassium, and explains the possible symptoms that may occur as a result of a potassium imbalance.
  • Exforge and Impotence
    It is possible to develop impotence while taking a blood pressure medication like Exforge. This eMedTV Web page offers more information on Exforge and impotence, and explains how likely it is to develop erectile dysfunction while taking the drug.
  • Exforge and Pregnancy
    As this eMedTV resource explains, Exforge may be unsafe during pregnancy. In studies that looked at Exforge and pregnancy, the drug was shown to increase the risk of kidney failure, deformities, or developmental problems in fetuses.
  • Exforge Dosage
    Exforge dosing typically ranges from 5/160 mg to 10/320 mg. As this article on the eMedTV site explains, the recommended Exforge dosage varies depending on your previous dose of valsartan or amlodipine and the severity of your blood pressure.
  • Exforge Drug Interactions
    Alcohol, digoxin, and triamterene may potentially interact with Exforge. As this eMedTV article explains, Exforge drug interactions may increase your risk of side effects. This article also lists other medicines that may interact with Exforge.
  • Exforge HCT
    Exforge HCT is a prescription medication approved for the treatment of high blood pressure. This eMedTV Web page describes how the drug works, explains when and how to take it, and lists some of the potential side effects of this medicine.
  • Exforge HCT and Breastfeeding
    It is unclear if Exforge HCT (amlodipine-valsartan-hydrochlorothiazide) is safe for use while breastfeeding. This eMedTV resource provides more details on breastfeeding and Exforge HCT, and explains whether this drug passes through breast milk.
  • Exforge HCT and Pregnancy
    Exforge HCT (amlodipine-valsartan-hydrochlorothiazide) may not be safe for pregnant women. This eMedTV segment offers more information on pregnancy and Exforge HCT, and describes the potential problems that may occur if a fetus is exposed to the drug.
  • Exforge HCT Dosage
    There is no standard dosage of Exforge HCT, as dosing for this drug must be individualized. As this eMedTV page explains, your dosage is determined by the severity of your condition and your previous dose of amlodipine, hydrochlorothiazide, or valsartan.
  • Exforge HCT Interactions
    If Exforge HCT is taken with certain medications, interactions may occur that could lead to side effects. This eMedTV page lists some of the drugs that may interact with Exforge HCT and describes the problems that may occur with these interactions.
  • Exforge HCT Medication Information
    As explained in this eMedTV segment, Exforge HCT may be prescribed if your high blood pressure is not responding well enough to two medications. This article gives more information on Exforge HCT and includes a link to more details on this product.
  • Exforge HCT Overdose
    As this eMedTV Web page explains, an overdose of Exforge HCT (amlodipine-valsartan-hydrochlorothiazide) may cause kidney failure, fainting, or fast heart rate. This page also lists other overdose effects and available treatment options.
  • Exforge HCT Side Effects
    Common side effects of Exforge HCT include muscle spasms, dizziness, and swelling or water retention. This eMedTV segment lists other possible side effects of this drug, including potentially serious problems that may require medical attention.
  • Exforge HCT Uses
    Exforge HCT is approved for the treatment of high blood pressure. This page on the eMedTV Web site discusses the uses of Exforge HCT in more detail, describes how the drug works, and explains if it is approved for use in children.
  • Exforge HCT Warnings and Precautions
    Exforge HCT may decrease kidney function, which can be unsafe for people with kidney disease. This eMedTV page lists other problems that may occur with this drug. Warnings and precautions on who should not use Exforge are also listed on this page.
  • Exforge Overdose
    Common Exforge overdose symptoms may include lightheadedness, heart palpitations, and fainting. This part of the eMedTV archives lists other possible symptoms and describes the treatment options that are available for an Exforge overdose.
  • Exforge Side Effects
    This eMedTV resource provides a list of Exforge side effects that are commonly reported, such as swelling, a sore throat, and dizziness. This page also outlines serious side effects that may require immediate medical attention (such as chest pain).
  • Exforge Tab -- Drug Information
    High blood pressure is often treated with a medication called Exforge. This eMedTV Web page takes a quick look at this drug, with information on how the tablets work, what to discuss with your healthcare provider before taking them, and more.
  • Exforge Uses
    Exforge relaxes the blood vessels and is used for controlling high blood pressure in adults. This eMedTV page covers Exforge uses in more detail and explains how the drug can lower the risk of health conditions related to long-term high blood pressure.
  • Exforge Warnings and Precautions
    Before taking Exforge, let your doctor know if you have heart disease, liver disease, or any allergies. This eMedTV article contains more Exforge warnings and precautions, and lists potential side effects or complications that may occur with the drug.
  • Facing High Blood Pressure
    No one wants high blood pressure. However, as this eMedTV page explains, facing your diagnosis and getting treatment is important if you want to avoid certain health problems years from now. This article takes a closer look at how to do this.
  • Facts About High Blood Pressure
    This eMedTV Web article lists some basic facts about high blood pressure, including what it is, how it is treated, and more. A link to more detailed information on this condition is also included.
  • Fats and High Blood Pressure
    While fats and high blood pressure are not directly related, too much fat in one's diet may lead to risk factors for developing high blood pressure. This eMedTV article discusses the relationship between fats and high blood pressure.
  • Foods That Lower Blood Pressure
    As this eMedTV article explains, combining foods that lower blood pressure can have the same effect as blood pressure medicine. The DASH diet contains foods such as whole grains, fish, and vegetables; it calls for a reduction in salt, fat, and sugar.
  • Fosinopril
    Fosinopril is a drug often used to control high blood pressure and to relieve symptoms of CHF. This eMedTV resource provides a detailed overview of this drug, with information on dosing guidelines, potential side effects, precautions, and more.
  • Fosinopril and Dry Eyes
    This eMedTV resource discusses fosinopril and dry eyes. This article explains that extensive clinical studies have shown that dry eyes are not a common or rare side effect of fosinopril. This Web page also gives some suggestions for dry eye relief.
  • Fosinopril and Pregnancy
    This eMedTV segment explores fosinopril and pregnancy. As this page explains, fosinopril is usually not recommended during pregnancy because it can potentially cause fetal problems such as developmental problems with the lungs.
  • Fosinopril and Weight Gain
    This eMedTV article explains that in clinical trials, gradual weight gain was reported in less than 1 percent of the people who were taking fosinopril for congestive heart failure. This page offers an overview of fosinopril and weight gain.
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