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Altace - Atenolol and Breastfeeding

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  • Altace
    Altace is a brand-name drug used to treat high blood pressure and congestive heart failure. This page on the eMedTV site offers important information on this prescription drug, including how it works, dosing guidelines, and possible side effects.
  • Altace and Dry Eyes
    Clinical trials have shown that dry eyes are not a side effect of Altace. This portion of the eMedTV library talks about Altace and dry eyes, and offers suggestions for people who may be experiencing dry eyes due to other medications or conditions.
  • Altace and Hair Thinning or Loss
    Could Altace, hair thinning, and hair loss be related? This eMedTV segment explains that in clinical studies, hair problems were not reported as a side effect of Altace. This page also provides an overview of the research on Altace and hair loss.
  • Altace and Impotence
    In studies documenting the side effects of Altace, impotence was reported in less than 1 percent of cases. This eMedTV page talks about Altace and impotence and explains what to do if you develop sexual side effects while taking this medication.
  • Altace and Pregnancy
    Because of the risk it poses to the fetus, Altace is generally not recommended for women who are pregnant. This eMedTV segment provides an overview of Altace and pregnancy, including information on the FDA pregnancy classification of this drug.
  • Altace and Weight Gain
    Weight gain is a rare but possible side effect of Altace. As this eMedTV article explains, less than 1 percent of the people in clinical trials reported weight gain with this medication. This page discusses clinical trials, Altace, and weight gain.
  • Altace Cough
    In people who take Altace, a cough is one of the most common side effects. As this eMedTV article explains, an "Altace cough" may develop in people taking it for hypertension or congestive heart failure, and stops when the medication is discontinued.
  • Altace Dosing
    The most common dose of Altace for people with high blood pressure is Altace 2.5 mg to 20 mg. This eMedTV resource explains how the Altace dosage can be taken either once a day or in two equally divided doses. A doctor may change the dosing as needed.
  • Altace Drug Interactions
    This part of the eMedTV archives outlines the different drugs Altace can interact with, including non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), potassium supplements, lithium, and diuretics. This article also looks at the effects of these interactions.
  • Altace Medicine
    As this eMedTV page explains, Altace is a drug prescribed to treat high blood pressure and congestive heart failure. This article offers more information on Altace, with an explanation of how the medication works and a list of possible side effects.
  • Altace Overdose
    Although it hasn't happened many times, it's possible to overdose on Altace. As this eMedTV page explains, it's important to immediately seek medical attention if this occurs. This page talks about the symptoms and treatment of an Altace overdose.
  • Altace Precautions and Warnings
    Examples of Altace precautions and warnings include interactions with diuretic medications and an increased risk of infection. This eMedTV Web page provides a detailed list of Altace precautions and warnings.
  • Altace Side Effects
    The most common Altace side effects seen in people taking it for high blood pressure is a cough. This eMedTV article explores common and rare side effects, as well as side effects in people taking it for CHF and side effects that require attention.
  • Altace Uses
    Altace uses include the treatment of hypertension and heart failure. This section of the eMedTV library provides details about other Altace uses, such as reducing risk of heart attack or death from cardiac problems.
  • Altase
    As this eMedTV page explains, Altace is a prescribed drug approved to treat high blood pressure and congestive heart failure. This page offers a brief overview of Altace and provides a link to more information. Altase is a common misspelling of Altace.
  • Amturnide
    Amturnide is a combination medication prescribed to lower blood pressure. This page of the eMedTV Web site features a detailed overview of this medicine, including how each of the three active ingredients works, dosing tips, and possible side effects.
  • Amturnide and Breastfeeding
    As this eMedTV segment explains, it may not be safe for women take Amturnide (aliskiren-amlodipine-hydrochlorothiazide) while breastfeeding. This page explains whether this drug passes through breast milk and what your doctor may recommend.
  • Amturnide and Pregnancy
    As discussed in this eMedTV article, birth defects may occur if Amturnide (aliskiren-amlodipine-hydrochlorothiazide) is taken during pregnancy. This page further explores why it may not be safe for pregnant women to take Amturnide.
  • Amturnide Dosage
    As discussed in this eMedTV page, dosing guidelines for Amturnide will be based on the severity of your high blood pressure and various other factors. This page describes the factors that may affect your dose and offers instructions for taking this drug.
  • Amturnide Drug Information
    A healthcare provider may prescribe Amturnide to treat high blood pressure. This page from the eMedTV Web site offers more information on Amturnide, including how this drug is taken, possible side effects, and why it may not be safe for some people.
  • Amturnide Drug Interactions
    This eMedTV segment outlines some of the many different drug interactions that may occur with Amturnide, including those that may lead to potentially serious problems. Some of the products described in this article are alcohol, cyclosporine, and digoxin.
  • Amturnide Overdose
    This eMedTV page explains that kidney failure, fainting, or other potentially serious problems may occur if you take too much Amturnide (aliskiren-amlodipine-hydrochlorothiazide). This page describes other overdose symptoms, as well as treatment options.
  • Amturnide Side Effects
    People who took Amturnide in clinical trials commonly reported side effects such as dizziness and headaches. This eMedTV segment explores other possible Amturnide side effects, including some potentially dangerous problems that require medical attention.
  • Amturnide Uses
    If you have high blood pressure, using Amturnide can help to lower blood pressure and improve blood flow. This eMedTV Web page examines what this combination drug is used for, with details on how it works and whether it is safe for children.
  • Amturnide Warnings and Precautions
    Amturnide may not be appropriate for some people, including those with diabetes or heart disease. This eMedTV segment examines several warnings and safety precautions for Amturnide, including potentially serious problems that may occur.
  • Atacan
    Atacand is used to treat heart conditions such as high blood pressure and congestive heart failure. This eMedTV article discusses how Atacand can make the heart more efficient. Atacan is a common misspelling of Atacand.
  • Atacan Medicine
    Atacand is a medicine prescribed to control high blood pressure and treat congestive heart failure. This eMedTV page takes a brief look at Atacand, including dosing tips and possible side effects. Atacan medicine is a common misspelling of Atacand.
  • Atacand
    This eMedTV article describes Atacand and the conditions it is licensed to treat, including high blood pressure and congestive heart failure. This page also describes how Atacand works, its possible side effects, and dosing strengths.
  • Atacand (Candesartan Cilexitil)
    This eMedTV resource provides some basic information on Atacand, a medication used to treat high blood pressure and congestive heart failure. This page also explains how this prescription drug works and why it may not be the best choice for some people.
  • Atacand and Depression
    There are potential side effects with Atacand, and depression has been reported as a rare complaint. This eMedTV Web page discusses the symptoms of depression that can occur while taking Atacand, including feelings of worthlessness and fatigue.
  • Atacand and Pregnancy
    Taking Atacand during pregnancy can cause temporary or permanent problems, even death, to the fetus. This eMedTV article explores Atacand and pregnancy, including Atacand's classification as a pregnancy Category D medication.
  • Atacand and Weight Gain
    While there can be potential side effects of Atacand, weight gain does not appear to be one of them. This eMedTV page takes a closer look at Atacand and weight gain, and offers tips on what to do if you notice a weight gain while taking this drug.
  • Atacand Dosage
    The starting Atacand dosage for most people with high blood pressure is Atacand 16 mg once a day. As this eMedTV segment explains, the Atacand dose your doctor recommends will be based on several factors, including how you react to Atacand.
  • Atacand Drug Interactions
    This eMedTV page covers the possible Atacand drug interactions that can occur with diuretics, potassium supplements, lithium, and other medications. These interactions can change the way the body metabolizes the drugs and possibly lead to problems.
  • Atacand HCT
    Atacand HCT is a medication that lowers blood pressure by relaxing blood vessels and reducing blood volume. This eMedTV article takes an in-depth look at this drug, explaining potential side effects, dosing guidelines, safety warnings, and more.
  • Atacand HCT and Pregnancy
    This eMedTV resource explains the risks associated with Atacand HCT and pregnancy, such as potential problems with fetal development, as well as head and facial deformities. This article also discusses how the FDA categorizes Atacand HCT.
  • Atacand HCT Dosage
    This eMedTV segment explains that the recommended starting Atacand HCT dosage for most people with high blood pressure is Atacand HCT 16 mg/12.5 mg once a day. This page also discusses general Atacand HCT dosing guidelines.
  • Atacand HCT Interactions
    This eMedTV Web page explains that taking Atacand HCT along with other drugs (such as insulin) can cause the body to metabolize the medications differently than intended. This article takes an in-depth look at potential Atacand HCT drug interactions.
  • Atacand HCT Medicine
    People with high blood pressure may take a medicine called Atacand HCT. This eMedTV article takes a brief look at this product, with information on its drug class, how often it is taken, and important information for your healthcare provider.
  • Atacand HCT Overdose
    An Atacand HCT overdose can result in symptoms such as extremely low blood pressure and dizziness. As this eMedTV page explains, in its early stages, an Atacand HCT overdose can be treated by pumping the stomach or administering certain medications.
  • Atacand HCT Side Effects
    As this eMedTV page explains, common side effects of Atacand HCT can include dizziness, back pain, and upper respiratory infection. This page describes several Atacand HCT side effects, including the ones you should report immediately to your doctor.
  • Atacand HCT Uses
    Atacand HCT is used to lower blood pressure in adults. As this portion of the eMedTV library explains, there are currently no approved Atacand HCT uses in children and there are no universally accepted off-label uses of this drug.
  • Atacand HCT Warnings and Precautions
    As this eMedTV article explains, there are a number of Atacand HCT precautions and warnings that people should be aware of, such as allergic reactions and drug interactions. This resource also explains who should not take Atacand HCT.
  • Atacand Overdose
    A recent Atacand overdose can be treated by pumping the stomach or administering certain medications. This eMedTV article covers the symptoms of an Atacand overdose, such as extremely low blood pressure, and the treatment options available.
  • Atacand Precautions and Warnings
    This eMedTV page explains some of the Atacand precautions and warnings to be aware of, including drug interactions, a decrease in kidney function, and taking the medication while pregnant. There are several situations where Atacand should be avoided.
  • Atacand Side Effects
    Dizziness and back pain are a few common side effects of Atacand. This eMedTV page covers the different types of Atacand side effects, including a list of severe and rare side effects, and offers information on what to do about them.
  • Atacand Uses
    The primary Atacand uses include controlling high blood pressure and treating congestive heart failure. This eMedTV resource explains how these uses of Atacand can help decrease blood pressure and make the heart more efficient.
  • Atacand, Impotence, or Other Sexual Side Effects
    Clinical studies have shown that there don't appear to be any Atacand sexual side effects. This eMedTV article explains that if a patient does develop any sexual side effects while taking Atacand, he or she should contact a healthcare provider.
  • Atakan
    A doctor may prescribe Atacand to treat congestive heart failure or to control blood pressure. This eMedTV article offers a brief description of Atacand and explains what to tell your doctor before taking it. Atakan is a common misspelling of Atacand.
  • Atenalol
    This eMedTV Web page explores atenolol, a prescription drug used to treat several conditions related to the heart and blood vessels. This page covers atenolol uses, effects, and dosing guidelines. Atenalol is a common misspelling of atenolol.
  • Atenelol
    This eMedTV page examines atenolol, a prescription drug used for high blood pressure, angina, and other conditions related to the heart and blood vessels. This page covers the drug's effects and dosing. Atenelol is a common misspelling of atenolol.
  • Atenlol
    Atenolol is a prescription medication used to treat several heart and blood vessel problems. This eMedTV Web page describes atenolol in more detail and offers some general precautions when taking the drug. Atenlol is a common misspelling of atenolol.
  • Atenol
    Atenolol is a prescription drug licensed to treat several conditions involving the heart and blood vessels. This eMedTV page offers a brief overview of the drug and describes some of its possible side effects. Atenol is a common misspelling of atenolol.
  • Atenolol
    Atenolol is a prescription drug used to treat several conditions, including high blood pressure and angina. This eMedTV segment further discusses approved uses and describes the drug's effects, dosing information, and potential side effects.
  • Atenolol 100 mg Tablets
    As this eMedTV selection explains, 100 mg atenolol tablets are the highest strength of the drug. This eMedTV article lists the other available strengths and offers atenolol dosing guidelines for the treatment of high blood pressure and angina.
  • Atenolol 25 mg Tablets
    There are three strengths available for atenolol tablets (25 mg, 50 mg, and 100 mg). This eMedTV Web page explains how dosing works for this medication and lists some of the potential side effects of atenolol.
  • Atenolol 50 mg Tablets
    Most people with high blood pressure start with 50 mg atenolol tablets (one tablet, once a day). This eMedTV article explains what other strengths are available for atenolol and offers dosing guidelines for the treatment of angina and hypertension.
  • Atenolol Alternatives
    As this eMedTV resource explains, there are several alternatives to atenolol. This article lists other types of beta blockers and also explains what other drug classes are available for the treatment of high blood pressure.
  • Atenolol and Breastfeeding
    As this eMedTV Web page explains, atenolol may not be safe to use if you are breastfeeding. This article discusses the dangers of breastfeeding while taking Atenolol, including the symptoms that may occur in your nursing infant.
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