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  • Lotensin and Dry Eyes
    This eMedTV Web page suggests some things to do if you're taking Lotensin and dry eyes occur, such as not smoking and staying out of smoky rooms, as well as asking your doctor if any of your other medications contribute to dry eyes.
  • Lotensin and Hair Loss
    As this part of the eMedTV library explains, hair loss is an uncommon side effect of Lotensin. If you're taking Lotensin and hair loss occurs, talk with your doctor. He or she may recommend adjusting your dosage or switching to another drug.
  • Lotensin and Pregnancy
    As this eMedTV resource explains, Lotensin is a pregnancy Category D drug that can sometimes cause death or deformities of the head and face, among other problems, to a fetus. If you're taking Lotensin and pregnancy occurs, tell your doctor.
  • Lotensin and Weight Gain
    Lotensin and weight gain do not appear to be linked. This eMedTV segment lists some things you can do if you're taking Lotensin and weight gain occurs, such as getting regular physical activity and limiting foods that are high in fat and cholesterol.
  • Lotensin Cough
    A dry cough that will not go away is one of Lotensin's common side effects. This eMedTV article describes how Lotensin's enzyme-blocking effect can lead to a cough, and also gives statistics on how often this reaction occurs.
  • Lotensin Dosage
    As this eMedTV page explains, the starting dosage of Lotensin for adults is 10 mg once daily. Children six years or older are recommended to take a starting dose of 0.2 mg per kg daily. This article takes a closer look at dosing guidelines for this drug.
  • Lotensin Drug Interactions
    As this eMedTV article explains, Lotensin drug interactions can lower your blood pressure too much and contribute to kidney damage, among other things. Drug interactions with Lotensin can occur with lithium, diuretics, Advil, and several other drugs.
  • Lotensin HCT
    As this eMedTV resource explains, Lotensin HCT is a drug that is used to lower high blood pressure in adults. This Web page offers an overview of this product, including information on general dosing guidelines, possible side effects, and more.
  • Lotensin HCT and Pregnancy
    Lotensin HCT can cause temporary or permanent fetal problems during any trimester of pregnancy. This eMedTV resource describes some of the complications seen with Lotensin HCT and pregnancy, such as developmental problems with the nervous system.
  • Lotensin HCT Dosage
    This eMedTV segment explains that the recommended dosage of Lotensin HCT for people with high blood pressure will vary between Lotensin HCT 5 mg/6.25 mg and Lotensin HCT 20 mg/25 mg once a day. This page also covers tips for taking your Lotensin HCT.
  • Lotensin HCT Drug Interactions
    This portion of the eMedTV archives explores potential Lotensin HCT drug interactions with other medications, such as muscle relaxants, diuretics, and insulin. This Web page also covers how these interactions can lead to problems.
  • Lotensin HCT Medicine
    Is your doctor recommending the medicine Lotensin HCT for high blood pressure? This eMedTV Web page provides some important info on this drug, such as how often you need to take it, possible side effects, and what to tell your doctor before taking it.
  • Lotensin HCT Overdose
    Although it is rare, it is possible to overdose on Lotensin HCT. This portion of the eMedTV Web site describes some Lotensin HCT overdose symptoms, such as nausea, dizziness, or tiredness. This page also covers treatment options.
  • Lotensin HCT Precautions and Warnings
    This eMedTV page takes an in-depth look at a number of precautions and warnings for Lotensin HCT, such as the possibility of the drug raising cholesterol levels in the body. This article also describes who should not take Lotensin HCT.
  • Lotensin HCT Side Effects
    Some of the most common Lotensin HCT side effects can include dizziness, fatigue, and a cough. This eMedTV Web page also takes an in-depth look at some of the more serious Lotensin HCT side effects, such as seizures and wheezing.
  • Lotensin HCT Uses
    Lotensin HCT is prescribed to help lower high blood pressure in adults. This eMedTV article explores how Lotensin HCT works to relax the blood vessels and reduce blood volume. There are currently no universally accepted off-label Lotensin HCT uses.
  • Lotensin Medication
    This page of the eMedTV library presents some basic information on Lotensin, a medication used to help keep high blood pressure under control. This segment covers who can take this drug, how often it is taken, and safety precautions.
  • Lotensin Overdose
    A Lotensin overdose is rare but potentially serious. This eMedTV page stresses the importance of seeking immediate medical attention if you believe that you may have overdosed on Lotensin, and also lists overdose effects such as kidney failure.
  • Lotensin Precautions and Warnings
    A few of the Lotensin precautions and warnings discussed in this eMedTV article are potential drug interactions, whether it is safe to breastfeed while taking Lotensin, and symptoms that require emergency medical care.
  • Lotensin Sexual Side Effects
    Decreased sex drive and impotence are the two main Lotensin sexual side effects. This eMedTV Web page explains how these side effects can affect a person's sexual well-being and suggests talking with your doctor if they occur while taking Lotensin.
  • Lotensin Side Effects
    This eMedTV page explains that headache, dizziness, and fatigue are common side effects of Lotensin. This page also lists rare Lotensin side effects (like chest pain) as well as side effects that you should report to your doctor right away.
  • Lotrel
    Lotrel is prescribed to lower high blood pressure in adults. This portion of the eMedTV archives explains how Lotrel works to relax the blood vessels also gives an overview of potential side effects and general doing guidelines.
  • Lotrel and Dry Eyes
    This eMedTV segment explains that dry eyes were not reported as either a common or rare side effect of Lotrel during extensive clinical trials. This page explores Lotrel and dry eyes and makes some suggestions for dry eye relief.
  • Lotrel and Hair Loss
    There are several side effects of Lotrel, and hair loss is a rare complaint. This eMedTV article explains that hair loss is reported in less than 1 percent of people who take Lotrel and mentions what to do if you experience this side effect.
  • Lotrel and Pregnancy
    As this eMedTV resource explains, taking Lotrel during any trimester of pregnancy can cause fetal problems, such as deformities of the head, lung problems, or even death. This page offers an in-depth look at Lotrel and pregnancy.
  • Lotrel and Weight Gain
    Gradual weight gain does not appear to be a common or rare side effect of Lotrel. This eMedTV article explores Lotrel and weight gain and discusses some suggestions for limiting weight gain, including a heart-healthy diet and regular exercise.
  • Lotrel Cough
    As this part of the eMedTV library explains, clinical studies have shown that up to 3.3 percent of people with high blood pressure who were taking Lotrel reported a cough. This page explains why the Lotrel cough occurs in some patients.
  • Lotrel Dosage
    As this eMedTV page explains, the recommended Lotrel dosage for people with high blood pressure will vary between Lotrel 2.5 mg/10 mg and Lotrel 10 mg/40 mg once a day. This article also covers general Lotrel dosing guidelines.
  • Lotrel Drug Interactions
    This portion of the eMedTV archives covers the possible Lotrel drug interactions that can occur with other medications, such as diuretics, potassium supplements, and lithium. This page explains how these interactions can affect your health.
  • Lotrel Medication
    This segment of the eMedTV site takes a look at Lotrel, a medication used to help keep high blood pressure under control. This page addresses why you need to continue treatment for as long as your doctor recommends, dosing factors, and side effects.
  • Lotrel Overdose
    As with any medication, it is possible to overdose on Lotrel. This eMedTV segment describes treatment options, as well as some signs and symptoms of a Lotrel overdose, such as headache, irregular heartbeat, or loss of consciousness.
  • Lotrel Precautions and Warnings
    This eMedTV article takes an in-depth look at precautions and warnings for Lotrel, such as drug interactions, allergic reactions, and an increased risk for infections. This page also explains who should not take Lotrel.
  • Lotrel Sexual Side Effects
    Lotrel sexual side effects can include a decreased sex drive or impotence. This eMedTV page covers the occurrence of sexual side effects in people taking Lotrel and discusses what to do if you develop any sexual side effects while taking this drug.
  • Lotrel Side Effects
    Potential side effects of Lotrel include a cough, headache, and unexplained swelling. This eMedTV resource discusses these side effects and some of the more serious and rare side effects of the drug, such as sexual problems and hair loss.
  • Lotrel Uses
    A healthcare provider can prescribe Lotrel to help lower high blood pressure in adults. This eMedTV page explains how Lotrel works to relax the blood vessels. This article also mentions that there are no universally accepted off-label Lotrel uses.
  • Lotril
    This eMedTV article explains that Lotrel is prescribed to lower high blood pressure in adults. This page discusses how this drug can lower both systolic and diastolic blood pressure. Lotril is a common misspelling of Lotrel.
  • Lower Blood Preasure
    Lifestyle changes and certain medications can help lower blood pressure. This eMedTV page provides more details on how to lower blood pressure and offers a link to more information. Lower blood preasure is a common misspelling of lower blood pressure.
  • Lower Blood Preasure Naturally
    The DASH diet can help people lower their blood pressure. This eMedTV page takes a closer look at what types of foods are included in this particular diet. Lower blood preasure naturally is a common misspelling of lower blood pressure naturally.
  • Lower Blood Presser
    This page of the eMedTV Web library explains how lifestyle changes and medications can help lower blood pressure. This page also offers a link to more detailed information. Lower blood presser is a common misspelling of lower blood pressure.
  • Lower Blood Pressure
    This eMedTV article offers tips for how to lower blood pressure through lifestyle changes. For example, quitting smoking or losing weight can help reduce blood pressure; medications may be prescribed when lifestyle changes alone are not enough.
  • Lower Blood Presure
    This eMedTV page explains that by making several lifestyle changes and taking certain medicines, you can lower your blood pressure. This page also offers a link to more information. Lower blood presure is a common misspelling of lower blood pressure.
  • Lower Blood Presure Naturally
    As this eMedTV Web page explains, you can help lower your blood pressure by eating more fruits and vegetables and less saturated fats (a diet plan known as DASH). Lower blood presure naturally is a common misspelling of lower blood pressure naturally.
  • Lowering Blood Pressure
    Lifestyle changes are often used first in the treatment of high blood pressure. This eMedTV resource describes these changes (such as losing weight and reducing salt intake), as well as drugs that have found to be helpful in lowering blood pressure.
  • Lowering Blood Presure
    Lifestyle changes and certain drugs can help lower your blood pressure. As this eMedTV page explains, high blood pressure can lead to serious problems, such as a heart attack. Lowering blood presure is a common misspelling of lowering blood pressure.
  • Lowering High Blood Pressure
    If you have high blood pressure, lifestyle changes (and possibly medication) may help. This eMedTV article shares some tips on how to treat high blood pressure, with a link to more detailed information on lowering your numbers.
  • Lowpressor
    This eMedTV page covers Lopressor, a drug used to treat high blood pressure, angina, and other conditions related to the heart and blood vessels. This page lists Lopressor side effects and strengths. Lowpressor is a common misspelling of Lopressor.
  • Managing High Blood Pressure
    Losing weight, eating a healthy diet, and drinking less alcohol can help lower your blood pressure. This eMedTV segment briefly describes some methods of managing high blood pressure and includes a link to more detailed information.
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