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Blood Presure Readings - Calan Precautions and Warnings

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  • Blood Presure Readings
    This eMedTV Web page explains how a blood pressure reading consists of two numbers: systolic pressure and diastolic pressure. This page also offers a link to more information. Blood presure readings is a common misspelling of blood pressure readings.
  • Brevibloc
    Brevibloc is an IV medicine used to control arrhythmias, high blood pressure, and a rapid heart rate. This eMedTV article gives an overview of this drug, including how it's used, what side effects may occur, who manufactures it, and more.
  • Brevibloc Dosage
    As this eMedTV page explains, it is ideal for a doctor to start with a low dose of Brevibloc and gradually increase the dose as needed. However, there may not be enough time for such a strategy since Brevibloc is often used in emergency situations.
  • Brevibloc Interactions
    Warfarin, reserpine, and morphine are some of the medicines that may cause drug interactions with Brevibloc. This eMedTV Web page describes the potential effects of these interactions and lists other drugs that may cause an interaction.
  • Brevibloc Medication Information
    Are you looking for information on Brevibloc? This eMedTV page presents a brief overview of this medication, with information on how it works, the conditions it can treat, and why the drug is primarily used in emergency situations or for short-term use.
  • Brevibloc Side Effects
    Common side effects of Brevibloc include drowsiness, dizziness, and low blood pressure. This eMedTV Web page provides a more complete list of possible side effects, including potentially serious problems that may require immediate treatment.
  • Brevibloc Uses
    Brevibloc can treat arrhythmias, rapid heart rates, and hypertension in emergency situations. This eMedTV page discusses the uses of Brevibloc in more detail, describes how the medicine works, and explains whether it is safe for use in children.
  • Brevibloc Warnings and Precautions
    As is possible with all beta blockers, Brevibloc can worsen or even cause heart failure. This eMedTV page offers more warnings and precautions with Brevibloc, including a list of other possible side effects and information on who should not use this drug.
  • Bystolic
    Bystolic is a prescription medicine licensed for the treatment of high blood pressure. This eMedTV Web page describes how Bystolic works, explains when and how to take this drug, and lists some of the potential side effects of the medication.
  • Bystolic (Nebivolol) Drug Information
    The beta blocker Bystolic is used for treating high blood pressure in adults. This eMedTV resource offers more information about the prescription drug Bystolic (nebivolol), including details on how it works and what side effects may occur.
  • Bystolic 10 mg Tablets
    Of the three strengths available for Bystolic, 10 mg tablets are the strongest. This eMedTV article lists other Bystolic strengths, offers dosing guidelines for the drug, and gives tips on how to safely stop taking this medication.
  • Bystolic 2.5 mg Tablets
    People with kidney or liver problems may need to take a lower dose of Bystolic. As this eMedTV segment explains, it is recommended that people with severe kidney impairment or moderate liver impairment take 2.5 mg of Bystolic (one tablet daily).
  • Bystolic 5 mg Tablets
    For the treatment of high blood pressure, most people start with a dose of 5 mg Bystolic tablets. This eMedTV resource lists the other strengths available for Bystolic and offers more information on how dosing works for this medication.
  • Bystolic Alternatives
    Many drugs can be used as alternatives to Bystolic, including diuretics, ACE inhibitors, and vasodilators. This eMedTV resource provides a more complete list of other medications that can be used to treat high blood pressure.
  • Bystolic and Breastfeeding
    Generally, Bystolic (nebivolol) is not recommend for use while breastfeeding. This page on the eMedTV Web site offers a more in-depth look at Bystolic and breastfeeding, and explains what problems could occur if an infant is exposed to the drug.
  • Bystolic and Pregnancy
    The full risks of using Bystolic (nebivolol) during pregnancy are not known at this time. This eMedTV article contains more information on Bystolic and pregnancy, and describes the problems that occurred when the drug was given to pregnant rats.
  • Bystolic Blood Pressure Medicine
    Adults with hypertension may benefit from the blood pressure medicine Bystolic. This article from the eMedTV library explains how Bystolic works, describes its specific effects, and offers general information on when and how to take the medication.
  • Bystolic Dangers
    Difficult or painful breathing is a rare but potentially dangerous problem that may occur with Bystolic. This eMedTV page lists other possible dangers of Bystolic, including warnings on what problems may occur if you stop using this drug too abruptly.
  • Bystolic Dosage
    For most people, the starting Bystolic dosage for the treatment of high blood pressure is 5 mg once daily. This eMedTV segment also offers dosing guidelines for people with liver or kidney impairment and provides tips for those taking Bystolic.
  • Bystolic for Children
    At this time, there are no approved Bystolic uses for children or teens. This article from the eMedTV Web site further discusses the use of this drug in children and describes how Bystolic works for the treatment of high blood pressure.
  • Bystolic for High Blood Pressure
    People with high blood pressure are often prescribed Bystolic, a beta blocker. This eMedTV Web page defines "high blood pressure" and describes the effects that Bystolic has on lowering blood pressure levels in people with this condition.
  • Bystolic Interactions
    If digoxin, methacholine, or other beta blockers are combined with Bystolic, drug interactions may occur. This eMedTV resource lists other drugs that may cause a negative interaction and describes the potential risks that they present.
  • Bystolic Medication Information
    This eMedTV Web presentation discusses the blood pressure medicine Bystolic. Information includes its dosing, side effects, warnings, precautions, and possible drug interactions.
  • Bystolic Oral
    A medication taken orally, Bystolic is used for treating high blood pressure. This portion of the eMedTV library briefly covers when and how to take Bystolic and offers information about the specific effects of this beta blocker medicine.
  • Bystolic Overdose
    An overdose of Bystolic (nebivolol) could lead to low blood sugar or low heart rate. This page from the eMedTV archives lists other possible effects of an overdose and describes the various treatment options that are currently available.
  • Bystolic Pills
    A type of beta blocker pill, Bystolic is approved for treating high blood pressure. This page on the eMedTV site describes the effects of Bystolic, lists the various strengths available for this drug, and explains how dosing works for the medicine.
  • Bystolic Problems
    Worsening of asthma and heart failure are some of the problems reported with Bystolic. This page on the eMedTV Web site explains what other conditions can be made worse by Bystolic and also lists potential side effects of this medication.
  • Bystolic Risks
    There is a risk that Bystolic may worsen heart failure, asthma, or certain other conditions. This eMedTV Web page explores other problems associated with Bystolic use and lists some of the most common side effects reported with this medicine.
  • Bystolic Side Affects
    Common Bystolic side effects include diarrhea, headache, and insomnia. This eMedTV page also lists less common but potentially serious side effects that require medical attention. Bystolic side affects is a common misspelling of Bystolic side effects.
  • Bystolic Side Effects
    Common Bystolic side effects include insomnia, nausea, and dizziness. As this eMedTV article explains, while most side effects are mild, some are potentially serious and require prompt medical attention, such as difficult breathing or chest pain.
  • Bystolic Strengths
    Bystolic comes in tablet form and is available in three different strengths. This section of the eMedTV Web site lists the various strengths of Bystolic and explains how higher doses of this drug can cause a greater drop in blood pressure.
  • Bystolic Tablets
    As this eMedTV page explains, Bystolic comes in tablet form and is usually taken once a day for high blood pressure. This article offers more information on how to take the medicine and explains how it works to lower diastolic and systolic blood pressure.
  • Bystolic Uses
    Bystolic is used for the treatment of high blood pressure. This article from the eMedTV Web site explains how the drug works to lower blood pressure, lists common off-label uses, and discusses the use of Bystolic in children or teens.
  • Bystolic Warnings and Precautions
    You should not take Bystolic if you have severe liver disease. This eMedTV segment offers more information on who should not take Bystolic. Warnings and precautions on what side effects may occur with this drug are also included in this article.
  • Caffeine and High Blood Pressure
    This eMedTV page examines research on caffeine and high blood pressure. This research shows that drinking caffeinated beverages produces only short-term increases in hypertension and there is no strong link between caffeine and high blood pressure.
  • Calan
    A healthcare provider may prescribe Calan to treat high blood pressure, chest pain, or some arrhythmias. This eMedTV article offers an overview of Calan, including information on how it works, possible side effects, and tips on taking the medication.
  • Calan and Breastfeeding
    This eMedTV page explains that if you are taking Calan and breastfeeding, it is important to know the drug passes through breast milk. This page also covers why the manufacturer of Calan recommends women avoid the drug when breastfeeding.
  • Calan and Dry Mouth
    A dry mouth is a rare side effect of Calan, occurring in less than 1 percent of people taking the drug. This eMedTV page offers some tips for dry mouth relief, and explains what to do if you are taking Calan and dry mouth continues to be a problem.
  • Calan and Hair Loss
    Certain side effects may occur with Calan, and hair loss is a rare but possible problem. As this eMedTV article explains, however, because hair loss is so common in the general population, it is difficult to say if it is actually caused by Calan.
  • Calan and Impotence
    This eMedTV Web page explains that in clinical studies that looked at the side effects of Calan, impotence occurred in less than 1 percent of men. This article explains what you should do if you are taking Calan and impotence becomes a problem.
  • Calan and Pregnancy
    As this eMedTV Web page explains, it may not be safe to take Calan during pregnancy -- the drug may increase the risk of miscarriages or decrease fetal growth. This article also discusses the results of animal studies involving Calan and pregnancy.
  • Calan Dosage
    For high blood pressure or angina, Calan dosing usually begins at 80 mg three times daily. This eMedTV page also covers dosing for arrhythmias and describes factors that may affect your Calan dosage. Tips for taking the drug are also provided.
  • Calan Drug Interactions
    Possible Calan drug interactions may occur with alcohol, beta blockers, digoxin, and other drugs. This eMedTV resource provides a list of medications that may interact with Calan and describes the problems these interactions may cause.
  • Calan Medication
    As explained in this eMedTV selection, Calan is a medication used to treat conditions like chest pain and high blood pressure. This article gives a short description of the drug, explaining how it works, what to expect, and more.
  • Calan Overdose
    Signs of a Calan overdose may include difficulty breathing, fainting, and dizziness. This page on the eMedTV Web site lists other possible signs and symptoms of a Calan overdose and describes the treatment options that are currently available.
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