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Avapro Dosage - Benicar for High Blood Pressure

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  • Avapro Dosage
    Most people start with an Avapro dosage of 150 mg a day for high blood pressure control. This eMedTV resource also offers dosing suggestions for treating diabetic nephropathy, and lists tips and precautions to keep in mind when taking the drug.
  • Avapro Interactions
    This eMedTV page contains a list of drugs that may cause Avapro interactions, including diuretics, potassium-sparing diuretics, and diuretics. These Avapro drug interactions may cause side effects such as low blood pressure or high potassium levels.
  • Avapro Medication
    Avapro is approved to treat high blood pressure and other conditions related to the heart and blood vessels. This eMedTV Web page gives an overview of this prescription medication, with details on side effects, dosing, and more.
  • Avapro Overdose
    Avapro overdose symptoms may include lightheadedness, dizziness, or fainting. This section of the eMedTV Web site lists other possible overdose symptoms and discusses the potential effects that an overdose can cause.
  • Avapro Precautions and Warnings
    You should not take Avapro if you are allergic to the drug or to its components. This eMedTV page offers more Avapro precautions and warnings, including potential side effects that may occur, such as decreased kidney function or low blood pressure.
  • Avapro Sexual Side Effects
    If you are taking Avapro, sexual side effects are a possibility. As this eMedTV Web page explains, however, sexual side effects, such as impotence or decreased libido, are quite rare and occur in less than 1 percent of patients taking the drug.
  • Avapro Side Effects
    This eMedTV resource provides a list of Avapro side effects that are commonly reported, such as heartburn, dizziness, and fatigue. Other less common side effects of Avapro and problems that require medical attention are also included.
  • Avapro Uses
    Avapro uses generally include high blood pressure control and diabetic nephropathy treatment. This part of the eMedTV library describes these uses in more detail, explains how the medication works, and discusses off-label uses.
  • Avelide
    Available by prescription only, Avalide is a drug used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension). This eMedTV page briefly discusses the medication's effects in the body, dosing tips, and side effects. Avelide is a common misspelling of Avalide.
  • Avepro
    Avapro is a drug that is prescribed to treat high blood pressure and diabetic nephropathy. This eMedTV page briefly explains how it works and links to more information on dosing and possible side effects. Avepro is a common misspelling of Avapro.
  • Average Blood Pressure
    This eMedTV Web page defines "average blood pressure" and provides other blood pressure information. For example, it's important to take multiple blood pressure readings from different days to determine your average.
  • Avilide
    Avalide is a drug used to lower high blood pressure. As explained in this eMedTV Web article, Avalide works by reducing blood volume and relaxing the blood vessels. A list of side effects is also included. Avilide is a common misspelling of Avalide.
  • Avipro
    This eMedTV resource offers an overview of Avapro, a prescription medication used to treat high blood pressure and diabetic neuropathy. This page also covers some general precautions and potential side effects. Avipro is a common misspelling of Avapro.
  • Avolide
    Avalide is a medicine licensed for the treatment of high blood pressure. This eMedTV Web selection further explores this drug, including how it works and why it may not be suitable for certain people. Avolide is a common misspelling of Avalide.
  • Avopro
    Avapro is a medication that is approved to control high blood pressure and treat diabetic nephropathy. This eMedTV article briefly discusses how the drug works, as well its various strengths. Avopro is a common misspelling of Avapro.
  • Avpro
    As this eMedTV page explains, a doctor may prescribe Avapro to treat conditions such as high blood pressure and diabetic neuropathy. This page also offers information on how Avapro works and side effects. Avpro is a common misspelling of Avapro.
  • Avulide
    As this eMedTV resource explains, a doctor may prescribe Avalide to treat high blood pressure. This page also lists possible side effects of the drug and describes the factors that may affect your dosage. Avulide is a common misspelling of Avalide.
  • AZOR
    AZOR is a prescription medicine that is approved for treating high blood pressure. This article on the eMedTV site offers dosing information on AZOR, describes possible effects of the medicine, and explains what you should know before taking it.
  • AZOR and Breastfeeding
    It is not known if AZOR (amlodipine and olmesartan) passes through breast milk in humans. This eMedTV article explains that no research has been done on AZOR and breastfeeding, so it is not known if the drug is safe to take while breastfeeding.
  • AZOR and Pregnancy
    It may not be safe to take AZOR (amlodipine and olmesartan) during pregnancy. As this eMedTV segment explains, animal studies on AZOR and pregnancy show that the drug caused problems in the fetus (such as birth defects and miscarriages).
  • AZOR Dosage
    The recommended AZOR dosage must be individualized and adjusted for each person. This selection from the eMedTV Web site discusses the factors that may affect your AZOR dosage and provides tips for when and how to take the medication.
  • AZOR Drug Interactions
    Medications that may cause AZOR drug interactions include ACE inhibitors and blood pressure medicines. This eMedTV page contains a list of other drugs that may interact with AZOR and explains what may happen when these medicines are taken together.
  • AZOR High Blood Pressure Medicine
    As this eMedTV article explains, AZOR is a medicine used in the treatment of high blood pressure. This segment explains how this product works and what to discuss with the healthcare provider prescribing it, with a link to more information.
  • AZOR Overdose
    This eMedTV page explains that if you think you have overdosed on AZOR (amlodipine and olmesartan), you should seek immediate medical care. This page describes potential symptoms of an AZOR overdose and explains possible treatment options.
  • AZOR Side Effects
    Some of the most common AZOR side effects seen in clinical studies include edema, dizziness, and flushing. This eMedTV page lists other common side effects of AZOR and describes which side effects you should report to your doctor right away.
  • AZOR Uses
    AZOR is prescribed to treat high blood pressure in adults (age 18 and older). This eMedTV resource explains AZOR uses in more detail, including how it works and why it is not approved for use in children or adolescents.
  • AZOR Warnings and Precautions
    AZOR may lower your blood pressure too much and can increase your risk of a heart attack. This eMedTV page lists other important AZOR warnings and precautions, including information on potential complications that can occur with the medication.
  • Benacar
    This eMedTV resource explains that Benicar is used to treat high blood pressure in adults. This page also discusses general precautions and dosing guidelines. A link to more information is included as well. Benacar is a common misspelling of Benicar.
  • Benacor
    This page of the eMedTV site explains how Benicar works to treat high blood pressure in adults. It also describes factors that may affect your dosage. A link to more detailed information is included as well. Benacor is a common misspelling of Benicar.
  • Benecar
    This eMedTV resource explains that Benicar is used to control high blood pressure in adults. Dosing guidelines and potential side effects are also briefly explained. Benecar is a common misspelling of Benicar.
  • Benecar HCT
    Benicar HCT, as this eMedTV resource explains, combines two medications to lower high blood pressure more effectively than either drug can do alone. A link to more information is also provided. Benecar HCT is a common misspelling of Benicar HCT.
  • Benicar
    Benicar, a prescription drug used to treat high blood pressure, works by relaxing the blood vessels. This eMedTV Web page explains how the drug works, its side effects, strengths, and more.
  • Benicar (Olmesartan) Drug Information
    Benicar can help lower blood pressure in adults with hypertension. This eMedTV resource offers more information about the prescription drug Benicar (olmesartan), including details on how it works and information about its effectiveness.
  • Benicar 20 mg Tablets
    Most people being treated for high blood pressure start with 20 mg Benicar tablets (one tablet, once a day). This eMedTV article lists the other strengths of Benicar and explains what your doctor will consider when making dosing recommendations.
  • Benicar 40 mg Tablets
    Of the three strengths available for Benicar, 40 mg tablets are the highest available strength. This eMedTV Web page lists the other two amounts that are available and offers dosing recommendations when taking this drug to treat high blood pressure.
  • Benicar 5 mg Tablets
    Only three strengths are available for Benicar tablets, and 5 mg is the lowest available strength. This eMedTV segment lists the other amounts that are available and offers general dosing information for those taking Benicar for high blood pressure.
  • Benicar Alternatives
    If you develop any side effects while taking Benicar, alternatives to the drug should be considered. This eMedTV page lists other types of angiotensin II receptor blockers besides Benicar, as well as other drugs used to treat high blood pressure.
  • Benicar and Depression
    This section of the eMedTV archives explores the connection between Benicar and depression. According to extensive clinical studies, depression does not appear to be a common or rare complaint of people taking the drug.
  • Benicar and Hair Loss
    Hair loss is reported in less than 1 percent of people taking Benicar. This eMedTV page explores the link between Benicar and hair loss, and advises that if you experience hair loss while taking the drug, you should consult a healthcare provider.
  • Benicar and Pregnancy
    This eMedTV article explores Benicar and pregnancy, and explains that taking the drug while pregnant can cause fetal problems, such as deformities or even loss of life. This page also explains how the FDA categorizes these types of drugs.
  • Benicar and Weight Gain
    While there appears to be no connection between Benicar and weight gain, this segment of the eMedTV archives offers tips for maintaining a healthy weight and suggestions your doctor may make if the weight gain becomes a problem.
  • Benicar Blood Pressure Medicine
    The blood pressure medicine Benicar can significantly reduce both systolic and diastolic pressures. This eMedTV resource describes how Benicar works and offers general information on when and how to take this prescription medication.
  • Benicar Dangers
    Benicar can cause extremely low blood pressure, which can lead to lightheadedness or fainting. This eMedTV Web page explores other potential Benicar dangers, including other serious side effects of the medicine that may require medical attention.
  • Benicar Dosage
    The recommended starting Benicar dosage is 20 mg once a day, but will depend on your individual situation. This eMedTV page explores general dosing guidelines and explains how your healthcare provider will determine your dose of the medication.
  • Benicar Drug Interactions
    This eMedTV article highlights the possible Benicar drug interactions that can occur with diuretics and potassium supplements. These interactions can change the way the body metabolizes the drugs and possibly lead to problems.
  • Benicar for Children
    As this eMedTV article explains, Benicar may not be safe for children. It is a prescription medication only approved for treating high blood pressure in adults. The full risks of using this drug in children are unknown at this time.
  • Benicar for High Blood Pressure
    By lowering blood pressure, Benicar can reduce the risks that may occur with long-term hypertension. This eMedTV resource explains that Benicar is effective in decreasing systolic and diastolic blood pressures, and links to more information.
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