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Calan Side Effects - Coreg Dosage

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  • Calan Side Effects
    Constipation, nausea, and headaches are some of the most common side effects of Calan. This portion of the eMedTV archives discusses other common side effects, as well as rare side effects and problems that require prompt medical attention.
  • Calan Uses
    Calan is commonly used to treat high blood pressure, chest pain, and certain irregular heart rhythms. This eMedTV segment takes an in-depth look at Calan uses, and also describes possible off-label uses, such as treating migraine headaches.
  • Calan Warnings and Precautions
    Understanding Calan warnings and precautions can help protect people who may be negatively affected by Calan. This eMedTV segment describes these precautions and warnings in more detail and explains who should not use the medication.
  • Calcium Chanel Blockers
    Calcium channel blockers are prescribed to treat high blood pressure, arrhythmias, and chest pain. This eMedTV Web page offers a brief overview of these drugs. Calcium chanel blockers is a common misspelling of calcium channel blockers.
  • Calcium Channel Blockeers
    This eMedTV page explains that calcium channel blockers treat high blood pressure, chest pain, and irregular heart rhythms. This page also covers possible side effects. Calcium channel blockeers is a common misspelling of calcium channel blockers.
  • Calcium Channel Blocker Drugs
    This segment of the eMedTV Web site presents a brief discussion on a class of drugs called calcium channel blockers. It explains the conditions these medications can treat, how they work, and situations when they may need to be avoided.
  • Calcium Channel Blocker Overdose
    Vomiting, slurred speech, and confusion are possible signs of a calcium channel blocker overdose. This eMedTV resource lists other possible symptoms of a calcium channel blocker overdose, and describes the treatment options that are available.
  • Calcium Channel Blocker Side Effects
    Headaches, nausea, and swelling are among the common side effects of calcium channel blockers. This eMedTV resource lists other possible side effects, including potentially serious side effects that may require medical care.
  • Calcium Channel Blocker Uses
    Calcium channel blockers are used for treating high blood pressure, chest pain, and some arrhythmias. This eMedTV segment discusses these and other uses of calcium channel blockers, including their use in children and possible off-label uses.
  • Calcium Channel Blockers
    Calcium channel blockers may be prescribed to treat chest pain, arrhythmias, and high blood pressure. This eMedTV article offers an overview of these medications, providing information on how they work, possible side effects, and more.
  • Calcium Channel Blockers and Breastfeeding
    This eMedTV Web page explains that the manufacturers of calcium channel blockers generally recommend that women not use the medications when breastfeeding. This page explains what to do if you are taking calcium channel blockers and breastfeeding.
  • Calcium Channel Blockers and Pregnancy
    Based on the results of animal studies, it may not be safe to take calcium channel blockers during pregnancy. This eMedTV page looks at calcium channel blockers and pregnancy, including information on when a doctor may still prescribe the medication.
  • Calen
    Calan is a drug that treats conditions such as chest pain, high blood pressure, and irregular heart rhythms. This eMedTV page offers an overview of dosing tips and side effects. Calen is a common misspelling of Calan.
  • Calin
    This part of the eMedTV archives explains how the prescription drug Calan works to treat chest pain, high blood pressure, and certain irregular heart rhythms. This page also covers some tips for taking the drug. Calin is a common misspelling of Calan.
  • Capoten
    Capoten is a drug that is licensed to treat conditions related to the heart, kidneys, and blood vessels. This eMedTV resource offers a more in-depth look at the drug, including its specific uses, effects, and dosing information.
  • Capoten Dosage
    This eMedTV segment provides Capoten dosage guidelines for the treatment of high blood pressure, symptoms of congestive heart failure, and diabetic nephropathy. Tips and precautions for taking the medicine are also included.
  • Capoten Drug Interactions
    This eMedTV Web page contains a list of medicines that may cause Capoten drug interactions, including lithium, diuretics, and potassium. These interactions can potentially increase drug levels in your body, which can lead to serious problems.
  • Capoten Medication
    Before you start taking Capoten, inform your healthcare provider about other medical conditions you have. This eMedTV page explains why this information is important and lists the various uses for the medication. A link to more details is also included.
  • Capoten Precautions and Warnings
    This eMedTV Web page lists Capoten precautions and warnings, including information on who should not take the drug and potential side effects to look out for. For example, Capoten has been known to cause a decrease in kidney function.
  • Capoten Side Effects
    As explained in this eMedTV Web page, common Capoten side effects may include itching, chest pain, or unexplained rash. Less common side effects, as well as problems that should be reported to a healthcare provider, are also listed in this page.
  • Cardizam CD
    Cardizem CD is a prescription drug that is used to treat hypertension and chronic stable angina. This eMedTV Web page features a brief look at the drug and a link to more in-depth information. Cardizam CD is a common misspelling of Cardizem CD.
  • Cardizem CD
    Cardizem CD is a prescription drug that is used for treating angina and high blood pressure. This eMedTV page describes the effects of the drug, offers general dosing information, and explains what you should know before starting treatment.
  • Cardizem CD and Breastfeeding
    The manufacturer of Cardizem CD recommends avoiding breastfeeding while using the drug. This eMedTV resource offers more information on Cardizem CD and breastfeeding, and further explains why the drug may not be safe for use while nursing.
  • Cardizem CD and Depression
    In studies where people took Cardizem CD, depression was reported as a possible side effect. This eMedTV article discusses how common this side effects appears to be with people taking the drug and explains what you can do if depression occurs.
  • Cardizem CD and Dry Mouth
    It is possible to develop a dry mouth while taking Cardizem CD. This part of the eMedTV library further explores the link between Cardizem CD and dry mouth, explains how common this side effect appears to be, and offers tips for dry mouth relief.
  • Cardizem CD and Impotence
    Impotence has been reported as a rare but possible side effect of Cardizem CD. This article from the eMedTV Web site provides more information on Cardizem CD and impotence, and explains what your doctor may recommend if this side effect occurs.
  • Cardizem CD and Pregnancy
    The full risks of using Cardizem CD while pregnant are not known at this time. As this eMedTV page explains, however, studies on Cardizem CD and pregnancy show that the drug caused miscarriages and birth defects when it was given to pregnant animals.
  • Cardizem CD Dosage
    The recommended Cardizem CD dosage for treating chest pain is 120 to 180 mg once daily. This eMedTV Web page also provides Cardizem CD dosing guidelines for the treatment of high blood pressure and includes tips for when and how to take the drug.
  • Cardizem CD Drug Interactions
    Certain medicines may cause Cardizem CD drug interactions, including digoxin, rifampin, and beta blockers. This eMedTV article explains what may happen during Cardizem CD interactions and lists other drugs that may cause a negative interaction.
  • Cardizem CD Medicine Info
    This selection of the eMedTV archives presents some basic information on Cardizem CD, a medicine used to treat two different cardiovascular conditions. This article also explains how this product works and discusses possible side effects.
  • Cardizem CD Overdose
    If you take too much Cardizem CD, overdose symptoms may include dizziness, fainting, and fluid retention. This eMedTV article describes other symptoms that may occur and explains what treatment options are available for a Cardizem CD overdose.
  • Cardizem CD Side Effects
    Weakness, headache, and slow heart rate are some of the most common side effects of Cardizem CD. This eMedTV page lists other possible side effects, including side effects that are less common but potentially serious.
  • Cardizem CD Uses
    Cardizem CD uses are primarily focused on the treatment of high blood pressure and chest pain. As this eMedTV article explains, however, the drug can also be used off-label for treating migraines, arrhythmias, and diabetic nephropathy.
  • Cardizem CD Warnings and Precautions
    Cardizem CD can cause fluid retention. This segment from the eMedTV archives lists other side effects or complications that may occur with Cardizem CD. Warnings and precautions on who should not use the medication are also included.
  • Cardizem CD Weight Gain
    For those who are taking Cardizem CD, weight gain is a potential side effect. As this eMedTV segment explains, your doctor may recommend lifestyle changes or prescribe another angina or blood pressure drug if you develop weight gain during treatment.
  • Catapres
    Catapres is a medication licensed to treat high blood pressure. This article from the eMedTV Web site explains how it works, describes the drug's effects, offers dosing information, lists some of its potential side effects, and more.
  • Catapres Dosage
    Catapres is typically taken twice a day, once in the morning and once at bedtime. As this page on the eMedTV Web site explains, the recommended starting dose of Catapres for the treatment of high blood pressure is 0.1 mg twice daily.
  • Catapres Drug Interactions
    Beta blockers, digoxin, and certain calcium channel blockers may cause drug interactions with Catapres. As this eMedTV article explains, these drug interactions can lead to problems such as dangerously low blood pressure or slow heart rate.
  • Catapres Medication Information
    Catapres is prescribed to treat high blood pressure. This part of the eMedTV site offers more information on Catapres, addressing how the medication works, what to do discuss with your healthcare provider before starting treatment, and more.
  • Catapres Side Effects
    Commonly reported side effects of Catapres include constipation, dry mouth, and weakness. This eMedTV Web page contains a list of other possible problems seen with the drug, including potentially serious ones that require medical attention.
  • Catapres Uses
    Catapres is a drug that helps lower blood pressure in adults. This eMedTV resource discusses the uses of Catapres in more detail (including possible off-label uses) and explains how this medication works.
  • Catapres Warnings and Precautions
    Catapres should be used with caution in people who have had a heart attack or stroke. This segment from the eMedTV archives provides other warnings and precautions with Catapres, including information on what side effects may occur with the drug.
  • Catapress
    Catapres is a medication often prescribed to treat high blood pressure. This eMedTV page describes this drug in more detail and explains what you should discuss with your doctor before starting treatment. Catapress is a common misspelling of Catapres.
  • Catapris
    People with high blood pressure may benefit from the prescription medication Catapres. This eMedTV Web page describes how the medicine works and explains what side effects may occur. Catapris is a common misspelling of Catapres.
  • Catpress Side Effects
    Common side effects of Catapres include sedation, weakness, and constipation. This eMedTV resource lists other possible side effects, including potentially serious problems. Catpress side effects is a common misspelling of Catapres side effects.
  • Causes of High Blood Pressure
    While not causes of high blood pressure per se, as this eMedTV article explains, factors such as smoking or diabetes can increase a person's risk of developing this condition. Other possible causes of hypertension include gender and race.
  • Coffee and High Blood Pressure
    This page of the eMedTV library looks at the link between high blood pressure and coffee. Since caffeine's effect is only temporary, people with hypertension can still drink coffee, and this should not have an effect on high blood pressure.
  • Confronting High Blood Pressure
    Even though confronting a diagnosis of high blood pressure may not be fun, seeking treatment is important. This eMedTV article explains why this is so and gives a brief overview of the strategies used to get blood pressure under control.
  • Control High Blood Presser
    As this eMedTV page explains, lifestyle changes and certain medications can help control high blood pressure. This page also offers a link to more in-depth information. Control high blood presser is a common misspelling of control high blood pressure.
  • Controlling High Blood Pressure
    Lifestyle changes that may lower high blood pressure include losing weight and reducing salt intake. This eMedTV page provides other suggestions for high blood pressure control, such as drinking less alcohol and exercising more.
  • Controlling High Blood Pressure
    This video discusses how high blood pressure may be controlled by lifestyle changes.
  • Corag
    Coreg is a medicine that is licensed for the treatment of congestive heart failure and high blood pressure. This eMedTV page explains other uses for the drug and offers a link to more information. Corag is a common misspelling of Coreg.
  • Coreg
    Coreg is a drug prescribed for congestive heart failure treatment and high blood pressure control. As this eMedTV article explains, the drug can also be given after a heart attack to improve survival and decrease the chances of another heart attack.
  • Coreg (Carvedilol) Drug Information
    This eMedTV Web article offers important information on Coreg (carvedilol), a drug used to treat high blood pressure and congestive heart failure. This page also explains why this medicine is not suitable for everyone and lists possible side effects.
  • Coreg (Carvedilol) Medication Information
    This eMedTV article offers important information on Coreg, a medication used for treating high blood pressure and congestive heart failure. This Web page also explains why Coreg may not be suitable for some people and lists possible side effects.
  • Coreg -- Impotence and Libido Effects
    As this eMedTV article explains, side effects may occur with the use of Coreg. Impotence and libido effects are a potential risk, but researchers are unsure whether sexual side effects are actually caused by Coreg itself or by other factors.
  • Coreg 25 mg
    A dose of 25 mg of Coreg may be prescribed to treat conditions such as high blood pressure. This eMedTV resource further discusses Coreg dosing guidelines, including tips on using this medication and the factors that may affect your dosage.
  • Coreg Alternatives
    This selection from the eMedTV Web library provides a list of various alternatives to Coreg, including alpha blockers, vasodilators, and calcium channel blockers. This article also explains when a doctor may recommend a substitute for Coreg.
  • Coreg and Blood Sugar
    Side effects may occur with Coreg, and blood sugar levels that are too high or too low have been reported. This eMedTV article lists possible signs of high blood sugar and low blood sugar, and offers tips for helping to manage blood sugar levels.
  • Coreg and Breastfeeding
    If you choose to breastfeed while taking Coreg, be sure to have your infant's blood pressure monitored. This eMedTV article takes a closer look at breastfeeding while taking this medication, including the results of animal studies on this subject.
  • Coreg and Depression
    There is no concrete proof that there is a link between Coreg and depression. As this eMedTV page explains, very few people reported the side effect in clinical trials, and it is unknown whether the drug actually caused the condition.
  • Coreg and Dry Eyes
    If you experience dry eyes with Coreg, tell your doctor so he or she can recommend treatments. As this eMedTV segment explains, however, dry eyes has not been reported as a rare or common side effect in people who are taking the drug.
  • Coreg and Hair Loss
    Side effects may occur with the use of Coreg, and hair loss is a rare but possible problem. As this page on the eMedTV Web site explains, less than 1 percent of people taking Coreg experience hair loss, and the problem is usually reversible.
  • Coreg and Pregnancy
    Pregnancy and Coreg may be a dangerous combination due to the potential harm the drug can cause the fetus. This eMedTV resource discusses the possible dangers of using it during pregnancy and explains when the drug may be given to a pregnant woman.
  • Coreg and Weight Gain
    Certain side effects may occur as a result of using Coreg, and weight gain is a possibility. This segment of the eMedTV library discusses the likelihood of this side effect occurring and offers tips for helping with any gradual weight gain.
  • Coreg Blood Pressure Medicine
    This page from the eMedTV Web site offers a brief look at the blood pressure medicine Coreg. This article explains how Coreg works, offers general dosing guidelines, and discusses what to tell your doctor before starting treatment with this medication.
  • Coreg Dangers
    You may not be able to safely use Coreg if you have certain medical problems, such as diabetes. This eMedTV page takes a closer look at other potential Coreg dangers to be aware of before using this drug, such as possible side effects.
  • Coreg Dosage
    The suggested Coreg dosage for controlling high blood pressure is 6.25 mg, taken twice a day. This eMedTV Web page also offers dosing recommendations when giving Coreg after a heart attack and for the treatment of congestive heart failure.
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