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  • Diovan HCT and Pregnancy
    If you're taking Diovan HCT and pregnancy occurs, let your healthcare provider know. As eMedTV Web page explains, kidney failure and jaundice are among the complications sometimes seen in fetuses or newborns exposed to Diovan HCT during pregnancy.
  • Diovan HCT Dosage
    As this eMedTV page explains, the starting Diovan HCT dose for most people with high blood pressure is 160 mg/12.5 mg once daily. This page also lists Diovan HCT dosing tips and factors that may affect your Diovan HCT dosage.
  • Diovan HCT Drug Interactions
    Diovan HCT interactions can potentially occur with diuretics, narcotics, insulin, and other drugs. This eMedTV page describes how these interactions can change how the body metabolizes the drugs and alter the levels of some drugs in the blood.
  • Diovan HCT Medicine
    As explained in this eMedTV segment, Diovan HCT is a combination medicine used to treat hypertension. This article takes a brief look at this product, explaining some basic dosing guidelines and listing some side effects that may occur.
  • Diovan HCT Overdose
    This eMedTV article lists Diovan HCT overdose symptoms (such as cramps and nausea) and treatment options (including fluids through an IV) -- and emphasizes the importance of seeking immediate medical attention if you have overdosed on Diovan HCT.
  • Diovan HCT Precautions and Warnings
    A few Diovan HCT precautions and warnings listed on this eMedTV page include potential drug interactions, conditions to tell your doctor about before taking Diovan HCT (such as gout), and the risk of allergic reactions in some people taking the drug.
  • Diovan HCT Side Affects
    Cold symptoms and low potassium levels in the blood are among the common side effects of Diovan HCT. This eMedTV resource also lists some rare side effects of this drug. Diovan HCT side affects is a common misspelling of Diovan HCT side effects.
  • Diovan HCT Side Effects
    This eMedTV page lists common Diovan HCT side effects, like the common cold and low potassium levels in the blood; rare problems, like diarrhea and gout; and reactions that should be reported to your doctor, such as confusion and increased thirst.
  • Diovan HCT Uses
    Diovan HCT has been shown to significantly lower blood pressure in adults with high blood pressure. This eMedTV page gives an in-depth look at how Diovan HCT can lower blood pressure. There are currently no off-label Diovan HCT uses.
  • Diovan HTC
    This eMedTV page explains how the prescription drug Diovan HCT lowers blood pressure in adults by relaxing the blood vessels and reducing the blood volume. This page also covers dosing with the drug. Diovan HTC is a common misspelling of Diovan HCT.
  • Diovan Interactions
    Torsemide, amiloride, potassium supplements, and other drugs can react negatively with Diovan. This eMedTV page explains how Diovan drug interactions can change how your body metabolizes the medication and lower your blood pressure too much.
  • Diovan Medication
    This eMedTV page gives an overview of Diovan, an angiotensin II receptor blocker. This article looks at the conditions this medication is approved to treat and lists some of the potential side effects. A link to more details is also provided.
  • Diovan Medication Information
    This eMedTV Web page provides important information on Diovan, a medication used for treating high blood pressure and congestive heart failure. This page also explains why Diovan may not be suitable for some people and lists possible side effects.
  • Diovan Oral
    There is only one form of Diovan -- oral tablets. This eMedTV Web page explains what Diovan is used for, lists available strengths, and describes potential side effects of this medicine. A link to more detailed information is also provided.
  • Diovan Overdose
    This eMedTV page lists Diovan overdose symptoms (such as kidney failure), treatment options (like drugs to increase blood pressure), and factors that can affect the overdose effects (like whether the Diovan was taken with other drugs or alcohol).
  • Diovan Pills
    As this eMedTV article discusses, Diovan is a prescription medication used to treat conditions such as high blood pressure or congestive heart failure. This page offers more detail on how the pills work and covers general Diovan precautions.
  • Diovan Precautions and Warnings
    Diabetes and liver disease are among the conditions to let your doctor know about before taking Diovan. This eMedTV page also lists other Diovan precautions and warnings, such as potential drug interactions and people who shouldn't take Diovan at all.
  • Diovan Problems
    Some of the potential problems with Diovan may include side effects, such as fatigue and dizziness. This eMedTV Web resource describes other possible problems, including potentially serious side effects that require immediate medical care.
  • Diovan Risks
    Some of the potential risks with Diovan may include fatigue, dizziness, and coughing. This page of the eMedTV Web site describes other possible side effects, including potentially serious problems that may require immediate medical attention.
  • Diovan Side Effects
    Diarrhea, joint pain, and fatigue are a few common Diovan side effects. This eMedTV page also lists rare side effects like anxiety and hair loss, and side effects you should report to your doctor right away like difficulty breathing or swallowing.
  • Diovan Strengths
    As this eMedTV Web article explains, there are four strengths of Diovan available -- 40 mg, 80 mg, 160 mg, and 320 mg tablets. This page also discusses what Diovan is used for and offers some general dosing tips for taking this medication.
  • Diovan Tablets
    A doctor may prescribe Diovan to treat high blood pressure or congestive heart failure. This eMedTV Web article offers more detail on the tablets, including information on how Diovan works, available strengths, and general precautions.
  • Diovan Uses
    As this eMedTV page explains, Diovan is used for controlling high blood pressure, treating congestive heart failure, and helping to improve survival rates for heart attack patients. This article also notes that there are no off-label Diovan uses.
  • Distolic Blood Pressure
    Diastolic blood pressure is the measurement of pressure in the blood vessels between heartbeats. This eMedTV page further explains how diastolic blood pressure is measured. Distolic blood pressure is a common misspelling of diastolic blood pressure.
  • Does Smoking Cause High Blood Pressure?
    Does smoking cause high blood pressure? While smoking does not cause high blood pressure directly, as this eMedTV article explains, people who smoke are at an increased risk of heart attack or stroke.
  • Doxazosin
    Doxazosin may be prescribed to lower high blood pressure and treat an enlarged prostate. This eMedTV resource provides an in-depth look at the drug, including how it works, possible side effects, general dosing guidelines, and more.
  • Doxazosin and Depression
    This eMedTV page explains that extensive clinical trials studying doxazosin and depression have not shown that depression is a definite side effect of the drug. This page explains what to do if symptoms of depression occur while taking doxazosin.
  • Doxazosin and Pregnancy
    The eMedTV resource explores doxazosin and pregnancy, explaining why the FDA considers this medication to be a pregnancy Category C drug. This article also explains why it may not be safe to take doxazosin during pregnancy.
  • Doxazosin and Weight Gain
    This eMedTV segment explains that weight gain, while rare, is a known side effect of doxazosin. The link between doxazosin and weight gain is explored, and tips are provided to reduce weight gain, such as eating a heart-healthy diet.
  • Doxazosin Dosage
    This eMedTV resource explains why the starting doxazosin dosage for either an enlarged prostate or for hypertension will need to be the lowest dose (1 mg a day). This page also provides specific dosage information for both conditions.
  • Doxazosin Drug Interactions
    This portion of the eMedTV archives explores potential doxazosin drug interactions with medications such as cimetidine, sildenafil, and tadalafil. The problems these can cause are described, as are steps your doctor may take to prevent them.
  • Doxazosin Mesylate
    Doxazosin mesylate is a drug used to treat hypertension and an enlarged prostate. This eMedTV Web resource briefly describes this medicine, exploring how it works and some of the factors that will affect your dose.
  • Doxazosin Overdose
    Although it is uncommon, a person can take a doxazosin overdose. This portion of the eMedTV library describes possible symptoms of an overdose, such as dizziness, lightheadedness, and fainting. This page also outlines available treatment options.
  • Doxazosin Sexual Side Effects
    Extensive clinical trials have shown that doxazosin can cause sexual side effects in rare cases. This eMedTV resource describes these doxazosin sexual side effects, such as erectile dysfunction and priaprism, and explains possible treatments.
  • Doxazosin Side Effects
    Some of the most common side effects of doxazosin include dizziness, a general ill feeling, and drowsiness. This eMedTV Web page also takes an in-depth look at some of the more serious side effects, such as an allergic reaction and fainting.
  • Doxazosin Uses
    As this eMedTV article explains, doxazosin is used to help lower high blood pressure and relieve the symptoms of an enlarged prostate in adults. Doxazosin is not approved for use in children. This page also outlines some off-label doxazosin uses.
  • Doxazosin Warnings and Precautions
    This eMedTV page takes an in-depth look at doxazosin precautions and warnings, such as potential drug interactions and the fact that it may be dangerous to take the drug while pregnant. This page also lists people who should not take doxazosin.
  • Drug Interactions With Aliskiren-HCTZ
    Aliskiren-HCTZ can negatively interact with several medicines, including Lasix, Lipitor, and Nizoral. This eMedTV resource describes other potential drug interactions with aliskiren-HCTZ and explains the problems these interactions can cause.
  • Drug Interactions With Atenolol
    Calcium channel blockers and ibuprofen are among the drugs that can interact with atenolol. This eMedTV article describes how drug interactions can lower blood pressure too much or make atenolol less effective, among other things.
  • Drug Interactions With Bisoprolol and Hydrochlorothiazide
    Rifampin, lithium, and digoxin may interact negatively with bisoprolol and hydrochlorothiazide. This eMedTV page describes the dangerous problems that could result and provides a list of other bisoprolol and hydrochlorothiazide drug interactions.
  • Drug Interactions With Eprosartan/HCTZ
    As this eMedTV article explains, drug interactions can occur when eprosartan/HCTZ is taken with alcohol, lithium, corticosteroids, or a number of other drugs. This page lists other products that may cause problems and explains how to reduce your risk.
  • Drug Interactions With Fosinopril
    This eMedTV segment warns people about potential fosinopril drug interactions, including interactions with potassium supplements, antacids, or diuretics. This page explains how these interactions can lead to problems.
  • Drug Interactions With Isradipine
    Medicines that may cause drug interactions with isradipine include imatinib, delavirdine, and conivaptan. As this eMedTV resource explains, negative isradipine interactions can increase your risk for side effects or reduce the drug's effectiveness.
  • Drug Interactions With Labetalol
    Drug interactions with labetalol may occur when the medication is taken with calcium channel blockers. This eMedTV resource discusses drug interactions that may occur when labetalol is taken with medicines such as cimetidine.
  • Drug Interactions With Perindopril
    Medicines that may cause drug interactions with perindopril include lithium, diuretics, and gentomycin. This eMedTV article lists other possible drug interactions and describes the potential side effects or complications that may occur.
  • Drug Interactions With Propranolol XL
    Warfarin, digoxin, and reserpine are medicines that may cause propranolol XL drug interactions. This eMedTV page includes a list of other drugs that may interact with this medicine and describes the potential effects of these interactions.
  • Drug Interactions With Quinaretic
    Quinaretic may interact with many different drugs, such as narcotics, lithium, and alcohol. This eMedTV Web page discusses potential drug interactions with Quinaretic, such as those involving other blood pressure medicines.
  • Drug Interactions With Torsemide
    Torsemide may potentially interact with several medications, such as lithium or certain antibiotics. This eMedTV segment takes an in-depth look at other potential drug interactions with torsemide and describes the types of problems that can occur.
  • Drug Side Effects for Norvasc
    Possible side effects of Norvasc include headache, facial flushing, and heart palpitations. This part of the eMedTV library lists some potential side effects for Norvasc and offers information on what to do if problems occur while taking the drug.
  • Dyavan
    Diovan is a prescription drug used to treat several conditions related to the heart and blood vessels. This eMedTV Web page gives a brief discussion on the drug and provides a link to more information. Dyavan is a common misspelling of Diovan.
  • Dynacirc CP
    Dynacirc CR is a blood pressure medication that is available by prescription. This eMedTV page explains how Dynacirc CR works, offers dosing information, and lists possible side effects of the drug. Dynacirc CP is a common misspelling of Dynacirc CR.
  • Dynacirc CR
    Dynacirc CR is a prescription drug that is used for controlling high blood pressure. This part of the eMedTV archives describes Dynacirc CR in more detail and offers information on the medicine's effects, dosing guidelines, and possible side effects.
  • Dynacirc CR and Breastfeeding
    Women taking Dynacirc CR (isradipine CR) are generally recommended to avoid breastfeeding. This eMedTV resource provides more information on Dynacirc CR and breastfeeding, including an explanation of whether the drug passes through breast milk.
  • Dynacirc CR and Dry Mouth
    Dry mouth is a side effect that may occur with the use of Dynacirc CR (isradipine CR). This portion of the eMedTV library offers more information on Dynacirc CR and dry mouth, and includes tips on what you can do to obtain relief.
  • Dynacirc CR and Impotence
    Impotence appears to be a rare but possible side effect of Dynacirc CR (isradipine CR). This page from the eMedTV archives further explores the link between Dynacirc CR and impotence, and explains what your doctor may recommend if impotence occurs.
  • Dynacirc CR and Pregnancy
    The full risks of using Dynacirc CR (isradipine CR) during pregnancy are unknown. This eMedTV segment offers a more in-depth look at Dynacirc CR and pregnancy, and describes the complications that occurred when the drug was given to pregnant animals.
  • Dynacirc CR Dosage
    The recommended Dynacirc CR dosage for high blood pressure control is 5 mg once daily. This page on the eMedTV Web site provides other Dynacirc CR dosing information, including suggestions on when and how to take the medication.
  • Dynacirc CR Drug Information
    This eMedTV segment gives some basic information about Dynacirc CR, a drug used to treat high blood pressure. It discusses dosing guidelines, possible side effects, and more. Also included is a link to more detailed information.
  • Dynacirc CR Drug Interactions
    Imatinib, conivaptan, and delavirdine are some of the drugs that may interact negatively with Dynacirc CR. This eMedTV page lists other medicines that may cause Dynacirc CR drug interactions and describes the possible effects of these interactions.
  • Dynacirc CR Overdose
    Symptoms of a Dynacirc CR (isradipine CR) overdose may include fast heart rate and low blood pressure. This eMedTV segment lists other symptoms that may occur if you take too much Dynacirc CR. Overdose treatment options are also included.
  • Dynacirc CR Side Effects
    Common Dynacirc CR side effects may include nausea, flushing, and fatigue. This eMedTV page also lists rare side effects of the drug (like cough or sweating), as well as serious problems that require medical attention (like arrhythmia).
  • Dynacirc CR Uses
    Dynacirc CR is used for controlling high blood pressure in adults. As this page from the eMedTV Web site explains, the drug helps lower blood pressure by relaxing the blood vessels. This article also discusses possible off-label Dynacirc CR uses.
  • Dynacirc CR Warnings and Precautions
    Let your doctor know if you are pregnant before taking Dynacirc CR. Warnings and precautions, as this eMedTV segment explains, also include the safety of taking the drug if you have congestive heart failure and the risk of hypotension in some people.
  • Dystolic Blood Pressure
    Diastolic blood pressure is the pressure in the blood vessels between heartbeats. This eMedTV page further discusses diastolic blood pressure and how it is measured. Dystolic blood pressure is a common misspelling of diastolic blood pressure.
  • Edarbi
    Edarbi is a prescription drug licensed to treat high blood pressure. This eMedTV Web page offers a complete overview of this medicine, including information on how it works to relax the blood vessels, dosing guidelines, possible side effects, and more.
  • Edarbi and Breastfeeding
    As this eMedTV page explains, it is not known if it is safe to take Edarbi (azilsartan) while breastfeeding. This article further explores this topic, including details on whether this drug passes through breast milk and what the manufacturer recommends.
  • Edarbi and Pregnancy
    This eMedTV resource explains why it is usually considered unsafe to take Edarbi (azilsartan) during pregnancy. This article also describes some of the potential problems this medication may cause in a developing fetus, such as birth defects and death.
  • Edarbi Drug Interactions
    This eMedTV Web selection describes possible interactions with Edarbi and other drugs, such as nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, aspirin, and potassium-containing products. This page also explains how these reactions may cause serious complications.
  • Edarbi Medication Information
    Edarbi is a medicine prescribed to treat high blood pressure. This article from the eMedTV Web library provides important information on Edarbi, including how this medication works, possible side effects, and general safety precautions.
  • Edarbi Overdose
    Seek immediate medical care if you have taken too much Edarbi (azilsartan). This page from the eMedTV Web archives lists possible overdose effects and describes the various treatment options that are available for an overdose of this drug.
  • Edarbi Side Effects
    Diarrhea is the most commonly reported Edarbi side effect. This selection from the eMedTV Web library also takes an in-depth look at some of the more serious side effects, such as dizziness, difficulty breathing, and decreased urine production.
  • Edarbi Uses
    If you have high blood pressure, your doctor may prescribe Edarbi. This eMedTV segment describes how this medicine works to lower blood pressure by relaxing the blood vessels. This page also explains how Edarbi is used for certain unapproved reasons.
  • Edarbi Warnings and Precautions
    People who have diabetes, kidney problems, or use salt substitutes might have to avoid Edarbi. This eMedTV article offers an in-depth list of warnings and precautions for Edarbi, including what to tell your doctor before taking this drug.
  • Edarbyclor
    Available by prescription only, Edarbyclor is approved to help treat high blood pressure. This eMedTV Web selection offers an overview of this medicine, with details on how it works, general dosing instructions, safety precautions, and more.
  • Edarbyclor and Breastfeeding
    This eMedTV article explains that taking Edarbyclor (azilsartan/chlorthalidone) while breastfeeding could cause problems in a nursing infant. This page explains whether this drug passes through breast milk and lists possible complications that may occur.
  • Edarbyclor and Pregnancy
    As this eMedTV segment explains, many doctors will not prescribe Edarbyclor (azilsartan/chlorthalidone) to pregnant women. This article describes the serious and potentially life-threatening problems that Edarbyclor may cause during pregnancy.
  • Edarbyclor Dosage
    As explained in this eMedTV segment, the Edarbyclor dosing guidelines your doctor will follow are based on other medications you are taking and other factors. This page examines how your dose is determined and explains what to expect during treatment.
  • Edarbyclor Drug Interactions
    To help ensure a safe treatment with Edarbyclor, tell your doctor about all medicines you are taking. This eMedTV article provides a detailed list of drugs that may cause interactions with Edarbyclor and describes the serious problems that may occur.
  • Edarbyclor Medication Information
    Edarbyclor is available by prescription and is used to treat high blood pressure in adults. This eMedTV Web page gives more information on this medication, including how to take Edarbyclor, how it works, and why it may not be suitable for some people.
  • Edarbyclor Overdose
    As explained in this eMedTV article, an overdose on Edarbyclor (azilsartan/chlorthalidone) may cause confusion, decreased urination, and fainting. This page takes an in-depth look at other possible overdose symptoms and treatment options.
  • Edarbyclor Side Effects
    Commonly reported Edarbyclor side effects include fatigue and dizziness. This page from the eMedTV Web site gives a detailed list of other reactions this blood pressure drug might cause, including some of the dangerous problems that require medical care.
  • Edarbyclor Uses
    A doctor may prescribe Edarbyclor to help lower blood pressure in adults with hypertension. This eMedTV Web selection examines more detailed information on what Edarbyclor is used for and how it works to relax the blood vessels and reduce blood volume.
  • Edarbyclor Warnings and Precautions
    You should not take Edarbyclor if you are unable to urinate due to kidney stones or tumors. This eMedTV article lists other safety precautions you should be aware of with Edarbyclor, including warnings of potentially serious complications that may occur.
  • Effects of Benicar
    Benicar has been shown to significantly decrease systolic and diastolic blood pressures. This page from the eMedTV archives describes other Benicar effects and explains how the drug reduces risks associated with long-term high blood pressure.
  • Effects of Bystolic
    Bystolic has been shown to significantly lower both systolic and diastolic blood pressure. This part of the eMedTV library describes other effects of Bystolic and briefly explores how this beta blocker medication works for high blood pressure.
  • Effects of Coreg
    As this eMedTV page explains, Coreg is a prescription drug used to treat conditions such as high blood pressure and congestive heart failure. This page takes a closer look at Coreg's effects on the body, including information on how the drug works.
  • Effects of Diovan
    As this eMedTV page explains, Diovan is a prescription drug used to treat conditions such as high blood pressure and congestive heart failure. This page takes a closer look at the effects of Diovan, including information on how the medication works.
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