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  • Mavik
    Mavik is a drug that can be used to treat high blood pressure. This eMedTV Web page lists other Mavik uses (such as lowering the risk of developing congestive heart failure symptoms after a heart attack), as well as possible side effects of the drug.
  • Mavik and Pregnancy
    Mavik can cause complications, including death, to a fetus. This eMedTV page advises talking to your doctor if you're on Mavik and pregnancy occurs. Your doctor may still recommend taking Mavik if its benefits outweigh the possible risk to your fetus.
  • Mavik and Weight Gain
    This eMedTV Web page lists things you can do if you're taking Mavik and weight gain occurs (such as exercising and limiting alcohol intake), and also warns that rapid weight gain can signify congestive heart failure in some people taking this drug.
  • Mavik Cough
    One common side effect of Mavik is a dry, chronic cough. This eMedTV page provides information on what causes this cough and what to do if it occurs, as well as statistics on how many people experience a Mavik cough while taking the medicine.
  • Mavik Dosage
    This eMedTV page lists the starting Mavik dose for high blood pressure (1 mg or 2 mg once daily), Mavik dosages for congestive heart failure or left ventricular dysfunction following a heart attack or stroke, and some general tips on Mavik dosing.
  • Mavik Drug Interactions
    Lithium, diuretics, and NSAIDs are among the drugs that can potentially interact with Mavik. As this eMedTV page explains, Mavik drug interactions can alter the levels of some drugs in your blood and contribute to kidney damage, among other things.
  • Mavik Medication
    As explained in this eMedTV segment, if you have high blood pressure, Mavik may be prescribed to get it under control. This article provides some basic information on Mavik and includes a link to more details on the medication.
  • Mavik Overdose
    Kidney failure and extremely low blood pressure are among the signs of a Mavik overdose. This eMedTV page stresses the importance of seeking medical attention right away if a Mavik overdose occurs, and lists treatment options like fluids through an IV.
  • Mavik Precautions and Warnings
    A few of the Mavik precautions and warnings covered on this eMedTV page are potential drug interactions, the safety of taking Mavik while pregnant or nursing, and the risk of side effects like a cough or liver failure in some people taking the drug.
  • Mavik Sexual Side Effects
    With the use of Mavik, sexual side effects like impotence or a decreased sex drive may occur in some people. This eMedTV page discusses the likelihood of developing sexual side effects while on Mavik and advises talking to your doctor if they occur.
  • Mavik Side Effects
    Among the Mavik side effects listed on this eMedTV Web page are common side effects like diarrhea and a cough; rare side effects like gout and anxiety; and side effects you should report to your doctor right away, such as unexplained skin rash.
  • Maxide
    Maxzide is often used to treat cases of high blood pressure and fluid retention. This page from the eMedTV library takes a brief look at the drug, including how it works, dosing, and possible side effects. Maxide is a common misspelling of Maxzide.
  • Maxzide
    Maxzide is approved for the treatment of high blood pressure and fluid retention. This segment of the eMedTV library offers a detailed look at the drug, including how it works, dosing information, precautions and warnings, and side effects.
  • Maxzide Alternatives
    Since Maxzide may not be right for everyone, this eMedTV article takes a look at several Maxzide alternatives. These alternatives can include making certain lifestyle changes and trying a different medication -- both of which this article discusses.
  • Maxzide and Breastfeeding
    This eMedTV Web page takes a look at Maxzide and breastfeeding. It explains why the manufacturer does not recommend giving the drug to pregnant women, but also describes situations when it may be used and what to watch for in the nursing infant.
  • Maxzide and Depression
    This page from the eMedTV library presents a discussion on Maxzide and depression. It explains how clinical trials are conducted to determine a drug's side effects and also explains steps your healthcare provider can take if this side effect occurs.
  • Maxzide and Dry Mouth
    This eMedTV Web page takes a look at the connection between Maxzide and dry mouth. It offers several helpful tips for those experiencing this possible side effect and also explains what your healthcare provider may do if it persists.
  • Maxzide and Pregnancy
    This eMedTV Web page provides an in-depth discussion on Maxzide and pregnancy. It covers how the FDA rates the safety of drugs during pregnancy, why Maxzide has a pregnancy Category C rating, and situations in which it can be taken during pregnancy.
  • Maxzide Dosages
    This eMedTV resource lists common Maxzide dosages, describes factors that can affect a person's dose, and also offers several helpful tips for those taking the medication for either fluid retention or high blood pressure.
  • Maxzide Drug Interactions
    This eMedTV Web page lists the various medications that can cause Maxzide drug interactions. It also explains the potentially negative consequences these interactions can cause and describes steps your healthcare provider may take to prevent them.
  • Maxzide for Blood Pressure
    If you have high blood pressure, your healthcare provider may recommend Maxzide. This eMedTV article gives a brief overview of this drug, with information on what else it can be used for and what your healthcare provider needs to know.
  • Maxzide Overdose
    Since it is possible for a person to overdose on Maxzide, this eMedTV segment lists some common Maxzide overdose symptoms, explains the factors that can affect the symptoms a person experiences, and also lists treatment options that are available.
  • Maxzide Side Effects
    Common Maxzide side effects can include lightheadedness, nausea, and diarrhea. This eMedTV resource lists other side effects seen with the drug, including a list of potentially serious ones that should be reported right away to a healthcare provider.
  • Maxzide Uses
    Maxzide is approved for treating both fluid retention and high blood pressure. This eMedTV page covers these uses in detail, explaining how the drug works on these conditions. It also addresses off-label Maxzide uses and giving the drug to children.
  • Maxzide Warnings and Precautions
    This eMedTV article provides Maxzide warnings and precautions people should be aware of before taking the drug. This includes a list of people who should avoid the drug, side effects to watch for, and things to discuss with your healthcare provider.
  • Measuring Blood Pressure
    Two numbers are recorded when measuring blood pressure, one appearing over the other. This eMedTV page provides a step-by-step look at how blood pressure is recorded, including the device used and how systolic and diastolic pressures are read.
  • Micardis
    Micardis is a medication that is prescribed for the treatment of high blood pressure in adults. This page on the eMedTV site further describes Micardis and its effects, potential side effects, and dosing tips and precautions.
  • Micardis and Depression
    Depression has been reported as a rare but possible side effect of Micardis. This selection from the eMedTV archives provides an overview of Micardis and depression. This page also offers a list of possible symptoms of depression.
  • Micardis and Hair Loss
    Hair loss does not appear to be a side effect of Micardis. This selection from the eMedTV archives talks about Micardis and hair loss, including information on how clinical trials are used to determine possible side effects of a drug.
  • Micardis and Pregnancy
    Micardis is generally not recommended for pregnant women. This eMedTV page offers an overview of Micardis and pregnancy, including information on the effects Micardis may have on a developing fetus and a description of the pregnancy category system.
  • Micardis and Weight Gain
    Weight gain does not appear to be a side effect of Micardis. This portion of the eMedTV library deals with Micardis and weight gain, including information on how rapid weight gain may be a sign of congestive heart failure.
  • Micardis Dosage
    For most people with high blood pressure, the recommended starting dosage of Micardis is 40 mg once a day. This eMedTV Web page discusses the factors that help determine your Micardis dosage and offers dosing tips and precautions for this drug.
  • Micardis Drug Interactions
    This eMedTV segment contains a list of medicines that may potentially cause Micardis drug interactions, such as digoxin and potassium supplements. These interactions may cause your body to metabolize the drugs differently than intended.
  • Micardis HCT
    Micardis HCT is a blood pressure medicine that combines two drugs -- hydrochlorothiazide and Micardis. This eMedTV Web page offers a more in-depth look at the drug, including its uses, effects, dosing information, and potential side effects.
  • Micardis HCT and Pregnancy
    Micardis HCT and pregnancy are a potentially bad combination. As this eMedTV page explains, studies show that the drug may cause harm to a fetus and ultimately lead to developmental problems with the lungs, nervous system, or cardiovascular system.
  • Micardis HCT Dosage
    The suggested Micardis HCT dosage for treating high blood pressure is 40 mg/12.5 mg, taken once a day. This eMedTV resource explains how your doctor may determine your dosage and offers tips and precautions for taking the medicine.
  • Micardis HCT Interactions
    This eMedTV resource offers a list of drugs that may cause negative Micardis HCT interactions, including digoxin, colestipol, and lithium. These drug interactions may reduce the effectiveness of the medicines or cause certain side effects.
  • Micardis HCT Overdose
    Symptoms of a Micardis HCT overdose can include dry mouth, increased thirst, weakness, or restlessness. This eMedTV resource lists other possible signs of an overdose and discusses treatment options that are available.
  • Micardis HCT Precautions and Warnings
    Micardis HCT may potentially make systemic lupus erythematosus worse -- or even cause it. This eMedTV segment offers more Micardis HCT precautions and warnings, including other possible side effects and information on who should not take the drug.
  • Micardis HCT Side Effects
    Common Micardis HCT side effects include fatigue, diarrhea, or nausea. As this eMedTV article explains, while most side effects do not require treatment, serious problems, such as wheezing or seizures, should be reported to a doctor immediately.
  • Micardis HCT Uses
    Micardis HCT uses primarily include the treatment of high blood pressure in adults. This page on the eMedTV Web site discusses whether Micardis HCT is suitable for use in children and explains how the medicine works to lower blood pressure.
  • Micardis Hydrochlorothiazide
    This eMedTV page provides a brief look at Micardis HCT (hydrochlorothiazide). It lists common side effects of this high blood pressure drug and urges readers to contact their healthcare provider if they think they are experiencing an adverse reaction.
  • Micardis Information
    Are you looking for information on Micardis? This segment of the eMedTV library explains what this medication is used for, dosing guidelines, and important safety concerns to discuss with your healthcare provider, with a link to learn more.
  • Micardis Overdose
    A Micardis overdose may result in increased heart rate, kidney failure, or extremely low blood pressure. This eMedTV article provides a list of possible Micardis overdose symptoms and describes various treatment options that are available.
  • Micardis Precautions and Warnings
    This eMedTV article offers several Micardis precautions and warnings, including information on pregnancy risks, people who should not take Micardis, and potential side effects that may occur while using this drug.
  • Micardis Sexual Side Effects
    One of the most common Micardis sexual side effects is erectile dysfunction. As this eMedTV page explains, sexual side effects occur in less than 1 percent of patients taking Micardis. This page offers an overview of these possible side effects.
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