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  • About Hypertension
    This part of the eMedTV site gives an overview of hypertension, which is commonly known as high blood pressure. Complications and treatment options are discussed, and a link to more details about hypertension is provided.
  • Aceon
    Aceon is a prescription drug that is used for the treatment of high blood pressure. This eMedTV article offers an in-depth look at the drug, including its effects, dosing information, and general precautions to be aware of when taking it.
  • Aceon and Pregnancy
    There are many possible side effects of Aceon, and pregnancy complications are a potential risk. As this eMedTV article explains, Aceon is not recommended during pregnancy because it may cause temporary or permanent problems to a fetus.
  • Aceon and Weight Gain
    While there are many possible side effects of Aceon, weight gain is not a reported problem. This eMedTV segment explains why there is no likely connection, but also offers dieting tips for those who do develop gradual weight gain while on the drug.
  • Aceon Cough
    Side effects may occur with Aceon; a cough is one of the more commonly reported problems. This page of the eMedTV library describes this cough in more detail, including causes, and discusses the likelihood of developing this side effect.
  • Aceon Dosage
    The suggested Aceon dosage when beginning high blood pressure treatment is 4 mg once daily. This eMedTV segment also lists the recommended maintenance dosing for Aceon and offers tips and precautions to consider when taking the medicine.
  • Aceon Drug Interactions
    This eMedTV resource contains a list of medicines that may potentially cause Aceon drug interactions, including diuretics, potassium supplements, and lithium. Interactions may reduce the effectiveness of the drugs or cause certain side effects.
  • Aceon Medicine
    Adults with high blood pressure may benefit from Aceon, a prescription medication. This eMedTV Web article gives an overview of this medicine, listing some of its potential side effects and explaining when and how to take it.
  • Aceon Overdose
    This eMedTV page lists potential Aceon overdose symptoms, including extremely low blood pressure, increased sodium or potassium levels in the blood, or kidney failure. Various overdose treatment options are also listed in this article.
  • Aceon Precautions and Warnings
    Aceon may cause extreme low blood pressure in some people. This eMedTV Web page offers more Aceon precautions and warnings, including other side effects that may develop and information on who should not take the medication.
  • Aceon Side Effects
    While not everyone will experience problems with Aceon, side effects are possible. Therefore, this page from the eMedTV archives lists both common and rare side effects seen with the drug, including those that require prompt medical care.
  • Acion
    Aceon is a high blood pressure drug licensed for use in adults and children ages six and older. This eMedTV page explains how the drug works and offers details on its effects and dosing guidelines. Acion is a common misspelling of Aceon.
  • Afeditab
    Afeditab CR is a prescription drug used to control high blood pressure. This eMedTV article offers an in-depth look at this medication, including information about how it works, its side effects, and what to tell your doctor before taking it.
  • Afeditab and Breastfeeding
    Although Afeditab CR does pass through breast milk, it still may be safe to breastfeed while on this drug. This eMedTV page explains, however, that the manufacturer of Afeditab CR does not recommend taking Afeditab CR and breastfeeding.
  • Afeditab and Depression
    Depression is a rare side effect of Afeditab CR. This eMedTV page explains why it is hard to determine if Afeditab CR alone causes depression and discusses what your doctor may recommend if you are taking Afeditab CR and depression becomes a problem.
  • Afeditab and Dry Mouth
    People taking Afeditab CR may experience a dry mouth. This eMedTV resource lists things you can try if you're taking Afeditab CR and dry mouth becomes a problem, such as sipping water or sugarless drinks often and avoiding caffeine and alcohol.
  • Afeditab and Impotence
    It is possible to develop impotence while taking Afeditab CR. This part of the eMedTV Web site discusses the results of clinical studies involving Afeditab CR and impotence, explaining how often the condition occurs and what your doctor may suggest.
  • Afeditab and Pregnancy
    In animal studies, Afeditab CR was shown to increase the risk of miscarriages and birth defects. This eMedTV article discusses Afeditab CR and pregnancy, including information about when a doctor may still prescribe the drug to a pregnant woman.
  • Afeditab CR Drug Information
    This selection from the eMedTV site provides some important information on Afeditab CR, a drug used to treat high blood pressure. It explains how this medication works, describes how to take it, and includes what to discuss with your healthcare provider.
  • Afeditab Dosage
    Afeditab CR dosing for treating high blood pressure generally starts at 30 mg once daily. As this eMedTV page explains, your doctor may adjust your Afeditab CR dosage based on other medical conditions you have or other medications you are taking.
  • Afeditab Drug Interactions
    When medicines such as warfarin or digoxin are taken with Afeditab CR, drug interactions may occur. This eMedTV page offers a more complete list of drugs that may cause Afeditab CR interactions and explains the problems these interactions can cause.
  • Afeditab Overdose
    Overdosing on Afeditab CR may result in fluid in the lungs, low blood pressure, or a loss of consciousness. This eMedTV article identifies possible signs of an Afeditab CR overdose and discusses various treatment options that are available.
  • Afeditab Side Effects
    Common side effects of Afeditab CR include such things as dizziness, headaches, and swelling. This eMedTV segment lists other Afeditab CR side effects, including potentially serious side effects that you should immediately report to your doctor.
  • Afeditab Uses
    Afeditab CR uses are primarily for treating high blood pressure in adults. This portion of the eMedTV archives explains how Afeditab CR works to control blood pressure and describes possible off-label uses of the drug (such as treating preterm labor).
  • Afeditab Warnings and Precautions
    Afeditab CR may cause water retention (edema) and can cause congestive heart failure in some people. This eMedTV segment discusses other Afeditab CR warnings and precautions to be aware of, including information on who should not take the drug.
  • African Americans and Hypertension
    Unfortunately, hypertension occurs more often in people of African-American descent. This eMedTV article explains the connection between African Americans and hypertension, and offers simple lifestyle changes that can help reduce blood pressure.
  • Aliskiren
    Aliskiren is a renin inhibitor approved to treat high blood pressure. This segment of the eMedTV archives provides an in-depth look at this medication, including information on its effects, dosing guidelines, and possible side effects.
  • Aliskiren and Valsartan
    Aliskiren and valsartan is a prescription high blood pressure medication. This segment of the eMedTV Web site offers a detailed overview of this drug, including information on how it works, when and how to take it, overdose symptoms, and more.
  • Aliskiren and Valsartan Dosage
    Aliskiren and valsartan comes in the form of a tablet and is usually taken once a day. This eMedTV selection explains how your aliskiren and valsartan dose will be determined, including information on when and how to this prescription medication.
  • Aliskiren and Valsartan Drug Information
    Aliskiren and valsartan is a prescription medication used to treat high blood pressure in adults. This eMedTV segment offers basic drug information on aliskiren and valsartan, including a discussion on dosing guidelines and possible side effects.
  • Aliskiren Dosage
    Several factors will affect your aliskiren dosage, such as how well you respond to the drug. This eMedTV Web page explains that the usual starting dose of aliskiren is 150 mg once daily. This page also provides general aliskiren dosing guidelines.
  • Aliskiren Drug Information
    Aliskiren is a medicine used to treat high blood pressure. This eMedTV Web presentation discusses the drug, including possible interactions, warnings, side effects, and dosing.
  • Aliskiren-Amlodipine-Hydrochlorothiazide
    As a combination medicine, aliskiren-amlodipine-hydrochlorothiazide can help treat high blood pressure. This eMedTV article presents an overview of this prescription drug, with details on how it works, dosing tips, and what to discuss with your doctor.
  • Aliskiren-Amlodipine-Hydrochlorothiazide Dosage
    Available in tablet form, aliskiren-amlodipine-hydrochlorothiazide is typically taken once daily. This eMedTV page explores the factors that may affect your individual dosage of aliskiren-amlodipine-hydrochlorothiazide and offers tips on how to take it.
  • Aliskiren-Amlodipine-Hydrochlorothiazide Information
    Aliskiren-amlodipine-hydrochlorothiazide is a drug prescribed to treat high blood pressure in adults. This eMedTV page features more information on aliskiren-amlodipine-hydrochlorothiazide, including how this drug works, side effects, and safety issues.
  • Aliskiren-Amlodipine-Hydrochlorothiazide Side Effects
    As explained in this eMedTV segment, seek medical attention if you are taking aliskiren-amlodipine-hydrochlorothiazide and develop side effects like chest pain or seizures. This page examines other possible reactions that occurred during clinical trials.
  • Aliskiren/Amlodipine
    Aliskiren/amlodipine was recently approved for the treatment of high blood pressure. This segment of the eMedTV site provides a detailed look at this drug, with information on how it works, possible side effects, dosing, and more.
  • Aliskiren/Amlodipine Dosage
    As this eMedTV page explains, several different aliskiren/amlodipine dosages are available, ranging from 150/5 mg to 300/10 mg. This Web page lists the factors that determine the amount you are prescribed and offers tips for those taking it.
  • Aliskiren/Amlodipine Drug Information
    This part of the eMedTV archives provides some basic information on aliskiren/amlodipine, a drug used to treat high blood pressure. This article explains when and how to take this product, as well as what to tell the healthcare provider prescribing it.
  • Amlodipine and Atorvastatin
    Amlodipine and atorvastatin is often prescribed to treat conditions that affect the heart and blood vessels. This eMedTV article describes the drug in detail, offering information on how it works, possible side effects, dosing guidelines, and more.
  • Amlodipine and Atorvastatin (Caduet) -- Drug Information
    This eMedTV page provides some basic information on amlodipine and atorvastatin (Caduet), a drug prescribed for complications related to heart disease. This Web page describes how it works and explains what to discuss with your healthcare provider.
  • Amlodipine and Atorvastatin Dosing
    Various factors affect the dose of amlodipine and atorvastatin that is prescribed, which this eMedTV page lists. General amlodipine and atorvastatin dosing guidelines are also explained, and helpful tips are included for those taking the medication.
  • Amlodipine and Olmesartan
    Amlodipine and olmesartan is a medicine that is prescribed for treating high blood pressure. This page from the eMedTV Web site explains how amlodipine and olmesartan works, lists potential side effects of the drug, and offers tips on taking the drug.
  • Amlodipine and Olmesartan Dosing
    Amlodipine and olmesartan dosing will vary based on several factors. This eMedTV Web page explains these factors in more detail and provides a list of tips and precautions for taking the medicine.
  • Amlodipine and Olmesartan Information
    Are you looking for information on amlodipine and olmesartan? This page of the eMedTV site provides a brief overview of this hypertension drug, with a look at how it works, possible side effects, and what to discuss with the doctor prescribing it.
  • Amlodipine and Valsartan
    Amlodipine and valsartan is a blood pressure medication that is available by prescription. This eMedTV resource describes the combination drug in more detail and offers information on its effects, dosing suggestions, and possible side effects.
  • Amlodipine and Valsartan Dosing
    As this eMedTV article explains, your doctor will base your amlodipine and valsartan dosage on factors such as your previous dose of either drug. This article also offers tips on when and how to take the combination drug.
  • Amlodipine and Valsartan Drug Information
    This eMedTV resource provides some important information on amlodipine and valsartan, a drug used to treat high blood pressure. This page describes the medicine's effects in the body and what to discuss with your healthcare provider before taking it.
  • Amlodipine-Valsartan-Hydrochlorothiazide
    Amlodipine-valsartan-hydrochlorothiazide is a prescription drug used to treat high blood pressure. This eMedTV page offers a more in-depth look at this medication and its effects, dosing guidelines, and possible side effects.
  • Amlodipine-Valsartan-Hydrochlorothiazide Dosage
    As this eMedTV article explains, when recommending a dosage of amlodipine-valsartan-hydrochlorothiazide, your doctor will consider the severity of your blood pressure and a number of other factors, which are discussed in this article.
  • Amlodipine-Valsartan-Hydrochlorothiazide Information
    This eMedTV page provides some basic information on amlodipine-valsartan-hydrochlorothiazide that you should be aware of, such as possible side effects, when to take it, and what to discuss with your doctor. A link to more details is also included.
  • Azilsartan
    Azilsartan is a prescription drug approved to lower blood pressure. This eMedTV Web selection takes an in-depth look at this medication, with details on how it works, potential side effects, tips for when and how to take it, and general safety concerns.
  • Azilsartan Dosage
    The initial azilsartan dosage for treating high blood pressure is usually 80 mg once daily. This eMedTV article covers general dosing guidelines for this blood pressure medication and outlines some important tips for when and how to take this drug.
  • Azilsartan Medoxomil Drug Information
    Azilsartan is a medicine prescribed to treat high blood pressure. This eMedTV Web selection provides more information on azilsartan, explaining how the drug works, dosing guidelines, possible side effects, and what to discuss with your doctor.
  • Azilsartan/Chlorthalidone
    People with high blood pressure may be given azilsartan/chlorthalidone. This page from the eMedTV site presents an overview of this combination medication, including details on how it works, side effects, and why it may not be safe for some people.
  • Azilsartan/Chlorthalidone Dosage
    This eMedTV resource explains how your azilsartan/chlorthalidone dosage will be determined, and gives tips on when and how to take this drug. This article includes some specific dosing guidelines in order to ensure the drug's safety and effectiveness.
  • Azilsartan/Chlorthalidone Drug Information
    This eMedTV resource explains how azilsartan/chlorthalidone may help treat high blood pressure in adults. This article offers more drug information on azilsartan/chlorthalidone, including when and how to take it and important safety concerns.
  • Azilsartan/Chlorthalidone Side Effects
    People who take azilsartan/chlorthalidone may develop side effects like fatigue and dizziness. This eMedTV Web selection examines other possible problems that might occur with this drug, including serious reactions that should be reported to a doctor.
  • Benazapril
    This page on the eMedTV Web site discusses benazepril, a prescription drug used to lower blood pressure. This article talks about the dosing and possible side effects of benazepril. Benazapril is a common misspelling of benazepril.
  • Benazepril
    Benazepril is a prescription drug used to control high blood pressure. This eMedTV article explains how benazepril works and lists the drug's side effects and strengths, factors that can affect dosing, and things to tell your doctor before taking it.
  • Benazepril Dosing
    For most adults, the starting benazepril dose is 10 mg once daily and the normal daily dose is 20-40 mg. This eMedTV page covers benazepril dosing, including dosing for children and factors that may affect the benazepril dose your doctor prescribes.
  • Benazepril HCL
    This segment of the eMedTV archives takes a quick look at benazepril hydrochloride (HCl), a drug used to treat high blood pressure. This Web page describes how often this product is taken and lists commonly reported side effects.
  • Benazepril HCT
    This eMedTV page presents a brief overview of benazepril-hydrochlorothiazide (HCT), a medication used in the treatment of high blood pressure. This segment explains how this combination product works and how to ensure the effectiveness of each dose.
  • Benazepril Side Effects
    Common benazepril side effects can include cough, fatigue, and dizziness. This eMedTV segment talks about these and other possible side effects of benazepril. This page also lists the side effects that you should report immediately to your doctor.
  • Benazepril Uses
    Benazepril controls high blood pressure in adults and children six years of age and older. But as this eMedTV Web page explains, benazepril does not cure high blood pressure. This page also discusses off-label benazepril uses.
  • Benazepril-Amlodipine
    This eMedTV article explains that benazepril-amlodipine is a prescription medication that can lower blood pressure by relaxing the blood vessels, making it easier for the heart to pump blood. This page also covers side effects and dosing guidelines.
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