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Benazepril-Amlodipine (Lotrel) - Catapres Skin Patch

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  • Benazepril-Amlodipine (Lotrel)
    This page of the eMedTV library takes a quick look at benazepril-amlodipine (Lotrel). It lists possible side effects and describes how the medication works to help lower blood pressure. A link to more detailed information on this product is also included.
  • Benazepril-Amlodipine Dosing
    This eMedTV segment explains that the recommended benazepril-amlodipine dosage for people with high blood pressure will vary between 2.5 mg/10 mg and 10 mg/40 mg once a day. This resource also covers general benazepril-amlodipine dosing guidelines.
  • Benazepril-Hydrochlorothiazide
    Benazepril-hydrochlorothiazide is a prescription drug that is used to lower high blood pressure in adults. This eMedTV article offers an overview of how benazepril-hydrochlorothiazide works, its potential side effects, and dosing guidelines.
  • Benazepril-Hydrochlorothiazide Dosing
    This portion of the eMedTV library explains that the recommended dosage of benazepril-hydrochlorothiazide for people with high blood pressure will vary between 5 mg/6.25 mg and 20 mg/25 mg once a day. This page also covers general dosing guidelines.
  • Bisopril
    People with high blood pressure may benefit from the beta blocker bisoprolol. This eMedTV article explains how this medicine works, describes its effects, and lists potential side effects to be aware of. Bisopril is a common misspelling of bisoprolol.
  • Bisoprol
    Bisoprolol is a medication that is available by prescription to treat high blood pressure. This eMedTV segment explains how this drug works and offers general warnings and precautions for those taking it. Bisoprol is a common misspelling of bisoprolol.
  • Bisoprolol
    Bisoprolol is a prescription drug approved for treating high blood pressure. This eMedTV resource describes how this medication works, explains when and how to take it, lists some of the potential side effects, and offers links to specific information.
  • Bisoprolol 10 mg Tablets
    There are two different strengths of bisoprolol: 10 mg tablets and 5 mg tablets. This article from the eMedTV Web site explores how this medication works, briefly explains how dosing is figured, and offers a link to more detailed information.
  • Bisoprolol 5 mg Tablets
    Two different strengths are available for bisoprolol: 5 mg tablets and 10 mg tablets. This eMedTV resource explains how this prescription drug works, describes its effects, and offers general information on when and how to take the medicine.
  • Bisoprolol and Breastfeeding
    At this time, it is unknown if bisoprolol passes through breast milk in humans. This page on the eMedTV site offers a more in-depth look at breastfeeding and bisoprolol, and explains what problems may occur if the drug does pass through breast milk.
  • Bisoprolol and Pregnancy
    Bisoprolol may not be safe for use during pregnancy, although the full risks are not known. This eMedTV segment offers more information on pregnancy and bisoprolol, and explains what problems occurred when the drug was given to pregnant animals.
  • Bisoprolol Dosage
    The usual starting bisoprolol dose for the treatment of high blood pressure is 5 mg once daily. This eMedTV Web page contains more detailed dosing guidelines and provides tips and precautions for those using this beta blocker medication.
  • Bisoprolol Drug Information
    This eMedTV resource features information on bisoprolol, a drug used to treat high blood pressure. Topics covered include available strengths, how it works, and who can use it. A link to more detailed information is also provided.
  • Bisoprolol Fumarate
    The FDA has licensed bisoprolol fumarate to treat high blood pressure. This eMedTV Web page explains how this medication works, describes the specific effects, offers general dosing information, and includes a link to in-depth information.
  • Bisoprolol Overdose
    Low blood sugar, congestive heart failure, or bradycardia may occur when too much bisoprolol is taken. This eMedTV resource describes other possible effects of an overdose with bisoprolol and explains the treatment options that are available.
  • Bisoprolol Side Effects
    Common side effects of bisoprolol include insomnia, diarrhea, and joint pain. This page from the eMedTV site provides a list of other common side effects and explains which problems are potentially serious and require prompt medical attention.
  • Bisoprolol Warnings and Precautions
    You should not take bisoprolol if you have severe heart failure. This eMedTV page offers more information on who should not use this drug. Warnings and precautions for bisoprolol, including side effects or other problems that may occur, are also provided.
  • Bisopropolol
    Bisoprolol is a prescription medicine used to treat high blood pressure. This eMedTV page describes how the drug works and explains what you should discuss with your doctor before starting treatment. Bisopropolol is a common misspelling of bisoprolol.
  • Calan SR
    Calan SR, a prescription drug used to treat high blood pressure, works by relaxing the blood vessels. This eMedTV article provides an overview of this medication, offering information on how it works, possible side effects, and tips for taking it.
  • Calan SR Dosage
    The recommended starting Calan SR dosage is 180 mg once a day in the morning. This eMedTV page explains how your healthcare provider will determine your Calan SR dosage, explores general dosing guidelines, and offers tips for taking the drug.
  • Calan SR Drug Interactions
    This eMedTV article highlights the possible Calan SR drug interactions that can occur with certain medications, such as aspirin, lithium, and digoxin. These interactions can change the way the body metabolizes the drugs and possibly lead to problems.
  • Calan SR Medication Information
    People with high blood pressure may be prescribed Calan SR. This part of the eMedTV site offers more information on Calan SR, including possible side effects, how it works, and more. Also included is a link to more details on this topic.
  • Calan SR Side Effects
    The most common side effects of Calan SR include constipation, dizziness, and nausea. This eMedTV segment highlights both common and rare Calan SR side effects, as well as more serious side effects that may need immediate medical attention.
  • Calan SR Uses
    Calan SR is used for controlling high blood pressure in adults. This part of the eMedTV archives takes an in-depth look at other Calan SR uses, including its off-label uses to treat conditions such as chest pain, migraine headaches, and arrhythmias.
  • Calan SR Warnings and Precautions
    This eMedTV page takes an in-depth look at several Calan SR warnings and precautions, such as drug interactions or taking the medication while pregnant. This resource also describes a number of situations in which Calan SR should not be taken.
  • Candesartan HCTZ
    This page of the eMedTV site presents a brief overview of candesartan hydrochlorothiazide (HCTZ), a drug used to treat hypertension (high blood pressure). This page explains how this medication works, possible side effects, and when and how it is taken.
  • Candesartan-Hydrochlorothiazide
    A healthcare provider can prescribe candesartan-hydrochlorothiazide to help lower blood pressure in adults. This eMedTV segment outlines how candesartan-hydrochlorothiazide works, its potential side effects, and dosing guidelines.
  • Cardene SR
    Cardene SR is a prescription medicine that is used for the treatment of high blood pressure. This eMedTV article offers dosing information on Cardene SR, describes the effects of the drug, and explains what you should know before taking the drug.
  • Cardene SR Dosage
    For treating high blood pressure with Cardene SR, the recommended starting dose is 30 mg twice daily. This eMedTV resource provides other Cardene SR dosage information, including a list of precautions and tips for taking the medication.
  • Cardene SR Drug Information
    Are you looking for information on Cardene SR? This eMedTV article takes a brief look at this drug, including how it works to lower blood pressure and what to discuss with your healthcare provider before taking it, with a link to learn more.
  • Cardene SR Drug Interactions
    Medications that may cause Cardene SR drug interactions are cyclosporine and cimetidine. This eMedTV page explains how these drug interactions with Cardene SR can alter the amount of the medicines in your blood and increase your risk of side effects.
  • Cardene SR Side Effects
    Some of the most common Cardene SR side effects include hot flashes, swelling, and heart palpitations. This eMedTV page describes common and rare side effects of Cardene SR, as well as which side effects may require immediate medical care.
  • Cardene SR Uses
    Cardene SR is used for treating high blood pressure in adults. This selection from the eMedTV Web site explains how the medication works, discusses whether it is approved for use in children, and lists possible "off-label" Cardene SR uses.
  • Cardene SR Warnings and Precautions
    Cardene SR may cause low blood pressure and can make congestive heart failure worse. This part of the eMedTV archives takes an in-depth look at other Cardene SR warnings and precautions, including information on who should not use the medication.
  • Cardizem LA
    Cardizem LA is a drug that is used to treat chest pain and control high blood pressure. This eMedTV segment explains what you should know before using Cardizem LA, offers dosing information for the drug, and lists side effects that may occur.
  • Cardizem LA and Breastfeeding
    It may not be safe for women to breastfeed while taking Cardizem LA. This eMedTV article contains more information on Cardizem LA and breastfeeding, and explains whether the medication passes through breast milk in humans.
  • Cardizem LA and Depression
    Depression is a potential side effect of Cardizem LA. This eMedTV page offers a more in-depth look at Cardizem LA and depression, including information on how common this side effect is and what your doctor may recommend if depression does occur.
  • Cardizem LA and Dry Mouth
    It is possible to experience a dry mouth while taking Cardizem LA. This segment from the eMedTV archives discusses the link between Cardizem LA and dry mouth in more detail and provides a list of suggestions that may provide relief.
  • Cardizem LA and Impotence
    In clinical studies, impotence was reported in less than 1 percent of men taking Cardizem LA. This eMedTV article offers more information on Cardizem LA and impotence, and describes the treatment options your doctor may recommend if impotence occurs.
  • Cardizem LA and Pregnancy
    At this time, it is not known whether using Cardizem LA during pregnancy is safe for the fetus. This eMedTV page offers more information on Cardizem LA and pregnancy, and describes the potential problems that may occur to a fetus exposed to the drug.
  • Cardizem LA Dosing
    The usual starting Cardizem LA dose for treating chest pain is 180 mg once daily. This part of the eMedTV archives also provides Cardizem LA dosing recommendations for the treatment of high blood pressure and offers tips for those taking the drug.
  • Cardizem LA Drug Interactions
    Buspirone, rifampin, and quinidine are some of the drugs that may interact with Cardizem LA. This eMedTV article provides a more detailed list of medicines that may cause negative Cardizem drug interactions and describes the potential effects.
  • Cardizem LA Overdose
    Lightheadedness, dizziness, and fainting are possible signs of a Cardizem LA overdose. This eMedTV Web page describes the effects that may occur as a result of an overdose of Cardizem LA. The treatment options available are also listed.
  • Cardizem LA Side Effects
    Common Cardizem LA side effects may include sinus congestion, rash, and fatigue. This page on the eMedTV Web site lists other possible side effects of the drug, including potentially serious ones that should be reported to a doctor right away.
  • Cardizem LA Uses
    Cardizem LA is used for relieving chest pain and lowering blood pressure. This eMedTV Web page discusses these Cardizem LA uses in more detail, explains whether the drug is approved for children, and also lists off-label uses of the medication.
  • Cardizem LA Warnings and Precautions
    Cardizem LA can decrease the heart rate, which may be dangerous for people with an arrhythmia. This eMedTV article describes other side effects that may occur with Cardizem LA. Warnings and precautions on who should not use the drug are also listed.
  • Cardizem LA Weight Gain
    For those taking Cardizem LA, weight gain is a possible side effect. This page from the eMedTV Web site explains how many people gained weight while taking Cardizem LA in clinical studies and offers suggestions for helping with weight loss.
  • Catapres Skin Patch
    Catapres-TTS is a high blood pressure medication that comes in the form of a skin patch. This eMedTV Web page offers information on when and how to use the Catapres skin patch and explains what strengths this drug comes in.
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