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... e first few posts here so far and will continue but here's what I posted on the other board, and I agree, I HATE meds, but had to give in because of my diabetes, and worried that HBP's been uncontrolled for too long, not knowing I had anything wrong with me for years so had to act fast but here's about Diovan and Enalapril.. ... (110 replies)
... wait a minute, I'm confused. I thought you are on Bystolic and lilked it? ... (28 replies)
... because I felt I needed to. My calcium level is borderline while on calcium supplements. The problem is that the dietitians sometimes have a tough time tailoring the diets to meet their patients' needs when things become more complex. ... (13 replies)

... After experimenting with several beta blockers, I can say that all beta blockers slow your system down a little, and take the edge off. this is part of what they are meant to do. Some more than others. ... (28 replies)
... channels, calms the heart rate, relaxes the system, improves sexual function, and like other beta blockers or ace inhibitors, works to benefit the Angiotensin system. ... (42 replies)
To Lenin---DIOVAN
Jun 13, 2006
... BP meds induce weight!! I'm shocked and horrified and never heard that before and I've studied and researched before even allowing a prescription that I chose myself ....... ... (13 replies)
To Lenin---DIOVAN
Jun 12, 2006
... I have a 5x refillable for Enalapril, but during the second Rx I started coughing so much that I lost my voice for 3 days. Reading about Diovan as the alternative to ACE inhibitors and for Diabetics, I asked dr. ... (13 replies)
... I guess i will stick with that. You have great info and I so muchh appreicate all your time you take to answer questions! ... (12 replies)
... Metoprolol is not bad, it is one of the most prescribed and researched beta blockers for many different heart conditions. Bisoprolol is one of the more potent beta blockers. ... (12 replies)
... I will take my chances to always try and stay away from them. My brother in laws ankles are always swollen while taking amlodopine. How can this be a good pill? ... (42 replies)
... effect and relaxes muscles. ... (139 replies)
... magnesium test is a better indicator of magnesium levels. But not all laboratories do this particular test, and many doctors are unfamiliar with it. Studies have shown that there are no blood tests that are sensitive enough to accurately diagnose magnesium deficiencies. ... (139 replies)
Despondent
Dec 5, 2004
... Has your doctor tried ARB or calcium channel blockers? ... (14 replies)
... I am taking Diovan 160 and Clonidine. I went to an endocrinologist after my GP recommended it. ... (8 replies)
... I'm not sure exactly what you're still taking. I do know that the type of Calcium Channel Blocker in Lotrel is more likely to cause side effects than Ace Inhibitors like Altace or ARB's like Diovan, although everyone reacts differently. ... (12 replies)
Teveten
Jul 26, 2003
... Wow....you sure have been through your share of experimentation. Most of us have and I guess this board wouldn't exist if all it took was li'l ol' pill that worked for everyone everytime! ... (8 replies)
... Did this switch in meds cause higher blood pressure in the morning, afternoon and evening? ... (1 replies)
... ocker is probably your best choice. Ace Inhibitors are known for some nasty side effects, especially a dry nagging cough. ARB's do not have this side effect. The problem with ARB's are that they are rather new and not proven to provide the benefits of Ace Inhibitors. ... (5 replies)
... It can take weeks or longer for these effects to show up and just as long for them to clear up after stopping the drug. If the cough develops and becomes a problem, calcium channel blockers or diuretics would be good to try for reducing blood pressure. I can't remember which drugs you've been on to date. ... (19 replies)
... The "ARB class of BP meds is the newest. They are not the strongest class and so most are combined with a diuretic. But they are the ones least likely to cause any side effects. The one I take is called Benicar HCTZ it's the newest one. ... (11 replies)


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