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OTC Dosage Equivilant for Potassium CL 10 mEq ER?

Posted 23 Apr 2013 by MsKharma 7 answers

My husband has been prescribed Potassium CL 10 mEq ER, 1 Tab 2X Day because he has also been prescribed Furosemide (aka Lasik) 40 mg, 1 Tab 2X Day for Congestive Heart Failure. My question is if he where to take an OTC Potassium Gluconate 595mg, 2 Tabs 2X Day (4 Tabs Total Daily) is he getting ...

Is Lisinopril a Beta Blocker or ACE Inhibitor?

Posted 27 Mar 2014 by aquanaut 3 answers

and what is a beta blocker anyway?

How is Atenolol superior to Metoprolol?

Posted 2 Aug 2011 by keersengai 1 answer

Why is Spironolactone not listed as an Anti-Androgen?

Posted 20 Jul 2013 by PrincessKira 3 answers

I've heard about this drug before and didn't realize until recently that it was the same as the drug most Transgendered individuals call simply "spiro." The feminizing effects of this drug are not listed here. As a MTF Transgenderist individual my self; that's how I ...

Isosorbide Mononitrate - what is the difference between isosorbide monnitrate & isosorbide dintrate?

Posted 7 Aug 2010 by shalenzi 2 answers

can be interchangable? & 5 mg SL equal to 5mg tablet sr

Congestive Heart Failure - CHF stage 2-3... trying to find a safe med that has less side effects?

Posted 28 Mar 2017 by DeadBird 1 answer

... than what issues I have now. Any thoughts??? Heart races with stress, then,,, stops, then starts... breathng episodes, ocasional black spots in front of eyes, requiring ... bend over, quickly.

I'm taking 2.5 mg of lisinopril for HF with preserved ejection fraction. My bp is usually normal?

Posted 10 Apr 2017 by RobertLS 0 answers

... however, since taking lisinopril, my systolic is often under 100 and I feel more fatigued than usual. Would it be feasible to cut the dose down to 1.25mg?

Anyone know the size of Brilinta 90 mg? The circumference I guess?

Posted 5 Mar 2017 by NJMoore 0 answers

Is it same size as carvedilol 12.5 mg? Or a low dose aspirin? I really need to know cause I think my pharmacy has counted wrong.. help?

Warfarin - Husband has Afib and heart failure?

Posted 19 Feb 2017 by Michelen56 0 answers

What is better Pradaxa or Warfarin? I am scared of the reviews of Pradaxa but Dr seems like she doesn't want to do his blood work every 2 weeks. Please help, he is my world.

Can dill pickles be causing my potassium to get too low?

Posted 24 Jan 2017 by trout6565 1 answer

My husband is in heart failure. After a 7 day in hospital he received a defibralator/pacemaker combo. Normally an in and out procedure. We are still here as his phosphorus and potassium levels keep depleting. He is craving the old style brine dill pickles and friends and family have persuaded me to ...

I have congestive heart failure. Is it safe to stop taking plavix for 10 days?

Posted 7 Dec 2016 by ady3cb 1 answer

I'm getting a colonoscopy. I also have fissures. My colorectal surgeon wants me to stop taking plavix for 10 days. I stopped taking plavix on my own after my 2nd stent and had a heart attack that put me in heart failure. My cardiologist told me to take 81mg aspirin

Has anyone with heart failure used Prozac successfully for anxiety and depression?

Posted 3 Dec 2016 by I am unhappy 1 answer

I am a 64 years old female who had mitral valve replacement as well as a pacemaker surgery in March 2016. Most days I am depressed and anxious about dying and getting a heart valve infection. I used to be depressed before the surgery as well as anxious but it has worsen. I feel listless. I had been ...

What we have to do with B-blocker if you know that B-blocker have been used for 3 years ?

Posted 26 Nov 2016 by shabanwarda7 1 answer

remember..after long use of B-blocker treatment the patient age 52 old years. he gots heart failure and the Dr recommended for him digoxin.

Is it safe to take furosemide with losartan?

Posted 21 Sep 2016 by lat7 1 answer

I have been diagnosed with CHF I am taking furosemide,losartan,metoporal,lasix and lipitor.Since I have started this medication I have gained at least 12 pounds and constantly feel like Im bloated.I am not eating any differently than before.Can these meds,together possibly be the culprit?

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