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Generic Name: IBUPROFEN/FAMOTIDINE - ORAL Pronounced: (EYE-bue-PROE-fen/fam-OH-ti-deen) Ibuprofen-Famotidine Oral Interactions
Drug interactions may change how your medications work or
increase your risk for serious side effects. This document does not contain all
possible drug interactions. Keep a list of all the products you use (including
prescription/nonprescription drugs and herbal products) and share it with your
doctor and pharmacist. Do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any
medicines without your doctor's approval.
Some products that may interact with this drug
high blood pressure drugs (including ACE inhibitors such as
captopril, lisinopril and angiotensin II receptor blockers such as losartan,
This medication may increase the risk of bleeding when
taken with other drugs that also may cause bleeding. Some affected drugs
include anti-platelet drugs such as clop...
Medications Several classes of drugs are used to treat hypertension. Diuretics Diuretics help the kidneys get rid of excess salt and water. They are the mainstays of anti-hypertensive therapy and are often the first type of drug selected for most people with hypertension. They are also especially helpful for treating patients with heart failure, patients with isolated systolic hypertension, the elderly, and African-Americans. (African-Americans are more likely to be salt-sensitive, so they respond well to these drugs.) They also work well for patients with diabetes. Diuretics are often used in combination with other antihypertensive drugs. There is strong evidence that diuretics work just as well as newer drugs in lowering blood pressure and are more effective in preventing heart failure, heart attack, and stroke. Diuretic Types and Brands. The three main types of diuretics include: Thiazide diuretics. These include chlorothiazide (Diuril), chlorthalidone (Hygroton), indapamide (Lozol), hyd...
There have been many studies conducted in the attempt to decrease the number of deaths caused by high blood pressure. Coincidently, high blood pressure or hypertension is a major risk factor for heart attack and stroke.
Unfortunately, physicians are constantly prescribing medications to individuals suffering from the condition in order to reduce the blood pressure and slow down the long-term effects. Most people aren't aware, however, that reducing high blood pressure without using medication can be accomplished by simply changing your daily lifestyle.
According to The National Institutes of Health, men and women who maintain unhealthy eating and lifestyle habits put themselves more at risk of living with high blood pressure. Although medications have proven effective, they are also known to cause annoying side effects.
Significant lifestyle changes may allow you to cease medication administration, thereby alleviating these side effects. The studies prove that...
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