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...
If you've been told you have high blood pressure you should be thankful for a timely diagnosis. For many people their high blood pressure goes undiagnosed years, and this can be a very dangerous situation.
Essential or primary hypertension It's thought that more than 9 in 10 people with high blood pressure have 'primary hypertension,' which means that there's no single clear cause of it.
However, it is known that certain factors in your lifestyle can contribute to developing the conditions, including:
Your family history
Being of Afro-Caribbean or South Asian origin
Being overweight or obese
Having an unhealthy diet
Drinking alcohol - especially if you binge drink
Lack of exercise
Secondary hypertension Around 1 in 20 people with high blood pressure have 'secondary hypertension'. This means it's linked to another cause, for example:
Kidney conditions such as kidney infection or kidney disease
Narrowing of the arteries
There are dozens of different medications used to treat high blood pressure . Any questions about your high blood pressure and the medications used in its treatment need to be discussed with you doctor. When I decide on which one to use I first review my patient’s full medical history. Certain medications are better suited for specific medical conditions. For example, a patient with diabetes and high blood pressure should take an ACE inhibitor as the first choice of medication. ACE inhibitors not only reduce blood pressure but also protect the kidneys and the heart in those with diabetes. A patient with high blood pressure and coronary artery disease should instead be first started on a Beta Blocker which can prevent angina, or chest pain from blocked blood vessels in the heart. Combinations of several different blood pressure medications are often necessary. In addition to medical conditions I take into account my patients’ allergies , interactions with medications already being taken, ...
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