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Generic Name: IBUPROFEN CHEWABLE - ORAL Pronounced: (EYE-bue-PROE-fen) Ibuprofen 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 clopidogrel, "blood thinners" such as
My doctor didn't give me one of the new drugs that are good for my blood pressure. Is this because she is not up to date? Recently the New York Times ran an editorial and several pieces on the "Op Ed" page about lecturers having conflicts of interest when giving such lectures. I am currently on a plane preparing to give grand rounds to doctors at a community hospital on the subject of hypertension control. At this particular hospital, and others at which I have lectured, they were quite careful to make sure that I disclose any such conflicts. As do many other physicians, I receive indirect support for some of my research from drug companies. It is indirect because the research that I do has to do with adjudication (or judging) of adverse events, reporting of side effects, and what is called "investigator initiated research" (not related to the use of the drug or device, directed at finding out why the disease does what it does). As such, the type of...
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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