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  1. I don't know what is wrong with me?????
    ... referred to a Cardiologist. She has put me on 75 mg of Avapro and 50 mg of Metatolol (beta blocker). I have been...

  2. Unexplained Hypokalemia
    ... KlorCon a day. I have high blood pressure, and take Avapro and Spironolactone. I have low thyroid, too and take...

  3. HyperParathyroidism---Please Help!!!
    ... zuzu-Thanks for your response. I am currently on Avapro , and my blood pressure reading is 150/90. When I...

  4. Lifestyle, Lipitor, and possible side effects?
    ... pressure). After this I was put on Lipitor (10mg qd), Avapro (300mg qd), and Niacin supplement (500mg, per doctor...

General Health board

  1. Bounding pulse and high blood pressure must go
    ... 60, 80, or the normal 90 beats per minute. I am on avapro and verapamil for it, but I personally don't notice...

  2. High Pulse
    ... know if its supposed to do that? Current meds are avapro for HBP. Thanks! -Matt...
    ... know if its supposed to do that? Current meds are avapro for HBP. Thanks! -Matt...

Allergies board

  1. allergies
    ... My Doctor is taking me off avapro (High Blood Pressure) as be belives it is the cause ... allergies. I never had allergies until I starting taking avapro - some five years ago. My new drug for high blood ... Please advise if you are aware of a recaction to Avapro and what if any or reaction I may receive from using...

Drug Interactions / Side Effects board

  1. Blood pressure meds and singulair
    ... tried almost everything in the ARB family (diovan, avapro , cozaar, benicar) I took ONE norvasc yesterday and...
    ... My mom took avapro and reported having dizzy spells and headaches. She...

Skin Problems board

  1. Skin virus?
    ... recently started getting skin virus after starting avapro for my bp. Like you said, one day nothing, then the ... pimple. I researched and saw that a side effect of avapro is skin virus, only thing is it doesn't say how to...

Hypoglycemia board

  1. Meds and hypoglycemia
    ... sweating and dizziness. I am now on verapamil 240, avapro 150 *(arb) and ecotrin.I noticed i still sweat out ... of the blue since starting the avapro . It doesn't lower my bp too well either. Some...
    ... pores and that is how the med helps to lower bp. Avapro is a cousin to lisinopril. I am diabetic also and...

Back Problems board

  1. Dread nights, extreme leg pain, both legs, please help
    ... btw... if it helps.. for high bp.. I am on 100 mg Avapro , 25 mg HCTZ, 12 mg metoprolol, 81 mg aspirin, 2000...

Brain & Nervous System Disorders board

  1. Strange Symptoms. Asking for Advice..

Neuropathy board

  1. Feet/ankles swelling from Lyrica?
    ... out if it could be from the other meds I'm taking; Avapro (300mg), a water pill and Glimepiride (2mg). Any...

  2. Is there such a thing a mild neuropathy?
    ... out if it could be from the other meds I'm taking; Avapro (300mg), a water pill and Glimepiride (2mg). Any...

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) board

  1. have this major problem real sick--need help please
    ... general day take xanax, paxil, zyprexa, premarin, avapro , actos, elmiron (thats for IC--intersistinal cystitis...

Sinus Problems board

  1. Best ARB for sinus problems?
    ... s better for people with sinus/allergy problems? Avapro gave me a bad cough, and I had trouble sleeping with...

Thyroid Disorders board

  1. Going in circles!
    ... resting. It used to be 70s to 80s. Does anyone know if Avapro , my blood pressure med, can do that? Also is a...

  2. Getting Medication dose Right
    ... 170/110. So according to the protocol he put me on Avapro 150mcgs. BP stayed high so he doubled the dose to ... to 85/65. :) I gradually weaned myself off the Avapro and after 2 months all my joint and muscle pain was...

  3. Confused with ultrasound findings
    ... misdiagnosed with high BP (for 3 years) and was on Avapro , and felt like I was 100 years old ( I'm 58 ), muscle ... s at the time. Anyhow when I weaned myself off the Avapro most of my really bad symptoms left. Sometimes I think...
    ... found out BP was very low 75/60, weaned off the Avapro (BP med), started to feel a bit better, by chance...
    ... care. :( After lots of research I found out that Avapro , the BP med I was on (wrongly Dx'ed) works by blocking ... causes the pain in CH. I don't know if it was the Avapro but so far I haven't been hit this year, although...

  4. Saw new Dr. today !
    ... 170/110. So according to the protocol he put me on Avapro 150mcgs. BP stayed high so he doubled the dose to ... 60 to 85/65. I gradually weaned myself off the Avapro and after 2 months all my joint and muscle pain was...

Heart Disorders board

  1. Burning, stinging and pain
    ... in many years, my bp is controlled. I take 100 mg Avapro , 25 mg. hydrochlorothiazide an 12.5 mg metoprolol...

  2. Diastolic Dysfunction
    ... back on the last ARB I was trying to take, which was Avapro . These meds can and do help the heart from remodeling...

  3. Now what?
    ... effect to take place. On my on I took a 150 mg dose of Avapro , an ARB which I just stopped due to adverse side effects...

  4. Taking Coreg CR
    ... low enough on it's on. I am having to take an ARB, Avapro that I stopped a while back, due to intolerance of...

  5. What causes the muscle soreness and swelling?
    ... Medication is 20mg Lipitor, 500mg Niacin, and for BP Avapro (Irbesartin) 150mg, all daily. My BP is about 120...

  6. Exaggerated Heart Rate & HTN?
    ... m finally getting it treated. Just started taking Avapro this week. :) Anyhow, my question is unrelated...

  7. Vibrating Heart...please respond.
    ... already weakened heart. Currently I am trying an ARB ( Avapro ) for the first time. I've been on it for about a month...
    ... already weakened heart. Currently I am trying an ARB ( Avapro ) for the first time. I've been on it for about a month...

  8. dad getting weaker
    ... medications at this point: vasotec tenormin (atenolol) Avapro (irbesarten) for his high blood pressure plavix ...

  9. Erratic swings in Blood pressure
    ... spent money. That happened to me. I was prescribed avapro , was highly allergic and spent $55 on a usless med...

High & Low Blood Pressure board

  1. Atenolol
    ... only thing that I did take with no side effects was Avapro at the highest dosage, but it didn't bring my bp down...

  2. Arthritis symptoms and blood pressure medications
    ... can cause this condition. A few of them are altace, avapro , benicar hctz >1%, cozaar, lopressor and micardis...

  3. Any one take Verelan PM capsules?
    ... capsules 300 mg in the evening but still take one Avapro 150 mg in the mornings. My bp has not wanted to stay...

  4. High and fluctuating bp
    ... terrible, I had severe side effects from it. I am on Avapro now with Metaprolol. I am only to take the other...
    ... spikes stayed however. Today, my dr. increased my avapro from 150 to 300. My spikes were happing a couple...

  5. how long to start feeling better once you start the medicine for bp?
    ... only .25 of the Metoprolol succinate er and 150 of Avapro . what kind of side effects did you have?...

  6. exforge side effects
    ... I am on Avapro now, seems to be doing ok for me. No adverse side...

  7. Most popular high blood pressure med??
    ... Quinapril Benicar Propranolol HCI Benicar HCT Avapro Bisoprolol/HCTZ Avalide Nifedipine ER ...

  8. Angiotensin Receptor Blockers Increase Risk of Myocardial Infarction
    ... with ARB'S. This new pill appears to be IRBESARTAN ( AVAPRO ) with added properties. If the ARB class really proves...

  9. diovan hct side effect - abdominal pain
    ... Also, has anyone switched from diovan to another ARB ( avapro or atacand) and had a better experience? I have read...
    ... change in my meds is required, I would like to try Avapro and see what happens. How well is this med reducing...

  10. Benicar vs Diovan Use??
    ... and joint pain. I was wondering why Benicar and Avapro similar ARBs drugs are not prescribed more with less...
    ... As it happens, Atacand and Avapro are the two remaining ARBs I have not tried yet. I...

  11. Angiotensin receptor blockers and myocardial infarction
    ... that the ARB class of drugs Diovan, Atacand, Cozaar, Avapro etc. increase heart attack risk versus other blood...

  12. aprovel irbesartan
    ... Irbesartan ( avapro ) has been known to cause diarrhea in 1 out of 30 people...

  13. Types of blood pressure medication?
    ... that you can deal with. For what it's worth i take Avapro HCT, 1 tablet a day and my BP is under control....

  14. Norvasc 5mg + Zebeta 2.5mg when it will start working?
    ... lot of good things about on this board. It's called Avapro . If I were to try another ARB after two failed attempts...
    ... lot of good things about on this board. It's called Avapro . If I were to try another ARB after two failed attempts ... effects from both Cozaar and Atacand :(. Do I expect Avapro to be any different? Actually, I have Depression...
    ... effects from both Cozaar and Atacand :(. Do I expect Avapro to be any different? I have no experience with...

  15. High Blood Pressure.... or not?
    ... I used to be on 300 mg calcium channel blocker and Avapro 300mg, and my blood pressure used to run about 140 ... blocker about a month ago, so now I only take the Avapro 300mg. When I wake up in the morning, my blood pressure ... morning it is VERY low, this being before I take my avapro . Now, once I get moving, if I check it in the middle...

  16. Side Effects?
    ... Norvasc, one that i can't remember and my current one Avapro HCT. I get stomach spasms, my visits to the toilet...
    ... ACE) Norvasc is a Calcium Channel Blocker. (CCB) Avapro HCT is an Angiotensin II Blocker combined with Hydrochlorot ... you on TWO ARBs. WOW! Plus, one of your ARBs, the Avapro is combined with a diuretic. Then, to cap everything...
    ... these at the same time, currently i am taking only avapro HCT. The tablets i mentioned are the ones i have tried...
    ... these at the same time, currently i am taking only avapro HCT. The tablets i mentioned are the ones i have tried...
    ... losses. Fam At this point in time i'm only taking Avapro HCT. I had taken all the others to this point, and...

  17. Benicar and Tricor
    ... until it went off the formulary list and am now taking Avapro which has HCTZ. I too have annoying muscle and joint...

  18. Alternative treatments for high blood pressure
    ... Thanks for the welcome. My husband has been taking Avapro 300mg once per day and Tiazac 300mg once per day....

  19. Benicar vs. Avapro or Diovan
    ... I have no experience with Avapro . I took Diovan for two years and my blood pressure...
    ... tried Cozaar and Atacand, both are ARBs like Benicar, Avapro and Diovan. They gave me the worst side effects, although...

  20. very discouraged
    ... cardizem, tizac(sp?), maxide, diovan, and the latest is avapro and I have a tickle in the back of my throat and a...

  21. Hypertension: Do I have it or not?
    ... Blocker), leaving the Angiotensin II Receptive Blocker ( Avapro ) as the only one left. Pulling me off the CCB showed...
    ... Well, when I was on my HIGHEST medicine dosage ( Avapro 300mg, PLUS a calcium channel blocker, PLUS a diuretic ... me off all medicines over the past week minus the Avapro . So right now I'm on Avapro 300 mg, and thats it ... guess. Thanks for the recommendations. I'm on avapro only, we'll see how this goes. So far, today, my...

  22. Asthma and HBP help
    ... Mr. Dr. wants me to try Avapro . I haven't taken the Diovan in two days and I think...
    ... the asthma drugs, but a huge one with the PPI's.) Avapro is a good choice if your doctor is not too concerned ... cardioselective beta blocker, combined with perhaps an ARB ( Avapro ) for blood pressure control. flowergirl...
    ... much better off the Diovan, and I haven't taken the Avapro yet. My husband and I are going away for the weekend...

  23. Previous posts regarding withdrawing from Atenol?
    ... 85 to 160/100) the morning before I started taking Avapro . Had attributed this to possible large sodium intake ... 500mg/day of sodium I am discounting this. I started Avapro Sat. BP remained high, but settled some yesterday ... but this morning BP 160/100 pulse 97. I read that Avapro can take a couple of weeks to be fully effective but...
    ... BP stayed mid 130s over mid to low 80s) I went on Avapro . Just before I received my Avapro I checked my BP ... since my withdrawl from Atenol with the last five on Avapro I still find myself with BPs ranging from 145/89 to...

  24. High BP possibly from sodium? Very nervous, have questions!
    ... face and arms turned red! I was then changed to 75mg Avapro . Could not get the product till Sat. so went without ... Friday. Took my BP Sat. AM before I went and got the Avapro , 165/107 (OH MY GOD) went and got Avapro took 75mg ... lunch and dinner Sat. and lunch Sunday. Raised my Avapro dosage to 1 and 1/2 75mg pills Sun. AM, about 110mg...
    ... begining increased sod. intake and before starting Avapro . BP steyed in 160/100 range thru Mon. evening. Stopped ... sod. intake Sun. at noon - took 75mg Avapro Sat. - 110mg Sunday and Monday. 4. The comments about ... 10 on the bottom! This morning I took 150mg of Avapro (my Dr. told me that was the usual dose), he had told...
    ... QUOTE=jr2212;3225519]...This morning I took 150mg of Avapro (my Dr. told me that was the usual dose), he had told ... better tha Atenol! How long does it take for the Avapro to lower blood pressure? A few hours? A few days...
    ... Beth! Went went to product website and found that Avapro reduces your BP very gradually and can take up to...
    ... Beth! Went went to product website and found that Avapro reduces your BP very gradually and can take up to ... Am happy to hear you found the info you needed re Avapro effectiveness. Do keep in mind that our motto here...

  25. Tekturna
    ... made me feel terrible. I am weaning off the last ARB, Avapro and am going to try this new class of medicines, whatever...
    ... made me feel terrible. I am weaning off the last ARB, Avapro and am going to try this new class of medicines, whatever...

  26. Avapro comments
    ... helpful for people to know that the generic form of avapro is irbesartan. There are a number of posters addressing...
    ... I've been on Avalide 300mg for a couple weeks, Avapro with HCT, a diuretic. I've been on many different...
    ... cheap..the ace inhibitor made me cough..So I thought Avapro might do the trick..I guess I do have a little trouble...

  27. Flowergirl: Meds and Breathing Problems
    ... and off the CCBs. And about possibly trying the ARB Avapro (yeah, I am willing to give it another shot). Basically...
    ... and off the CCBs. And about possibly trying the ARB Avapro (yeah, I am willing to give it another shot). Basically...

  28. High Blood Pressure Medications side Side effects??
    ... stands for Angiotensin Receptor Blockers. They are: AVAPRO , DIOVAN, COZAAR and ATACAND. Good luck with your...

  29. diovan/Valsartan and chest pain /tachycardia
    ... remaining ARBs, I've heard a lot of good things about AVAPRO . It's worth checking out. I'd be willing to try it...

  30. Anyone tried Avapro?
    ... especially my calves. I had this before I started the Avapro , but it seems to be worse. I also notice a bit of ... "very offish", so,,,,, I cannot blame that on the Avapro :) No, I do know what you mean and physically I do...
    ... supplements, but I have to balance that with the fact that Avapro tends to increase potassium (I think). I do wonder...
    ... see a hypertensive specialist, especially if this Avapro is causing chest pain. Thanks much for your kindly...
    ... probably get used to the not so good feeling that Avapro has given me, as a trade off for the excellent BP...
    ... all) side effects you think you are having with the Avapro ? I know too well that trying to determine which ... that I could be asked to try this medication also. If Avapro causes you angina, I NEED to know about that. The...
    ... I also am on Avapro , and like many others, couldn't tolerate the Ace's ... nasty cough and heart Palps. I keep telling my dr. the Avapro gives me nasty backaches, and leg (calf)pain, plus...
    ... as you say, to pin down the exact side effects of Avapro . I think JJ has a better grip on these nasties, lol ... side effects :( At this point, I do not believe Avapro caused my bout with angina the other night. However ... a new pain, and only started after I began taking Avapro . It is like a muscular soreness in the chest muscles ... worse and occurs when I am sitting, after starting Avapro . I also feel run down and maybe like I have the flu ... the increased calf pain I suspect might be due to Avapro . I am not 100% sure though. I hate to give a good ... Thanks for the well wishes. I need them :) P.S. Avapro is also causing my feet to hurt! (I think) :)...
    ... swallowing. I have had a backache before I started Avapro (osteoarthritis), but it may be a tad worse now, I ... me a good idea. I am going to cut back to 75mg of Avapro per day, tonight. You know how some BP meds are I...
    ... JJ, I take it you are staying with the Avapro for now. :) The side effects you described you'd...
    ... stuff coming up, plus it did nothing for my BP. The Avapro is alot more tolerable, but it does seem the lower ... had a bad back for many years, but since taking the Avapro , it is almost a constant thing. It is fine when I...
    ... It sounds as is you are getting good results with Avapro . You say your blood pressure is perfect. Well, you ... got that going for you! Are you going to stay with Avapro ? I have not heard anything I did not like about this...
    ... Hi Huckfinn, Yes, I have tried Avapro , and so far have not had any side effects. This is ... one, I believe I have tried 5 of the 7 total ARBs. Avapro is the only one that I did not have an allergic reaction ... had to wean off of Methyldopa, while starting the Avapro . This took about 2 months). Right now, on 150 mg ... of the Avapro , my BP usually runs about 138/85-95 and occasionally ... if that will cause side effects. Is anyone taking Avapro at a dose higher than 150 mg? My cardiologist wants ... me to quit the Avapro and gave me an Rx for a CCB. Last visit, he had agreed ... companies. I am going to continue taking the Avapro , and combine it with some other natural remedies ...
    ... it. Thanks for sharing your experience with the Avapro and doing the research. Every bit of info helps us...
    ... triglycerides, not alcohol, lol. I decreased my dose of Avapro from 150 mg to 75 mg 2 nights ago. I checked my BP ... last night before I took my dose of Avapro . I take Avapro and the rest of my heart meds before ... pain did not though. I think it may have been due to Avapro . This is all just conjecture on my part, but I am...
    ... Thanks for replying and for the information on Avapro . It really gives me hope. You supplied information...

  31. Pain in calf muscles
    ... walking though. I just started a new BP medicine, Avapro . Thanks in advance :)...

  32. Irbesartan?
    ... Gail, Yes, irbesartan ( Avapro ) CAN be split according to a major Canadian pharmacy...

  33. Irbesartan (Aprovel)
    ... I take Avapro , which is Irbesartan. Only thing I noticed was lower...
    ... touch of arthritis, so I'm not going to blame the Avapro . I tried a few BP meds., and the Altace really...
    ... and error. Which drug ar you taking? If it is the Avapro like mine, it is pronounced just like it sounds.....
    ... Gail, from what I read, Aprovel/ Avapro and Karvea are all ARB meds. that contain I guess ... diuretic combo as well, but mine isn't, it is straight Avapro . Good luck with it, as I said before, the bouncing...

  34. Meds that won't affect athletic performance?
    ... inhibitor makes you cough, then an ARB (Diovan, Cozaar, Avapro , Atacand.) None of the above should cause too much...

  35. Low BP and pulse
    ... I have been taking 100mg toprol XL and 150mg Avapro for a few weeks now, and the combo seems to be lowering...
    ... pulse. I need to calm down.. I have yet to take my Avapro today, will do so shortly. Could that bring the pulse...

  36. Tired, tired, tired!!!!
    ... working on it for about 5 weeks- Toprol XL 100mg and Avapro 150mg. Doubling the Toprol seemed to do the trick...
    ... working on it for about 5 weeks- Toprol XL 100mg and Avapro 150mg. Doubling the Toprol seemed to do the trick...

  37. Irregular BP Question?
    ... to get my blood pressure under control. He added avapro just two days ago to help get my numbers down. I...

  38. How to switch from atenolol to avapro?
    ... person for whom angiotensin receptor blockers like Avapro are useless. Have you ever been on a diuretic? If...
    ... have a problem with salt. I have now stopped the avapro and started back with my atenolol and feel like a...

  39. High blood pressure and surgery
    ... happening-bp is still up. Last nite the dr. added Avapro to the mix to see if that will help bring my pressure...
    ... head becasue he isn;t getting results with an ARB ( Avapro ) and a beta-blocker (Toprol) should go back to med...

  40. Avalide and Side Effects on my brain
    ... appalbarry, Since AVALIDE is a combo of two drugs ( AVAPRO + HCTZ), ask your doctor for samples of ... a SEPARATE ARB (Cozaar, Diovan, or Avapro , whichever he has lying around) and also some HCTZ...

  41. Metoprolol & weight gain
    ... been able to get my BP under control yet. I take Avapro 300mg, Metoprolol 100mg, & Clonidine 2. The Metoprolol...
    ... feet. Do they swell? Are you sure it's not the Avapro ? This would be my first shot. Rapid weight gain...

  42. Need Advice - ARB's
    ... I have taken Avapro in the past, and currently take Diovan. I have no...

  43. Alternate for Norvasc
    ... very good (130/80 range). My doctor has started on Avapro 300 MG instead of Norvasc and I am also taking 12 ... with Norvasc except for really bad constipation. With Avapro the BP is good until 7 PM and then goes high 160/100...
    ... very good (130/80 range). My doctor has started on Avapro 300 MG instead of Norvasc and I am also taking 12 ... with Norvasc except for really bad constipation. With Avapro the BP is good until 7 PM and then goes high 160/100...

  44. Questions about Analipril
    ... candesartan (ATACAND), eprosartan (TEVETAN), irbesartan ( AVAPRO ), telmisartan (MYCARDIS), valsartan (DIOVAN), and...
    ... finally insisted to be changed, so they switched me to Avapro , an ARB. Took the cough about 3 weeks to stop, but...

  45. High systolic is frustrating, White coat is even worse.
    ... high blood pressure. Got it when I was 19. I take Avapro 300 and Verapamil PM 200 mg (extended release). ...

  46. Question re: CCBs & beta blockers
    ... clonidine do not lower her bp very much. She can't take avapro or lisinopril so what else is there. I guess we're...


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