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Drugs for Hypertension - Merck Manuals Professional Edition
Aliskiren, a direct renin inhibitor, is used in the management of hypertension. Dosage is 150 to 300 mg orally once a day, with a starting dose of 150 mg. As with ACE inhibitors and angiotensin II receptor blockers, aliskiren causes elevation of serum potassium and creatinine.
Drug Treatment for Heart Failure - Merck Manuals Consumer
Beta-blockers are often used with ACE inhibitors to treat heart failure and are another mainstay of heart failure treatment. These drugs block the action of the hormone norepinephrine (which increases stress on the heart) and produce long-term improvement in heart function and survival and are an essential treatment in people with systolic heart failure.
Pheochromocytoma - Merck Manuals Consumer Version
3D Models (0) Audios (0) Calculators (0) Images (1) Lab Test (0) Sidebars (0) Tables (0) Videos (0) A pheochromocytoma is a tumor that usually originates from the adrenal glands’ chromaffin cells, causing overproduction of catecholamines, powerful hormones that People also askCan beta blockers cause bradycardia?Can beta blockers cause bradycardia?These drugs are no longer considered problematic for the elderly. Beta-blockers with intrinsic sympathomimetic activity (eg, acebutolol, pindolol) do not adversely affect serum lipids; they are less likely to cause severe bradycardia.Drugs for HypertensionSee all results for this questionCan amlodipine be taken with a beta blocker?Can amlodipine be taken with a beta blocker?Because diltiazem is a negative inotrope and chronotrope, it should not be administered concurrently with a β-blocker. Amlodipine is selective for calcium-channel blockade in vascular smooth muscle, with minimal effects on cardiac calcium transport. Amlodipine is recommended for hypertension in cats and dogs.Antiarrhythmics - Pharmacology - Merck Veterinary ManualSee all results for this questionWhat is the Merck Veterinary Manual?What is the Merck Veterinary Manual?From developing new therapies that treat and prevent disease to helping people in need, we are committed to improving health and well-being around the world. The Merck Veterinary Manual was first published in 1955 as a service to the community. The legacy of this great resource continues as..β-Adrenergic Agonists - Pharmacology - Merck Veterinary ManualSee all results for this questionWhat is beta blocker and how is it diagnosed?What is beta blocker and how is it diagnosed?Diagnosis. Because of high blood pressure and other symptoms, doctors may prescribe a beta-blocker before knowing that the cause is a pheochromocytoma. Beta-blockers can make high blood pressure worse in people with pheochromocytoma. This paradoxical reaction often makes the diagnosis of pheochromocytoma clear.Pheochromocytoma - Hormonal and Metabolic DisordersSee all results for this questionFeedback
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Brugada Syndrome - Merck Manuals Professional Edition
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Hyperthyroidism - Merck Manuals Professional Edition
Calcium channel blockers may control tachyarrhythmias in patients in whom beta-blockers are contraindicated. Iodine The usual dosage is 2 to 3 drops (100 to 150 mg) of a saturated potassium iodide solution orally 3 times a day or 4 times a day or sodium iodide in 1 L 0.9% saline solution 0.5 to 1 g IV given slowly once a day.