- Are Coreg and Hyzaar the Same Thing?
- What Are Possible Side Effects of Hyzaar?
- What Are Possible Side Effects of Coreg?
- What is Hyzaar?
- What is Coreg?
- What Drugs Interact with Hyzaar?
- What Drugs Interact with Coreg?
- How Should Hyzaar Be Taken?
- How Should Coreg Be Taken?
Are Coreg and Hyzaar the Same Thing?
Hyzaar and Coreg are in different drug classes. Hyzaar is a combination of an angiotensin II receptor antagonist and a thiazide diuretic (water pill) that is also used to lower the risk of stroke in certain people with heart disease.
What Are Possible Side Effects of Hyzaar?
- dizziness or lightheadedness as your body adjusts to the medication,
- stomach pain,
- back pain,
- tired feeling,
- skin rash,
- runny or stuffy nose,
- sore throat, or
- dry cough.
What Are Possible Side Effects of Coreg?
Common side effects of Coreg include:
- joint pain,
- dry eyes,
- vision changes,
- numbness or tingling sensation,
- decreased sex drive,
- impotence, or
- difficulty having an orgasm.
Contact your doctor if you experience serious side effects of Coreg including
- feeling faint,
- slow or irregular heart beats,
- chest pain,
- shortness of breath,
- difficulty swallowing
- loss of bladder control, or
- severe skin reaction.
What is Hyzaar?
- lower high blood pressure (hypertension). HYZAAR is not usually the first medicine used to treat high blood pressure.
- lower the chance of stroke in patients with high blood pressure and a heart problem called left ventricular hypertrophy (LVH). HYZAAR may not help Black patients with this problem.
What is Coreg?
Coreg is a prescription medicine that belongs to a group of medicines called “beta-blockers”. Coreg is used, often with other medicines, for the following conditions:
What Drugs Interact With Hyzaar?
Hyzaar and certain other medicines may interact with each other. Especially tell your doctor if you are taking:
- potassium supplements
- salt substitutes containing potassium
- water pills (diuretics)
- lithium (a medicine used to treat a certain kind of depression)
- medicines used to treat pain and arthritis, called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs),
- including COX-2 inhibitors
- other medicines to reduce blood pressure.
What Drugs Interact With Coreg?
How Should Hyzaar Be Taken?
- Take Hyzaar exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Your doctor may change your dose if needed.
- Hyzaar can be taken with or without food.
- If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember. If it is close to your next dose, do not take the missed dose. Just take the next dose at your regular time.
- If you take too much Hyzaar, call your doctor or Poison Control Center, or go to the nearest hospital emergency room right away.
- Your doctor may do blood tests from time to time while you are taking Hyzaar.
How Should Coreg Be Taken?
It is important for you to take your medicine every day as directed by your doctor. If you stop taking Coreg suddenly, you could have chest pain and/or a heart attack. If your doctor decides that you should stop taking Coreg, your doctor may slowly lower your dose over a period of time before stopping it completely.
- Take Coreg exactly as prescribed. Your doctor will tell you how many tablets to take and how often. In order to minimize possible side effects, your doctor might begin with a low dose and then slowly increase the dose.
- Do not stop taking Coreg and do not change the amount of Coreg you take without talking to your doctor.
- Tell your doctor if you gain weight or have trouble breathing while taking Coreg.
- Take Coreg with food.
- If you miss a dose of Coreg, take your dose as soon as you remember, unless it is time to take your next dose. Take your next dose at the usual time. Do not take 2 doses at the same time.
- If you take too much Coreg, call your doctor or poison control center right away.
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