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Cozaar
...  drug or, in a more technical term, an Angiotensin II receptor antagonist. It is able to do what it was designed to do by hindering or stopping the chemicals which are responsible for the blood vessels in the body to contract as well as tighten. Because of the fact that this drug helps in controlling and stopping hypertension, it is able to prevent damage to your blood vessels. Since  ...

Diovan
...  It is also used to improve survival after a heart attack. Diovan is included in a class of drugs called angiotensin II receptor blockers. It blocks angiotensin II which causes the narrowing of blood vessels. Angiotensin II receptors decrease the effectiveness of the chemical angiotensin II. Valsartan is manufactured and marketed by Novartis under the name Diovan. It has other trade names  ...

Abciximab
...  given to patients undergoing angioplasty, or any coronary artery procedures. It lessens the tendency of having a heart attack, which could happen even under a medical procedure of removing blocked blood vessels. Those individuals suffering from diabetes and chronic renal insufficiency could also take this medication. Recommended Dosage Depending on the medical condition determined by doctors,  ...

Baclofen
...  drugs taken and conditions experienced may call for a vital adjustment in a patient’s Baclofen dosage. Baclofen is absorbed speedily immediately after ingestion. It travels throughout the blood vessels to provide relief to the spinal cord nerves, stiff muscles, and it also lubricates muscle movement so that moving freely and painlessly would be possible. Some precautions have to be  ...

Lotrel
...  generically known as amlodipine and benazepril, is a medication used to treat hypertension. It works by relaxing the blood vessels and reduce the activities that contribute to the heart’s workload. Things To Consider Before Taking Lotrel Consult the doctor before planning to take Lotrel, or any other related medications. Lotrel is not suitable for everyone, and there are other  ...

Hypertension
...  liver diseases; rheumatic disorders; lung diseases; heart diseases and genetic predisposition. Symptoms The pulmonary hypertension symptoms typically occur when the condition of patient’s blood vessels is rather poor. First of all, people experiencing pulmonary hypertension become short of breath doing simple everyday activities – walking, climbing a few stairs etc. Fatigue,  ...

Kidney Disease
...  Causes of CKD Clinical studies have already enumerated the various causes of this disease. Such causes include hypertension or high blood and glumerulonephritis or the inflammation of small blood vessels in the kidney. People who have developed diabetic nephropathy, a medical condition caused by the angiopathy of blood vessels in their kidneys, are also susceptible to kidney disease.  ...

Yellow Fever
...  of mosquitoes as they bite through the human skin. After this, the virus transports to different parts of the body and reproduces itself in different body cells. It usually targets cells in the blood vessels, the kidneys and the liver. In serious cases of yellow fever, the virus it carries could cause the body’s cells to damage themselves. The muscular pain and fever felt during the  ...

Nasal Congestion
...  known as stuffy nose, is a common condition that is experienced when too much mucus develops inside the nose. This leads to the swelling of the nose’s tissue lining and the inflammation of blood vessels inside the nose. It is usually caused by common cold, sinus infection, allergies, and flu. A congested nose might only cause annoyance to adults and adolescents. However, this medical  ...

Serum Sickness
...  antiserum should not be used again in the future. Otherwise, the risk of acquiring complications is ultimately likely to increase. Some complications include anaphylactic shock, inflammation of the blood vessels and swelling of the face, arms, and legs. By learning about the details of this condition, you can now distinguish whether you are experiencing a simple allergic reaction or serum  ...


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