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clopidogrel brand

Plavix

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clopidogrel dosage

1 75mg tablet daily

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clopidogrel indications

To prevent blood clots

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clopidogrel counseling tips

Avoid aspirin and NSAIDS (unless instructed) due to increased risk of bleeding
Seek medical attention for unusual or prolonged bleeding or bruising
Avoid abrupt discontinuation

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warfarin brand

Coumadin

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warfarin dosage

2,5,10mg tablet in variable (patient specific) daily dosing

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warfarin indications

To prevent and treat blood clots

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warfarin counseling tips

Avoid aspirin and NSAIDS (unless instructed) due to increased risk of bleeding
Seek medical attention for unusual or prolonged bleeding or bruising
Avoid abrupt discontinuation
Keep dietary vitamin K (green leafy veggies) and alcohol consumption consistent
Many drug interactions; discuss new meds with RPh
Take missed dose ASAP, but don't double dose same day

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furosemide brand

Lasix

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furosemide dosage

1 (20,40,80mg) tablet once or twice daily

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furosemide indications

Edema (swelling)
Hypertension
Heart failure

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furosemide counseling tips

Photosensitivity
Dizziness upon standing
Avoid taking at bedtime (increases urination)

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hydrochlorothiazide (HCTZ) brand

Microzide (capsule)

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hydrochlorothiazide dosage

1 tablet or capsule once or twice daily
Tablets 12.5,25,50mg
Capsules 12.5mg

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hydrochlorothiazide indications

Edema
Hypertension

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hydrochlorothiazide counseling tips

Photosensitivity
Dizziness upon standing
Avoid taking at bedtime (increases urination)

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triamterene/HCTZ brand

Maxzide-25 (tablet)
Dyazide (capsule)

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triamterene/HCTZ dosage

1-2 tablets or capsules daily
Tablets 37.5/25mg
Capsules 37.5/25mg

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triamterene/HCTZ indications

Edema
Hypertension

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triamterene/HCTZ counseling tips

Photosensitivity
Dizziness upon standing
Avoid taking at bedtime (increases urination)

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lisinopril brand

Zestril
Prinivil

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lisinopril dosage

1 (10,20,30,40mg) tablet daily
MAX Hypertension 80mg/day
MAX Heart Failure 40mg/day

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lisinopril indications

Hypertension
Heart failure
Post heart attack

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lisinopril counseling tips

Avoid during pregnancy
Dizziness
Dry cough
Headache
Avoid foods and salt substitutes high in potassium

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valsartan brand

Diovan

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valsartan dosage

1 (80,160,320mg) tablet daily
MAX 320mg/day

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valsartan indications

Hypertension
Heart failure
Post heart attack

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valsartan counseling tips

Avoid during pregnancy
Dizziness
Headache
Avoid foods and salt substitutes high in potassium

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amlodipine brand

Norvasc

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amlodipine dosage

1 (5,10mg) tablet daily
MAX 10mg/day