After using beta-blockers as the drug of choice to treat hypertension (high blood pressure) for 30 years, doctors have finally been warned that the drugs are ineffective and dangerous.
I have high blood pressure and was given a beta blocker drug by my GP last September. I was assured there would be no side effects. ... ...
Q I regularly take aspirin but, recently, I’ve been prescribed an antihypertensive. Is there any interaction between these drugs? - CH, Swindon
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Six months ago, I was anaemic and diagnosed with angina. Although not very severe, I was told I would have to stay on beta-blockers for life!
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If you go to your doctor with high blood pressure, it’s very likely he’ll give you a drug called a beta-blocker. For the past 10 years, it’s been considered the ‘gold-standard treatment’ for high blood pressure, or hypertension - in other words...
Q My 59-year-old husband was prescribed Flixonase, an aqueous nasal spray for his asthma and sinus problems. After about 18 months, he started getting nosebleeds.
Q:My son, aged 22, has to take beta blockers plus Anadin for migraine. I am worried about him as I know he shouldn't be taking so much medication. Can you tell me of an alternative treatment? H ...