What is Apresoline prescribed for?
Apresoline is prescribed for individuals that suffer from high blood pressure. This is when the force of your blood is pushing against the walls of the blood vessels, which causes your blood pressure rise, and remain at a high point. Apresoline helps your blood flow at a more steady and calm pace.
How does Apresoline work?
Apresoline is a vasodilator that works by relaxing the muscles in your blood vessels, to help them to widen. Allowing the blood to flow more easily through your veins. This in turn, lowers your blood pressure. Lowering ones blood pressure also helps to prevent strokes, heart attacks, and kidney problems.
Take this medication by mouth, with or without food. Usually 2 to 4 times daily or as directed by your doctor. The dosage is based on your medical condition. Due note, that your doctor may start you on a lower dose to gradually increase it in time. Use this medication regularly to gain it’s full benefits. Do keep in mind that it may take several weeks before you start feeling the full effects and gain the full benefits of the medication.
Before taking Apresoline (Hydralazine) notify your doctor if you are allergic to it, or have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause an allergic reaction or other problems.
Before using this medication, tell your doctor of your medical history, especially of any; Heart problems (such as coronary artery disease, recent heart attacks, rheumatic heart disease of the mitral valve), blood vessel problems, kidney problems and any previous strokes.
Older adults may be more sensitive to the side effects of this medication, such as dizziness, which can increase the risk of falling.
This medication can be used during pregnancy, but when clearly needed. Please discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor. Due note, that this medication passes into breast milk, but is unlikely to harm a nursing infant. Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.
These side effects may occur as your body adjusts to the medication, however notify your doctor at once if the effects last long, or get worse. These side effects are; Headache, pounding/fast heartbeat, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, or dizziness. To reduce the risk of dizziness, get up slowly when rising from a sitting or lying position.
If you have any of these serious side effects, please contact your doctor right away. These side effects are as follows; severe tiredness, aching/swollen joints, rash on nose and cheeks, swollen glands, signs of kidney problems (such as change in the amount of urine, bloody or pink urine), signs of infection (such as fever, chills, persistent sore throat), easy bruising/bleeding.
Get help right away if you are having these very serious side effects, which include; chest/jaw/left arm pain.
Due note, that a serious allergic reaction to this drug is very rare. However, it is best to get medical attention if you notice any symptoms of any allergic reaction. Which includes; rash, itching/swelling (especially on the face/tongue/throat), severe dizziness, and trouble breathing.
What is Hydralazine used for?
Apresoline is a medication that is used with or without other medications as a treatment for high blood pressure. By lowering your blood pressure you can prevent such things as strokes, heart attacks, and kidney problems. This medication is called a vasodilator. When taken, it generally works by relaxing the blood vessels so the blood may flow through your body at a much easier pace. This medication can be found in three different strengths which are 10mg, 25mg, and 50mg. If you have any questions regarding this medication or any inquiries in general, feel free to give us a call at our toll free number 1-877-385-8998.
How long does Hydralazine stay in your system?
This medications effect begins to decline within a half-life of 3 to 7 hours. Therefore, this medication can be in your system for up to 24 hours before it is completely eliminated from your system. However, you should not quit this medication suddenly. Bringing closure to the use of this medication should be done so with advice from your doctor. Suddenly stopping can raise your risk for heart problems such as chest pains and heart attacks.