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Asked by : agdesai on Sat, 20 Oct 2012
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My BP was 160/100,when physician prescribed Espin-2.5mg and Atenij 25mg once per day in the morning since sept.2011.

BP is monitored and is now at 130/80-85mm Hg.Now on checking PSA it is observed 8.68 and free PSA 2.35.Urologist prescribed to take Silodisin 8 capsule,one at night and Dutasteride 0.5mg one in the morning for one month.I don't have urination problem,but frequency is high as my water intake is high.Dr.said the prostate enlargement is external and it will contract.It's size is 55.7gm as per Sonography at my age 74.
I would like to know whether my BP drugs have any interactions with these capsules?
I am also advised Folimax Plus -30 tablets for a month,which i am not taking now as I do take Supradyn one/day.
Kindly advise based on any side effects/interaction of these drugs.
Thanking you.


Answered by : drhimanshupandey on Thu, 25 Oct 2012

first thing first do you have diabetic check, why you have high B.P, now you are taking epin and atenji for heart, for past 1 year so now do you have erectile disfunction ? or pre ejaculation as these are side effect of medicine. ask your dr for change or ask for diagnose why having high B.P there sure must be reasion. now supradyn is multi vitamine you can take for one month. my only doubt is with heart medicine need to know the cause, do check for diabetes, thyroid, and urine culture.


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drhimanshupandey

28 Oct 12
8:19 AM

we are far but feel good to help you.

agdesai

28 Oct 12
7:43 AM

Thanks a lot doctor.I have been prescribed the drugs for prostate by Urologist only for a month and my next visit is scheduled in first week of Nov.He may check the flow,hold-up left and also PSA.If I need to continue then I would definitely ask about adverse effect on Kidney/liver.He doesn't expect surgery as being external growth not causing any stoppage of Urination.I may keep you informed as such interaction will be for overall benefit.Thanks a lot once again.

drhimanshupandey

27 Oct 12
11:20 AM

hi why don't you buy a automatic B.P machine , regular check as you need . most propanolol or beta blocker as you are taking will act slowly . take medicine for one week , then measure your B.P and give break periodically (whole depend upon what you told me) and most of all take less stress do the thing you love most like hobbies, get time away from people for some time to get relaxed. now , silodisin is for prostate hyperplasia and frequent urination in night,and Dutasteride 0.5mg for stoping prostate over growth . o.k did you ask surgeon for laser surgery if he can operate, it is very mild procedure and give you freedom from extra medicine. so you can take these medicine togather. ... but bottom linr is these medicine either secrete or excrete from kidney or liver , so these organ have also be in good health , if you have any doubt ask me or consult the physician.

agdesai

26 Oct 12
6:18 AM

Unfortunately,i missed to mention that my BP was considered due to stress,as on Lipid test every organ function is observed normal.Recent test also don't indicate any sugar in blood,urine.I am confused whether I need to continue BP drugs or it was temporary?I did have viral infection and swelling on legs which has disappeared.I do know the side effect of PSA drugs prescribed.I only want to understand any interactions of these drugs with BP drugs/Folimax Plus as both are prescribed by my physician.I do have Narrow angle glaucoma but IOP is normal after laser/Cataract surgery.Please review on this line and advise.Thanks a lot.GOD bless you.doctor!!

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