High blood pressure is treated with the help of Hydralazine (hypertension). Additionally, it is used to treat preeclampsia or eclampsia in pregnant women as well as high blood pressure emergencies when the latter occurs (hypertensive crisis).
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I have very bad sinus pressure and a headache. Can it be due to intake of Hydralazine?
Query: Hello doctor, I just started taking Hydralazine 25 mg three times a day yesterday. Today, I started feeling jittery with a very bad sinus pressure and a headache. My blood pressure is down to 115/75 after being at 145/93. My heart rate has increased to 90. I feel very cold like I have a fever, and a... Read Full »
Dr. Satpute Ganeshkumar Suresh
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Yes, these are the side effects of Hydralazine. In my opinion, 25 mg thrice a day is a high dose. The tachycardia and dizziness are also because of excess diuresis by Hydralazine. Discuss with your doctor regarding changing the dose to 25 mg once a day. Take pl... Read Full »