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Your Medication Plan for Sick Days [English] Permalink Public

Following this plan should help to keep you from getting sicker and coming to hospital. This plan tells you which medications to stop on sick days. (English) Colour

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English (266504), Chinese - Traditional (266505), Punjabi (266506)

Catalogue Number:
266504
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Measuring Your Blood Pressure at Home (Fraser Health) [English] Permalink Public

Describes when to measure and how to measure blood pressure at home. Includes a chart for recording blood pressure results. (English) Colour

Catalogue Number:
266829
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High Blood Pressure in Pregnancy [English] Permalink Public

People who have or get high blood pressure while pregnant need special care during this time. This booklet gives you information on how to keep you and your baby safe. Your doctor or midwife will review this information with you and can answer any questions. (English) Colour

Catalogue Number:
253691
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Non-Dihydropyridine Calcium Channel Blockers (Fraser Health) [English] Permalink Public

This type of Calcium Channel Blockers (Non-DHP CCBs) are use to slow the heart rate in atrial fibrillation and other irregular heart rhythms (arrhythmias), to prevent chest pain (angina), to treat high blood pressure (hypertension), and to prevent migraine headaches. This group of medicines include Diltiazem (Tiazac®, Cardizem®), Verapamil (Isoptin®). (English) Colour

Catalogue Number:
262767
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Statins (Fraser Health) [English] Permalink Public

Statins are used to prevent heart attacks and stroke, and to lower cholesterol levels. This group of medicines include atorvastatin (Lipitor®), fluvastatin (Lescol®), lovastatin (Mevacor®), pravastatin (Pravachol®), rosuvastatin (Crestor®), simvastatin (Zocor®) (English) Colour

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262768
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Diuretics (Fraser Health) [English] Permalink Public

People often call diuretics their “water pills”. Diuretics are used to get rid of excess fluid in the body, to improve the symptoms of heart failure, and to treat high blood pressure (hypertension). This group of medicines includes chlorthalidone (Hygroton®), furosemide (Lasix®), hydrochlorothiazide (Hydrodiuril®), indapamide (Lozide®), metolazone (Zaroxolyn®). (English) Colour

Catalogue Number:
262764
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Dihydropyridine Calcium Channel Blockers (Fraser Health) [English] Permalink Public

Calcium Channel Blockers (DHP CCBs) are use to prevent chest pain (angina) and to treat high blood pressure (hypertension). This group of medicines include amlodipine (Norvasc®), felodipine (Renedil®, Plendil®), nifedipine (Adalat XL®). (English) Colour

Catalogue Number:
262763
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This catalogue serves the people using Fraser Health programs and services in communities from Burnaby east to Hope and surrounding areas.

Our goal is to provide you with reliable information in a way that you can find what you need, understand what you find, and use it to make decisions about your health.

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