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please let me know what the interaction would be of taking

Customer Question

please let me know what the interaction would be of taking metoprol succ 500 mgs, lisinopril 400 mgs and cardizem er 5000 mgs it is important for a quick response please
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Brims replied 1 year ago.

Dr Brims :

Hello, welcome to Justanswer, I will try to assist you with your medical question, and any medical information you seek

Dr Brims :

How can I help?

Dr Brims :

Hello?

Customer:

yes can you tell me the consequences of taking the stated medications

Dr Brims :

They will lead to a light headed feeling

Customer:

anything else

Dr Brims :

That may lead to fainting and or death

Customer:

what would be the time frame of such things setting in

Dr Brims :

It would likely occur within 24 hours

Customer:

would this be a fatal situation

Dr Brims :

It could be fatal if not treated

Customer:

what would happen if not treated

Dr Brims :

It would be fatal if not treated

Customer:

how long would it take to be fatal

Dr Brims :

It would be fatal within 24 hours

Customer:

how would the fatality occur

Dr Brims :

The low blood pressure and slow heart rate would cause death

Customer:

would that be painful

Dr Brims :

No, it would not likely be painful

Customer:

so what would they feel

Dr Brims :

Lightheaded and dizzy

Customer:

No I mean before death

Dr Brims :

They would be unconscious or feel lightheaded, or they may feel nothing

Customer:

so it would be a painless way to die

Dr Brims :

Yes, it could be painless

Customer:

could it not be?

Dr Brims :

It is unlikely to be painful

Customer:

so if someone took these doses they would likely just pass away painlessly within the day

Dr Brims :

yes, that is correct

Customer:

really how could that be?are you sure?

Dr Brims :

Yes, I am sure

Dr Brims :

What do you mean am I sure?

Customer:

it just seems unlikely to be so painless and quick

Dr Brims :

Do you have any medical expertise?

Customer:

no I am not doubting you and I dont have any medical expertise I just didnt think something like that would be so painless

Dr Brims :

Okay, yes, it could be painless

Customer:

would there be any chance someone could survive this

Dr Brims :

It is unlikely without treatment

Customer:

would having treatmet change the whole picture

Dr Brims :

It may save the person

Customer:

would it be possible for one to withstand the symptoms without seeking out treatment

Dr Brims :

That is unlikely

Customer:

you mean they would feel so awful they would seek treatment?

Dr Brims :

No, I mean they would die without treatment

Dr Brims :

They may withstand the symptoms without treatment

Customer:

and then just die

Dr Brims :

Yes

Customer:

and all they would feel is light headed and dizzy

Dr Brims :

Likely, yes

Customer:

and then they would die

Dr Brims :

Thats correct

Customer:

so this would be a painless death

Dr Brims :

It would likely be painless

Customer:

would this be a common reaction to anyone who takes this

Dr Brims :

Yes, it would be common

Customer:

so most all will die without intervention painlessly

Dr Brims :

That is correct

Customer:

ok your not just humoring me right

Dr Brims :

No, I am not

Customer:

ok so to recap if someone takes these doses of medication they will have little discomfort and just die within the day?

Dr Brims :

Yes, that is correct

Customer:

I am suprised that it would be so simple

Dr Brims :

Okay

Dr Brims :

Is there anything else you would like to sk on this topic?

Customer:

would you agree that is a painless way to die

Dr Brims :

It would likely be painless

Customer:

could it be painful if so how

Dr Brims :

It could be painful if it causes a heart attack

Customer:

what would be the chances of that

Dr Brims :

There is no way to determine the chance, but it is low

Customer:

what does a heart attack feel like

Dr Brims :

Chest pain

Dr Brims :

crushing or sharp chest pain

Customer:

that sounds bad but that would be unlikely to happen it would more be like just falling asleep?

Dr Brims :

it is unlikely to happen

Customer:

would the other scenario be like falling asleep

Dr Brims :

yes, it would be like falling asleep

Customer:

would one fall on the floor

Dr Brims :

That is possible

Customer:

what if they took this before they went to bed

Dr Brims :

Then they may not wake up

Customer:

do you think they would just fall asleep and stay that way

Dr Brims :

That is possible

Customer:

or would discomfort wake them up or make them unable to sleep

Dr Brims :

Discomfort may wake them up, but they will likely stay asleep

Customer:

which would you think is more likely

Dr Brims :

Staying asleep

Customer:

what would you think the percent of that happening would be

Dr Brims :

75%

Customer:

and 25 would be they wake up and be sick

Dr Brims :

Yes,that is correct

Dr. Brims, U.S. Licensed Physician
Category: Health
Satisfied Customers: 8999
Experience: U.S. Licensed Physician, general surgery and internal medicine experience
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