What to Expect When you
Start Taking PreCardix®

By Liza Klassen | March 2021 | Reviewed by Dr. Kelly Clinning ND

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PreCardix for blood pressure health

Healthy blood pressure is an important factor for longevity, and maintaining healthy blood pressure levels reduces the risk of developing blood pressure-related conditions. Personalize your blood pressure control through a combination of diet, lifestyle and therapeutic interventions. Always consult with your health care provider before making changes to your blood pressure management plan.

 

PreCardix® Bioactive Marine Peptide Tablets

PreCardix® Bioactive Marine Peptide tablets are a safe and effective non-prescription natural health product for healthy blood pressure and cardiovascular health. Each daily dose of PreCardix® contains 1,200 mg of clinically validated bioactive marine peptides. Speak with your health care provider to discuss how to safely and effectively incorporate PreCardix® into your blood pressure management plan. 

The gold standard peer-reviewed clinical trial demonstrating the effect of 1,200 mg of bioactive marine peptides from hydrolyzed shrimp shells on blood pressure provides important insight into correct dosing, timing and expected benefits. Here are some important considerations when taking PreCardix® as part of your blood pressure management plan.

 

How should PreCardix® be taken? 

Follow the directions on the package. Take two (2) tablets (1,200 mg) of PreCardix® together daily before noon and away from other food, medication and supplements. Allow 8 weeks to achieve results. Continue to take daily to maintain results. Blood pressure may rise to pre-treatment levels if it is discontinued. 

 

How soon should an effect on blood pressure health be expected after starting PreCardix®?

In clinical trials, 89% of participants experienced a significant effect on blood pressure health within two to eight weeks. Take PreCardix® for at least eight (8) weeks before determining if it works for you. 

 

How much of an effect on blood pressure health is expected after starting PreCardix®?

In the clinical study, the average reduction in blood pressure was 9.5 mmHg in systolic blood pressure and 4.2 mmHg in diastolic blood pressure within eight weeks. These results are compared to baseline blood pressure (participants’ blood pressure before introducing the PreCardix®). Furthermore, 43% of participants improved their systolic blood pressure greater than 10 mmHg, and 24% had an improvement of over 15 mmHg in systolic blood pressure.

 

How often should someone measure their blood pressure when taking PreCardix®

Hypertension Canada recommends measuring blood pressure two times in the morning and evening at roughly the same time each day for one week to establish baseline blood pressure. You can record your results using an APP or printing the Hypertension Canada blood pressure log

Consistent timing of measurements is important because blood pressure will fluctuate throughout the day. Factors that can affect blood pressure include; caffeine intake, smoking, exercise and stress levels. Once you establish your baseline blood pressure, you can track post-intervention improvements, such as introducing PreCardix®, by measuring your blood pressure twice morning and evening once each week, for eight weeks. With PreCardix®, you can expect results within two to eight weeks. 

The frequency at which you measure your blood pressure is essential, and so is how you measure it. Check out this blog for simple steps for taking your BP at home to ensure your readings are accurate and reliable. Remember to always use a Hypertension Canada-approved blood pressure device for the most accurate readings. 

It’s essential to monitor your blood pressure regularly and accurately to understand if PreCardix® is a good fit for you. Always share your blood pressure readings with your health care provider to ensure your blood pressure management plan is effective and safe to continue.

 

 

Can PreCardix® be taken with other blood pressure medications? 

PreCardix® was not studied in clinical trials in combination with blood pressure medications. Always consult with your health care provider before introducing PreCardix® or making any changes to your blood pressure management plan. Consultation is vital if you are currently taking other blood pressure medications. 

PreCardix® contains bioactive marine peptides which have a clinically proven ACE inhibiting mechanism of action. For detailed information, please refer to our Product Guidelines. Refer your health care provider to the Product Monograph

 

Can PreCardix® be taken with other prescription medications? 

PreCardix® has not been studied in combination with other pharmaceuticals. Always consult with your health care provider before introducing PreCardix® or making any changes to your blood pressure management plan. Consultation is vital if you are currently taking other medications. 

PreCardix® contains bioactive marine peptides which have a clinically proven ACE inhibiting mechanism of action. For detailed information, please refer to our Product Guidelines. Refer your health care provider to the Product Monograph

 

Important Information

Based on interactions identified with common ACE inhibitors, the following drugs should be used with caution when taking PreCardix®

  • Regular use of Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs) or corticosteroids (may interfere with ACE inhibiting effectiveness)
  • Drugs that increase serum potassium levels including; potassium-sparing diuretics, potassium supplements and potassium-containing salts
  • Allopurinol 
  • Intravenous iron  (oral iron use is not a concern)
  • Lithium 
  • Greater than 14 servings of alcohol per week 
  • Illicit drugs 

Please be aware that this is not an exhaustive list and other interactions may exist.

 

What if blood pressure hasn’t changed after taking PreCardix® for eight weeks? 

There are five important factors to consider in consultation with your health care provider when determining the effectiveness of PreCardix®

1. PreCardix® was taken as directed – 2 tablets together daily before noon away from food, medication and other supplements for at least eight weeks.

2. Blood pressure at eight weeks was compared to baseline blood pressure before introducing PreCardix®.

3. Baseline blood pressure was established by measuring blood pressure two times each morning and evening for one week before introducing PreCardix®.

4. Blood pressure at eight weeks was established by measuring blood pressure for one week two times each morning and evening, eight weeks after introducing PreCardix®.

5. Lifestyle factors such as diet, exercise, stress and other habits have not changed negatively.

If you have completed these five steps and have not experienced the desired effect in your blood pressure, please discuss options with your health care provider.  If you choose to discontinue PreCardix®, please refer to our ‘money-back guarantee’ details below. 

 

Money-Back Guarantee 

If, for whatever reason, you are not satisfied with your results after taking PreCardix® as directed for eight weeks,  we will provide a full refund for up to two months of product (2 x 60 tablets). The refund applies to subscriptions and single orders purchased on PreCardix.com. Cancel your subscription at any time. If you have purchased PreCardix® from a retail partner, please contact us at support@precardix.ca for your refund options. 

 

For expert advice on blood pressure health, and overall health and wellbeing, visit our growing library of articles at precardix.com/blog

Important Information

Always consult with your health care provider before making changes to your blood pressure management plan. PreCardix® does not treat, cure or prevent blood pressure related conditions. Measure and monitor blood pressure regularly. Know the signs of heart attack and stroke. Do not take PreCardix® if you are pregnant, breastfeeding, have renal artery stenosis, history of angioneurotic edema or shellfish allergy.