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ace inhibitor vs beta blocker

A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Hypertension: Various medications can have varied effectiveness in different patients. Beta blocker is not a highly potent antihypertensive. Ace inhibitors are effe ... Read More
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A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Elden Rand
21 years experience Cardiology
Probably yes: Many people will find that although both beta blockers and ace inhibitors are blood pressure lowering medications, ace inhibitors will work better for ... Read More
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Dr. Rama Garimella
33 years experience Cardiology
Depending on Pt: Each pt is different. People respond to different meds differently. Some pts ace inhibitor works very well. Some pts it does not. We have to try one m ... Read More
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Dr. Anita Prakash
29 years experience Cardiology
Depends on co-morbid: Depends on other co-morbidities. That is, if hypertensive patient is also diabetic, then ACE inhibitor. If patient is hypertensive and has a history ... Read More
A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Safford
35 years experience Critical Care
HTN meds: Dizziness may be due to how low your BP goes. It would be helpful to measure your BP when you develop this dizziness to see if that is the cause. I ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Jost
36 years experience Cardiology
Both: You need both an ace inhibitor to prevent remodeling of the heart and a beta blocker to decrease future cardiac event(s).
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Manjeet Singh
10 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
There's no rule: There's no rule that white patients need to be started on ACEI or Beta blocker and vice versa. It all depends on what is being treated HTN vs Coronary ... Read More
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A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
36 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
10%: There is a 10% chance of getting a cough with lisinopril. That means there is a 90% chance of not getting a cough. Lisinopril is still very useful. Be ... Read More
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A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Raj Singh
Dr. Raj Singh answered
11 years experience Internal Medicine
Cental alpha agonist: Clonidine acts on the central Alpha receptors and lowers sympathetic tone which lowers heart rate and blood pressure. Clonidine is not a good long ter ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Glusker
47 years experience Neurology
Side effects...: The short answer is yes. Discuss your side effects with the doctor who prescribes your medications.
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A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Julie Abbott
45 years experience Preventive Medicine
Not the best idea: While there are no specific precautions about drinking orange juice with these medications, you may be referring to the fact that sometimes orange jui ... Read More
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