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Can lisinopril raise blood pressure

A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
A Verified Doctoranswered
Family Medicine 48 years experience
NO: You MUST be on an approved pharmaceutical therapy for such elevated BP. Certainly follow a no salt/low salt diet, drink at least 8-10 8 oz glasses of... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
Family Medicine 44 years experience
Yes: This medication is by prescription only and is in the class called ace inhibitors. This medication works at the kidney level and is a very good anti-... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Cardiology 23 years experience
Depends on: The dose of lisinopril.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Geriatrics 31 years experience
ACE inhibitor: Zestril is a brand of lisinopril which is in the ACE inhibitor class of blood pressure (BP) lowering medications. It works by affecting the kidneys, e... Read More
A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Curren
15 years experience
Add additional agent: 40 mg is the maximum recommended dose of lisinopril. Talk to your doctor about adding a second medicine for blood pressure control.
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
Nephrology and Dialysis 49 years experience
Time of lisinopril: More recently, physicians advocate taking daily bop meds, like Lisinopril (l) at night. As l is taken once a day, it does not matter, in terms of bloo... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Reams
Specializes in Family Medicine
Difficult to say: You take the pills and it will vary as to the effect on your blood pressure. Depends on your activity and what you have been doing. Usually these can ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Ajluni
Cardiology 36 years experience
Not typically: Certain hormonal antagonist meds with antihypertensive properties might influence weight but stopping BP meds typically should not drive up weight on ... Read More
A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dana Cowles
A US doctor answeredLearn more
Use guidance: Blood pressure is something that needs to be managed but not micromanaged. You do not need to immediately react to blood pressure changes that have n... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohsin Reza
Specializes in Family Medicine
Hypertension: Medications onset of action is 1 hour with peak effect at 6hours and duration of effect of 24 hours. This suggests that the medication starts working ... Read More