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can lisinopril raise blood pressure

A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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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
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
43 years experience Family Medicine
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
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
22 years experience Cardiology
Depends on: The dose of lisinopril.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
30 years experience Geriatrics
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
14 years experience Cardiology
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
48 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
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
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A 72-year-old male asked:
Dr. Harinder Gill
39 years experience Cardiology
HTN treatment: As long as you feel well no worries;this is a good response
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
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
This : This person should be emergently treated at the emergency room. If this is an accurate reading, it is very, very high.
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Ajluni
35 years experience Cardiology
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
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