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diuretic vs ace inhibitor

A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kashif Abdullah
12 years experience Internal Medicine
About a day or so: Hypertensive medication have a quick onset of activity. Take your BP meds as directed and then about a day or so take your resting BP. You can buy a ... Read More
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Dr. Donald Steinmuller
33 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Hours to weeks: The oral medications for treating high blood pressure start to work as soon as they are absorbed and the full effect of a single dose occurs within ho ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
22 years experience Cardiology
Differences: Diuretics increase urination where as ace inhibitors decrease BP & reduce proteinuria if present but do not increase urination.
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Dr. Clarence Grim
57 years experience Endocrinology
ACE diuretic: ACE blocks conversion of Angio I to II and if BP falls a lot kidneys may fail.Diuretics get rid of salt Na at different parts of renal tubule. Google ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sergio Schabelman
48 years experience Cardiology
Usually both: Pharmacological treatment of heart failure include: Diuretics Beta Blockers Ace inh OR ARB (not both) and Aldosterone blockers. Sometimes, one is more ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sri Gururangan
40 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Inhibits enzyme: Ace inhibitors inhibit angiotensin converting enzyme.
A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
48 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Combination of meds: The answer to your question is a resounding "yes". These drugs combined have no interaction and may be needed to treat a patient's hypertension.
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 72-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Elevated creatinine : it is possible it is from dehydration due ot diuretic or from an ACe inhibitor but may also be underlying disease like HTN diabetes, so would first f ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
42 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Yes.: There is no potential interaction.
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rishi Vohora
19 years experience Cardiology
All relative : Depends on degree of leakiness. If your doc didn't make a big deal of it then doesn't seem you need to be monitored. Sometimes it does require repeat ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Stern
46 years experience Cardiology
You can: You can, in fact they make combination pills that contain both.
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