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does ace inhibitor help with chronic cardiomyopathy

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Cardiomyopathy: There are many kinds of cardiomyoopathy, some infectious , some inherited, some toxic, and other causes; there are treatments that work for most depen ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Malpass
33 years experience Pediatric Cardiology
Not necessarily: Although patients with cardiomyopathy may experience chest pain, the symptom of chest pain does not necessarily indicate that cardiomyopathy is presen ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Atenolol: Atenolol is a beta blocker not an ace inhibitor.
Dr. Clarence Grim
57 years experience Endocrinology
ACE or BB: No it is a BB. Happy to do 2nd opinion as specialize in high blood pressure for over 50 years.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
No: It's an angiotensin receptor blocker.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Olmesartan: Olmesartan(benicar)is not an ace inhibitor. It is an angiotensin receptor blocker. It acts further along the same pathway as an ace inhibitor and prod ... Read More
A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Side effects: The side effects would last longer but not with more prevalence.
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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. Jared Adams
11 years experience General Practice
Depends: I agree that twice daily dosing in clinical trials has somewhat better effects on the neuroendocrine system, however many pills are not safe to split- ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
48 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Lisinopril choices: Lisinopril is a member of the ace-inhibitor (a) class of drugs. It not only reduces blood pressure, it also reduces proteinuria. The most common adver ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alok Agrawal
34 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Several: There are several alternatives. It is a good drug generally.

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