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Is lisinopril a beta blocker

A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
52 years experience
Lisinopril: Lisinopril is not a beta blocker. It is an angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitor.

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A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Payam Mehranpour
Internal Medicine - Cardiology 24 years experience
Unlikely : As you mentioned, beta blockers lower heart rate. Ace inhibitors such as Lisinopril do not possess that property.
A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Yes, it is an option: Cardura (doxazosin) or another alpha blocker type drug is an option when the other classes of drugs mentioned are not well tolerated. Alpha blockers c... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Reginald Gohh
Nephrology and Dialysis 32 years experience
No: Prinivial is an ace inhibitor, which is another form of blood pressure medicine. Ace inhibitors are felt to have protective effects in patient s with... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tarek Naguib
Nephrology and Dialysis 41 years experience
Yes: A BP OF 119/64 is good for a 30 year old person with hypertension.
A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Rocamboli
Family Medicine 19 years experience
No : No. It's an ace inhibitor.
A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
Cardiac Electrophysiology 43 years experience
The concern is: whether your blood pressure is controlled. Then experiment with different beta blockers. Individuals seem to have their own exercise tolerance and res... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Levine
Family Medicine 32 years experience
Not much: Amlodipine is less likely to cause elevated potassium levels than lisinopril. It's main side effect is leg swelling / edema.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
52 years experience
Lisinopril: Lisinopril is used for many things. For blood pressure changes can be seen in a week or so. For heart failure and other uses it can take 6 weeks or mo... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Cardiology 23 years experience
Yes: No problem or interaction between caffeine & lisinopril.