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is lisinopril a beta blocker

A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
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
22 years experience Cardiology
Unlikely : As you mentioned, beta blockers lower heart rate. Ace inhibitors such as Lisinopril do not possess that property.
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Blood pressure: 118 over 64 is excellent
A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
35 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
10%: There is a 10% chance of getting a cough with lisinopril. That means there is a 90% chance of not getting a cough. Lisinopril is still very useful. Be ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Beta blockers: Zestril (lisinopril) and Norvasc are not beta blockers.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Krulak
22 years experience Family Medicine
It depends: Different people respond to different hypertension meds], well, differently. There are some populations have medications that are preferred - for exa ... Read More
A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
31 years experience Family Medicine
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
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A 58-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
41 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Improved LV Function: The long term benefit of these medications in the treatment of CHF or Cardiomyopathy are well established highly beneficial and according to guideline ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Reginald Gohh
30 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
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
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tarek Naguib
39 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Yes: A BP OF 119/64 is good for a 30 year old person with hypertension.

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