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A 40-year-old member asked:

I take lisinopril for high blood pressure and ibuprofen for arthritis. is this combo safe?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Ron Jones
Family Medicine 46 years experience
No: Not a wise combination. Can decrease the efficacy of Lisinopril and increase the incidence of kidney toxicity.
Dr. James Dougherty
Cardiology 48 years experience
In moderation: Lisinopril is a good BP medication. Ibuprofen is a good analgesic and anti imflammatory medication, but has side effects and should be used in moderation. It can retain fluid, raise the blood pressure and irriate the stomach.
Last updated Jun 4, 2016

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