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Why would my doctor prescribe me lisinopril for hypertension and anxiety/nervousness if one of the side effects is nervousness/anxiety!!?

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Dr. Leonard Stein
A Verified Doctoranswered
Cardiology 48 years experience
ACEI: Miracle BP Pil: Lisinopril is an Ace Inhibitor, most patients love it. It is not for anxiety (unless hypertension brings on anxiety in an individual. It is not the best med for a patient w asthma/copd-smoking, ACEI can exacerbate these). If you dont tolerate Lisinopril there are meds called ARBS, and several of these are generic as well. I do not know much about your history, so I cannot comment further

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