A 46-year-old male asked:
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in what cases is amlodipine a better choice than lisinopril when treating for high blood pressure?

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Dr. Anita Prakash
29 years experience Cardiology
None : Lisinopril belongs to the class of Ace inhibitor drugs and has pleiotropic benefits. In addition to being anti- hypertertensive, it also effectuates + remodeling, is Reno-protective, and may decrease risk of developing diabetes . Amlodipine has none of these additional positive features.
Answered on Nov 6, 2018

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