A member asked:

Safe to use a lavendar epsom salt bath while on lisinopril. i've been taking it for 5 days and have bad back and leg cramps. dr sd stop taking the rx?

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Dr. Bennett Werner answered

Specializes in Cardiology

Unless you're drinking the epsom salt, i simply don't see how a bath (ie, topical) epsom salt could possibly interact with Lisinopril which is in your blood stream. A nice, warm/hot bath should be a very good treatment for cramps and muscular pain and is a time honored rx (as in ancient greeks - used by hipprocates himself!).

Answered Jun 28, 2018



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