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Dr. Jon Fishburn
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Accupril (Overview)

Accupril is an angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor which is a kind of blood pressure drug (cardiovascular drug).


Dr. Jon Fishburn
15 doctors shared insights

Accupril (Overview)

Accupril is an angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor which is a kind of blood pressure drug (cardiovascular drug).


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Is losartan hctz (hydrochlorothiazide) same as valsartan hctz (hydrochlorothiazide)?

Is losartan hctz (hydrochlorothiazide) same as valsartan hctz (hydrochlorothiazide)?

Drug choices: Both losartan (l) and valsartan (v) are drug of the angiotensin receptor blocker class. Both have few side effects and reduce BP and proteinuria quite well. L should be given twice a day and v can be given once daily for maximum their maximum effect. ...Read more

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Enalapril, benazepril are both ACE inhibitors?

Enalapril, benazepril are both ACE inhibitors?

ACE inhibitors: Yes: I specialize in high blood pressure and happy to do 2nd opinion. Live. ...Read more

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Could you take hydrochlorothiazide, amlodipine besylate and bisoprolol fumarate together?

Could you take hydrochlorothiazide, amlodipine besylate and bisoprolol fumarate together?

Yes u can.: They belong to different classes of BP meds- diuretic, calcium channel blocker and beta blocker. Ask ur dr if u have heart, thyroid, kidney or adrenal conditions contributing to ur hypertension, considering u r still young to be taking 3 BP meds.Take care! http://www.M.Webmd.Com/a-to-z-guides/hypertension-complementary-alternative-treatments. ...Read more

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Are Diovan (valsartan) and benazepril compatible?

Are Diovan (valsartan) and benazepril compatible?

Yes: Yes, you can take both if prescribed by your doctor for hypertension. You do need regular blood tests to monitor your kidney function when on an anti-hypertensive medication. ...Read more

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Does taking Diovan (valsartan) hct affect diabetes?

Does taking Diovan (valsartan) hct affect diabetes?

Yes: Diovan (valsartan) is angiotensin receptor blocker used for the treatment of hypertension which may have beneficial effects on the kidneys of diabetics and helps decrease loss of protein in the urine. It should not be used in women who are pregnant or may become pregnant. Hct is a diuretic which is used for blood pressure control but it could increase blood sugar in some diabetics. There are generic arbs now. ...Read more

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Amoxicillin, lisinopril hctz, (hydrochlorothiazide) metoprolol, and Klor-Con safe to take together?

Amoxicillin, lisinopril hctz, (hydrochlorothiazide) metoprolol, and Klor-Con safe to take together?

See answer: I have several patients who have been on these meds at one time or another without any issues. If your dr. Has an emr, they will often be able to assure if there any interactions. The pharmacist would also be able to confirm if there are any interactions. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Does diclofenac react with Diovan (valsartan) or amlodipine?

Does diclofenac react with Diovan (valsartan) or amlodipine?

Renal: You can get renal interactions with arbs (diovan) and nsaids (diclofenac) but these are not direct interactions. ...Read more

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Does Norvasc, Coreg, (carvedilol) or Lisinopril lower your diastolic blood pressure?

Does Norvasc, Coreg, (carvedilol) or Lisinopril lower your diastolic blood pressure?

Yes, all do: You have named three different anti hypertensive agents, each with a different mode of action, and all effective at lowering systolic and diastolic blood pressure. ...Read more