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Is it safe to take the weight loss supplememt healthetrim while on Lipitor (atorvastatin) and lisinopril?

Is it safe to take the weight loss supplememt healthetrim while on Lipitor (atorvastatin) and lisinopril?

Probably: Except for the green tea extract, none of the ingredients should have any effect on your blood pressure. The green tea dose contain some caffeine-the company won't say how much they use- which can raise your bp. The best weight loss is still eat a little less, and exercise a little more. By cutting your intake by only 500 calories per day, you can lose 1 lb per week. ...Read more

Dr. Nathan Ritter
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Atorvastatin (Definition)

Atorvastatin has the brand name lipitor (atorvastatin).. Its function is to lower the body's production of cholesterol and to stabilize current cholesterol plaques. The general name for this class of medication is "statins". Other statins include Crestor (rosuvastatin) ...Read more


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If I eat right and exercise, can I stop taking lisinopril and lipitor (atorvastatin)?

If I eat right and exercise, can I stop taking lisinopril and lipitor (atorvastatin)?

Ask your MD: Assuming you are taking your Lipitor (atorvastatin) for primary prevention (you have high cholesterol)and Lisinopril for htn, it may be possible. A healthful diet and exercise can eliminate some of the risk factors that predispose us to these conditions. Even if you can't get rid of the meds, these healthy practices will yield tremendous benefits. See some recent exercise updates at www. Whatscookingwithdoc. Com. ...Read more

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On 80mg Lipitor (atorvastatin) 25mg coreg 25mg twice daily. Lisinopril 40mg, normal angiogram, normal echo, mvp asside. Question is, why such high med dosages?

On 80mg Lipitor (atorvastatin) 25mg coreg 25mg twice daily. Lisinopril 40mg, normal angiogram, normal echo, mvp asside. Question is, why such high med dosages?

Meds: Lipitor (atorvastatin) dose seems high usually reserved for patients with known coronary diseases. I am guessing the other meds are for blood pressure so the dose will depend on BP control. ...Read more

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Coreg, lisinopril, lipitor, (atorvastatin) low dose aspirin. Are these meds a good combo for preventing a cardiac event? Anything holistic I can and should add?

Coreg, lisinopril, lipitor, (atorvastatin) low dose aspirin. Are these meds a good combo for preventing a cardiac event? Anything holistic I can and should add?

Yes: These are good meds for lowering BP and cholesterol which, in turn, lowers your risk. Holistic measures include: attain and maintain normal body weight (bmi =25); daily exercise:at least 30 minutes, the more the better; eat a mediterranean diet (google this if you're not familiar). Don't smoke. Don't chew. Drink alcohol in moderation (not >2 drinks daily). Relax, be happy. Don't stress. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take verapamil, lisinopril, alendronate sodium and atorvastatin together?

Is it safe to take verapamil, lisinopril, alendronate sodium and atorvastatin together?

Lipitorverapamil can: Lipitor (atorvastatin) and verapamil: combo may incr. Lipitor (atorvastatin) levels, risk of myopathy, rhabdomyolysis (hepatic metab. Inhibited). Lipitor (atorvastatin) dose should be low (10 mg). ...Read more

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I am on wellbutrin, ativan, atorvastatin, escitalopram, lisinopril, abilify (aripiprazole). Can I take propranolol for anxiety/bp?

I am on wellbutrin, ativan, atorvastatin, escitalopram, lisinopril, abilify (aripiprazole). Can I take propranolol for anxiety/bp?

Use a low dose: Both escitalopram and wellbutrin (bupropion) inhibit liver metabolism (which is how Propranolol is metabolized) and both will result is a stronger Propranolol effect. This will strengthen the effects of Propranolol so start with the smallest dose and monitor your blood pressure and heart rate. It may also make you tired. ...Read more

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I had a heart attack 6 years ago and currently I take lisinopril, clopidogrel, ecotrin (aspirin) and metoprolol and atorvastatin at night. Can I take melatonin?

I had a heart attack 6 years ago and currently I take lisinopril, clopidogrel, ecotrin (aspirin) and metoprolol and atorvastatin at night. Can I take melatonin?

Yes, but. . .: While there's some debate regarding prolonged combined use of aspirin & clopidogrel, your combination of meds is pretty much standard of care despite mention of interactions at http://www. Drugs. Com/interactions-check. Php? Drug_list=243-0, 276-0, 705-0, 1476-0, 1548-0, 1615-0, tho luckily none w/melatonin. More important fact is for you to discuss all meds w/your prescribing doc or Family Doc. ...Read more

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Can I take l-arginine when taking lisinopril?

Cautiously: L-arginine lowers BP and is additive with Lisinopril be careful using them together to avoid an excessive lowering of your bp. ...Read more

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Take lisinopril at bedtime, is that okay?

Lisinopril: Lisinopril can be taken at bedtime, should check with your doctor if this is appropriate for you. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take l dopa and Lipitor (atorvastatin) within one hour?

Yes: No significant drug interaction or interference with drug absorption or activation. ...Read more

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Is lisinopril safe to take with metoprolol?

Is lisinopril safe to take with metoprolol?

Yes: Yes, you may when your blood pressure reduction requires more than one drug. A person may be taken together at the same time of the day or separately unless directed otherwise. ...Read more

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Can I take metoprolol and lisinopril together?

Can I take metoprolol and lisinopril together?

Yes: These are two different classes of medications used for treatment of high blood pressure and heart disease. Metoprolol is a beta blocker and Lisinopril is an ace inhibitor. In fact, they are commonly used together in heart disease patients. ...Read more

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Can pregnant women take Prinivil (lisinopril)?

Can pregnant women take Prinivil (lisinopril)?

Prinivil (lisinopril): Prinivil (lisinopril) is FDA Pregnancy Category D (Positive evidence of risk). ...Read more

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Is it safe to take both lisinopril and alcohol?

Is it safe to take both lisinopril and alcohol?

Yes: Don't drive when drinking, and if you getsick, make sure you replace lost l;iquids with electrolyte containing replacments like gatorade or such. If you drink yourself into a coma, you are at trisk of dying. ...Read more

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Should one take an old prescription of lisinopril?

Should one take an old prescription of lisinopril?

Only your Rx: Only ever take your own, current prescriptions of unexpired medications. ...Read more

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Can you take lisinopril & metoprolol at the same time?

Can you take lisinopril & metoprolol at the same time?

Yes: Yes, you may when your blood pressure reduction requires more than one drug. A person may be taken together at the same time of the day or separately unless directed otherwise. ...Read more

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I have fatty liver. Should I take Lipitor (atorvastatin) 10mg?

I have fatty liver. Should I take Lipitor (atorvastatin) 10mg?

Depends: It is possible to have a fatty liver that functions normally. Check with your doctor. If your liver function blood tests are normal, it should be ok. Your doctor will order repeat liver tests after you have been on the medication for 2-3 months. ...Read more

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How can you take actos (pioglitazone) 15mg and lisinopril 10mg?

Actos (pioglitazone): Actos (pioglitazone) should be taken half hour before breakfast and Lisinopril should be taken at the same time daily. ...Read more

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How should one take actos (pioglitazone) 15mg and lisinopril 10mg?

How should one take actos (pioglitazone) 15mg and lisinopril 10mg?

You can take in am: Take the pills together in the morning. Then eat a healthy breakfast. The inserts with meds can make it sound more complicated than it needs to be. Just make sure eat regularly to avoid hypoglycemia, and drink plenty of water on the Lisinopril to keep the kidneys working as this is the organ that metabolizes the. Drug. ...Read more

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Can I take hctz (hydrochlorothiazide) in place of lisinopril? Thanks in advance.

Can I take hctz (hydrochlorothiazide) in place of lisinopril? Thanks in advance.

Probably: They both treat HTN but they're otherwise completely different. The best choice of a BP med is best left to someone with a complete picture of your conditions and other meds. ...Read more

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I take Losartan 100mg, I want to know if I can take lisinopril 10mg in its place?

I take Losartan 100mg, I want to know if I can take lisinopril 10mg in its place?

Medication: Losartan is a commonly used blood pressure medication. 100 mg is the highest dose used for blood pressure management. Lisinopril is a similar medication from a related class of medication to Losartan. But 10 mg is a low dose and usually not enough for blood pressure management. You should discuss with your doctor regarding changing your medications. ...Read more

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Prinivil (Definition)

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