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Could The Medicine Lisinopril Cause Respitory Problems For Someone With Copd
COPD may include chronic bronchitis, emphysema, or both. Chronic bronchitis is the production of increased mucus caused by inflammation. Bronchitis is considered chronic if you cough and produce excess mucus most days for three months in a year, two years in a row. Emphysema is a disease that damages the air sacs and/or the smallest breathing tubes in the lungs. ...Read more
I am 71, have copd, on oxygen, taking lisinopril and coreg. Pulse was erratic for 1 hour. High 139 low 59. Bp was fine. Why?
Atrial fib?: It sounds like you may have had an episode of atrial fibrillation, which is a rapid and irregular heart rhythm. Of it persists, it may increase your risk of a stroke. Talk to your doctor about the need for testing or medication adjustment to help keep your heart regular. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What to do asap for dry nasal passages no moisture at all outside in cool air can breath am being treated for high blood pressure and COPD taking plavix, lisinopril, metoprolol, simmvistatin and terazosin.Recently started spireva and pro air inhalers but
In too high a dose: Benzodiazepines are vastly safer than barbiturates and barbiturate-like drugs because their activities stop at the upper part of the brain and do not, in therapeutic doses, extend to the respiratory centers in the midbrain. Together with alcohol, opiates, other depressant drugs, and in very high doses (or iv) they can and do cause problems, even without copd. Normally, in usual doses, they don't. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Husband to go to the ER because he is complaining that his chest hurts, he has COPD and he had open heart surgery in oct three years ago, i found him in respiratory failure, he had a trak, prone to get bronchitis and a host of other medical problems. Th
Yes: Got to the er for chest pain. Go to the er for respiratory failure (sob, difficulty breathing, air hunger) although it could also be cardiac failure secondary to a heart attack or angina. Combination of COPD and heart disease is not good so must see cardiologist and pulmonologist/or internist (if comfortable in managing sever respiratory problems). Past h/o a trach makes him high risk. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had respiratory failure (cyanosis) during general anaesthetic.The doctor thinks it was anaphylaxis. I am now diagnosed with both COPD stage 2 and asthma.Were these conditions the more likely cause?
COPD is deadly: Anaphylaxis can happen with any drug, but acute postoperative respiratory failure is more commonly caused by underlying lung disease. Stopping smoking several weeks before surgery decreases risk for complications. Of course, the best thing anyone can do for better health is to stop smoking, especially those with lung disease. Smoking with lung disease is like rubbing dirt into a wound. Stop ASAP. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Lung failure: Respiratory failure is the inability of the lung to exchange oxygen and carbon dioxide. One of the main causes is COPD with decreased air flow and increased work of breathing . This may cause hypoxemia or hypercarbia or both.Treatment is designed to reverse those abnormalities including oxygen and bronchodilators. Mechanical support may be required for resistent disease. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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