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Diet Restrictions With Lisinopril
Was on 20mg lisinopril for high bp. Bp dropped to 88/43. Reduced dose to 10mg. Changed diet and 10mg discontinued. Bp 115/65. Now a spike sometimes.?
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How can I help a patient that has had a blood pressure of 200/150 and was prescribed lisinopril? Besides diet n exercise? A 55 yr old male weighing 250 also
Diet: Diet and exercise are a very large part of any high blood pressure management. Particularly a diet low in sodium (less than 2000mg) per day. Outside of that, helping this person make and keep regularly scheduled doctors appointments, obtaining a home blood pressure cuff and helping them learn how to use it (make sure to sit down and rest at least 5 minutes before taking the blood pressure), and keeping records of the blood pressures to bring into the appointment will help in the management. ...Read more
Hbp was 186/110 with anxiety & horrid diet (lisinopril/amlodipine) was good b4 diet, now a week on labetalol/htz wit strict diet 138/98? Feedback?
Is ACE weight loss supplement safe for those w/htn (taking lisinopril/hctz)? Please no remarks on diet/effectiveness, just want to know if it's safe.
55 year old male. Exercise, diet. May of 2011 had a tia, dizzy and weak on left side. Ck was over 7400, BP at 136/90. Placed on lisinopril, aspirin. Another TIA last week. Same bp, x-ray, MRI ok. Help?
Which is better if salt sensitive and nursing home won't give low salt diet? Hctz (hydrochlorothiazide) or lisinopril or both? Mild or erratic htn for 5yr. Ischemic cva. 92
I take the following meds, cymbalta (duloxetine) 60mg., estradial 1mg., omeprazole 40mg., lisinopril 20mg., hctz 12.5mg, & a multivitamin. Is it safe to take a diet supp?
Hi. I was just put on Lisinopril for blood pressure, but I have changed my diet to whole foods. Will my high potassium diet interact with the Rx?
High blood pressure: Lisinopril is a medication that is mainly used to treat high blood pressure (HBP) in adults and children, in whom it’s FDA-approved over 6 years of age (although it may sometimes be prescribed “off-label” to children who are younger). It is also prescribed to people who have heart failure or who have had a heart attack, even if they do not have HBP, to prevent future events. ...Read more
BP reduction: A decrease in bp.Get a more detailed answer ›
Isolated reading or: Average? If in doubt call your physician. Not dangerous but if average reading....Inadequately controlled on current dose. ...Read more
ACE inhibitor: No Lisinopril is belonging to a class of medications called ace inhibitors. These medications are commonly prescribed for elevated blood pressure but are also commonly prescribed in patients with diabetes or after a cardiac event. Never stop or change a medication without first consulting your physician. ...Read more
Both are in the same class of drugs called angiotensin converging enzyme inhibitors. They are both once a day drugs.
If a pharmacist suggests a substitution between the two, this should be fine. ...Read more
Missed dose: It is not serious if you miss one dose of Lisinopril (l). L works by lowering BP by correcting enodthelial dysfunction (e). Correcting e takes about 2 weeks to be effective and causes the artery to be more compliant (c). Increasing c causes a lowering of bp. The c lasts for up to 2 weeks if l is stopped so it is not harmful is you miss one dose of it. Please take it consistently in the future. ...Read more