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Does lisinopril slow down heart rate?

Does lisinopril slow down heart rate?

Just minimally: Lisinopril and related drugs (ace/arbs) minimally lower heart rate (just 2-3 points on average), more only if the potassium goes up excessively. Other BP meds that lower heart rate more include beta-blockers, clonidine, and sometimes Diltiazem verapamil. Rates of 60 and above usually are ok, . ...Read more

Heart Rate (Definition)

Heart rate is a measurement of the number of times a person's heart beats in one minute. Normal heart rates vary with a person's age and with excitement and exercise. Abnormal heart rates are too slow, too fast, and/or irregular (too much ...Read more


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Is there a connection between low heart rate and taking lisinopril?

Is there a connection between low heart rate and taking lisinopril?

No: There is no direct correlation or effect of an angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitor with low heart rate. ...Read more

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I have recently been diagnosed with high blood pressure and just woke with a heart rate of 120 should I be concerned ? I have been taking lisinopril for 3 days

I have recently been diagnosed with high blood pressure and just woke with a heart rate of 120 should I be concerned ? I have been taking lisinopril for 3 days

No.: A heart rate of 120 is not unusual or worrisome per se. It can be a normal response to various things, such as exercise, pain, fever or anxiety. If it resolves on its own, within a few minutes then you need not worry about it. However, if it persists for hours or if you are having symptoms such as trouble breathing or chest pain etc., then it should be evaluated. ...Read more

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Bp at 114/72 on lisinopril-hctz, bupropion, pain med. Having fast heart rate, dizzy, lightheaded, weak, vomiting(daily), nausea...Whats wrong?:-(

Bp at 114/72 on lisinopril-hctz, bupropion, pain med. Having fast heart rate, dizzy, lightheaded, weak, vomiting(daily), nausea...Whats wrong?:-(

?drug reaction, flu: Sometimes, drug combinations can be a problem, such as a seratonin syndrome. But this time of year, several influenza problems are occurring. See your doctor and get this addressed. ...Read more

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Will linsinopril help with heart rate?

Will linsinopril help with heart rate?

Lisinopril: In general Lisinopril doesn't affect heart rate much if at all. In a CHF patient, if Lisinopril increases the ef, the heart rate might decrease some. ...Read more

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Cant find blood preesure meds to agree took toprol (metoprolol) xl, cardizem , lisinpril getting frustrated taking 5mg Norvasc but it cause heart rate to raise , ?

Cant find blood preesure meds to agree took toprol (metoprolol) xl, cardizem , lisinpril  getting frustrated taking 5mg Norvasc but it cause heart rate to raise , ?

Agree with what?: Are you having drug interactions? What other side effects? Many people who can find no class of medication to treat their problem, often are not experiencing side effects of the medication, but anticipation of trouble as result of anxiety. Ace inhibitors (lisinopril) are very well tolerated, but if side effect, arb is good option. Norvasc (amlodipine) (dhp-ccb) is also well tolerated, with few side effects. ...Read more

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What should I do to lower my heart rate?

What should I do to lower my heart rate?

Exercise: Exercise training will lower resting heart rates. Avoid stimulants like caffeine. ...Read more

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Could it be strange the my resting heart rate is lower?

Could it be strange the my resting heart rate is lower?

Possible. : Some people have a slow heart rate due to excellent conditioning. The important things are your symptoms and blood pressure. Symptomatic bradycardia (slow heart rate) can be serious, but it is treatable. See a doctor. ...Read more

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