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Fosinopril Vs Lisinopril
I take 10 mg of lisinopril daily. Wondering how dangerous it is if I forget to take it every once and a while?
Not detrimental: It takes a tremendous amount of dedication to stay on a medical regimen every day of your life! it is important that med be taken as prescribed, but we all forget here and there. For lisinopril, it is not detrimental if you missed a dose especially if you have been taking it regularly (you have a good, steady level of it in your body already) and that your pressure is under good control. Good luck. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Cetrizine helps: Since this cough is due to lisinopril, it will go away in few days. But if you can't tolerate it you can try antihistamines like Benadryl or cetrizine. If the cough persists even after a week of stoppage of Lisinopril then you might need to see your doctor. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Blood pressure: Blood pressure management often requires titration of multiple medications. Discuss with your doctor and follow the recommendations you receive. The amlodipine is still low dose and addition of another medication working in a different manner may also be considered. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
I accidentally took an extra dose of lisinopril. One early in the morning and another just 3 hours ago. I am only suppose to take one a day. ?
Don't worry: It would be more helpful if you told us what strength, but in general high doses are well-tolerated. The worst thing that might happen is your blood pressure might temporarily get a bit lower than usual, so if you feel dizzy or lightheaded sit or lie down (but this is unlikely). ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›