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Doctor insights on: Fosinopril Vs Lisinopril

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Dr. Thomas Fiala
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Fosinopril (Definition)

Treats high blood pressure (hypertension) and heart failure. This medicine is an ...Read more


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Is it safe to switch from fosinopril 20mg to lisinopril 20mg?

Is it safe to switch from fosinopril  20mg to lisinopril 20mg?

Generally, yes: Lisinopril and fosinopril are generally swappable mg for mg, and as members of the same drug class, are generally equally well tolerated. ...Read more

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My BP is 154/98 and I take lisinopril, should I be alarmed?

My BP is 154/98 and I take lisinopril, should I be alarmed?

Isolated reading or : Average? If in doubt call your physician. Not dangerous but if average reading....Inadequately controlled on current dose. ...Read more

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Is lisinopril a ccb?

Is lisinopril a ccb?

Lisinopril: Ace (angiotensin converting enzyme) inhibitor. I assume you mean calcium channel blocker by term ccb, but if not, apologies. You can search for 'mechanism of action' with almost any drug. ...Read more

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I take 10 mg of lisinopril daily. Wondering how dangerous it is if I forget to take it every once and a while?

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 more

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How do you get off lisinopril safely?

Depends: Lisinopril is an ace inhibitor most commonly used to treat blood pressure. Lisinopril can be safely stopped suddenly with no issues with withdrawal. You may, however need something to replace it with. Check with your doctor. ...Read more

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I've been coughing constantly since stopping lisinopril. What can I do ?

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 more

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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. ?

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 more

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Taking 80mg lisinopril and 2.5 amliopine still BP 175/95. Suggestions?

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 more

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Dr. Atique Mirza
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Prinivil (Definition)

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Dr. Janice Alexander
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Monopril (Definition)

Monopril is an angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor which is a kind of blood ...Read more