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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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Fosinopril (Definition)

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

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Lisinopril same as fosinopril?

Lisinopril same as fosinopril?

opril: Lisinopril and fosinopril are relatives they are not the chemical compound. ...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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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?

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 take 20mg lisinopril but my BP is still 140/70 what should I do or try?

I take 20mg lisinopril but my BP is still 140/70 what should I do or try?

Here ya go: For someone who is 26 and has a BP of 140/70 there are several points to do 1) Healthy lifestyle A. Diet, low sodium B. Exercise to lose weight in case you have to 2) Lisinopril 20mg might not be enough and you will need to increase to 40mg daily 3) If one medication is not enough then 2 or 3 medications might be needed ...Read more

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Was on lisinopril. Lost 40 lbs and have gone extremely healthy in last 10 month. Check my BP last 2 days. 122/74 118/68 w/o takin my lisinopril. Safe to come off it now that im regulating it myself?

Discuss with doctor: You still have some Lisinopril in your blood, most likely. You may need none or only some of this medication. But that is between you and your physician. Not for strangers on the internet to decide. ...Read more

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Can you overdose on too many lisinopril?

Yes: You can take too much of any medication and it can cause problems. With Lisinopril you can get kidney failure, hypotension (low blood pressure), high potassium. You should never take more than the dose prescribed by your physician. ...Read more

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