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I take atorvastatin, will coq10 help increase my energy level? Also take januvia, (sitagliptin) omega 3, lisiniprel and multi vitamin
Probably not: There is no harm in giving it a try however. ...Read more
Cough or allergy: The most common reaction to Lisinopril (zestril) is a dry, nonproductive, irritating, hacking cough. This cough goes on and on and doesn't go away until the medication is stopped. There are other reactions, with allergy being the most serious, but the real deal-breaker for most people is the intrusive cough. ...Read more
You'll be fine but::
The bad news: you are gong to die; the good news, not from this, maybe not for 70 years, but eventually ;)
All that will happen from this is that your blood pressure may get a bit lower than usual but 80 mg is actually a dose that is sometimes prescribed so it's safe; it is not clear 80 mg lowers BP more than 40mg so you may feel no different. If you feel faint from low BP (unlikely) lay down. ...Read more
If BP is 104/48 with 5 mg lisiniprol and 117/70 without medication. Do I have to even take med after des?
Depends: On why you were given the rx: but it seems to me, not likely. Speak with the prescriber. ...Read more
Several indications: Lisinopril belongs to a class of drugs known as ace inhibitors. Most commonly used for high blood pressure, but also good drug for impaired cardiac function or protection of kidney function if some coexistent diseases, like diabetes. Does have side effects that need to monitored by your doctors by blood tests and physical examination, especially if you have any symptoms like faintness. ...Read more
This is a good question; some medications work better when taken at certain times.
Fortunately, Lisinopril is most commonly prescribed as a 'once a day' drug, and for most people, the time of the day does not matter.
Individual choice does occur- some people feel better if they take it in the am, others in the evening.
It is most important to take it at a similar time each day. ...Read more
Lisinopril has its maximum effects over the next 2-10 hours or so and then the effects tend to wear off somewhat. If you take this medication in the morning, you would receive most of the benefits while you are up and about during the day.
Then while you are sleeping at night the blood pressure is naturally lower and you do not need the medication to be working as strongly at that point. ...Read more
Lisinopril: If you are otherwise well, taking one lisinopril say of 5 or 10mg is unlikely to cause a significant problem. ...Read more
I forgot I took my lisinipril 10mg 11oclock this morning and turned around and took it again this evening about8oclock will I be ok?
Yes, is ok: If you miss the Lisinopril in the am you can take the same day and take your med next day at regular hour. ...Read more
Bp too low on lisinapril 10 reduced to 5 mg which did not control bp before. Bp still too low after 5 days. Why would bp not be going up?
BP 2 low: 64 F BP too low on lisionopril reduced still too low. Need to know other meds. The best way to lower BP when taking Lisino is to lower your salt intake. If so you will not need so much BP meds. Other ways that you may have lost salt would be vomiting, diarrhea, sweating. I specialize in blood pressure problems like this so recommend you consult with me. ...Read more
I accidentally took two lisinipril 40 mg pills this afternoon at the same time. I'm supposed to take just one. Will I overdose? What should I do?
Probably fine: It might temporarily drop your BP, but I suspect you will come out of if ok. For 6 hrs afterward best to be careful with ambulation. May wish to check your BP later in day as make sure it has come back up. ...Read more
Good morning, I can't remember if I took my BP meds last night. Lisiniprol 20mg. Should I take it this morning or wait until dose tonight. BP 158/95?
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
Check with your doc: You can just stop it - there's no rebound. Why are you stopping it? If you have high blood pressure, you may need a substitute. If you have congestive heart failure, it may get worse. If you're on a diuretic, you may develop low potassium. This should be done with your doctor's supervision. That's why it's a prescription medicine. ...Read more
Other problems?: Lisinopril itself is safe to use with exercise; however, the next question is why the Lisinopril was started. Exercise must be limited in a specific way for certain rhythm and heart disorders, so you should obtain clearance from your doctor or cardiologist before beginning an exercise plan. ...Read more