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Dr. Atique Mirza
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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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Can I take propranolol sr 60mg with 50mg zoloft (sertraline)? I have hypertension, my doc prescribed me propranolol after lisinopril has side effects on me.

Can I take propranolol sr 60mg with 50mg zoloft (sertraline)? I have hypertension, my doc prescribed me propranolol after lisinopril has side effects on me.

Zoloft (sertraline) Beta Blocker: Beta blockers can slow down the brain processes, even to the point aggravating existing depression. Propranolol penetrates the brain substantially. I recommend you take propranolol at night. Ask your prescriber if atenolol may not be preferred, since its brain penetration is a lot less than propranolol. ...Read more

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I was just prescribed lisinopril is it more effectice to take with or without food?

I was just prescribed lisinopril is it more effectice to take with or without food?

ACE and food: Lisinopril is equally effective with or without food. Food does not effect how well it works or is absorbed. ...Read more

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What to do if I am here at belgium there are no lozartan available can I use lisinopril 20 mg?

What to do if I am here at belgium there are no lozartan available can I use lisinopril 20 mg?

Yes: They're different but similar and you could substitute one for the other to tide you over as long as you're not allergic. Many people are put on losartan because they're intolerant to ACE-Inhibitor drugs ( which lisinopril is ). ...Read more

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Is lisinopril, used as a hypertensive rx, usually taken in the morning or evening when it is prescribed one time daily?

Either: There is some evidence that this type of blood pressure medication may control your blood pressure better if taken at night. That being said the most important factor in control is a patient taking their medications consistently. Take it the time of day you are least likely to forget to take it. If that is the morning then that is the best time of day for you. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take lisinopril and metoprolol together?

Yes: Yes that is a safe combination as long as your blood pressure is not lowered too much by the meds together. ...Read more

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