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Dr. Atique Mirza
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Prinivil (Definition)

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


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I feel bloated, full and have no appetite today. Is it okay to take Tums (calcium carbonate) when I also take Metoprolol and Lisinipril for high blood pressure?

I feel bloated, full and have no appetite today. Is it okay to take Tums (calcium carbonate) when I also take Metoprolol and Lisinipril for high blood pressure?

TUMS (calcium carbonate): Hi. I'm confused. You state that you're pregnant. ACE inhibitors shouldn't be used in pregnancy; metoprolol may be OK but is not preferred. TUMS (calcium carbonate) is OK in non-pregnancy taken with lisinopril and metoprolol. However, TUMS (calcium carbonate) is for treating stomach acid or providing calcium. Bloating, satiety, and no appetite don't sound all that suspicious for an acid problem. Please talk with your OB about meds. ...Read more

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Taking lisinopril 20mg and amlodipine 5mg daily. BP has been in the high 130's/90's for a month. Any recommendations?

Taking lisinopril 20mg and amlodipine 5mg daily. BP has been in the high 130's/90's for a month. Any recommendations?

TAlk to your Doctor.: Good keep the BP log. It does varies from morning to evening and day to day also with activities. Normal BP should range from 110/70 to 140/80.
Limit salt, Be as close to Ideal weight as possible and stay physically active to keep BP under control.
So bring the BP log to your Doctor, he/she will give you correct advise, as he/she knows your full medical history. ...Read more

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What is lisinopril used to treat?

What is lisinopril used to treat?

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

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What are other names for lisinopril?

What are other names for lisinopril?

Generic: Lisinopril is the generic name for this ACE inhibitor. The brand names are Zestril (lisinopril) and Prinvil. ...Read more

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What is Prinivil (lisinopril) used for?

What is Prinivil (lisinopril) used for?

Prinivil (lisinopril): Prinivil (lisinopril) is an ACE inhibitor for treatment of high blood pressure & heart failure. ...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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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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Is lisinopril a statin drug?

Is lisinopril a statin drug?

ACE inhibitor: No Lisinopril is belonging to a class of medications called ace inhibitors. These medications are commonly prescribed for elevated blood pressure but are also commonly prescribed in patients with diabetes or after a cardiac event. Never stop or change a medication without first consulting your physician. ...Read more

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Does lisinopril have histamines in it?

Does lisinopril have histamines in it?

No but: It doesn't have histamine but it can cause a histamine like reaction with angioedema, cough, and upper respiratory tract irritation. It does this through a different (not histamine related) mechanism. ...Read more

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Is lisinopril good for high bloodpressure?

Is lisinopril good for high bloodpressure?

HBP and lisinopril: Lisinopril (l) is a drug of the ace-inhibitor (a) class of drugs. It is an excellent drug to control BP as well as reducing protein in the urine, as do all drugs in that class. There are other drugs in that class that are on the market. Ask your doctor to see if ramipril (r) is a good substitute for l in your case. As you can see from the image, r is quite effective in reducing cv complications. ...Read more

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I am on half a pill zestril (lisinopril) 5mg for bp, bt need to take a nother same dose of another BP med. Coz I stl hav bad s.Effects. What can I take?

I am on half a pill zestril (lisinopril) 5mg for bp, bt need to take a nother same dose of another BP med. Coz I stl hav bad s.Effects. What can I take?

Safe effective: Because BP pills are taken for a long time, it is important tofind a compatible blens. Your doctor is a part of your healthcare team and knows all the different options. Please work with him to get the safest effective treatment. ...Read more

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I am taking half a pill zestril (lisinopril) 5mg, I need steps on how to taper it off, my BP is 125/80, I am making life style changes too, but s.Efficts r so bad?

I am taking half a pill zestril (lisinopril) 5mg, I need steps on how to taper it off, my BP is 125/80, I am making life style changes too, but s.Efficts r so bad?

Call your Dr.: Zestril (lisinopril) 5 mg is a low dose, so tapering should be quite easy. However, it would be important to notify ones doctor if side-effects are experienced. In addition, ones BP should be monitored during the withdrawal from zestril (lisinopril). ...Read more

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Lisinopril versus moexipril?

Lisinopril versus moexipril?

About the same: These medications are about equivalent although the makers of Moexipril claim better tissue penetration. Drugs in this class of angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitor are effective. ...Read more

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Can lisinopril cause ascites?

Can lisinopril cause ascites?

Ascites: It wouldn't be high on the list of things Lisinopril causes unless it's part of a systemic reaction. ...Read more

Dr. Atique Mirza
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Zestril (Definition)

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


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Antacid (Definition)

Antacids are a kind of anti-ulcer drug (gastroenterology drug, common ...Read more