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Is lisinopril a ccb?

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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.
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Dr. Rick Koch answered:

my bp is 154/98 and i take lisinopril, should i be alarmed?

Isolated reading or

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Average? If in doubt call your physician. Not dangerous but if average reading....inadequately controlled on current dose
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Dr. William Duggan answered:

Is lisinopril a statin drug?

ACE inhibitor

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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
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Is lisinopril good for high bloodpressure?

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Lisinopril is an effective antihypertensive medication
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Dr. David Brouwer answered:

Benzapril and lisinopril both okay for kidneys?

Yes

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They are both ACE inhibitors, commonly used to treat high blood pressure, heart disease, kidney disease, and used routinely to protect kidney function in diabetic patients. There is no reason to use them together, one or the other is fine. Baseline blood and urine tests should be obtained, especially looking for the potassium level since ACE inhibitors can cause an elevation of potassium.
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Dr. Rick Koch answered:

What should i expect from taking lisinopril 5mg pill?

BP reduction

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A decrease in BP
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Dr. Bennett Werner answered:

Taking Lisinopril, what foods should you avoid?

Just 2

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Grapefruit juice and excess salt.
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Dr. James S. Cain answered:

Lisinopril versus moexipril?

About the same

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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.
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Dr. Jack Rubin answered:

What is lisinopril used to treat?

Uses of lisinopril

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Lisinopril (L) is used to treat hypertension and proteinuria with or without hypertension. Patients with proteinuria, due to diabetes or glomerulonephritis, are treated with L to reduce proteinuria, which is a good thing to do. It is a member of the ACE-I inhibitor class of drugs.
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Lisinopril acts as a diuretic ?

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is not a diuretic, it is an ACE inhibitor
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