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Dr. Atique Mirza
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Lisinopril causes dry cough, norvasc (amlodipine) severe edema legs currently on losartan but think it's causing GI issues what are thoughts on next move?

Lisinopril causes dry cough, norvasc (amlodipine) severe edema legs currently on losartan but think it's causing GI issues what are thoughts on next move?

Next move: Unusual for losartan to cause gi problems. See Ur doc for full discussion. Frequently a lower dose of a combo of meds can still be effective in treating HBP, while decreasing the annoying side effects. Edema well known side effects of Norvasc (amlodipine). Good luck. Read more

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Lisinopril caused dry cough norvasc severe edema in legs. Cozaar (losartan) causing chest pain and gi issues. What next steps. Clears by cardio and gi Dr.

Lisinopril caused dry cough norvasc severe edema in legs. Cozaar (losartan) causing chest pain and gi issues. What next steps. Clears by cardio and gi Dr.

Options: The next step will be to check your blood pressure whenever possible and get a baseline blood pressure. Lifestyle modifications are critical and they include a low salt diet, no alcohol, at least 7 h of sound sleep/24 h, weight loss if overweight. If this proves indeed to be hypertension there are many other options as far as anti hypertensives and they can be tailored to your other comorbidities. Read more

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Is it dangerous to take both 10mg lisinopril (zestril) with 10mg amlodipine (norvasc)?

Is it dangerous to take both 10mg lisinopril (zestril) with 10mg amlodipine (norvasc)?

Not dangerous: The combination will potently lower BP - as long as your BP isn't too low, it's a good combination for lowering BP because the meds work by complementary mechanisms. Read more

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Can you take zestoretic (lisinopril and hydrocholorthiazide) 20mg and Norvasc 5mg together?

Zestoretic (lisinopril and hydrocholorthiazide): Zestoretic (lisinopril and hydrocholorthiazide) is a combination pill that contains lisinopril and hydrochlorothiazide. Lisinopril is an ACE inhibitor and hydrochlorothiazide ia a diuretic (water pill). Nordics (amlodpine) is a calcium channel blocker. There are no drug-drug interaction among these drugs and one may require 3 types of anti-hypertensive agents to bring high blood pressure under good control. Read more

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I started taking lisinopril march 12, 2012, I also take Norvasc (amlodipine) for blood pressure. I started seeing floaters, could the lisinopril be causing this?

I started taking lisinopril march 12, 2012, I also take Norvasc (amlodipine) for blood pressure. I started seeing floaters, could the lisinopril be causing this?

Unlikely: If your blood pressure drops too much after taking both Lisinopril and norvasc, (amlodipine) it is possible to see 'floaters' as consequence. Check your blood pressure at the time when you see the 'floaters' and if it's not low, look for another cause - see an ophthalmologist. Read more

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Looking to replace Norvasc as an add on to Lisinopril, HCTZ (hydrochlorothiazide). Worked well but very bad aches and pains. Bp raised after being off of it for a week but felt much better. 54 yr. Diabetic, healthy livestyl?

See your Dr!: Did you just stop the Norvasc (amlodipine) on your own? Medication changes should always be under medical supervision and advice. You need to see your doctor and work with them to find the best solution for you. Please make appointment and see right away. Read more

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Does Norvasc, Coreg, (carvedilol) or Lisinopril lower your diastolic blood pressure?

Does Norvasc, Coreg, (carvedilol) or Lisinopril lower your diastolic blood pressure?

Yes, all do: You have named three different anti hypertensive agents, each with a different mode of action, and all effective at lowering systolic and diastolic blood pressure. Read more

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Lisinopril, bystolic, (nebivolol) metformin. Pancreatitis 6 days hospital now just Norvasc. Can't sleep, legs ache, Cold, feel anxious. Other recommendations?

Lisinopril, bystolic, (nebivolol) metformin. Pancreatitis 6 days hospital now just Norvasc. Can't sleep, legs ache, Cold, feel anxious. Other recommendations?

Ans: Well the first thing you need to be sure you are doing is hydrating. Drink lots of wTer. This will stimulate your metabolism and you will feel better. Now you have hypertension and diabetes. So be sure ghese are monitored you do not want the blood pressure to be to lie or the blood sugar to go to high Read more

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Why take Amlodipine and not Lisinopril for hypertension?

Why take Amlodipine and not Lisinopril for hypertension?

Lisinopril: Is probably more, effective at protecting your vessels and your kidneys. We use a lodging and an adjunctive therapy Read more

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Why would amlodipine besylate be prescribed rather than lisinopril?

Why would amlodipine besylate be prescribed rather than lisinopril?

Depends: They work chemically differently to lower blood pressure, and partly because of that, they each can have different side effects - and in some cases, their specific side effects should be avoided in people with different diseases. Also, sometimes each drug works better in different disease states for reasons we don't know. So "better" often just takes an individual's health history into account. Read more

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Can I safely take Norvasc (amlodipine) if I had a reaction to lisinipril?

Probably can: Norvasc (amlodipine) is a calcium channel blocker and Lisinopril is an ace inhibitor, so should not cause you to cough like ace inhibitors can. Trialling a low dose would be reasonable. Read more

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I just switched from lisinopril to amlodipine yesterday. I feel flushed and warm. Normal?

I just switched from lisinopril to amlodipine yesterday. I feel flushed and warm. Normal?

Amlodipine flushing: Some people experience flushing with amlodipine. This side effect may be uncomfortable, but it is not dangerous. Read more

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Dr started me on Norvasc (amlodipine). I'm also on lisinipril. Should I worry about interactions?

No: No Norvasc (amlodipine) and Lisinopril don't interact. As expected once Norvasc (amlodipine) has full effect in a few days your BP may be lower and should be followed. Read more

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I'm on amlodipine now. Can I ask to go back on lisinopril?

Meds: You should be able to ask your doctor that question and get the reason for the answer Read more

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Can you tell me if on amlodipine now. Should I ask to go back on lisinopril?

Can you tell me if on amlodipine now. Should I ask to go back on lisinopril?

BP meds: Both amlodipine and lisinopril are effective blood pressure medications. If the amlodipine is working well for you with no signficant side effects there wouldn't be much reason for switching medications. There are possible reasons to change otherwise but you provide no information. Ask your doctor your question..... 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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