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Lisinopril And Propranolol
Took 20mg lisinopril yesterday at 3pm it's been over 24 hours is it safe to swap to my now prescribed propranolol?
Been taking lisinopril 20mg for hbp haven't taken it today yet. Is it ok to take Propranolol if I skip lisinopril today. Have a big social event today?
Here are some. ..: Why do you want to take Propranolol and skip lisinopril because you're inaccessible to med or to avoid side effects for personal special occasion? Have you experienced sudden rise of BP due to not taking drug correctly? So, without knowing your current intent and medical background, any responsible and ethical Doc should not just say yes or not because both are in different categories of medicine. ...Read more
I take 20mg lisinopril for my HBP it works great I also have propranolol ER 60mg that works for my panic is it ok to take both? Or any recommendation
You can take both: They work by different mechanism and may work together to better control your blood pressure. As long as your blood pressure isn't too low so that you are feeling fatigue, dizzy/lightheaded, or passing out, things may be fine - in fact, classes of medications like these two are frequently used to control patients blood pressure. If you're concerned review this with your primary care doctor. ...Read more
Not the first choice: According to the newest JNC guidelines, beta blockers are not the first choice for treating hypertension. If you have conditions like portal hypertension, panic disorder, or chronic migraine headache along with hypertension, then the doctor may choose propanolol to treat two conditions with just one medicine. ...Read more
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'm taking lisnopril 10mg for high bp, I was just added propranolol 80mg ER for migraine prevention. Should I be worried about my BP dropping too low?
High BP: Adding an other BP medication is always a concern, I suggest to monitor you BP at home and follow up with your doctor and adjust the BP medication occordingly. ...Read more
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
BP reduction: A decrease in bp.Get a more detailed answer ›
Isolated reading or: Average? If in doubt call your physician. Not dangerous but if average reading....Inadequately controlled on current dose. ...Read more
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
Both are in the same class of drugs called angiotensin converging enzyme inhibitors. They are both once a day drugs.
If a pharmacist suggests a substitution between the two, this should be fine. ...Read more
Missed dose: It is not serious if you miss one dose of Lisinopril (l). L works by lowering BP by correcting enodthelial dysfunction (e). Correcting e takes about 2 weeks to be effective and causes the artery to be more compliant (c). Increasing c causes a lowering of bp. The c lasts for up to 2 weeks if l is stopped so it is not harmful is you miss one dose of it. Please take it consistently in the future. ...Read more
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