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Dr. Thomas Namey
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Arthritis (Definition)

Arthritis is progressive degeneration of one or more joints. Symptoms may include joint pain, swelling, decreased motion, and stiffness. The two most common types of arthritis are osteoarthritis, which is associated first with articular cartilage breakdown with a component of inflammation, and rheumatoid arthritis, which is a systemic autoimmune disorder that affects joint linings first and secondarily ...Read more


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I take lisinopril for high blood pressure and ibuprofen for arthritis. Is this combo safe?

I take lisinopril for high blood pressure and ibuprofen for arthritis. Is this combo safe?

In moderation: Lisinopril is a good BP medication. Ibuprofen is a good analgesic and anti imflammatory medication, but has side effects and should be used in moderation. It can retain fluid, raise the blood pressure and irriate the stomach. ...Read more

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Tonight..137/53.. My blood pressure is usually130/80. I'm started taking felodipine ER 2.5 mg and lisinopril 2 mg, simvastatin 20. I got chills i'm 51?

Tonight..137/53.. My blood pressure is usually130/80. I'm started taking felodipine ER 2.5 mg and lisinopril 2 mg, simvastatin 20. I got chills i'm 51?

Chill!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!: Chills are one thing and if you are chilling you may want to see your doctor. Regarding the blood pressure, you may want to "chill" out! unless you have a very serious cardiovascular issue, don't be so vigilant on the checking of the bp. Are you having symptoms? Ha, weakness, numbness or tingling? Check your BP 1-2 times a day or 1-2 times a week and record and discuss with pcp. ...Read more

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I take lisinopril and indapamide for high blood pressure but recently change my indapamide to metoprolol. Is this why I am tired and can't concentrate?

I take lisinopril and indapamide for high blood pressure but recently change my indapamide to metoprolol. Is this why I am tired and can't concentrate?

Side effect: Metoprolol's side effect can be tiredness. Ask your doctor about this and see if you can switch to something else or if this type of medication (beta blocker) is necessary for you. ...Read more

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I have high blood pressure, and I take Lisinopril/Hctz Tab 20/12.5 I don't have any side effects. Is this a good medication to take,for the next few years. My blood pressure is great.

I have high blood pressure, and I take  Lisinopril/Hctz Tab 20/12.5 I don't have any side effects. Is this a good medication to take,for the next few years. My blood pressure is great.

Hypertension: It's great to hear you have found an antihypertensive that works for you! If your blood pressure is high, this can be a very good long term solution. Keep your regular checkups with your doctor and keep up your healthy lifestyle. ...Read more

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I have high blood pressure.Is prinivil (lisinopril) good to take?

A good med, but not: Prinivil (lisinopril) is indeed and excellent BP med, especially for diabetic patients, but it is not for everyone. A good medicine is the one that works for you, has minimal or no side effects, and must be affordable. No matter how good/expensive it is, if you can't take it, it is not right for you. So, is it good one? Yes. It is also quite cheap these days. Take your med, follow doc..Good luck. ...Read more

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What vitamins can I take while on blood pressure medication lisinopril?

What vitamins can I take while on blood pressure medication lisinopril?

Depends: It depends on what vitamins you are referring to, specifically. In general, a multivitamin is fine. However, if you have a significant underlying disorder like renal failure you would want to avoid vitamin b6, which in high doses was associated with increased mortality (compared to diets rich in vitamin b6 which showed benefit). Eating a balanced, healthful diet should supply all your needs. ...Read more

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Blood Pressure (Definition)

Blood pressure is a measurement of the force placed on the blood vessels and is comprised of the "systolic" pressure (the top number on a blood pressure meter) which is the peak pressure when the heart is pumping, and the "diastolic" pressure (the bottom number on a blood pressure meter) which is the pressure during the resting phase ...Read more


Ibuprofen (Definition)

Ibuprofen is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (nsaid). It works by reducing hormones that cause inflammation and pain in the body. Ibuprofen is used to reduce fever and treat pain or inflammation caused by many conditions such as headache, toothache, back pain, arthritis, menstrual ...Read more