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I have sitting bp190/100 hr 60, upright BP 80/60 hr90, occas dizzy standing. Prescription now lisinopril 5mg in am &captopril 25 in pm. Diangosis dysautonomia. Suggest?

I have sitting bp190/100 hr 60, upright BP 80/60 hr90, occas dizzy standing. Prescription now lisinopril 5mg in am &captopril 25 in pm. Diangosis dysautonomia. Suggest?

See Cardiologist: Usually dysautonomic folks are more complicated than primary docs have time for--some need high salt, some need meds to keep low BP times from being too low, but still be on hi-bp meds for others, some need tilt-testing or other heart testing, etc. Dizzy says something needs re-evaluated. ...Read more

Dr. L Hartley
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Captopril (Definition)

It is an angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitor which lowers blood pressure, unloads the heart and can protect ...Read more


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Can I take l-arginine when taking lisinopril?

Can I take l-arginine when taking lisinopril?

Cautiously: L-arginine lowers BP and is additive with Lisinopril be careful using them together to avoid an excessive lowering of your bp. ...Read more

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How do I withdraw from lisinopril?

Check with your doc: You can just stop it - there's no rebound. Why are you stopping it? If you have high blood pressure, you may need a substitute. If you have congestive heart failure, it may get worse. If you're on a diuretic, you may develop low potassium. This should be done with your doctor's supervision. That's why it's a prescription medicine. ...Read more

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Safe to exercise while on lisinopril?

Safe to exercise while on lisinopril?

Other problems?: Lisinopril itself is safe to use with exercise; however, the next question is why the Lisinopril was started. Exercise must be limited in a specific way for certain rhythm and heart disorders, so you should obtain clearance from your doctor or cardiologist before beginning an exercise plan. ...Read more

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Could I replace ava pro with lisinopril?

Could I replace ava pro with lisinopril?

Avapro-lisinopril: The answer to your question is "yes". Avapro (irbesartan) is a type of angiotensin receptor blocker (arb) drugs and Lisinopril is a member of the ace-inhibitor (a) class of drugs. Both reduce not only BP but protein in the urine as well. Unless you have a cough from the a, there is no compelling reason to go from an arb to an a. Speak to your physician for more information in your case. ...Read more

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Take lisinopril at bedtime, is that okay?

Lisinopril: Lisinopril can be taken at bedtime, should check with your doctor if this is appropriate for you. ...Read more

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Is it possible that acv interfere with lisinopril?

ACV: What is acv. Do you mean apple cider vinegar. If so, it is ok to take while you are on lisinopril. No significant interaction. ...Read more

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Is lisinopril a calcium blocker?

Is lisinopril a calcium blocker?

No: Lisinopril is ithe class of drugs called ace inhibitors (angiotensin converting enzyme). ...Read more

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Is zestril (lisinopril) a statin drug?

Is zestril (lisinopril) a statin drug?

No: Zestril (lisinopril) is primarily used to treat high blood pressure. It is not a "statin" but it is an "ace
inhibitor ". ...Read more

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Do you have to taper off of lisinopril?

Lisinopril: Generally don't need to taper off Lisinopril tho should discuss with your dr. Who knows your situation. ...Read more

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What are side effects of an overdosage of lisinopril?

What are side effects of an overdosage of lisinopril?

Lisiniopril: Overdsage f lisiniopril cokd result in low bp, light headedness, and symptoms of orthostasis/syncope. ...Read more

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What would the side effects be from taking lisinopril and metoproplol be?

Fatigue: Anytime you treat blood pressure you can have fatigue and sexual side effects which are usually transiet. Lisinopril can cause a dry cough in about 25% of people. Metoprolol can cause low heart rate and at times cough and nightmare. ...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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Does lisinopril cause insomnia?

Does lisinopril cause insomnia?

Lisinopril: Usually does not, but it can, also it can cause a cough which causes insomnia. ...Read more

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Can lisinopril cause my nocturia?

Can lisinopril cause my nocturia?

Lisnopril: Yes if you are taking it at night it can. If you are start taking it in the morning and you will not have nocturia
let me know if I am right. ...Read more

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Is enalapril the same as lisinopril?

Enalapril: Is a relative of Lisinopril and has virtually the same pharmacological effects. ...Read more

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Can lisinopril cause asthma attacks?

Can lisinopril cause asthma attacks?

Asthma ACEI: ACEI drug can cause cough as a limiting side effect; true bronchospasm as in asthma would be a severe allergic response needing immediate ER treatment and removal of exposure ...Read more

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Is prinivil (lisinopril) a betablocker?

Is prinivil (lisinopril) a betablocker?

No: Prinivial is an ace inhibitor, which is another form of blood pressure medicine. Ace inhibitors are felt to have protective effects in patient s with kidney disease, particularly diabetics. It is also effective in the treatment of patients with congestive heart failure. ...Read more

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How does lisinopril treat hypertension?

How does lisinopril treat hypertension?

Ace Inhibitor: Ace inhibitors inhibit angiotensin-converting enzyme (a component of the blood pressure-regulating system), decreasing the tension of blood vessels and blood volume, lowering blood pressure. ...Read more

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Can lisinopril cause some people nocturia?

Not Usually: Lisinopril is classified as a blood pressure medication that is grouped withe ace inhibitors. The side effects attributed to it are, non-productive cough, high potassium or renal failure. ...Read more

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Is lisinopril safe to take with metoprolol?

Is lisinopril safe to take with metoprolol?

Yes: Yes, you may when your blood pressure reduction requires more than one drug. A person may be taken together at the same time of the day or separately unless directed otherwise. ...Read more

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


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