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Could the medicine lisinopril cause respitory problems for someone with copd?

Could the medicine lisinopril cause respitory problems for someone with copd?

Lisinopril: Per se it should not cause shortness of breath, but one of the annoying side effect of lisinoprilper is persistent cough, in that case you may have to stop the medicine. ...Read more

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Dr. Sue Ferranti
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Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (Copd) (Definition)

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, otherwise known as COPD, may include chronic bronchitis, emphysema, or both. Chronic bronchitis is the production of increased mucus caused by inflammation. Bronchitis is considered chronic if you cough and produce excess mucus for most days three months out of the year, two years in a row. Emphysema is a disease that damages the air sacs or the smallest breathing tubes in the lungs. COPD is commonly associated with smoking. ...Read more


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I am 71, have copd, on oxygen, taking lisinopril and coreg (carvedilol). Pulse was erratic for 1 hour. High 139 low 59. Bp was fine. Why?

I am 71, have copd, on oxygen, taking lisinopril and coreg (carvedilol). Pulse was erratic for 1 hour. High 139 low 59.  Bp was fine. Why?

Atrial fib?: It sounds like you may have had an episode of atrial fibrillation, which is a rapid and irregular heart rhythm. Of it persists, it may increase your risk of a stroke. Talk to your doctor about the need for testing or medication adjustment to help keep your heart regular. ...Read more

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Can losartan cause reflux?Would stoppage get rid of the problem? Never had reflux problems before starting hbp meds. Was on lisinopril b4 same problem

Can losartan cause reflux?Would stoppage get rid of the problem? Never had reflux problems before starting hbp meds. Was on lisinopril b4 same problem

GERD and losartan: I would talk to your physician (p) about starting a proton pump inhibitor, such as prilosec, to see if your reflux (r) problem is resolved with its use. Losartan-like drugs have very few adverse effects and r is not commonly known to happen. The fact that you had symptoms of r on Lisinopril is evidence that your r is not related to any BP medication. Speak to your physician for more information. ...Read more

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Can benzos cause respiratory problems to those with no known copd?

In too high a dose: Benzodiazepines are vastly safer than barbiturates and barbiturate-like drugs because their activities stop at the upper part of the brain and do not, in therapeutic doses, extend to the respiratory centers in the midbrain. Together with alcohol, opiates, other depressant drugs, and in very high doses (or iv) they can and do cause problems, even without copd. Normally, in usual doses, they don't. ...Read more

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Can steady exposure to carbon monoxide cause respiratory problems like emphysema, copd, asthma?

Can steady exposure to carbon monoxide cause respiratory problems like emphysema, copd, asthma?

Would never happen: Carbon monoxide has strong affinity to the hemoglobin and its diffusibility through membrane is high. Before any other condition like asthma, COPD can occur from it, a person is dead. There will be no study to prove that. ...Read more

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Copd (Definition)

COPD may include chronic bronchitis, emphysema, or both. Chronic bronchitis is the production of increased mucus caused by inflammation. Bronchitis is considered chronic if you cough and produce excess mucus most days for three months in a year, two years in a row. Emphysema is a disease that damages the air sacs and/or the smallest breathing tubes in the lungs. ...Read more


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Prinivil (Definition)

Prinivil is an angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor which is a kind of blood ...Read more