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Lisinopril Enalapril Conversion
Drug choices: Both losartan (l) and valsartan (v) are drug of the angiotensin receptor blocker class. Both have few side effects and reduce BP and proteinuria quite well. L should be given twice a day and v can be given once daily for maximum their maximum effect. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Xanax (alprazolam): Inquiry not clear. Doses of medications not provided. Please resubmit. Thanks. ...Read more
Non-diabetic:ace inhibitors:nephrotoxic or protective.?Nephrectomy 87.Hptn.On toprol, (metoprolol) zestril, hctz, hydralazine;which to dc?/ckd 3a/age 69.
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Yes u can.: They belong to different classes of BP meds- diuretic, calcium channel blocker and beta blocker. Ask ur dr if u have heart, thyroid, kidney or adrenal conditions contributing to ur hypertension, considering u r still young to be taking 3 BP meds.Take care! http://www.M.Webmd.Com/a-to-z-guides/hypertension-complementary-alternative-treatments. ...Read more
Amoxicillin, lisinopril hctz, (hydrochlorothiazide) metoprolol, and Klor-Con safe to take together?
See answer: I have several patients who have been on these meds at one time or another without any issues. If your dr. Has an emr, they will often be able to assure if there any interactions. The pharmacist would also be able to confirm if there are any interactions. Best wishes. ...Read more
Differences: Both are in a class of medications called ace inhibitors primarily used for the treatment of high blood pressure. Neither is specifically "better" although Lisinopril tends to be slightly better in overall BP reduction. Side effects are similar with persistent cough in about 10% of patients. Both are generic medications. ...Read more
I ran out of my enalapril and can't get any more till Monday when my doctor opens again my father uses lisinopril can I use that? My dose is 40 mg
Emergency Refill: Most pharmacists will give you a few pills to tide you over till your doctor can send in a new prescription. Bring the old bottle to the pharmacy. ...Read more
Dad is hypertensivewas taking enalapril or lisinopril 10 mg per day before days the doctor gave him perindopril 5 mg per daywhat is the difference?
I took enalapril for 10 years, no problems. A pharmacy screwup nfilled lisinapril instead. 10 doses and i developed angioedema. Can i go back to enala?
Probably not: In general , this is considered not an uncommon side effect of the class of drug call ACE inhibitor. This may develop at any time sometimes years after having been on the drug. Thus the entire class of ACEI may cause the same side effect. Consider changing to an ACRB (ACE receptor blocker) which is unlikely to be associated with this swelling problem. ...Read more
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer