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I was just prescribed lisinopril/hctz (20/12.5) for my htn. Is Losartan a better drug than this combination with their combined side effects?

I was just prescribed lisinopril/hctz (20/12.5) for my htn. Is Losartan a better drug than this combination with their combined side effects?

Either will be: appropriate for your use. One will be cheaper than the other. The important issue is which will be more effective for your treatment and tolerated by you. Trial one and see if it works well then consider alternatives if it is not effective or poorly tolerated. ...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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Started taking lisinopril hctz (hydrochlorothiazide) 25 20 last week. Suffering nightly with severe abdominal pain and cramping with nausea. Side effects? Discontinue use?

Started taking lisinopril hctz (hydrochlorothiazide) 25 20 last week. Suffering nightly with severe abdominal pain and cramping with nausea. Side effects? Discontinue use?

Unrelated: It is understandable with the time proximity to link appropriate treatment of hypertension to a possible cause of your new abdominal pain. They are likely unrelated. However get in to see your doc right away. Possible diagnoses include gallbladder, hernia, colon, and several more. Good luck. ...Read more

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Urgent severe neck pain (back front & sides) & on & off migraines cause? Hist: htn pcos lisinopril hctz & provera (medroxyprogesterone)

Urgent severe neck pain (back front & sides) & on & off migraines cause? Hist: htn pcos lisinopril hctz & provera (medroxyprogesterone)

Go the ER or Dr: You need to consult your doctor since i can't tell whether you have a migraine or something more serious with hypertension at your young age. ...Read more

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Sharp neck pain both sides radiates to left arm w/a moderate headache & mild nausea have htn hist:htn pcos lisinopril hctz provera (medroxyprogesterone) 17 f 206lbs ?

Sharp neck pain both sides radiates to left arm w/a moderate headache & mild nausea have htn hist:htn pcos lisinopril hctz provera (medroxyprogesterone) 17 f 206lbs ?

Cervicogenic HA: By its definition a cervicogenic headache is any headache which is caused by the neck disorder. Usually the pain is on one-sided and in the initial stage of the disease has a “come and go” frequency. Then slowly transforms in a continuous pain. The pain is dull, aching, and moderate to severe and radiates between the shoulders, down one or both arms, and toward the head (headache).See painmanag. ...Read more

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What is it like to take lisinopril hctz (hydrochlorothiazide) during pregnacy?

What is it like to take lisinopril hctz (hydrochlorothiazide) during pregnacy?

?: It's like very dangerous to your developing baby. Stop it IMMEDIATELY and hope it's not too late. ...Read more

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I take 2 lisinopril-hctz 10-12.5 mg daily since abt a week ago. My BP ranges btwn 131-160 (systolic) & 87-103 (diastolic). Is this good?

I take 2 lisinopril-hctz 10-12.5 mg daily since abt a week ago. My BP ranges btwn 131-160 (systolic) & 87-103 (diastolic). Is this good?

BP controlled?: Your BP is not controlled when your BP is > 140 systolic and new governmental guide lines say that 150 systolic is not adverse. You BP reading of 160, needs to be be brought down, either by reducing any risk factors you may have for high bp. These include, obesity, excessive salt intake, lack of exercise, and smoking. Ask your physician for help in getting your BP under control. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is it safe to ingest crushed lisinopril-hctz?

Is it safe to ingest crushed lisinopril-hctz?

?: Every medication is different depending on the preparation (pill vs capsule). Some may be crushed while others cannot....Please read informational handout for your preparation. ...Read more

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