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Lisinopril Overdose Drugs
ACE inhibitor : No Lisinopril is belonging to a class of medications called ace inhibitors. These medications are commonly prescribed for elevated blood pressure but are also commonly prescribed in patients with diabetes or after a cardiac event. Never stop or change a medication without first consulting your physician. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
YES: They are blood pressure medications and can slow your hear down. If you have accidentally taken too many you need to go to the hospital to get checked out. If you are thinking about taking pills to hurt yourself pleas seek help immediately and go to the hospital or call an ambulance. ...Read more
What if you took an overdose of lisinopril for a week and then went back to you normal dosage?? Supposed to take 20mg but was taking 40mg.
I got a dry cough from taking lisinopril 20mg. How long will it take for this drug to get out of my body from the time I last took it?
ACE cough: Your annoying dry cough happens in about 20% of people that take an Ace inhibitor. Lisinopril has a half life of about 12hrs and it takes roughly 5 half lives for a drug to completely clear you system so 60 hours. However, he level of lisinopril should drop below the cough threshold much before that. The cough is usually a class effect so you will likely get it from all other Ace's. ...Read more
Iam 67 yrs old iam taking lisinopril and hydrochlorothiazide 10 mg/12.5 mg 2 days ago my dr put me on the drug pravastatin 40mg?
What are the prescription drugs Simvastatin and Lisinopril for? What do they do? My dad is to take these, and he's curious as what they're for.
OK: Simvastatin is a cholesterol lowering agent. Lisinopril is a blood pressure medicine, it is also used for patients who have some kidney impairment. Now for a brief scolding,..your father should not have left the dr's office with these prescriptions without knowing what they are, what they are used for and what side effects to look out for. OK, scolding over. Best wishes for good health. ...Read more
My dad use to take nifedipine for his hypertension, is it okay for him to switch to lisinopril, is this a better drug??
Needs caution.: The two drugs have different mechanisms of action. Not all people respond equally to each. And there are often racial differences in response to BP medications. The best approach would be to discuss this issue with ones doctor. It would not be unusual for a person to require therapy with both nifedipine and lisinopril (or other drugs in their respective classes). ...Read more
Can Lisinopril cause drug induced lupus that would make your immunoglobulin g raise and be elevated ?
Unlikely: Drug induced SLE is not a common side effect of Lisinopril. You may consult this site for more information on this topic: https://www.mayoclinic.org/drugs-supplements/lisinopril-oral-route/side-effects/DRG-20069129 ...Read more
What to do if I am on lisinopril 10 mg daily and my mother is on benazepril HCl 20 mg daily are they the same drug?
No: They're similar but not the same. They are both ACE inhibitors but they are different drugs. ...Read more
I'm on lisinopril 10 mg daily and my mother is on benazepril HCl 20 mg daily. Was wondering if they're the same drug?
ACE inhibitors: Those are different but related drugs. They are both members of the angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitor family. Their effects are similar. ...Read more
I have tightness and pain in my liver. I was just at the doctors last month. Blood work was good. New drug lisinopril. Could that cause pain?
Md's plan is to abruptly stop toprol (metoprolol) XL (side effects) for lisinopril. The lido effect will help mimimize change of BP bump from the drug withdrawal?
In general, would lisinopril or verapramil or clonidine be a possible drug of choice for initial treatment of HTN when one only is chosen?
HTN meds: Often use Lisinopril for HTN unless allergic reaction/ severe kidney issues . It protects kidneys and has been associated with decreased mortality. Verapamil is more often used if associated fast heart rhythms . it can have negative inotropic (heart strength) .Clonidine brings down blood pressure acutely .I don't start people on it because it has a rebound effect when stopped f/u/ w/ doc ...Read more
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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