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What is lisinopril used to treat?

What is lisinopril used to treat?

High blood pressure: Lisinopril is a medication that is mainly used to treat high blood pressure (HBP) in adults and children, in whom it’s FDA-approved over 6 years of age (although it may sometimes be prescribed “off-label” to children who are younger). It is also prescribed to people who have heart failure or who have had a heart attack, even if they do not have HBP, to prevent future events.

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What are other names for lisinopril?

What are other names for lisinopril?

Generic: Lisinopril is the generic name for this ACE inhibitor. The brand names are Zestril (lisinopril) and Prinvil.

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My BP is 154/98 and I take lisinopril, should I be alarmed?

My BP is 154/98 and I take lisinopril, should I be alarmed?

Isolated reading or: Average? If in doubt call your physician. Not dangerous but if average reading....Inadequately controlled on current dose.

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Taking 80mg lisinopril and 2.5 amliopine still BP 175/95. Suggestions?

Blood pressure: Blood pressure management often requires titration of multiple medications. Discuss with your doctor and follow the recommendations you receive. The amlodipine is still low dose and addition of another medication working in a different manner may also be considered.

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Is lisinopril a statin drug?

Is lisinopril a statin drug?

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.

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Is lisinopril same as ramipril?

Brothers: Both are in the same class of drugs called angiotensin converging enzyme inhibitors. They are both once a day drugs. If a pharmacist suggests a substitution between the two, this should be fine.

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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).

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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 ".

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Does lisinopril have histamines in it?

Does lisinopril have histamines in it?

No but: It doesn't have histamine but it can cause a histamine like reaction with angioedema, cough, and upper respiratory tract irritation. It does this through a different (not histamine related) mechanism.

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Can you take HGH if you use lisinopril?

Can you take HGH if you use lisinopril?

No contraindication: But few are prescribed hgh...Why are you on this?

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Dangerous to miss a dose of lisinopril?

Dangerous to miss a dose of lisinopril?

Missed dose: It is not serious if you miss one dose of Lisinopril (l). L works by lowering BP by correcting enodthelial dysfunction (e). Correcting e takes about 2 weeks to be effective and causes the artery to be more compliant (c). Increasing c causes a lowering of bp. The c lasts for up to 2 weeks if l is stopped so it is not harmful is you miss one dose of it. Please take it consistently in the future.

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