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Dr. Michael Gabor
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Prinzide (Overview)

Prinzide is a combination blood pressure agent which is a kind of blood pressure drug (cardiovascular drug).


Dr. Michael Gabor
5 Doctors shared insights

Prinzide (Overview)

Prinzide is a combination blood pressure agent which is a kind of blood pressure drug (cardiovascular drug).


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What is prinzide (lisinopril and hydrocholorthiazide) medication?

What is prinzide (lisinopril and hydrocholorthiazide) medication?

BP lowering med: Prinzide (lisinopril and hydrocholorthiazide) contains 2 drugs, an ace inhibitor Prinivil and a diuretic hydrochlorothiazide. This combination can be very effective in lowering blood pressure. ...Read more

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What is the prinzide (lisinopril and hydrocholorthiazide) tab for?

What is the prinzide (lisinopril and hydrocholorthiazide) tab for?

Prinzide (lisinopril and hydrocholorthiazide): This medication is generally used to treat hypertension ...Read more

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6/24/13 began taking generic prinzide/zestoretic started having leg cramps every morning and what I think are palps should I worry? Hist: hbp tachy

6/24/13 began taking generic prinzide/zestoretic started having leg cramps every morning and what I think are palps should I worry? Hist: hbp tachy

Side effects: Cramping, irregular heartbeats are side effects associated with the taking of your medication. Consult your physician who gave you the medication should your symptoms persist. ...Read more

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What is zestoretic (lisinopril and hydrocholorthiazide) used for?

What is zestoretic (lisinopril and hydrocholorthiazide) used for?

Zestoretic (lisinopril and hydrocholorthiazide) is a: Combination drug consisting of zestril (lisinopril, an ace inhibitor) & hydrochlorothiazide [hctz], a diuretic. It is used for treating hypertension & congestive heart failure that's not responding well to diuretics (or digoxin) alone. Ace inhibitors also have a protective effect on the kidneys in diabetics. ...Read more

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Please describe the medication: zestoretic (lisinopril and hydrocholorthiazide)?

Please describe the medication: zestoretic (lisinopril and hydrocholorthiazide)?

HTN: Zestoretic (lisinopril and hydrocholorthiazide) contains a combination of hydrochlorothiazide and lisinopril. Hydrochlorothiazide is a thiazide diuretic (water pill) that helps prevent your body from absorbing too much salt, which can cause fluid retention. Lisinopril belongs to a group of drugs called ace inhibitors. Ace stands for angiotensin converting enzyme. Lisinopril lowers blood pressure and also relieves symptoms of fluid re. ...Read more

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What is the medicine zestoretic (lisinopril and hydrocholorthiazide) used to treat?

What is the medicine zestoretic (lisinopril and hydrocholorthiazide) used to treat?

Zestoretic (lisinopril and hydrocholorthiazide) is a: Combination drug consisting of zestril (lisinopril, an ace inhibitor) & hydrochlorothiazide [hctz], a diuretic. It is used for treating hypertension & congestive heart failure that's not responding well to diuretics (or digoxin) alone. Ace inhibitors also have a protective effect on the kidneys in diabetics. ...Read more

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What is the medicine zestoretic (lisinopril and hydrocholorthiazide) prescribed for?

Blood pressure: This is a combination of lisinopril, and ACE inhibitor, and HCTZ, (hydrochlorothiazide) which is a thiazide diuretic. The combination is more powerful than either agent by itself. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of zestoretic (lisinopril and hydrocholorthiazide)?

What are the side effects of zestoretic (lisinopril and hydrocholorthiazide)?

See below: It is a combination of two different medications

zestril- dry cough, high potassium levels

hydrochlorothiazide- low potassium levels, low magnesium levels, slightly high calcium levels. ...Read more

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Cough attacks w/ sob during day. Sob & cough attacks after exercise. Zestoretic (lisinopril and hydrocholorthiazide) never caused this side effect before since starting in june. Cause?

Cough attacks w/ sob during day. Sob & cough attacks after exercise. Zestoretic (lisinopril and hydrocholorthiazide) never caused this side effect before since starting in june. Cause?

Many causes: There are many possible causes of shortness of breath and coughing with exercise. Consult your primary care practitioner for advice. Why are you on zestoretic (lisinopril and hydrocholorthiazide)? The problem requiring zestoretic (lisinopril and hydrocholorthiazide) may be related to these symptoms. If the symptoms are confusing, you may benefit from an exercise test with pulmonary function testing to determine what changes during exercise. ...Read more

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Can you take zestoretic (lisinopril and hydrocholorthiazide) 20mg and Norvasc 5mg together?

Can you take zestoretic (lisinopril and hydrocholorthiazide) 20mg and Norvasc 5mg together?

Zestoretic (lisinopril and hydrocholorthiazide): Zestoretic (lisinopril and hydrocholorthiazide) is a combination pill that contains lisinopril and hydrochlorothiazide. Lisinopril is an ACE inhibitor and hydrochlorothiazide ia a diuretic (water pill). Nordics (amlodpine) is a calcium channel blocker. There are no drug-drug interaction among these drugs and one may require 3 types of anti-hypertensive agents to bring high blood pressure under good control. ...Read more

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Cant take these coughing spasms the s.O.B & the slight wheeze afterwards! What can I do? They hurt! Hist: htn pcos zestoretic (lisinopril and hydrocholorthiazide) provra

Cant take these coughing spasms the s.O.B & the slight wheeze afterwards! What can I do? They hurt! Hist: htn pcos zestoretic (lisinopril and hydrocholorthiazide) provra

Go back to MD: There are times when the medicines we give, with good intentions can have side effects, especially the BP meds. The can cause coughing and for people with asthma or reactive airways, they can be triggered. If this is a continuing thing, go to your doctor and discuss it and review your meds. Good luck. ...Read more

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What is the best way to manage the pain from a ganglion cyst? Hist: htn pcos ganglion cyst-dx 9/16/13 zestoretic (lisinopril and hydrocholorthiazide) provera-only 10 days a month

What is the best way to manage the pain from a ganglion cyst? Hist: htn pcos ganglion cyst-dx 9/16/13 zestoretic (lisinopril and hydrocholorthiazide) provera-only 10 days a month

Ganglion: First your doctor may immobilize the joint and sometimes it can get smaller. Activity worsens it. Secondly your doctor may get the opinion of a hand surgeon if it is on your hand, this doctor may aspirate your thick material and either use an enzyme in it and/or steroids in the cyst. If all else fails or it is too painful from squeezing nerves they remove it surgically. ...Read more

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Urg:constant cough spasms mildly s.O.B & slight wheeze when breathing afterwards zestoretic (lisinopril and hydrocholorthiazide) using since june cause? Hist: pcos htn 17 yrs old

Urg:constant cough spasms mildly s.O.B & slight wheeze when breathing afterwards zestoretic (lisinopril and hydrocholorthiazide) using since june cause? Hist: pcos htn 17 yrs old

Stop the ACEI (zest): Acei cause a buildup in bradykinin levels in the body. This chemical can elicit a dry persistent cough in 10% of patients. Would consider an alternative choice for med. Make sure secondary causes of hypertension have been ruled out as well. ...Read more

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Coughing attacks that last 5 minutes feel like I can not breathe my chest hurts 8 on pain scale cause? Hist: zestoretic (lisinopril and hydrocholorthiazide) provera-12/1-11/13 htn pcos

Coughing attacks that last 5 minutes feel like I can not breathe my chest hurts 8 on pain scale cause? Hist: zestoretic (lisinopril and hydrocholorthiazide) provera-12/1-11/13 htn pcos

How long:lisinopril?: If the zestoretic/lisinopril is new, you must consider an ace-inhibitor cough and stop that drug. If you've been on it >6 months, it's not the cause. My next thought would be bronchospasm which may be isolated or a symptom of underlying asthma. Testing would help. ...Read more

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Having respiratory distress and feeling palpitations in chest. .. took 20 of Ativan 0.5mg pills Cause? 911? HTN PCOS Zestoretic (lisinopril and hydrocholorthiazide) Ativan Sertraline

Having respiratory distress and feeling palpitations in chest. .. took 20 of Ativan 0.5mg pills Cause? 911? HTN PCOS Zestoretic (lisinopril and hydrocholorthiazide) Ativan Sertraline

Call your doctor: You have taken a very large dose of Ativan (lorazepam) which could be dangerous. Unless you are habituated to this drug and accustomed to taking such big doses, there is a risk of suppression of your breathing. I urge you to contact your physician immediately. The drug dose you have taken is of more concern than the palpitations. ...Read more

Dr. Chad Levitt
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Lisinopril And Hydrocholorthiazide (Definition)

Lisinopril|hydrocholorthiazide is a combination blood pressure agent which is a kind of blood ...Read more


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