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Would like to get off my BP medication. Will my BP normalize when I quit smoking? And can I ween myself off lisinopril?

Would like to get off my BP medication. Will my BP normalize when I quit smoking? And can I ween myself off lisinopril?

Doc supervision: BP will improve by quitting smoking, weight loss, as well as reductions in alcohol and salt intake. Whether that will be enough to normalize the readings is unknown, but a doctor should help supervise. Some adjustments after doctor consultation can happen on your own, with your keeping of a personal BP log. ...Read more

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I'm on 10mg of lisinopril a day. Has worked for 3+ years. No other health issues. Working on quitting smoking. Now I have symptoms of Peyronies. Help?

I'm on 10mg of lisinopril a day. Has worked for 3+ years. No other health issues. Working on quitting smoking. Now I have symptoms of Peyronies. Help?

Not sure: Not sure what your question is. Lisinopril is a great medication- you are taking a low dose and your BP is not related to the other issues you speak of. You should work on quitting smoking. Check. Peyronies is treatable. ...Read more

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What is lisinopril?

Lisinopril: the drug is an angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitor. It is used for hypertension and also congestive heart failure ...Read more

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Is lisinopril a ccb?

Is lisinopril a ccb?

Lisinopril: Ace (angiotensin converting enzyme) inhibitor. I assume you mean calcium channel blocker by term ccb, but if not, apologies. You can search for 'mechanism of action' with almost any drug. ...Read more

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How fast does lisinopril work?

How fast does lisinopril work?

Lisinopril: Lisinopril is used for many things. For blood pressure changes can be seen in a week or so. For heart failure and other uses it can take 6 weeks or more to see changes. ...Read more

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What is lisinopril used to treat?

Uses of lisinopril: Lisinopril (l) is used to treat hypertension and proteinuria with or without hypertension. Patients with proteinuria, due to diabetes or glomerulonephritis, are treated with l to reduce proteinuria, which is a good thing to do. It is a member of the ace-i inhibitor class of drugs. ...Read more

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Should i take lisinopril at night?

Lisinopril: You can take the drug either morning or evening, for most folks won't make much difference. ...Read more

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How do I withdraw from lisinopril?

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

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What are other names for lisinopril?

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

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