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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?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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?
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
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