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Simvastatin And Lisinopril
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
I've been taking simvastatin 20mg, metformin, lisinopril. Now cholestrol dropped from 252 to 105 total. Is it safe to get off simvastatin?
What would the side effects be of having a beer while on plavix, (clopidogrel) lisinopril, simvastatin, and carvedilol? Male, 42
Male 45 yrs old 5'7 185 lbs asian. Bp 118/85 61, 125/80 73, 121/83 68. Is this a bad sign? Taking lisinopril 5 mg 2x/day. Simvastatin half of 10mg
Do lisinopril and simvastatin sth to be continued for lifetime irrespective of progress? My age 29, wt 153lb, cholestrol 105 total, bs 90 (fast)
Generally Yes: Low cholesterol carries ongoing benefits and the medicines to promote it generally do as well, particularly statins. You're young enough that the demographics studied don't exactly match you so it gets a little murkier. Don't overlook the possibility that progress occurred because of medicines. ...Read more
My husband is on Lisinopril and simvastatin, he was taking one in the am & one of these at night but he can't remember which was which, does it matter?
I feel bloated every evening, even when I only eat 1 banana and 1 apple all day I am on 2 meds. Lisinopril 20 mg, simvastatin. 10 mg. Why?
When I breath my lungs hurt feels like if something is squezing me and the pain goes all the way to my chest that I can move I take lisinopril and simvastatin
This is a serious issue that needs a medical evaluation. You could be dealing with a cardiac (heart) issue or pulmonary (lung) problem such as asthma. Regardless you will need a work up likely to include a chest x-ray, ekg and any other testing your doctor feels is in order.
Take care. ...Read more
I take metformin, lisinopril and simvastatin. I am having constipation since last 1.5 months, whose side effect could it be?
Tonight. 137/53. My blood pressure is usually130/80. I'm started taking felodipine ER 2.5 mg and lisinopril 2 mg, simvastatin 20. I got chills I'm 51?
Chill!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!: Chills are one thing and if you are chilling you may want to see your doctor. Regarding the blood pressure, you may want to "chill" out! Unless you have a very serious cardiovascular issue, don't be so vigilant on the checking of the bp. Are you having symptoms? Ha, weakness, numbness or tingling? Check your BP 1-2 times a day or 1-2 times a week and record and discuss with pcp. ...Read more
Lab results ALT 44, AST 50, both are indicated high, what does it mean and what can be done? I take metformin, lisinopril and simvastatin.
Not high: Those numbers may be technically "high" in the lab you're using but they're not of biologic importance, being normal in most labs or only slightly above normal. I suggest you avoid alcohol and repeat the test in a few weeks. Simvastatin can raise liver tests but they often return to normal with continued use and/or resolve with dose reduction-your doc can decide which is preferable. ...Read more
I have diabetes type2 I take amlodipine besylate, lisinopril hctz (hydrochlorothiazide) 20-12, 5, medformin. Is it bad to ad simvastatin >?
Can taking green coffee bean or raspberry ketones affect diabetic medications (victoza, metformin, lisinopril, simvastatin or levothyroxine?
Shouldn't: Should be unlikely to cause any problems. ...Read more
Can I take a colon cleanser with CHF meds I know I would feel better and drop some stomach weight, if I could take colon cleaner, I'm on coreg, emdur, lisinipril, zocor, (simvastatin) warfarin, sotalol, and Lasix
What to do asap for dry nasal passages no moisture at all outside in cool air can breath am being treated for high blood pressure and COPD taking plavix, lisinopril, metoprolol, simmvistatin and terazosin. Recently started spireva and pro air inhalers but
Can l temporarily stop simvastatin and immediately take intraconazole? After finish taking itraconazole can I immediately go back to simvastatin?
Generally yes: Liver function may need to be monitored with antifungal. ...Read more
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. ...Read more
BP reduction: A decrease in bp.Get a more detailed answer ›