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Cetrizine helps: Since this cough is due to lisinopril, it will go away in few days. But if you can't tolerate it you can try antihistamines like Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or cetrizine. If the cough persists even after a week of stoppage of Lisinopril then you might need to see your doctor. ...Read more
After stopping my Lisinopril, (per Cardiologist orders) I get a loud pulse in my head periodically. What can cause this? Recent EKG was normal.
Odds are: It's totally unrelated, but there is a very small chance that you may have very high blood pressure at those time. It wouldn't hurt to check your blood pressure at that time. Otherwise, to figure out what else it may be related to, it would help to have more info, as in where is the pulse, superficial vs deep, is there anything that tends to cause the pulse, is it a single pulse or multiple? ...Read more
I also need to know the dangers of stopping BP pill suddenly, half pill 5mg zestril, (lisinopril) and is there any if stoppd gradually? Any dngr for heart?
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. To control BP take it consistently. ...Read more
Does lisinopril cause increased passing of urine? My renal consultant advised I try stopping my 2.5mg dose for a short while to eliminate it as cause of upper body itch. Since doing this I noticed I sleep better. Not sure whether it is just that I'm sl
My husband BP 109/65 on lisinopril half dose 10-12.5 mg .I gave him beets juic everyday. Can he reduce or stop the mediication ?
Might try half: Don't stop a medication without the advise of your doctor. His BP looks good, so he might try half a pill but needs to continue to monitor this. Let your doctor know of any changes you want to make to your medication. ...Read more
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I just started taking lisinopril about a week ago. can I stop taking it for a week while I'm in Mexico?
Ask your MD: Assuming you are taking your Lipitor (atorvastatin) for primary prevention(you have high cholesterol)and Lisinopril for htn, it may be possible.A healthful diet and exercise can eliminate some of the risk factors that predispose us to these conditions.Even if you can't get rid of the meds, these healthy practices will yield tremendous benefits.See some recent exercise updates at www.Whatscookingwithdoc.Com. ...Read more
My husband BP 109/65 on lisinopril half dose 10-12.5 mg .I gave him beets juice everyday. Can he reduce or stop the medication ?
Not: Wihout permission of the doctor prescribing it. ...Read more
If I stop crestor (rosuvastatin) then all I take is 5mg lisinopril daily, at 92. I guess that is ok even though I never took pills in my life before.?
You're healthy!: May i humbly suggest that you are healthy and lived to 92 without cholesterol medication - then you certainly don't need them now! be healthy through lifestyle - good diet, exercise, a few supplements to support as needed! you are an example of the over-prescription of these medications in the U.S.! ...Read more
Drugs: with no other information about you, giving an answer would be irresponsible ...Read more
Started lisinopril 13 days ago, extremely dizzy for past 24 hours on and off, should I stop taking it? BP still 139/90
Side effect: Can be a side effect but I would call the doctor that prescribed this and let them know it's been a problem for you. They will be able to offer alternatives. ...Read more
I have diabetes , i take metaformin 500 mg can I stop this med any time, lisinopril for bp, pressure fluctuate if i take BP med, can I stop any tim?
Medication : It is very important to take your medications as instructed by your doctor. Yes, you can stop these medications at anytime, but it is best to discuss your concerns about taking these meds with your doctor. Good luck. ...Read more
My new neurologist told me my b.p. was too low. I take Lisinopril hydrothorize. Could this be making me tired? Should I stop it?
Lisinopril: Lisinopril lowers BP. It's also used for kidney disease and heart failure. If your BP is too low, you may be excessively tired. Before considering stopping the lisinopril, you should understand the reason why it was first prescribed, so you should contact the provider who prescribed it and discuss it with him/her. ...Read more
How many days after starting a fast should I stop all medications? Meds like warfarin, asprin, lisinopril. Ive heard day three. Im on a two week fast.
Fast: Why the fast? Have this discussion with your doc, it may be a bad idea to stop your Meds. ...Read more
Took pregnancy test friday it was positive. Worried about meds i take, should I stop them 20 mg lisinopril and 100 mg of topomax?
Category D: Both medications are category d: there is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk (e.g., if the drug is needed in a life-threatening situation or for a serious disease for which safer drugs cannot be used or are ineffective). Ask your doctor asap for alternatives. ...Read more
I stop taking my lisinopril & metoprolol i noticed my pressure is up during anxiety attacks. Can this med help during fight or flight episodes?
Anxiety ; Metoprolol: Metoprolol is in a class of medications called beta blockers. They lower blood pressure and also lower your heart rate, and help prevent the rapid heart rate that occurs during panic attacks. If you have taken Lisinopril and metoprolol for a long time and you suddenly stop them, your blood pressure can rebound to a high level. Please call your doctor tomorrow and talk about this. ...Read more
I am taking lisinopril 20mg, metoprol tar 25mg and wellbutrin (bupropion) 150mg; I just found out that I am pregnant. Should I stop any or all of these meds?
Am taking lisinopril and having the two most common side effects light-headedness and cough. Is this normal should stop medication? Call my doctor
Yes: There are plenty of alternatives so talk with your doc about your symptoms. ...Read more
Md's plan is to abruptly stop toprol (metoprolol) XL (side effects) for lisinopril. The lido effect will help mimimize change of BP bump from the drug withdrawal?
Hypertension: The Lisinopril on board should minimize any rebound increase in pressure from topol withdrawal. ...Read more
For many years I had taking Lisinopril 40 Mg last year Dr. added 40 mg Diovan (valsartan) now Dr. say" stop cold turkey" Lisinopril and take 80mg of Diovan (valsartan) no feeling too good have headaches and dizzy Thanks?
Change of meds:
Please let your doctor know what the change in medicines has done to you.
You will be seen and evaluated and different medication should be prescribed. ...Read more
I started taking a z-pack on saturday, but I also take escitalopram for anxiety. I saw online that there was a potential interaction between the two. I also take lisinopril daily and was wondering if I should stop taking the z-pack, the escitolapram, or
No interaction: Duplicate question. See my other reply. There is no significant interration between the two drugs. But if you remain uncertain, ask the doctor(s) who prescribed them! ...Read more
Just started 10 mg of lisinopril daily. Been taking multiple supplements (i.e., a multi, CoQ10, tumeric, fish oil..) Should I stop the supplements?
There is no reason: to think that there will be any adverse interaction between your medications and your supplements as listed. Potentially the fish oil could interfere with absorption of the Lisinopril so you might want to separate them by a few hours. No reason to stop them other than expense. No scientific evidence to recommend continuing them either. ...Read more
Can i take two Lisinopril/hctz 20-25 for blood pressure instead of taking one Lisinopril 40. My body gets so bloated when i stop taking the diuretic. ?
Substitution?: You need to speak to your physician (P) about your feeling bloated when you stop taking diuretics. Your P knows you best and is the one you should ask to answer your question. You should ask about taking lisinopril 40 mg with 25 mg of HCTZ (hydrochlorothiazide) once/daily. Good luck. ...Read more
I've lost 80 lbs through gastric sleeve surgery, my dr said it's ok to stop taking my blood pressure lisinopril. Can i stop cold turkey or wean off?
Ok, i was prescribed both Medrol and dulera (formoterol and mometasone) for bronchitis and asthma i take lisinopril for blood pressure i wondering can I stop dulera (formoterol and mometasone) anytime also is my situation dangerous?
Do not stop...: I would not recommend stopping any of your medications unless specifically told by your doctor. The Dulera (formoterol and mometasone) is particularly important to keep your asthma under control. Asthma can definitely be a serious health condition that requires close monitoring. So please make sure to follow up with your doctor and follow her advice. All the best, ariel. ...Read more
92, mild chronic renal failure, on lisinopril. 2wk keflex to prevent recurrent ecoli UTI (also treated w/ceph) now getting weak and confused. Stop it?
See doctor again...: 92 years old is old. When a 92 year old gets weak or confused, the cause can be anything and also any combination of things. At 92, weakness and confusion can be signs of infection (such as uti), pneumonia, heart attack, medication changes, medication side effects, dementia changes, cancer, strokes, etc... That's why the primary care or geriatric doctor will do a thorough evaluation. ...Read more