Doctor insights on: Stopping lisinopril suddenly
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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?
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. I've heard day three. I'm 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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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