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The Side Effects Of Lisinopril And Hcg
Lisinopril: What sexual side effects are you talking about? Lisinopril is a medication taking daily. After 48 hours being off the drug, it has been metabolized by your body and it should be out of your system. Any side effects caused by the drug should be gone by that time. Please call the physician who prescribed the drug for you for more information. ...Read more
Overall safe: Most common is a nuisance cough. Most serious is swelling of lips and throat which can cause breathing difficulties. Rash can occur. There may be a worsening of kidney function rarely if you have blockage in blood vessels to both kidneys. Sometimes it can also cause high potassium. Overall it is a safe, inexpensive and very useful medicine! ...Read more
Antihypertensive: There are multiple classes of effective agents, unfortunately all medicines have side effects. If you work diligently with your care provider you should be able to arrive at a tolerable and effective regimen. ...Read more
ARB's vs ACEI: Benicar (olmesartan) an arb works similarly in many ways to lisiniopril (acei). They both block at different points in the renin-angiotensin system. A by-product of the acei however is a buildup in a chemical called bradykinin, which can produce throt irritation and a dry cough in 5-10% patients. A cough like this is much less likely with an arb agent like benicar (olmesartan). ...Read more
User dependent: Both Benicar (olmesartan) and Lisinopril are used to treat high blood pressure. Both block the effects of angiotension--a hormone that causes constriction of blood vessels and increases blood pressure. Lisinopril has been available for several years and is available as a generic (cheaper) but can cause an annoying cough. Benicar (olmesartan) is a newer drug and is more expensive. Both can cause high potassium levels. ...Read more
Drug interactions: There is no incidence of increased side affects (sa) taking Lisinopril (l) and metoprolol (m) together, l can cause a cough, which is non-productive, and can cause, in rare cases, swelling of the lips. M can cause a slow pulse rate and can cause some erectile dysfunction. Using both of these agents to treat hypertension does not increase the frequency of the sa's of either drug. Ask your doctor. ...Read more
With the side effects heavily inherent with lisinopril should I take it at night (md never gave me info; started today in am) or in the morning?
Day or night: Most side effects of Lisinopril are not related to time of day. You can take it day or night, but try to be consistent. ...Read more
Have been prescribed lisinopril 2.5mg, are the side effects outrageous? For maintenance of LBBB and low ef 45-50. I'm on no meds, worry side effects.
Side effects: The side effects of lisiniopril 2.5mg are generally very minimal. ...Read more
Resubmit: can a 20 mg. Non-coated/scored lisinopril tablet (rx 1x daily)be divided in 1/2 for am & pm to decrease side effects (seems to work for me)?
Yes: If you are having side effects however you should talk to your doctor to make sure that you are not taking too much and having low blood pressures. You can also check your blood pressure at home and show the numbers to your dr. Dividing Lisinopril into two doses is not an issue and may actually give you more even blood pressure control. ...Read more
Many: The U.S. FDA, has approved the hormone HCG, or human chorionic gonadotropin, for the treatment of infertility. It also has become popular for weight loss. HCG can cause blood clots, pain at the site of the injection, numbness, tingling, confusion, dizziness and headaches. Women are prone to a condition known as ovarian hyper stimulation syndrome, a potentially life-threatening disorder. ...Read more
Lisinopril: Lisinopril is an effective high BP medicine. It's greatest effective is using the 40 mg dose/day. It also reduces protein in the urine and does so the most when the 40 mg dose is used. It's side effectives are mostly a cough, which is non-productive at night. It may also cause angioneurotic edema. The frequency of the side effects are not related to the strength of the dose. Speak to your doctor. ...Read more
Not recommended: Hcg "drops" were taken off the market in december 2011. The fda and ftc sent warning letters to multiple companies selling these products for making unsubstantiated claims. Http://tinyurl. Com/mqklddh homeopathic HCG differs from products given by injection, which are still on the market. Besides the daily injections, a 500 calorie diet is also required. The HCG supposedly prevents hunger. ...Read more
Doesn't sound safe: The HCG diet has a person eating 500 calories a day for more than a month. That's just one big slice of pizza a day. A 4-month old baby eats 500 calories a day. Anybody on 500 calories a day is on a starvation diet and will lose weight. It doesn't sound safe. Extremely low calorie diets don't work because the weight comes back when one starts eating again. Long-term lifestyle changes are needed. ...Read more
Hbp: can a 20mg uncoated/unscored lisinopril extended release tab be evenly divided for am & pm to decrease side effects?
Side effects: What side effects (s) are your talking about that Lisinopril (l) is causing? If it a cough (c). You should discuss your s with your physician (p). If it's a c, stop the l for two days. If the cough goes away, tell you p to put you on a different BP medication. If the c remains, it is not due to l and could be due to esophageal reflux, among others. Discuss your problem with you p for more advice. ...Read more
Am taking 5mg lisinopril once a day but am having side effects. Are there other medicines I can take? Why is the dose so weak, only 5mg?
I forgot to pick up Lisinopril today & as a result have missed two consecutive doses. I will have it in the morning. Any side effects to worry about?
Depends: It depends on how uncontrolled your blood pressure is without taking Lisinopril. You can get headaches and blurred vision due to elevated blood pressure. However, most likely you will be fine. Just restart your Lisonopril asap, and remember to pick up refill before you run out in the future. Take Care! ...Read more
Few.: Ace inhibitors and arbs are sexually safe for the vast majority of users. The antihypertensives with the greatest sexual side effects are thiazide diuretics and beta blockers. Clonidine (catapres) rates high as well. The drugs from the calcium blocker family are also generally sex side-effects free. ...Read more
I am experiencing dizziness/lightheadedness directly from lisinopril. What could be possible causes of this besides side effects?
Dizziness and drugs: You should speak to the physician (p) who ordered the Lisinopril about your problem. At the very least, your blood pressure should be checked to make sure it is not too low. If it isn't, you may need some blood work to check your electrolytes and blood count. If you are anemic, that could be the cause of your dizziness. See your p and get a check up to find the answer to your question. ...Read more
Hello what are the side effects on taking lisinopril 40mg and metoprolol 25mg? I am supposed to start tomorrow but it seems a high dose.
All melds could potentially have side effects, concentrate in the good benefits of lowering the BP, and not on side effects. I would take the lisinopril in am and the metoprolol at night, so to prevent bottoming down on BP. If asthmatic, may cause wheezing, feeling tire and slow, a skin rash, but for the most part, these are well tolerated. Good Luck, chart your BP twice daily, while on these, Best
Why is weightloss injections b12 (1cc)&hcg (half cc) bad or unsafe (without 500calorie plan;just a reg weightloss prog), &what r the side effects?
It is safe: The HCG diet requires strict adherence to the original 500 calorie diet in order to work the way it is supposed to. It is very difficult to stay on 500 calories a day without the aid of hcg. Plus the HCG allows for ketosis which uses abnormal fat as its primary fuel source, so you lose 1-2 pounds of fat per day. The B12 gives more energy, which is why it is sometimes added to the mix. ...Read more
Drops worthless: Drops are worthless. You need a qualified physician to administer correctly the injection HCG and the original 500 calorie diet with strict adherence. The diet only works on abnormal fat and once you rid yourself of abnormal fat you will not lose any more weight on the HCG diet. ...Read more
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Lisinopril seems to be prescribed for once daily. Could the recommended dose be divided and taken at separate times, due to unwanted side effects?
Yes: Although Lisinopril is once a day medication but I can be taken in divided doses. ...Read more
I am in my first trimester, doctor has prescribed HCG 5000 injections for 2 weeks till my next scan, will this have any side effects?
SIde effects: There will not be any side effects or risks for you or your baby, good wishes. ...Read more
Is the hCG diet safe? I bought drops but am scared of side effects. I have ovarian cysts and heard hCG can turn them cancerous? Is this true?
It's silly stuff: The 'hcg diet' is an 800-calorie severely restrictive diet and this is why you lose weight. The overpriced placebo that is tacked on will probably do nothing. Further, HCG does not turn ovarian cysts cancerous. Why not take the money and join a fitness club, make friends, and embark on a far happier and less fear-darkened life? Cheers. ...Read more
My testosterone was 470. I started seeing a wellnessfocused doctor and he has started me on hCG to help boost my testosterone. Are there any side effects of this?
Is the hCG diet healthy? A naturopath suggested it to me, but I'm skeptical. I have been hearing a lot about this lately and I've heard from some medical professionals that it's totally safe with no side effects. I want to have a baby soon but want to los
Who knows?: By definition, "alternative" is different than modern western medicine. Generally any drug, herb, treatment, or procedure that stands up to rigorous scientific scrutiny is included in modern medicine. The problem is that many alternative practices, herbs etc do not stand up to scientific scrutiny and cannot be shown to work. They therefore remain "alternative". Be careful. Watch your $$$ ...Read more
I was switched from a beta blocker to an ACE inhibitor for hbp due to bad side effects. How long will it take for the cough with lisinopril?
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