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Why Does Lisinopril Cause A Cough
I take 5mg of lisinopril daily for high blood pressure....It causes a nagging cough. Other meds have failed ....Any way to get rid of the cough?
Lisinopril causes dry cough, norvasc severe edema legs currently on losartan but think it's causing GI issues what are thoughts on next move ?
Lisinopril caused dry cough norvasc severe edema in legs. Cozaar causing chest pain and gi issues. What next steps. Clears by cardio and gi Dr.
Options: The next step will be to check your blood pressure whenever possible and get a baseline blood pressure. Lifestyle modifications are critical and they include a low salt diet, no alcohol, at least 7 h of sound sleep/24 h, weight loss if overweight. If this proves indeed to be hypertension there are many other options as far as anti hypertensives and they can be tailored to your other comorbidities. ...Read more
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If lisinopril reduces my BP but it results in a cough that affects 10-20% of patients what is the intervention beside changing to another class?
I got a dry cough from taking lisinopril 20mg. How long will it take for this drug to get out of my body from the time I last took it?
ACE cough: Your annoying dry cough happens in about 20% of people that take an Ace inhibitor. Lisinopril has a half life of about 12hrs and it takes roughly 5 half lives for a drug to completely clear you system so 60 hours. However, he level of lisinopril should drop below the cough threshold much before that. The cough is usually a class effect so you will likely get it from all other Ace's. ...Read more
The cough while using lisinopril has been going on for 2 mos. I had a mini stroke 2 mos ago and had slightly elevated bp. What is a good alternative?
HBP AND STROKE: Are you sure the cough is from Lisinopril (l)? Stop it for two days and if you still have the cough, it is not due to l. If you want another drug for your hbp and stroke prevention (cva), ask your md to put you on a angiotensin receptor blockier (arb). Drugs like valosartan. An arb in the life trail reduced the incidence of stroke by 20% compared to a beta blocker. See your md about an arb for you. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Am on flecainide and lisinopril and am having some dry coughing and hearth rate goes up when cough is this normal or is this is an allergic reaction?
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