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Please describe the medication: zestoretic (lisinopril and hydrocholorthiazide)?

Please describe the medication: zestoretic (lisinopril and hydrocholorthiazide)?

HTN: Zestoretic (lisinopril and hydrocholorthiazide) contains a combination of hydrochlorothiazide and lisinopril. Hydrochlorothiazide is a thiazide diuretic (water pill) that helps prevent your body from absorbing too much salt, which can cause fluid retention. Lisinopril belongs to a group of drugs called ace inhibitors. Ace stands for angiotensin converting enzyme. Lisinopril lowers blood pressure and also relieves symptoms of fluid re. ...Read more

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Lisinopril And Hydrocholorthiazide (Definition)

Lisinopril|hydrocholorthiazide is a combination blood pressure agent which is a kind of blood ...Read more


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I took 4 ambien, (zolpidem) 3 klonopin and 3 zestoretic just so I could sleep, was it safe to mix those medications?

I took 4 ambien, (zolpidem) 3 klonopin and 3 zestoretic just so I could sleep, was it safe to mix those medications?

Not safe: Zestoretic is not for sleep- Klonopin and Ambien (zolpidem) is for sleep- it is not safe to mix these two medications particularly high dosages. ...Read more

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What is zestoretic (lisinopril and hydrocholorthiazide) used for?

What is zestoretic (lisinopril and hydrocholorthiazide) used for?

Zestoretic (lisinopril and hydrocholorthiazide) is a: Combination drug consisting of zestril (lisinopril, an ace inhibitor) & hydrochlorothiazide [hctz], a diuretic. It is used for treating hypertension & congestive heart failure that's not responding well to diuretics (or digoxin) alone. Ace inhibitors also have a protective effect on the kidneys in diabetics. ...Read more

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What is the medicine zestoretic (lisinopril and hydrocholorthiazide) prescribed for?

What is the medicine zestoretic (lisinopril and hydrocholorthiazide) prescribed for?

Blood pressure: This is a combination of lisinopril, and ACE inhibitor, and HCTZ, (hydrochlorothiazide) which is a thiazide diuretic. The combination is more powerful than either agent by itself. ...Read more

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What is the medicine zestoretic (lisinopril and hydrocholorthiazide) used to treat?

What is the medicine zestoretic (lisinopril and hydrocholorthiazide) used to treat?

Zestoretic (lisinopril and hydrocholorthiazide) is a: Combination drug consisting of zestril (lisinopril, an ace inhibitor) & hydrochlorothiazide [hctz], a diuretic. It is used for treating hypertension & congestive heart failure that's not responding well to diuretics (or digoxin) alone. Ace inhibitors also have a protective effect on the kidneys in diabetics. ...Read more

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Urg:constant coughing spasms:5 min:mildly s.O.B afterwards:slight wheeze when trying to breathe:zestoretic (htn)\u003e6 months:new problem \u003c1 month:cause?

Urg:constant coughing spasms:5 min:mildly s.O.B afterwards:slight wheeze when trying to breathe:zestoretic (htn)\u003e6 months:new problem \u003c1 month:cause?

Stop Zestoretic (lisinopril and hydrocholorthiazide): Women of child bearing age shouldn't use zestoretic (lisinopril and hydrocholorthiazide) as first line therapy since it's harmful in pregnancy and absolutely contraindicated. Moreover, it can cause cough. It sounds like you have asthma as well. Can you please help me understand your use of u003e6 and u003c1. I googled them and got bizarre returns. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of zestoretic (lisinopril and hydrocholorthiazide)?

What are the side effects of zestoretic (lisinopril and hydrocholorthiazide)?

See below: It is a combination of two different medications

zestril- dry cough, high potassium levels

hydrochlorothiazide- low potassium levels, low magnesium levels, slightly high calcium levels. ...Read more

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6/24/13 began taking generic prinzide/zestoretic started having leg cramps every morning and what I think are palps should I worry? Hist: hbp tachy

Side effects: Cramping, irregular heartbeats are side effects associated with the taking of your medication. Consult your physician who gave you the medication should your symptoms persist. ...Read more

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Cough attacks w/ sob during day. Sob & cough attacks after exercise. Zestoretic (lisinopril and hydrocholorthiazide) never caused this side effect before since starting in june. Cause?

Cough attacks w/ sob during day. Sob & cough attacks after exercise. Zestoretic (lisinopril and hydrocholorthiazide) never caused this side effect before since starting in june. Cause?

Many causes: There are many possible causes of shortness of breath and coughing with exercise. Consult your primary care practitioner for advice. Why are you on zestoretic (lisinopril and hydrocholorthiazide)? The problem requiring zestoretic (lisinopril and hydrocholorthiazide) may be related to these symptoms. If the symptoms are confusing, you may benefit from an exercise test with pulmonary function testing to determine what changes during exercise. ...Read more

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Can you take zestoretic (lisinopril and hydrocholorthiazide) 20mg and Norvasc 5mg together?

Can you take zestoretic (lisinopril and hydrocholorthiazide) 20mg and Norvasc 5mg together?

Zestoretic (lisinopril and hydrocholorthiazide): Zestoretic (lisinopril and hydrocholorthiazide) is a combination pill that contains lisinopril and hydrochlorothiazide. Lisinopril is an ACE inhibitor and hydrochlorothiazide ia a diuretic (water pill). Nordics (amlodpine) is a calcium channel blocker. There are no drug-drug interaction among these drugs and one may require 3 types of anti-hypertensive agents to bring high blood pressure under good control. ...Read more

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I get really dizzy only laying down cause? History: htn pcos provera (medroxyprogesterone) zestoretic

I get really dizzy only laying down cause? History: htn pcos provera (medroxyprogesterone) zestoretic

Vertigo is one: Most people with vertigo complain of dizziness with head movement but some complain mainly on laying down and turning as if going into a whirlpool. It is best to see your doctor and they can perform maneuvers to confirm and do tests if necessary. ...Read more

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Took 20 of Lorazepam 0.5mg Effects? Dangerous? HTN PCOS G.A.D Depressive Disorder Zestoretic 12-10mg Ativan0.5mg Zoloft (sertraline) 50mg

Took 20 of Lorazepam 0.5mg Effects? Dangerous? HTN PCOS G.A.D Depressive Disorder Zestoretic 12-10mg Ativan0.5mg Zoloft (sertraline) 50mg

Go to ER: Ativan (lorazepam) is a sedative/hypnotic so yes it is dangerous since it will knock you out for hours! And if you took them intentionally (as a suicidal attempt) as opposed to accidentally, you certainly need to seek help for better treatment of your depression! GO TO ER, ask a friend/family/neighbor to take you there! ...Read more

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I can't catch my breath rapidly after running it hurts & burns when trying to catch my breath cause? Hist:htn/pcos 205lbs provera/zestoretic

I can't catch my breath rapidly after running it hurts & burns when trying to catch my breath cause? Hist:htn/pcos 205lbs provera/zestoretic

Find out: You should be evaluated to see if you have asthma or some other respiratory problem that needs attention. It's great that you're running, but find out what the problem is. Provera, (medroxyprogesterone) a progestational agent, might increase your risk of blood clot-related problems in leg or pelvic veins, just as birth control pills can do. I'm not saying you should stop provera; I prescribe it myself. But get checked. ...Read more

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I feel pain in legs, shoulders, feet, joinits, back and also experience frequent le muscle pulls.....known hypertensive taking zestoretic (lisinopril+?

Evaluate labs: The diuretic in Zestoretic (lisinopril and hydrocholorthiazide) may deplete both potassium and magnesium, resulting in your symptoms. Alternatively, the Ace inhibitor, zestril, may affect your renal function. Both should be checked with a simple lab test from your prescribing physician. ...Read more

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My father who is 52 takes lisinop/hctz20-25mg for>zestoretic for high blood pressure. Can he also take a Advil (ibuprofen) for a headache afterwards?

My father who is 52 takes lisinop/hctz20-25mg for>zestoretic for high blood pressure. Can he also take a Advil (ibuprofen) for a headache afterwards?

Yes: There is no contraindication to using an occasional Ibuprofen with that blood pressure medicine. Be aware that any non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medication may cause an increase in blood pressure. ...Read more

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I get coughing attacks last 5 mins:feel like I can't breathe:chest moderately hurts cause? Hist:zestoretic using since june provera (medroxyprogesterone) htn pcos

I get coughing attacks last 5 mins:feel like I can't breathe:chest moderately hurts cause? Hist:zestoretic using since june provera (medroxyprogesterone) htn pcos

Cough: Lisinopril can cause dry cough. Other possibile causes of cough should also be investigated. You might want to try getting off lisinopril. Discuss with your doctor prior to changing of any medication. ...Read more

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Cause of my BP sitting is at 113/80 p 99 & then standing is at 102/76 p 103? Heart attack? Tachy? Htn & pcos zestoretic provera (medroxyprogesterone)

Cause of my BP sitting is at 113/80 p 99 & then standing is at 102/76 p 103? Heart attack? Tachy? Htn & pcos zestoretic provera (medroxyprogesterone)

Probably. Normal: It is not significant drop. This drop in BP could be from medication you take. Or increase in pulse. Your medication may need to be decreased. You should discuss with your. Doc. ...Read more

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Sleep 6-8 hrs a night but still badly sleepy & difficult time fully waking up cause? Htn pcos provera (medroxyprogesterone) 10mg zestoretic 10-12.5mg 209lbs pre-diabetic

Sleep 6-8 hrs a night but still badly sleepy & difficult time fully waking up cause? Htn pcos provera (medroxyprogesterone) 10mg zestoretic 10-12.5mg 209lbs pre-diabetic

Daytime sleepiness: A potential problem for overweight patients who experience daytime sleepiness is obstructive sleep apnea.

Patients with this problem experience daytime sleepiness even though the total hours of sleep seems adequate. The problem is that the quality of sleep is affected.

Patients who are affected by this disorder often snore at night. They may also experience awakenings at night. ...Read more

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Minor headache & really dizzy & nauseous BP & pulse is normal cause? Hist: zestoretic provera (medroxyprogesterone) htn pcos

May need adjustment: The diuretic component in zestoretic (lisinopril and hydrocholorthiazide) need evaluation if change to just zestoril alone for BP check with your doctor. ...Read more

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On period 3 day badly dizzy did eat headache 8 on pain scale cause? Hist: htn pcos provera (medroxyprogesterone) zestoretic 205lbs f

On period 3 day badly dizzy did eat headache 8 on pain scale cause? Hist: htn pcos provera (medroxyprogesterone) zestoretic 205lbs f

Check out these: Links. Possibilities include migraine, tension headache, uncontrolled hypertension, stress, sleep deprivation etc. May contribute to your symptoms. God bless u! http://www. Medicinenet. Com/script/main/mobileart. Asp? Articlekey=20628 http://www. Webmd. Com/migraines-headaches/. ...Read more

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Did eat but still dizzy, sharp stabbing chest pain lasts only seconds comes & goes cause? Hist: htn pcos zestoretic provera (medroxyprogesterone)

Did eat but still dizzy, sharp stabbing chest pain lasts only seconds comes & goes cause? Hist: htn pcos zestoretic provera (medroxyprogesterone)

Chest pain: Could be a gastrointestinal complication, esophageal spams, heart attack, costochondritis, anxiety attack etc. Since we do not know your personal history I recommend you see a doctor right away to find out the cause of your chest pain. Chest pain its always very serious. ...Read more

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I have a sharp pain in my groin area on the right side no other symptoms. Just a burning stabbing pain. History: htn pcos zestoretic provera (medroxyprogesterone)?

I have a sharp pain in my groin area on the right side no other symptoms. Just a burning stabbing pain. History: htn pcos zestoretic provera (medroxyprogesterone)?

It's hard to say: But possibilities may include groin strain, pinched nerve, intestinal problem, hernia, pain related to your pcos etc. See your dr for reassurance. Take care! Http://www. M.Webmd. Com/pain-management/tc/groin-problems-and-injuries-topic-overview. ...Read more

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Cant take these coughing spasms the s.O.B & the slight wheeze afterwards! What can I do? They hurt! Hist: htn pcos zestoretic (lisinopril and hydrocholorthiazide) provra

Cant take these coughing spasms the s.O.B & the slight wheeze afterwards! What can I do? They hurt! Hist: htn pcos zestoretic (lisinopril and hydrocholorthiazide) provra

Go back to MD: There are times when the medicines we give, with good intentions can have side effects, especially the BP meds. The can cause coughing and for people with asthma or reactive airways, they can be triggered. If this is a continuing thing, go to your doctor and discuss it and review your meds. Good luck. ...Read more

Zestoretic (Definition)

Zestoretic is a combination blood pressure agent which is a kind of blood ...Read more


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