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I am taking lisinopril (sp) for htn. I started taking it at nite but i couldn't sleep & it caused nightmares. Any suggestions?

I am taking lisinopril (sp) for htn.  I started taking it at nite but i couldn't sleep & it caused nightmares.  Any suggestions?

Change: Nightmares are not a common side effect of lisinopril. If you believe that the nightmares are caused by this medication, talk to your doctor to switch to a different medication. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Sleep (Definition)

Sleep is a topic that involves concepts such as how long it takes to fall asleep, how many times one wakes up at night, how many hours one sleeps at night, sleep stages, ...Read more


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I AM ON LISINOPRIL, TOPROL, HCTZ. I AM ALWAYS TIRED, ALWAYS WANTING TO SLEEP, NO ENERGY AND NOW BREATHING HEAVILY ?

I AM ON LISINOPRIL, TOPROL, HCTZ.  I AM ALWAYS TIRED, ALWAYS WANTING TO SLEEP, NO ENERGY AND NOW BREATHING HEAVILY
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Check BP: Monitor your blood pressure and heart rate. It is possible that your blood pressure and heart rate are low. If you blood pressure is too low ( < 90/60) then you may want to hold or decrease lisinopril. If your heart rate is under 40 you should be evaluated immediately. ...Read more

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Is it okay to be sleepy all day even after sleeping 8 hours a night? Cause? History: 17 205 lbs f htn & pcos provera lisinopril hctz

Is it okay to be sleepy all day even after sleeping 8 hours a night? Cause? History: 17 205 lbs f htn & pcos provera lisinopril hctz

NO: Restorative sleep is incredibly important. There can be many reasons that you are sleepy during the day, including types of sleep wake disorders like narcolepsy but one simple issue might be related to sleep apnea. It is more common as obstructive apnea in people who are above normal weight. Either way, discuss with doctor to see if referral for sleep study is appropriate. ...Read more

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Lisinopril, bystolic, metformin. Pancreatitis 6 days hospital now just Norvasc. Can't sleep, legs ache, Cold, feel anxious. Other recommendations?

Lisinopril, bystolic, metformin. Pancreatitis 6 days hospital now just Norvasc. Can't sleep, legs ache, Cold, feel anxious. Other recommendations?

Ans: Well the first thing you need to be sure you are doing is hydrating. Drink lots of wTer. This will stimulate your metabolism and you will feel better. Now you have hypertension and diabetes. So be sure ghese are monitored you do not want the blood pressure to be to lie or the blood sugar to go to high ...Read more

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Woke up feeling really tired after 7 hrs of sleep, chest discomfort, and a headache cause? History: htn pcos provera lisinopril hctz

Woke up feeling really tired after 7 hrs of sleep,  chest discomfort, and a headache cause? History: htn pcos provera lisinopril hctz

Getting ill?: That is more than likely the cause in someone your age. Especially if you start coughing. There are lots of viruses going around this time of year. Did you get your flu shot yet? That is important too. If it gets worse and you get a high fever you should seek care, otherwise comfort measures are usually the norm for the first few days. ...Read more

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While sleeping my arms shake & my legs jerk up towards my chest i then gasp & wake up cause? Lisinopril hctz-htn provera-pcos

While sleeping my arms shake & my legs jerk up towards my chest i then gasp & wake up cause? Lisinopril hctz-htn  provera-pcos

Hypnagogic Jerk: No, that's not an insult, but the name for the phenomenon of an involuntary muscle spasm that occurs as a person is drifting off to sleep. Research suggests that 60 to 70% of people experience them. Some think it is when nerves 'misfire' during the body's transition from alertness to sleep. Others think it is the brain misinterpreting relaxing muscles as falling which causes the muscles to react. ...Read more

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My arms shake like if i was having a seizure while sleeping in episodes it wakes me up cause? Htn & pcos provera & lisinopril hctz

My arms shake like if i was having a seizure while sleeping in episodes it wakes me up cause? Htn & pcos provera & lisinopril hctz

Noctural shaking: This is not normal, and you need to contact your doctor for a check up to see what the cause of this is. ...Read more

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Heavy deep hyperventilating like breathing when asleep fast Cause ? HTN PCOS Provera Lisinopril HCTZ 208lbs

Heavy deep hyperventilating like breathing when asleep fast Cause ? HTN PCOS Provera Lisinopril HCTZ  208lbs

Sleep disorder: Abnormalities of breathing during sleep should be evaluated with formal sleep study to screen for sleep apnea. Your doctor can arrange for this to be done. ...Read more

Dr. Atique Mirza
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Zestril (Definition)

Zestril is an angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor which is a kind of blood ...Read more