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I recently had ischemic colitis attack. Would this re-occur? How do I prevent it from happening again? Does my high blood pressure med has to do with

Ischemic colitis. You are at a young age to see this condition. I gather from your report that it was diagnosed by both ct scan ; colonoscopy. Best to see your doctor or get a referral to a hematology specialist to see if you could have a blood clotting disorder. Ask your doctor if you should consider daily aspirin. Evaluate for heart rhythm abnormality. Do not smoke cigarettes. Read more...

Can taking lisinopril/hctz for high blood pressure cause muscle acheiness?

Possible. That is not a typical symptom of that drug combo but i suppose it could happen if you became volume depleted or dehydrated. Make sure you are not taking a statin medication for cholesterol which is more likely to cause those symptoms. Read more...

What are the high blood pressure medication licinopril and hctz (hydrochlorothiazide) the same?

They are different. Hctz (hydrochlorothiazide) is a mild diuretic that removes sodium from the body causing an increased volume of urine and lowers blood pressure by reducing the volume of 'salt water' in our circulatory system. Lisinopril inhibits a certain specialized chemical reaction in our bodies that leads to a reduced retention of sodium in our bodies but also a reduced tension on our blood vessels, thus lowering blood pressure. Read more...