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Have asthama, COPD, diabetes, RA. Prescribed ramapril and lisinopril, allergic to both. Other BP medication?

Hi my name is Barb I'm trying to find a blood pressure medicine that I can take that isn't so expensive to ask my doctor about. He has prescribed ramapril, then lisinopril but both of these don't set well with me. One makes me very sleepy and the other makes my tongue swell and cough way to much. I don't have insurance and some are so high priced. I have asthma, COPD, diabetes and RA. Is there anything out there that you could suggest for me that I could request from my doctor, he sometimes don't listen to me so good. thank you
Asked On : Wed, 1 May 2013
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DEAR SIR/MADAM

IF YOU HAVE ALLERGY TO ACE INHIBITORS THAT IS RAMIPRIL AND LISINOPRIL THEN DONT TAKE THAT GROUP OF TABLETS, IT IS VERY GOOD GRUOPS INDEED BUT STILL YOU CANNOT TAKE IT.
CARDIOSELECTIVE BETABLOCKERS WITH INDEPENDENT NITROUS OXIDE LEVEL INCREASERS IN THE BLOOD VESSELS ARE VERY EFFECTIVE BUT DUE TO COPD AND ASTHMA IT IS VERY RISKY TO USE IT

THE BEST MEDICATIONS IN THESE CONDITION ARE CALCIUM CHANNEL BLOCKER SUCH AS AMLODEPINE, IT IS VERY FRIENDLY FOR RESPIRATORY CONDITONS, EFFECTIVELY CONTROLS BLOOD PRESSURES AND ALONG WITH IT IS VERY COST EFFECTIVE.

THE SECOND OPTION IS TO USE ALPHA RECEPTOR BLOCKERS LIKE LOSARTAN, WHICH OFFERS ADDITIONAL RENAL AND VASCULAR PROTECTION TO THE PATIENTS WHICH WE LACK IN AMLODEPINE, CONSIDER TAKING IT FROM LOW DOSES

THANKS
Answered: Sat, 22 Jun 2013
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