Is ACE inhibitor cause for cough in hypertension ?
i am a hypertensive from 12 years and on lasix and diet therapy. in my last doc visit it was found my sugar levels are also high and now diabetic also. my doc changed my hypertensive drugs to ACE inhibitor. from that day i had cough, no sputum, my regular doc has gone to states and he will not be available for other 6 months. i went to other doc he said it is that Ace inhibitor cause for the cough. is that the reason so....
ACE INHIBITORS do cause cough ....but they r best drugs for a diabetic hypertensives like u ...,,, your cough needs to be ruled out for other reasons ... ..if this is culprit then u can b switched over to ARBs
Hi I am Dr.Mazumdar. Ace inhibitors are one of the first line drugs for treating Hypertension. They bring great benefits to certain group of patient population. Dry Cough is one of the most common and long term side effect of this class of drugs. When a doctor prescribes it he means that the benefit of the drug far outweighs the side effects that it causes.
Is it ok now to take and ace inhibitor and an arb together to treat hypertension? I am 50 yrs old diabetic and no renal issues or heart failure, and passed stress test 2 years ago. I was RX s this combo about 2 years ago by Cardiologist, but now it seems this thinking has changed, now it my be unsafe and also does not add much benefit in BP reduction. Previously, until now, I know that the combo was thought to show nice BP reduction. Thanks for your response.
I have a cough due to lisinopril and want to consider non-ACE inhibitor medicine to lower blood pressure. What are options for non-ACE inhibitor blood pressure medication. I intend to discuss with my cardioglist, but would like to research various options for side effects, interactions, etc..
I have been on a new blood pressure medication for about 6 weeks. It is amlodopine . Once, some years back I had a persistent cough that was finally DX d as an ace cough and shortly after I was placed on a non-ace inhibitor med, the cough ceased. I have this very same cough again. Is amlodopine an ace inhibitor ?
In a recent medical exam, my BP was 142/92 and my pulse rate was 63. My SpO2 was measured twice (three minutes apart) and went from 96% to 93%. I had no medical history to report to the doctor. I was basically starting fresh with my healthcare. She said my vitals were normal and stable. She said my BP was likely due to my back pain (that led to the visit in the first place). But if my pressure was high, why was my rate low?? And, what is the significance of the drop in SpO2? Thanks.
I have a rash in my groin and my body is always itchy. For about 2 years I had rashes on both my feet. It seems to have cleared now but I still have to apply dipresone everyday. I take medication for high blood pressure - Micardi Plus, Zanidip and Spiractin. Are any of these causing my rash problems?
My husaband is 65 years old nad he told me that last night he experienced a sudden waive of dizziness, enough that he actually fell down. He has high blood pressure and on meds, but never diagnosed with anything else. He is currently working out of town and lives alone. I am very concerned. What could that be?
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