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 ?
i am a 250lb, 6'8", 37yr old male with high blood pressure who just had intense sex with my 23yr old girlfriend of 2 years, and after sex i had a little blood coming out the head of my penis. I used the bathroom to "clean the system" and there was blood. Not to mention my right side of my stomach down to my scrotum is hurting bad! there is a buldging vein on my scrotum where the pain is... What should i do???
dear doctor, I am on high bp medicine alprex am one daily and one naxium 40 for haital hernia. apart from this I am taking half tab for bhp. I take 2 pegs of whisky on regular basis to help me forget my past. for the last two years i am troubled with ed and I am very very sad for that. what should I do:
Hello, my name is Dianne. I have suffered from hypertension for over 6 years. Several medications did not work. My right kidney was removed in November of last year. My bp came down. I am now on only 200 mg of labatalol 2 times daily. I has been increasing. About two weeks ago I experienced and was treated for bronchitis with Z-pack then started Cipro three days ago. However, I am extremely out of breathe now and have muscle pain from my upper neck to my lower back. It feels as though I am bruised to the point I cant even wear a bra. I have tightness in my chest just to the left side. I also feel very tired and have been unable to work because of this and have gained 6 pounds in just a weeks time. Could this possibly be from my kidney. The last test showed 74% function of the remaining kidney. That was in January, It took two er visits with the chest pain for them to say it was bronchitis.
i have high blood pressure and i have taken my medicine. i have a bump on the side of my head. it havent got big or anything. and my doctor told me to not bother it if it is not bothering me. well it is starting to bother me a little. and the side of my head by my ear keeps jumping and like numbness go towards my teeth. what that might be
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