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Shortness of breath, light headed after changing blood pressure medicine to lisinopril 20

Doctor just change my bp meds to Linsinopril 20mg twice a day and HCTZ/ Triamterene 37.5-25 once a day, I have shortness of breath when working. Today I was push mowing and I felt winded and lite headed. Checked bp and it was 107/77 but heart rate was 125. and hour later it was still over hundred. I have only been on meds two days. Never had problem before, what is going on???
Asked On : Thu, 26 Apr 2012
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When BP lowers there is compensatory rise in heart rate or pulse. Even then you must report to your doctor for shortness of breath. Serum sodium and pottasium (Na , and K)should be checked with dieuretics periodically
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