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Suffering from high BP. Taking lisinopril, coughing, lethargy. Alternative medication to lower BP?

My husband is 70 years old and weighs about 200 lbs. He takes lisinopril and has developed a serious cough and he feels lethargic all the time. His blood pressure was normally 135 - 145/70-85 before he was put on the drug. Would he be better off just not taking the lisinopril and trying to modify his BP by another method?
Asked On : Mon, 30 Jul 2012
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Some time lisinopril may cause cough and lethargy but it may reduce if you continue the medication for some time like about 2-4 weeks but in some cases it may continue even after that. In that situation we change the medicine to other group. You can ask your physician to change the medication.

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Answered: Tue, 31 Jul 2012
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