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Lisinopril

Lisinopril is an antihypertensive medication that is also used in heart failure. It belongs to the angiotensin-converting enzyme drug group. It improves the survival rates in heart attack patients and prevents future stroke. It is also used in slowing down diabetic kidney disease. Lisinopril can cause dry cough, headache, lightheadedness, dizziness, blurry vision, itching, diarrhea, vomiting, etc. Prinivil and Zestril are common brands.

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I have LVH and my resting heart rate around 40. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I was diagnosed with severe LVH due to anabolic steroid abuse the past two and a half years and training for more than three hours a day. I have made lifestyle changes and lost weight but my anxiety now gets the better of me. I have a family history of bradycardia my RHR is 40s and h...  Read Full »


Dr. Ilir Sharka

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I passed carefully through your history and would like to reassure you that there is no reason to panic, as long as you have stopped physical training and anabolic steroids intake. You should know that LVH (left ventricular hypertrophy) is quite reversible in such a...  Read Full »

Can I rely on machine-generated report of ECG?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 41-year-old male. I have been elected for an EKG because I am a pilot and need a medical certificate. I have hypertension that is controlled easily with 10 mg of Propranolol daily and 10 mg of Lisinopril daily. My BP is 117/70 mmHg with 66 BPM. There are no symptoms of chest pai...  Read Full »


Dr. Talapatra Ritendra Nath

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The interpretation you saw was a machine interpretation, and they sometimes drive us crazy. Your ECG (electrocardiogram) is fine. However, get an ECG for final confirmation.   Read Full »

I have indigestion and fever after my dialysis session. Why?

Query: Hello doctor,I have been diagnosed with kidney disease and had many dialysis sessions, but no trace of diabetes or hypertension was detected in all tests. However, I do experience indigestion and fever sometimes. I am taking tablet Torsemide 50 mg daily and Lisinopril 0.25 mg daily. Please help.Than...  Read Full »


Dr. Yash Kathuria

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. I see you are on dialysis sessions, having indigestion and a feverish feeling. So I need to ask a few things before I advise you something. How much urine you are passing? Is dialysis accessed by a fistula or catheter? What is your PTH...  Read Full »

What could cause a spike in BP in PKD patients with regular medication?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 57-year-old male with polycystic kidney disease. My BMI is 27, and I am a non-smoker. My creatine ~1.25, eGFR ~63. I am currently on 30 mg Lisinopril, 12.5 mg Hydrochlorothiazide daily. Most recently I changed to (6 months ago), taking 40 mg Lisinopril only and noticed bp incr...  Read Full »


Dr. Pranaw Kumar Jha

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The causes of this accelerated phase could be multiple. Is there any change in dietary habit with increased salt intake? Any recent change in antihypertensive? Did you by any chance miss antihypertensive medications? Any consumption of pain killer NSAIDs (nonsteroida...  Read Full »

I am suffering from ED. Is it due to BP drugs?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a doctor practicing in a rural area and aged 55 years. I am having high blood pressure for last seven years. My blood pressure was 180/100 mmHg before treatment and now I am on Telmisartan H 40 mg once daily. My BP fluctuates between 128 and 135 systolic to 85 and 90 diastolic. I do ...  Read Full »


Dr. Muhammad Zohaib Siddiq

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com.Regarding your ED (erectile dysfunction), definitely your age can be factor. But, if ED developed suddenly, then this could be caused by anxiety. It is one of the most important causes of ED. Yes, some ARBs (angiotensin receptor blockers) can cause ED as a side effect ...  Read Full »

Why do I have recurrent pelvic pain?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 65 years old female of height 4'10" and weight 187 pounds. I take Lisinopril as I have type II diabetes and some breathing issues. A year ago, I had pelvic pain in the evenings and some very light, occasional spotting that I think was vaginal for several weeks. I also had some ver...  Read Full »


Dr. Manisha Raghunath Auradkar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. It has been around six weeks since you are experiencing pelvic pain. There are different reasons for this like, and it can be associated with endometriosis, infectious cause, sometimes due to hormonal imbalance. To know the exact cause, ul...  Read Full »

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