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Atorvastatin vs. Lisinopril for Heart Attack

Atorvastatin

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/ 4,074 posts
Other Names: Lipitor

Lisinopril

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/ 28,542 posts
Other Names: Zestril   Prinivil
Rating: 4 out of 5
Based on 4,074 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 3 out of 5
Based on 28,542 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Atorvastatin (International Nonproprietary Name) , sold by Pfizer under the trade name Lipitor, is a member of the drug class known as statins, used for lowering blood cholesterol. It also stabilizes Atheroma and prevents strokes through anti-infla... Read more on Wikipedia
Lisinopril is a drug of the ACE inhibitor class that is primarily used in treatment of hypertension, congestive heart failure, and myocardial infarction and also in preventing kidney and retinal complications of diabetes mellitus. Its indications, contr... Read more on Wikipedia
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By John F
July 2, 2014
John F wrote
Fatigue with Lisinopril
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By Cherie
June 14, 2014
Cherie wrote
Lisinopril
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By Barbara
May 7, 2014
Barbara wrote
Lisinopril
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By Denise
February 3, 2014
Denise wrote
Hemorrhoid
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Check out the celery juice cure combined with deep breathing relaxation. I stopped after 2 yrs taking 20 mg Lisinopril and once I got through the rebound effect can't believe how much better I feel and so far celery working!
Esther  |  April 11, 2014
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By Buni
February 2, 2014
Buni wrote
HORRIBLE GAGGING COUGH
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I have the same issue. I just started on Lisinopril and I wake up in the night with a terrible, strangling cough. It can take me an hour or two to get it under control. I'm probably going to need a new med.
Helena  |  April 26, 2014
I think dry cough is one of the listed side effects
April 11, 2014
I don't know if lisinopril cause you to cough,but mind start at bedtime every night. cough all nite 20 mg/12.5 mg.
DD  |  February 19, 2014
Agree with you. My husband was on it for years. They increased his dosage cough started had cough for 2 months then was taken off it. I had swollen ankles from another bp drug got taken off as bp was high BUT was also on Naproxon which can cause hbp .Was put on Lisinopril got cough, husband said it your meds but l thought l would try a month. Cough is really bad can't sleep. Horrible in public when you can't stop coughing at checkouts! So going back today to doctors as l am diving in Red sea
Jen  |  February 18, 2014
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By Dianne Moore
January 1, 2014
Dianne Moore wrote
Lisinopril
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By Dee Rooks
November 29, 2013
Dee Rooks wrote
Lisinopril and Nightmares
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By Rose2Ian
November 21, 2013
Rose2Ian wrote
saundrar@eyemana.com
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By Julie
October 24, 2013
Julie wrote
Lisinopril & Swollen feet
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By EEM
October 11, 2013
EEM wrote
Lovestatin 40mg.
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By tom
September 22, 2013
tom wrote
lisinopril amounts
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By Bob
September 9, 2013
Bob wrote
Lisinopril
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By Alex
August 25, 2013
Alex wrote
Hearing loss and lisnopril
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By Lonnie
August 6, 2013
Lonnie wrote
lisinopril and anxiety
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By Rozanne
August 3, 2013
Rozanne wrote
tendonitis caused by Lisinopril (prescribed for high blood pressure)
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By Priscilla
August 3, 2013
Priscilla wrote
Lisinopril and wrinkles
I am experiencing the same problem. It just dont feel good it in general. I had diabetes and got rid of that. Lost a lot if weight. Tomorrow I am cutting down to 5 mg a day instead of 10. I wish that I had never been out on it. I have majors leg and joint pain. I exercise a lot and I hurt more than I did before I lost weight and got on this med.
Annette  |  March 3, 2014
Hum maybe that is what has happened to my arms also.
A.J.  |  January 14, 2014
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What patients are saying about Atorvastatin vs. Lisinopril

75 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
daily. I have begun to have excruciating stomach aches...
...I take atorvastatin 20mg ...mg, Lisinopril 10 mg (1 daily) and just started Levetirecta 500 mg- twice daily. I have begun to have excruciating stomach aches. Stomach...
atorvastatin and that didn't cause any problems...when I...
...resumed the atorvastatin and that didn't cause any problems...when I restarted the lisinopril, the values went zooming up by 42 points in 4 days...even with additional exercise and no change in...
and Atorvastatin due to allergic reactions. I thought...
...attack , had a blood clot, transported to ...came home with Plavix, Lisinopril , Atorvastatin , Metoprolol Tartrate. Had to stop the Lisinopril and Atorvastatin due to allergic reactions. I thou...
breathing trial, which he initially tolerates well...
...40 mg/d; lisinopril, 5 mg/d; and atorvastatin, 10 mg/d. He is started on a spontaneous breathing trial, which he initially tolerates well, but ...is given increasing doses of lorazepam to...
months have stopped Atrovastatin, CBC 4months back normal,...
...64 year male on Atrovastatin 20mg x10 years, hypertensive on lisinopril 20 mg amlodipine 5 mg. ...4 months have stopped Atrovastatin, CBC 4months back ...proliferation.TSH 14.3 started Levoth...
Nicorandil and Atorvastatin they keep me ticking over. Of...
...been taking Aspirin in the ...and if I have Angina I sometimes take ...Cardiologist. Along with Atenolol, Lisinopril, Isosorbide- mononitrate, Nicorandil and Atorvastatin they keep me tickin...
hi moana ... i'm on atorvastatin 10 mg ...and lisinopril...
hi moana ... i'm on atorvastatin 10 mg ...and lisinopril 10 mg ....but i was given the atorvastatin after my heart attack ...it haha.... and lisinopril i was given after they took me off...
week. I also take lisinopril 10 mg 2xdaily and bystolic...
...last week. I also take lisinopril 10 mg 2xdaily and bystolic 5mg ...no problems. I am wondering if the atorvastatin could be caus...
take statins\"! also put me on Lisinopril for high blood...
...couple of days ago. Doc changed med to Atorvastatin (Lipitor). itching is also listed ...who can't take statins\"! also put me on Lisinopril for high blood pressure. Good news though, result...
tablets? I am on 40mg Atorvastatin but regularly read...
...have been on Candesartan.Lisinopril, Furosamide (for water problems), ...effects. I have been on Adalat Retard 40 for about ...cholesterol tablets? I am on 40mg Atorvastatin but regularly rea...
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