Lisinopril vs Nifedipine

Lisinopril
(Rx)
Nifedipine
(Rx)
Lisinopril is a high blood pressure medication.
Nifedipine is a calcium channel blocker.
Satisfaction Score
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2.4
Slightly Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.2
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for High Blood Pressure
2.2
Concern level
2.8
Helpfulness
for High Blood Pressure
3.3
Concern level
1.9
Approval Date
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July 1, 2002
April 28, 1989
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
39,983 Discussions
11,006 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
Lisinopril is prescribed for High Blood Pressure and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Condition
Number of posts
Our data suggest that Nifedipine is taken for Contractions, Raynaud's Phenomenon and Premature Labor, although it is not approved for these conditions. In addition, it is prescribed for High Blood Pressure and Raynaud's disease.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Lis
Cough
10
Tiredness
4
Dizziness
4
Allergy
2
Depression
2
Weight Loss
2
Dry Cough
2
Weight Gain
2
Shortness of Breath
2
Nausea
2
Nif
Headaches
5
Bleeding
2
Dizziness
2
Depression
1
Hypertensive Crisis
1
Tiredness
1
Itching
1
Burning
1
Nausea
1
Discomfort
1
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Cough
Lis
Nif
10
0
Tiredness
Lis
Nif
4
1
Dizziness
Lis
Nif
4
2
Allergy
Lis
Nif
2
0
Depression
Lis
Nif
2
1
Weight Loss
Lis
Nif
2
0
Dry Cough
Lis
Nif
2
0
Weight Gain
Lis
Nif
2
0
Shortness of Breath
Lis
Nif
2
0
Nausea
Lis
Nif
2
1
Headaches
Nif
Lis
5
0
Bleeding
Nif
Lis
2
0
Dizziness
Nif
Lis
2
4
Depression
Nif
Lis
1
2
Hypertensive Crisis
Nif
Lis
1
0
Tiredness
Nif
Lis
1
4
Itching
Nif
Lis
1
0
Burning
Nif
Lis
1
0
Nausea
Nif
Lis
1
2
Discomfort
Nif
Lis
1
0
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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Not Available
C Category C
Before taking Nifedipine during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Lisinopril and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Nifedipine and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Pill
Dosages
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Tablet: 2.5 mg, 5 mg, 10 mg, 20 mg, 30 mg, 40 mg
Tablet: 30 mg, 60 mg, 90 mg
Capsule: 10 mg, 20 mg
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
Avoid grapefruit or discuss with your doctor because grapefruit may increase drug concentration.
Ingredients
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Lisinopril
Nifedipine
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Lisinopril and Nifedipine: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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