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Hypertension (HTN) or high blood pressure is a cardiac Chronic (medicine) Disease in which the systemic arterial blood pressure ...
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Lisinopril vs Nifedipine

Lisinopril
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Nifedipine
Other name: Zestril Zestril
Other name: Procardia Procardia
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2.4
Concern level
3.3
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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...
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Nifedipine (brand names Adalat, Nifediac, Cordipin, Nifedical, and Procardia) is a dihydropyridine calcium channel blocker. Its main uses are as an antianginal (especially in Prinzmetal's angina) and antihypertensive, althou...
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Weight Gain
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Headaches
5
Spasms
3
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1
Depression
1
Tiredness
1
Hypertensive Crisis
1
Cramping
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Itching
1
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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...
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About Nifedipine
Nifedipine (brand names Adalat, Nifediac, Cordipin, Nifedical, and Procardia) is a dihydropyridine calcium channel blocker. Its main uses are as an antianginal (especially in Prinzmetal's angina) and antihypertensive, althou...
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If I'm taking lisinopril, can I change to nifediac cc?Yes, y...
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" If I'm taking lisinopril, can I change to nifediac cc? Yes, you can change to Nifediac (nifedipine) from lisinopril. Obviously you'll need to... "

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om Lisinipril before TTC to Nifedipine after. Now th...
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" ...and BFP/siggy warning... I switched from Lisinipril before TTC to Nifedipine after. Now that I'm KU, my OB says it is still a safe med. (There were some other safe choices... "

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the lisinopril and put me on nifedipine.It stopped in 1 d...
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" ...It's a allergic reaction. Was on lisinopril for a few years and ...it) but his PA, Took me off the lisinopril and put me on nifedipine. It stopped in 1 day... "

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switched from Nifedipine 30 mg. to Lisinopril with diuretic...
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" ...was recently switched from Nifedipine 30 mg. to Lisinopril with diuretic combo. I ...back to taking the Nifedipine - but that was causing swelling in my ankles. I am fighting the coughing and diarrhia... "

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y Csection. I was first on nifedipine & then switched to l...
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" ...after my Csection. I was first on nifedipine & then switched to lisinopril when I stopped breast feeding. ...My doc jst lowered my lisinopril to the lowest dose, 2.5 ...bps are great. I've had headaches and... "

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30 mg for quite a while, and I've never had any side effects...
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" Suzanne, I've been on lisinopril 10 mg BID, atenolol 100 mg, and nifedipine 30 mg for quite a while, and I've never had any side effects. If I forget to take the atenolol in the morning, by... "

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back on it. Have you tried nifedipine? It does seem to work...
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" ...sense to me either  I was on lisinipril before getting pregnant then they ...constant until I finally put myself back on it.  Have you tried nifedipine? It does seem to work "

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have had no side effects from 90 mg nifedipine and 20-40 mg...
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" I've had high BP my entire life but have only been on meds for 12 years. I would watch it closely and see a doctor if it creeps up. I have had no side effects from 90 mg nifedipine and 20-40... "

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ill be stopping the Lovastatin and Lisinopril once I b...
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" ...to lower my LDL cholesterol which is a little high, and to stop the Nifedipine and begin taking Lisinopril ...before a second pregnancy. I will be stopping the Lovastatin and Lisinopril once I become... "

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was on lisinopril I managed to get to sleep without trouble...
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" When I was on lisinopril I managed to get ...I was put on nifedipine but the sleeping problems continued. I then found I had a normal BP except at the doctor's so came off medication. However it took me... "

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