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Old 05-29-2005, 11:50 PM   #1
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Anyone experienced with the combo of Lisinopril and thiazide?


Recently I went back on Lisinopril. My Doctor wanted me to take it in addition to the hydrochlorothiazde. Well, I am taking 2.5 mg of lisinopril, and after a few days my readings have dropped from 160/90 to 140/75. Is there something about this combo that really kicks in, or am I just extra sensitive to the lisinopril? The thiazide alone wasn't doing anything.

Also, has anyone here ever adjusted to their BP being lower? I find myself dragging and tired, dizzy, etc. with a "normal" reading. Does this disappear in time?

Thanks, Brenden.

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Old 05-30-2005, 08:16 AM   #2
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Re: Anyone experienced with the combo of Lisinopril and thiazide?


The combination is a particulary good one and I'd try it myself but for THE COUGH! I hope it doesn't sneak up on you.

I think you'll soon get useed to the BP long as you don't go SUPER low. Usually ACE Inhibitors don't make you tired but it does happen.

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Old 05-30-2005, 02:03 PM   #3
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Re: Anyone experienced with the combo of Lisinopril and thiazide?

That combo is working good for me. For the first time in a couple of years I have consistant normal BP without any side effects. I feel less tired than when I was on ARB + diuretic. I don't even feel bad with BP of 109/68
I take Altace though not lisinipril.

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