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    Old 11-09-2006, 04:58 PM   #1
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    Red face side affects from going off Ace Inhibitors

    After 2 quite miserable days of extreme flushing (like my brain is on fire) tingly sensations in my head,confusion, some chest pain under certain circumstances.And unable to work! -could be a good thing right?
    Anyway I am hoping that others out there can tell me their experience in quitting an Ace inhibitor.
    How long should I put off going to the ER?
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    Old 11-10-2006, 04:51 AM   #2
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    Re: side affects from going off Ace Inhibitors

    Hope,

    Here's what's probably going on:
    ACE is a very potent enzyme that is core to many prostaglandin and histamine reactions.
    After a while on ACE inhibitors, your body makes more and more.
    When you stop the ACEI, that excess ACE goes to work double time.
    You can see all kinds of weird vaguely "allergic" looking symptoms.

    Try an antihistamine if you have any laying around (clorpheniramnine maleate or benadryl.)

    How is you BP doing these two days?

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    Old 11-11-2006, 10:49 AM   #3
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    Re: side affects from going off Ace Inhibitors

    Well,after 2 days in the hospital one the cardiac ward, I'm home feeling much better!
    Just to update: I was down to 12.5 toporal and on altrace(1cap) when I felt so very sick. Burning headaches, chest pains, BP up and down in drastic #'s like 152/98--117/58
    I stopped the altrace and stayed home from work for 2 days.Couldn't sleep and symptoms stayed.I finally went to the ER and they admitted me because my salt levels were 120 when they are supposed to be 139. At the last visit to the DR he had todm me to stope the altrace and watch my salt. I watched it reeeaal good! an continued to drink water as my "healthy" habit has always been. I drink 4 or 5 of those 2.11 pint bottles a day. And since I was so miserable at night with the burning brain and chest pains plus the BP I was awake all night for 2 nights and propably drank more than that! I flushed all the salts right out of me while I was giving up tasty meals missing salt so much trying to gelt the BP to behave!
    So now?
    I'm back on toporal 25 a day, eat salt within reason and am feeling better but still recovering.
    I'm perplexed by it all. Some alternative medicine people advocate strict diets and no meds. The long term use of the Beta has other health issues- and I guess I was going about it all wrong. So I think I'll try again after i recooperate. I't been a rough 2 weeks.
    Thanks for asking Lenin.
    Hope

     
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