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  1. Rapid heart rate
    ... I am taking Coreg and Altace . Did you have an EKG done?? My EKG's are always abnormal...

High & Low Blood Pressure board

  1. Blood Pressure Medicine Combinations
    ... LABETALOL. He was also prescribed NORVASC, DYAZIDE and ALTACE . When I spoke to him recently, he said he feels better...

  2. Ramipril
    ... I just did a search and realize it's a generic for Altace , which my father is on. He is also on Prilosec for...

  3. Antihypertensives and glucose metabolism abnormalities
    ... are: MICARDIS (definitely), BENICAR, DIOVAN, COZAAR, ALTACE , ENALAPRIL and Perindpril (Probably). I am currently...

  4. New, HBP, on meds
    ... hypertension a couple of years ago at age 39. I started on Altace , which was dreadful, went to Diovan and now I am...

  5. Side Effects from Bystolic?
    ... sexual function was DIOVAN. All the others COZAAR, ALTACE , BENICAR and Ace inhibitors have a negative effect ... thats not saying much). When I took the Ace Inhibitor ALTACE /RAMIPRIL I had numerous PVC's, dry mouth, cough etc ... my doctor dropped the TOPROL and switched me from ALTACE to DIOVAN. Which was a little better, but I still ... blockers too often. My doctor took me off PERINDOPRIL/ ALTACE another Ace Inhibitor when he prescribed 5 mg of BYSTOLIC...
    ... rather inconvenient. At least BYSTOLIC is not like ALTACE or other medications which are in a capsule form....

  6. How to withdraw from Altace
    ... You can withdraw from it immediately. Altace does not cause re-bound issues if discontinued. ...

  7. Diovan cost recently increased
    ... I was on Altace and that worked well, too. But I got an episode where...

  8. Arthritis symptoms and blood pressure medications
    ... listed that can cause this condition. A few of them are altace , avapro, benicar hctz >1%, cozaar, lopressor and micardis...

  9. Leg Swelling and tingling when taking Amlodipine
    ... eliminated my PAC's and PVC's. My doctor than added ALTACE for better blood pressure control, and my TOPROL XL ... effects increased. I dropped the TOPROL and took only ALTACE which continued to give me side effects like dizziness...
    ... pressure control, and for diease prevention. PERINDOPRIL, ALTACE and even LIPITOR have this ability....

  10. how can I suppress a cough from Lisinipril
    ... episode which started with cough while on another drug ( Altace ) of the same ACE-inhibitor class which resulted in...

  11. Atace to Ramipril
    ... me they were going to increase the price I pay for Altace again and suggested I switch to a generic. I was ... doing fine on Altace with no cough and good BP control. However, my insurance...
    ... I believe that Altace IS Ramipril. I take 20mg of this drug daily. I just ... checked the label on mine - it says Altace Ramipril (E-21). I think that Ramipril is the common ... name, while Altace is a brand name? I am not 100% sure if that's how ... it works. My Altace /Ramipril/whatever is not cheap, either - around $50...
    ... cannot get a good nights sleep. After I go back to Altace my cough stops and I sleep like a rock. I take other ... generics without a problem. How can an Altace generic replacement cause side effects the original ... save the money but it seems I will have to stay with Altace as it provides good BP control with minimal side effects...

  12. Bystolic & Altace
    ... been prescribed to use Bystolic (Beta Blocker) and Altace (ace inhibitor) together. Has anyone had any experience ... Hi Harvey, I'm taking BYSTOLIC and ACEON. ALTACE is very similar to ACEON, both being ACE INHIBITORS ... believe the BYSTOLIC will cause less side effects than ALTACE . (I had more side effects with ALTACE a few years...
    ... I was recently on Bystolic and Altace . In some instances I had less symptoms with Bystolic ... the time. It did reduce my BP but I do alright with Altace alone....

  13. Most popular high blood pressure med??
    ... HCTZ Diovan Enalapril Diovan HCT Norvasc Altace Lotrel Cozaar Coreg Benazepril Amlodipine...

  14. Angiotensin Receptor Blockers Increase Risk of Myocardial Infarction
    ... do nothing (or possibly harm)for heart protection. ALTACE , CAPOTEN, ACEON and most other ACE's decrease mortality...

  15. Lisinopril not holding BP
    ... time this has happened. It happened the same way with Altace . Miketer...

  16. which do you think is better for high blood pressure? Atenolol or Propranolol
    ... down to anything like a normal level, so now I use Altace for bp control and still take 150 mg of atenolol because...

  17. New on lisinopril
    ... been started on medication. First I was started on Altace but that did not lower my pressure. Then the doctor...
    ... know. PS Interesting to know that I first started on Altace which is an Ace and this did nothing. Now on Lisinopril ... the same thing. My cardiologist doesn't seem to like Altace at all. Miketer...

  18. Going off a beta to Norvasc... Please help!
    ... other pills such as "MICARDIS", "COZAAR", "DIOVAN", " ALTACE " etc.... NOTE: The drug "MICARDIS" (according to...

  19. Always Research The Medications Prescribed
    ... to mind with good results from research trials are: ALTACE (RAMIPRIL), ACEON (PERINDOPRIL), COZAAR (LOSARTAN ... to an end (after approx 6 years) comparing MICARDIS/ ALTACE . These results should interest anyone taking blood...

  20. Atacand (ARB) with a beta blocker
    ... Doctors mainly prescribe beta blockers with ACE drugs ( Altace , Aceon, Capoten etc...)or diuretics. If you cannot...

  21. Angiotensin receptor blockers and myocardial infarction
    ... study on MICARDIS (Angiotensin Blocker ARB) versus ALTACE (Ace Inhibitor), is to be released very soon 3/08...

  22. BYSTOLIC (Nebivolol) - New Hypertensive(Beta Blocker)Medication
    ... combination about 8 years ago were TOPROL XL 25mg and ALTACE 5mg. (According to my doctor he said these 2 pills...
    ... Hi Ace, Your doctor was right. Altace and other drugs in this class help treat several conditions...
    ... flowergirl2day;3419110]Hi Ace, Your doctor was right. Altace and other drugs in this class help treat several conditions...
    ... I stopped taking my beta-blocker TOPROL along with ALTACE (He was very reluctant about me dropping the TOPROL...

  23. HP Med check
    ... years ago when I began to take a beta blocker TOPROL + ALTACE . If I had to take a Calcium Blocker again I would...

  24. Altace is not working
    ... Hi, Altace can cause intestinal swelling in some people. I think...
    ... that I had the CT scan was because after taking the Altace for about 6 months my Creatine Level was slightly ... must be some kind of interaction between food and Altace . The ER doctor on 7/17 had no idea what the problem ... doctors. My only conclusion is that the CT dye and Altace react badly in my body or all of a sudden my body...

  25. PB Meds to protect kidneys???
    ... 1 caused severe leg cramps. Now he wants me to try Altace . Have any of you ever heard of taking these meds when...

  26. from ACE to ARB, is the ARB not working?
    ... I went from an ACE ( Altace ) to an ARB (Diovan) and I absolutely agree the ARB...
    ... [QUOTE=violet312s;3340035]I went from an ACE ( Altace ) to an ARB (Diovan) and I absolutely agree the ARB...

  27. How Long Does It Take for Altace to Work?
    ... When I was on Altace it took about a week to see results. Worked extremely...

  28. Cough on Monopril
    ... medical literature on ACE inhibitors. I was on Altace for about 4 weeks when it initially appeared. Mine ... cough went away fully about 4 week after stopping Altace . I'm now on an ARB (Diovan) and it's working almost...

  29. Hypertensive and atherosclerotic effects on blood vessels
    ... Inhibitors especially PERINDOPRIL (ACEON) and RAMIPRIL ( ALTACE ) appear to be among the most cardio-protective. The ... better blood pressure control. I had trouble tolerating ALTACE apprx 5 years ago and was switched. I hope this med...
    ... opposed to beta blockers that help cause it). I was on Altace originally with no problems. I was switched to 20mg...
    ... opposed to beta blockers that help cause it). I was on Altace originally with no problems. I was switched to 20mg ... perindopril.... P.S. You mentioned switching from ALTACE to RAMIPRIL.... ALTACE is the brand name of RAMIPRIL...

  30. 26 and serious blood pressure???
    ... thus the reason for my stress i guess =) im taking altace once a day...ive researched it, but still clueness...

  31. Altace
    ... QUOTE=Englander;3195425]I've been taking 10mg a day of Altace to control my BP for about 3 years now managing 135 ... less effective? Hi, :) that's exactly right. Altace is known for that. After a time, it loses its effectiveness ... be much better off doing that than titrating your Altace dosage. You'll see much better results with the Hctz...

  32. Beta blocker for high systolic?
    ... Hi- New HBP pt this yr. Altace 2.5mg twice/day. At my Dr. visit, my sytolic seemed ... anyway, and wonder if it would help more than the Altace ? For those who have been on beta blockers, did...
    ... chance of any major SEs. It seems my Dr. thinks the Altace is doing fine. He said I didn't need to come back...

  33. Anyone tried Avapro?
    ... there is a side effect to get, I will get it. The Altace was horrid, and it wasn't a dry cough, it was like ... I will admit it is working much better then the Altace , man that stuff sucked! I have talked with many people ... who have the same complaint about Altace , including my son, who is a nurse. He says he sees...

  34. Irbesartan (Aprovel)
    ... blame the Avapro. I tried a few BP meds., and the Altace really drove me nuts, not only the terrible cough...

  35. Beta Blockers and Diabetes
    ... inhibitor that my doctor said he would prescribe was Altace . Maybe I should ask for lisinopril since it is generic...

  36. Anyone ever self-dose their BP meds?
    ... blood pressure pt (3/07). I was rxed a low dose of Altace at 2.5mg. in March. I had my follow-up appointment ... his early death. I would like to try doubling my Altace on my own for about 2wks and see if it makes a difference...
    ... with stage 1 or (sometimes) stage 2 hypertension. Altace may have been rxd for you because not only is it effective ... They really work! I would like to try doubling my Altace on my own for about 2wks and see if it makes a difference ... lunch? Whether or not you increase the dose of Altace is up to you. You might get a greater reduction in...
    ... if he'll be mad, If I say, well I upped my dose of Altace . - Probably not a good situation.:) Leea...
    ... Paging Doctor HOUSE! :D) leea, I think taking the Altace in 2 doses separated by 12 hours is the best way to...
    ... have to watch out for ourselves. I will try the Altace , one in morning, one in night. I figure, if I take...

  37. Weight Gain On BP Meds
    ... weight gain: Metoprolol (my old one) Labetalol Altace Spironolactone (my drug sheet did not list the weight...
    ... weight gain: Metoprolol (my old one) Labetalol Altace Spironolactone (my drug sheet did not list the weight...

  38. Should I be scared? Cause I am....
    ... some reason I didn't. And she's now switched me to AltACE . I guess my questions are this: - She is absolutely...
    ... was made. That cannot be done after just one visit! Altace works fine - watch for dry cough!...

  39. Potassium question
    ... sparing diruretic, Spironolactone. I also take Ramipril ( Altace ), an ACE inhibitor, at maximum dose. Ramipril decreases ... but figured they had been prescribed for a reason. ( Altace has a few other uses besides lowering blood pressure...
    ... this my self as a new BP pt, starting on a low dose Altace . - Even on a low dose, I was also worried about k...

  40. Altace
    ... I take Altace . Well now I've got the generic version of it(Ramipril...
    ... I am taking 2.5mg Altace , as a new HBP pt, since March. My Dr. said there are...
    ... I was on 5mg Altace for about 2 months. Worked really well on the BP,...
    ... I have been on Altace since 1993...2.5mg then 5 and currently on 10mg since ... was 132/76 :) ). Of course, 10mg is the highest in Altace so if it quits doing it's job, I'll be on something...
    ... What bp med did you switch to, since you had to quit Altace ? I switched to Diovan (an ARB). Definitely not ... as effective as the Altace but after lots of dosage adjustments have my BP generally...

  41. Stopping Blood Pressure Medications
    ... vinger? I had high blood pressure and my Do put me on Altace . I have been on it for years. well I gained weight...

  42. Altace Cough
    ... I have been on Altace 5 mg for about 5 years. It has worked very well for ... consensus. 2 think asthma, 2 RADS and the allergist thinks altace may be the culprit . Could it be that simple? After ... 4 plus years of no problems could Altace suddenly cause my coughing and SOB? It would sure...
    ... or not yet. I will ask about discontinuing the altace . No one has mentioned a ct scan . In my case,...
    ... sensitized. If I were you, I would just STOP the Altace for a week and see if you stop coughing. It will become...

  43. Feel better but:
    ... nformation that both of you gave me. I’ve been off the Altace and Zorcor for 1 week now. I’d like to know how...

  44. Altace
    ... I just started Altace , 2.5mg, around early March. It is the first BP med ... can be bothersome. Also, the instructions say Altace can promote a high potassium and recommends you have...
    ... I was on 5mg Altace for about 6 weeks. Worked really, really, really...
    ... brynac, But first give the Altace a try. If you don't have the cough and the BP improvement ... I don't think any of us are saying don't take Altace . It's just that you need to be aware of a particular...
    ... Re: Altace I have been on 20mg Altace daily for a while now. (10 mg/day before that). It...
    ... I had been on 5 mg of Altace . When I went back for a checkup my doctor said to ... beating in my ears thing. I have no cough from the Altace ....

  45. Inconsistent readings - Taking BP correctly?
    ... Hello I am a new BP pt and just started Altace 2 wks ago. When I take my pressure at home using...

  46. don't like altace
    ... Hello and welcome. I just started altace too, at 2.5mg. Everyone is different. I have not had ... pressure has come down nicely, after about 1 wk on altace , although I will say I also dced a med. for surgery ... contributed to my high BP. Now I am not sure if it's the altace or holding the other med. - Either way it's coming ... Let your doc know you are having trouble with the altace . Best wishes...
    ... bethsheba Here's the deal. I have been on altace for 10 months, have had high bp for most of my life...
    ... 125/65---were they taken when you didn't take any altace --or when you did? How long have you been off medication ... meds, etc. I'm assuming you want to discontinue the altace and go on another medication but I don't know. ...
    ... story a little better. The Doctor has me on 10mg Altace not 20mg, 25mg Hydrochlorothiazide, and 240mg of Cardizem...
    ... this correctly, 1. You are currently taking 10mg Altace , 25mg Hydrochlorothiazide, and 240 mg of Cardizem ... correct? Now how long have you been taking the altace , hct, and cardizen combo? Can I assume you to...
    ... What I'm saying is that the combo without the altace works just fine. I have been off the altace for about...
    ... time you see your doctor tell him you are OFF the Altace and don't want it added back. If he won't believe...
    ... doctor's office right away to notify them I was off of altace . I'm concerned that your doctor did not offer you...

  47. Lifestyle changes - Do they work?
    ... I am a newbie to high blood pressure. Just started Altace 2.5mg. Wondering if lifestyle changes enahnce the...
    ... 140-150/85-90 and never came down, until I started altace , a few wks ago. Never had high blood pressure before...

  48. anxiety about having high blood pressure
    ... hoping for a long life like my mom:) I just started Altace . Appreciate any advice from those who have been...

  49. New to high blood pressure - Ace inhibitor?
    ... high blood pressure at age 49. My Dr. perscribed Altace , an ace inhibtor, at 2.5mg. I have only been taking...
    ... the old standbys that work just fine. I was on Altace for about 2 months. Worked great with low side effects...

  50. Altace and Potassium levels
    ... higher serum potassium is probably casued by the ALTACE . Is that ALL you are taking for hypertension? If ... was in your situation, I would consider lowering the ALTACE dose and adding some thiazide or furosemide, since...
    ... Lenin, I'm happy to find you on this board. Yes, Altace is all I take, and it has kept my BP to an average...
    ... potassium I get. For you it really sounds like less ALTACE and some Lasix may meet ALL your electrolyte and BP...

  51. Temporary High BP Despite Medication?
    ... meds to normalize it (120/80). She is on 15 mg of Altace and 5 mg of Norvasc daily. For about a year everything...

  52. anyone have allergic reaction to ace inhibitor
    ... for about a year. Originally, I started at 2.5 mg Altace . Then, I switched to 5mg Lisinopril. Recently, my...
    ... rashes or hives. This happened when I had been on Altace for about 4-5 months. The doctor promptly changed...

  53. 20y old bodybuilder B/P and H/R problems Help!
    ... and get back to exercising, but just in case gave me altace to take if i cant get it down naturally. Ive recently ... !! I walked upstairs and told my parents, took my altace and headed to the ER. Now its wednesday and b/p has ... to do this naturally, so Im not going to take the ALTACE again unless I have another episode. Then ill talk...
    ... adrenaline and nor-adrenaline) A couple points: ALTACE is not made for occasional use; either take it or...

  54. Feeling of facial swelling with Lisinopril
    ... tonsils and caused windpipe closures. This occured with altace , a drug of the same class. Allergic side-effects...

  55. bpm
    ... to. I had a problem with a drug of the same class ( Altace ) in which my throat would close up and breathing became...
    ... lisinopril did you have a bad reaction to it also the altace Generic Name: ramipril my husband has been on that...
    ... However, I wasn't on it for very long, I was on the Altace a few months when my difficulty breathing occurred...

  56. 3 meds and bp still up
    ... for me.... I had to discontinue the ACE-inhibitor ( Altace ) that I took because I had a nagging cough and some...
    ... drugs. My BP is 150/120. My GP wants me to take BP ( Altace ) meds with a diuretic. I get the dry cough too (doesn ... underlying condition is polycystic kidneys (that's why the Altace , it protects my kidney's, and other major organs)...

  57. Lisinopril and this annoying, unrelenting cough
    ... get this side effect with ACE Inhibitors. I was on Altace for about 2 months until I could stand it no more ... The ARB I'm on (Diovan) doesn't work as well as the Altace so I had to go on a higher dose, but I'm glad to have...
    ... I had this while taking a different drug ( Altace ) which is ramipril - of the same class as Lisinopril ... gasping for breath. It was scary - about a week off Altace (got switched to Norvasc) and it was gone - the cough...

  58. Questions about Analipril
    ... on this. When I was first diagnosed, they put me on Altace , another Ace drug. It did nothing for my BP, but after...

  59. Someone's Expertise on Ace's
    ... question is would it be worth trying another Ace such as Altace or do you think because these two meds gave me the...

  60. weaning off beta blockers- altace worse,please respond
    ... The altace is no aid to stopping a beta-blocker, the mode of ... people have an AWFUL time with ACE inhibitors like Altace . Just stop the altace as you wean off the Toprol ... week. After you're OFF the Toprol, then maybe the altace can be tried. Doing two things at once makes it hard...

  61. Hello from a newbie
    ... to 3/4, still bad feelings so DR saw me and gave me altace 2.5 a day. I can't explain how sick I have felt, really ... feeling my mortality. It's been now 7 days on altace and I', down to 1/2 toporal. Palps, center chest pains...

  62. 18 Year old in need of help. Doctor wont listen! HIGH BP
    ... check up. Then, he prescribed I try using some Altace ACE inhibitors. First dose for 2weeks was the 5mg...

  63. diovan
    ... was so miserably reacting to it. So started on Altace (ACE). Worked like a charm but got the cough. ...

  64. Blood Pressure Meds & Erectile Dysfunction
    ... is this true? Dr then said maybe he could take Altace . Anyone have similar problems with Altace. Signed...
    ... failing. Anyway, I am on another beta blocker now plus Altace and still have the problem even though my heart is...

  65. toprol
    ... enough for my bp so I am now doing atenolol with a Altace ....

  66. Any "side effect sensitive" folks found a med they like?
    ... out by 25mg Atenolol, 200mg Toprol ineffective, 5mg Altace gave me a cough to die from, HCTZ actually made BP...

  67. What is the best Ace Inhibitor?
    ... I think Altace is the best. It seems to slow the heartrate a tiny...
    ... heart attack: lisinopril For diabetics: ramipril ( Altace ) For people with kidney disease: benazepril, ramipril ... ( Altace ) Four of these medicines are low-cost or moderately ... superior to other ACEIs. One Best Buy - ramipril ( Altace ) - is a brand-name drug for which no generic copy ... is yet available. Altace is moderately priced. Personally, I would start ... would probably be wise to start with the higher priced Altace ....
    ... because I am so addicted to the Clonidine. No, Altace slows my heart rate a tiny bit, although, my doc says...
    ... diferent ACEI over the years. Vasotec, Lisinopril, & Altace . only the altace had any effect on my heart rate and ... a slight drop, like from 70 doen to 65. I do like Altace the best but if you have to pay full price it is expensive...

  68. Question re: Lisinopril & Sulfa Allergy/side effects
    ... I got the ACE-Inhibitor cough while on Altace . Started within a week of taking it and then just...

  69. ED with Antihypertensive medicines
    ... currently fresh on Diovan, but did take Norvasc, Cozaar, Altace , Hyzaar, Lotrel, and maybe couple others. I am not ... on the pills. Also, the first med I was put on was Altace (first 2.5 mg, later 10 mg) and they never effected...
    ... and calcium channel blockers. If the only pill, the ALTACE , an ACE inhibitor, caused no problems, then got back ... Eventually though, ACEI's stop working as you found with ALTACE . For many people the choice comes down to hypertension...

  70. For Those Who Are Frustrated
    ... Toprol taper to 50/50 2 weeks, 25/25 two weeks - Add Altace 5mg - Taper Toprol to 12.5/12.5 while continuing ... the Altace (I am starting to cough a bit), two weeks. - Toprol ... 12.5 once a day, continue Altace (that cough is really getting bad), four weeks - ... Altace has gotta go...obvious ACEi cough that is unbearable...

  71. Should I switch from ACE inhibitor to ARB?
    ... Ace inhibitors for about 6 months. At first, I took Altace but then I switched to Lisinopril in June. Altace...

  72. Lisinopril cough?
    ... sounds like the ACE Inhibitor cough. I had to quit Altace for the same reason. The key part of the cough is...

  73. question on water pill/side effects
    ... everyday stress. I also have high bp. Cozaar and altace gave me a dry cough I'm now on bencar and it look...

  74. Odd Blood Test Results
    ... night. Prior to starting the Diovan I had been on Altace 5mg for 4 weeks. What is odd is that my sodium...


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