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  1. Stopping HRT reduced blood pressure
    ... med. that doesn't have all of the side-effects like Altace , Toprol XL, Lotrel & Atenolol........

  2. Can HBP medication raise pressure?
    ... need several combos before finding the right one. Altace made my B/P higher than it had ever been 2 years ago...
    ... has basically ruined my life. I have tried Toprol, Altace & etc. , but all of these meds. have the side-effects...

  3. renin levels
    ... struggling with the meds. Catapress knocked me out, Altace gave me horrible diarrhea and am currently trying...
    ... struggling with the meds. Catapress knocked me out, Altace gave me horrible diarrhea and am currently trying ... FIRST choice should be something in the ACEI (i.e., Altace ) or ARB category. Altace was the right type of med...

  4. Toprol xl and avapro
    ... lot more before being put on the market along with Altace & Lotrel!!!! No one should experience the side-effects...

  5. Altace causing this??
    ... I wouldn't expect that to be from Altace . The only way to be absolutely certain would be to ... do a trial without Altace and see if your condition improves. Of course, you ... should always check with your doctor, right? :) Is Altace the only drug you are on? Were you on Altace before...
    ... being on Lotrel & Atenolol. I also feel sluggish+. Altace was the worst out of all of the meds. that I have...
    ... What is CFIDS?? I started Altace when I was still sick. The doctor thought my elevated ... BP might be causing some of my problems. I think Altace did make me feel better. Since being on Altace I have...
    ... Altace was the worst B/P med. that I have ever been on. It...

  6. BP meds or not, What is the alternative?
    ... other beta blockers in this category, also. I take altace 5mg (ace inhibitor) that I was prescribed after a...

  7. A Little Poll....
    ... B/P? 190/100 What meds did the doc. put you on? Altace & Toprol 50 MGS What meds. are you on now? Lotrel ... effects)- It's a tie, but Atenolol would be #1, then Altace & Toprol What is your average B/P now? 115/66 last...
    ... Atenolol What meds. are you on now? Atenolol & Altace (plus many more for udder things) What is the worst ... your High B/P? Have only taken atenolol (BB) and Altace (ACEI)...

  8. Question about med side effects re swelling
    ... may be the cause, but I also take an ace inhibitor( altace 5mg) and a beta blocker (atenolol 50 mg), among other ... last couple of months, so I could probably stop the altace , w/o any problem. It was prescribed after a heart...
    ... doesn't go away. That's why I thought it may be due to altace . I have read that it can cause angioedemia, which...
    ... might be right about your swelling being from the Altace . If it is then Lasix will not help. Norvasc did it...
    ... side effects. Jack, i think you're right, its the altace ....
    ... I would be interested to know whether Altace is causing your problem. I take 5mg as well. When ... swollen. I never did figure out why but possibly the Altace . 5mg is still a pretty low dose of this medicine. ... allergic reaction. Somehow I really doubt the Altace is causing your problem, but then Im not a doctor...
    ... meds. for serious problems. I think that it is the altace also, but these dang studies keep coming out, and ... future planning, lol. I thought I would maybe stop the altace but I read an article today about really lowering...
    ... may be the cause, but I also take an ace inhibitor( altace 5mg) and a beta blocker (atenolol 50 mg), among other ... last couple of months, so I could probably stop the altace , w/o any problem. It was prescribed after a heart...
    ... vessels with resulting edema. Why not skip the Altace for a couple weeeks to test out the hypothesis? The...
    ... every now and then. I may get the courage to stop the altace for a while. Pal, You have much knowledge of...
    ... I would be careful about stopping the Altace even for a short time. That isnt safe especially if ... you already have a blockage. Some people think Altace is a joke because it didnt work for them. From my...

  9. Another Toprol question!
    ... and I felt really strange. I stopped it when back to Altace the next day. Could that have been bad for my heart...
    ... good the day I took Toprol. I've had good luck with Altace , unlike most people. I really hate to quit taking...

  10. ALLHAT trial results
    ... after the attack, I was placed on an ace inhibitor ( Altace ). When I got home I did lots of research on ace inhibitors ... may speak with my cardiologist about trying it w/o altace . Our family doctor must have knew about this trial...

  11. Low Heart Rate??
    ... I am a 20 yr old male. I am taking 5mg of Altace for HBP. This evening I was laying down. I took my...
    ... This effect is magnified when using an ACEI (like Altace ) or ARB. 44 bpm isn't really anything to be concerned...
    ... noticed my heart rate was very low and went back to Altace . I do have an event monitor. It is the type where...

  12. How long to try Toprol XL??
    ... wrong except my BP was high at times. He started me on Altace and I never felt like I was going to faint again and ... take it before seeing whether it's really working?? Altace has really helped me so much. I dont want to keep ... Toprol if my BP is going to be higher than it was on Altace . Can anyone who has taken Toprol and Altace offer...
    ... Toprol & Altace were both horrible with side-effects, bus so is Atenolol ... for me. Toprol made me feel cold all of the time & Altace made me feel much more anxious. Atenolol just makes...
    ... would shoot up quickly. THat hasnt been happening with Altace ....
    ... that and it was 150/90. He is the one who perscribed Altace for me. Altace stopped the spells where I felt like ... all. I've only taken it one day so im going back to Altace tomorrow. I notice that my heart rate is slow and ... wouldnt notice how weird it makes me feel. At least with Altace I feel like a normal human!...
    ... I never tried Altace , but Toprol was not good to me. I got bp increases...

  13. Could Altace Raise My Bp
    ... I've never taken altace , but my bp does rise when i take toprol xl. It sometimes...
    ... It might sound nuts, but Altace did nothing for my BP, and yes, it use to spike ALOT ... ! Altace gave me heart palps, diarrhea, flushing, and some...
    ... I have taken Altace and it works great for me. It did not increase my ... higher right now though. I can tell I havent taken my Altace ....
    ... anxious, made me feel like junk & did raise my B/P. Altace was the worst drug that I was ever on. Toprol & Atenolol...

  14. When to measure BP
    ... to really good levels. The 1st doc. put me on meds ( Altace & Lotrel at the time) after one reading & an EKG that...

  15. Diovan or Not
    ... 160mg (just about two years now). Atenolol, Toprol, Altace and thiazide diuretics all controlled my BP but trashed...

  16. Question
    ... Atenolol 100 MGS & Lotrel 5/20. I have been on (Toprol, Altace , Verapamil) as well. My B/P is under perfect control...

  17. New to Diuretics-Got bad side effects.-Now Just got a CT scan of my brain!!
    ... Lotrel (as well as the meds that I am off of like Altace , Verapamil & Toprol (it happened a lot with Toprol...

  18. xanax could be my answer
    ... anxiety. They could prescribe Toprol, Lotrel, Atenolol, Altace .... whatever, but once I go to the doc. my B/P goes...

  19. The Reason Why White-Coat Is Obvious
    ... never sugggested one. He just prescribed me Toprol & Altace & referred me to a B/P Specialist/Nephrologist. That ... always runs 156/86 even now. The 1st doc. switched the Altace to Lotrel. I never went back to him. The 2nd doc...

  20. The Next Logical Step???
    ... Like I told U in another thread, I took myself off of Altace , and then dropped my Atenolol from 50 to 25 on my...

  21. Current GP's... This Is What We Deal With
    ... Axe..I had a dr. who would not take me off Altace as she felt it was a great drug, but it gave me lousy ... Atenolol. Once my palps stopped, I took myself off of the Altace . When I told her, she upped the Atenolol to 50 mgs...

  22. Pulse Racing Frequently
    ... My pulse use to do that alot when I was on Altace , that is one reason I wanted OFF of it, along with...

  23. Another Waste Of Time... Docs Appt.
    ... was just a poor doc. One measurement & I started on Altace & Toprol. Terrible. The 2nd doc. said that Atenolol...

  24. altace side effects
    ... Altace was the worst B/P med. that I was ever on. The side...
    ... I didn't like Altace at all. It did nothing for my BP, gave me alot of...
    ... I have never been on altace , but i was on hctz recently. yes my hair use to be...

  25. Plendil to Altace to Benicor, what now?
    ... I have been on Altace and Plendil. Altace caused throat problems and Plendil caused rapid heartrate...

  26. I'm Trying Something
    ... Once I was on Altace and it worked great to reduce my BP, however, I developed ... my BP went down to the same level as when I was on Altace . Problem is I am 61, with thyroid problem, and it...

  27. ACE Inhibitors and Couging
    ... I took Altace for two and a half weeks but had to stop it because...
    ... this down. The terminal elimination half-life of ALTACE is stated as being over 50 hours. So, this could...
    ... OOPS sorry Bea..my mistake..I meant ALTACE .... zuzu xx...
    ... I was on Altace for almost 2 yrs., and the ALMIGHTY cough started...

  28. Palamedes Must Be A Doctor
    ... anxiety & panic attacks from drinking into account. Altace was a good start. A good start to what???? Having...

  29. Avapro
    ... then I am wiped out the next day. Seeing I was on Altace and had such lousy side effects with that, I figured...

  30. I Can't Wean With This????
    ... history? Lotrel came 1st after I couldn't take Altace , my 1st doc. put me on Lotrel when I asked about ARB...
    ... THREE drugs! Lotrel came 1st after I couldn't take Altace , my 1st doc. put me on Lotrel when I asked about ARB ... alcohol (which I have cut down 99.9%) & anxiety. Altace (an ACEI) was a good start. You couldn't take it ... blood pressure? If you were having side-effects from Altace , Lotrel doesn't sound like a natural progression. ... If Altace was lowering your blood pressure, but not enough, ... doing much for your BP. This is all assuming that the Altace experiment did indeed lower your BP. If it didn't...
    ... Quote: Lotrel came 1st after I couldn't take Altace , my 1st doc. put me on Lotrel when I asked about ARB ... I have cut down 99.9%) & anxiety. Palamedes- Altace (an ACEI) was a good start. You couldn't take it? ... blood pressure? If you were having side-effects from Altace , Lotrel doesn't sound like a natural progression. ... If Altace was lowering your blood pressure, but not enough, ... could understand a switch to Lotrel. Sorry dude, Altace was the worst. It made my arms tingle & caused me...
    ... first doctor made a stupid decision to switch you from Altace to Lotrel IF you were having side effects. I'm pretty...
    ... once again. I don't know why he switched me from Altace to Lotrel. I think that it was because he had a bunch...
    ... Lotrel with Toprol & the Xanax, after trying me on Altace . When he said that Altace was a good drug & wouldn...

  31. Question about beta blockers
    ... This seems to be a regular line that doctors use. Altace , Toprol, Lotrel, Atenolol, Verapamil+ may be good...

  32. What Combo Has Worked For You
    ... (not everyday), but on certain days. My list..... Altace (the worst) Atenolol (a close 2nd), Toprol (s**ked...
    ... (not everyday), but on certain days. My list..... Altace (the worst) Atenolol (a close 2nd), Toprol (s**ked...

  33. White Coat and no believing Dr
    ... took my B/P once, one isolated day & gave me Toprol & Altace right away & took an EKG. He never mentioned anything...

  34. Worst B/P Medication Taken So Far
    ... It's a poll... I would say Altace , but I could only deal with it for 1 week. For...

  35. Feels like my life is falling apart.
    ... drug yet. It is all part of the process. I was on Altace , Toprol, Verapamil+ before my new regimen of Lotrel...
    ... hassle..I was one of them. At first they had me on Altace , an Ace drug, it did nothing for my BP, gave me lousy ... She finally put me on 25 mgs. of Atenolol with the Altace , as I was getting terrible heart palps. Once I was ... on the Atenolol, I took myself off of the Altace and started to feel fine. New dr. shoved me on 50...
    ... can't move me. Gotta love those Beta-Blockers, Altace , Toprol & Lotrel. Gonna try to play tennis today...

  36. What Is This B.S. With Docs???
    ... always been borderline. The problem was that meds. like Altace , Verapamil+ didn't help. Once I stopped drinking ...

  37. Best time of day to take meds?
    ... Not all BP meds. work the same on everyone. I took Altace for 2 yrs. and besides the lousy side effects, it...

  38. How long to see results of Lisinopril?
    ... they tell U NOT to use it if that happens. I was on Altace , which is an Ace, and I got the ALMIGHTY cough, flushing ... mgs., and after a few weeks I took myself off the Altace , plus switched drs. I know many folks who take Ace...

  39. Can someone guide me with the process of getting OFF Atenolol please?
    ... but that is checking at 9:00 A.M. Atenolol, Lotrel, Altace , Toprol... you name it, the drugs may lower the B...

  40. Anyone on as many meds for BP?
    ... about 114/66 but a few months ago I was on micardis, Altace , atenolol, and clonidine along with the Zocor with...
    ... chance for lots of terrible side-effects (trust me). Altace was horrible when I took it, Toprol was really bad...

  41. Need some help
    ... 2003 for 95% blockages and am currently taking 10 mg Altace and 25 mg Chlorthalidone to control my bp which has...
    ... Probably the doctor will consider upping the altace or maybe replacing it with a beta blocker. How's...

  42. Please Respond.... Is It The Meds???
    ... that make me feel like junk??? I have been on Toprol, Altace , Atenolol, Lotrel, Verapamil. They all have different...
    ... they don't get kick-backs, unless Atenolol, Lotrel or Altace is the prescribed med....

  43. Flushing For A Year...
    ... left the 1st doc., because he didn't believe that Altace nor Toprol could cause side-effects. He switched me...

  44. Blood pressure meds and hives and changed to AVAPRO
    ... I have been taking Avapro for about 6 months. Took Altace , 5 mgs. for 2 yrs. and it did nothing for my BP and ... Felt better on the Atenolol and took myself off of Altace , also switched drs. New dr. upped it to 50 mgs. and...

  45. POLL! Please participate
    ... edications: Now: Lotrel (5/20) Atenolol 100 MGS. Have tried Altace , Toprol+. They all cause side-effects from my experience...

  46. Coversyl Plus
    ... effect with the Ace is a naging cough, I had it with Altace , and the diurectic is suppose to rid your body of...

  47. uncontrollable swelling of feet and ankles
    ... socks on now! I am on HCTZ 25mg/day, Norvasc 5mg/day, Altace 10mg/day and Toprol XL 200mg/day for my High BP. ...
    ... amazed by this, but took me off that and now I'm taking Altace , with normal size feet again (so far anyway)....

  48. 3rd Doc. Same B.S.
    ... a drinking binge. Doc. put me on meds. right away. Altace & Toprol. Altace cause horrible side-effects, so he...

  49. I have been on Toprol-XL for about 3 months
    ... it's actually worse. Lotrel is pretty bad as well. Altace was terrible. I think that the docs. get something...

  50. My Experience With Doctors
    ... beers & 5 shots for 4 days straight. He prescribed Altace & Toprol. He ran an EKG. Everything was fine. Referred ... to a nephrologist. April 2003- Altace gave me horrible side-effects, switched to Lotrel...
    ... him because he continued to tell me that "Toprol & Altace are good drugs". He gave me an EKG. which turned out...
    ... are doing. My 1st was a cardiologist & he swore by Altace & Toprol. That was the worst. He said the typical ... incentive to prescribe certain drugs like Lotrel, Altace & Toprol??? Do benicar & diovan not give them enough...

  51. I Think The B/P Meds Are All
    ... studies they come out with seem to me like B.S. Toprol, Altace , Verapamil+++ have all been horrible for me. I...

  52. Natural ways to boost blood pressure
    ... listen & just believes in prescibing drugs like Toprol, Altace , Lotrel & Atenolol. 5) Eat lots of salt 6) Have...

  53. Is There Any B/P Med....
    ... effects. I don't believe the B.S. trials for meds like Altace , Toprol, Lotrel & Atenolol. My B/P was like 140/80...
    ... effects. I don't believe the B.S. trials for meds like Altace , Toprol, Lotrel & Atenolol. My B/P was like 140/80...

  54. Been On Benicar 40 for nearly 2 weeks
    ... know what U are going thru. As U know, I was on the Altace for over 2 years, and the dr. wouldn't change it, ... for the palps did things start to quiet down, as the Altace was doing nothing for me at all. After I went on 25 ... mgs. of Atenolol with the 5 mgs. of Altace did I notice a difference. After about a month of ... that combo I took myself off of the Altace , dr. wasn't happy, but tuff, I didn't like that stuff...
    ... the back and leg pain, but I also had it with the Altace , plus the racing heart and horrid diahrrea. Dr. kept ... telling me NO, it wasn't the Altace , but seems funny as soon as I took myself off of...

  55. Benicar( my life saver :) )
    ... seems to be getting a lil better. Geez, after being on Altace for over 2 years and feeling lousy, it kinda feels...
    ... I see there is something else to try. I hated the Altace , man that stuff did NOT agree with me at all. The...

  56. For Zuzu, JJ and others :)
    ... alot, thank heaven. ;) When I was just on the Altace , they had me take that before bed, and when they added ... had me take that with it. When I took myself off the Altace , I just took the Atenolol before bed, then when he...

  57. Started atenolol; pulse 60
    ... When they put me on Atenolol, 25 mgs. I was also on Altace . For some reason the Altace use to jump my pulse up ... month on the combo I slowly took myself off of the Altace , and to be honest, felt fine. The new dr. on my first...

  58. breathing technique that lowers blood pressure?
    ... hypertension without the medication I currently take - Altace 10- mg. I just would like to know more about it before...

  59. Pharmacist suggests adding atenolol to diovan
    ... I was on Altace for a couple of years and it did nothing for my BP ... and after a couple of weeks on it I weened off the Altace . Unfortuneatly the Atenolol didn't do the trick by...
    ... have them on just the Atenolol, but did have them on Altace and now they are back with the Avapro. Always some...
    ... inhibitors, I had a persisitent dry cough, and I guess Altace is in that class. It looks like Avapro is an angio...
    ... probably nervous about when it will kick in. I was on the Altace when they finally put me on the Atenolol, but the ... Altace seemed to keep giving me problems, so I took myself ... dr. said it was because I was coming down off the Altace . That stuff really messed me up, major cough, pains...

  60. Zuzu... Atenolol
    ... . PS I developed diarrhea on both Atenolol and Altace plus cough as well on the Altace. THAT was fun! No ... effects whatsoever on Diovan. With well controlled BP Altace did the same thing to me. Atenolol is inconsistent...
    ... BP was climbing again though. So we then went to Altace . Got more diarrhea plus cough. He FINALLY put me...

  61. My Test...
    ... already switched doctors once, because he claimed that Altace & Toprol were great drugs. He was also against benzos...

  62. anxiety and high bp
    ... gastrointentestinal upset, tired++++) Anxiety Altace ... the absolute worst Altenolol- Not many side...

  63. Avapro Side Effect
    ... to meds. and have not had good luck on many. I took Altace for almost 2 years and PLEADED with the dr. to take...
    ... The female dr. that I complained so much about the Altace to, just wouldn't listen till I finally told her ENOUGH...
    ... but the dr. won't listen to me either. When I was on Altace I had this problem too, plus the horrid cough and...

  64. Diastolic Pressure!
    ... They are the worst Bp med I have ever taken. I took Altace . what kind do you take? Good Luck! :) :) :)...

  65. Anxity and BP Meds
    ... really does't matter now cause the dr. stopped the Altace . It seems I'm allergic to ACE inhibitors....

  66. New Here.. Many Questions
    ... I reached 155 lbs, I came off the ACE inihibitor ( Altace ) and to the physician's amazement, my bp was around...
    ... problems with my chick. Toprol was the worst, other than Altace . Paxil was a complete joke. If someone wants to feel...

  67. Stubborn BP
    ... in Oct. and HCLT, 25 mg. NO change. By Jan. added Altace (10 mg) once per day. No change. When I went to the ... office to have it checked one month after starting the altace , it was 180/100. I rested for a few moments (she took ... that, the doctor pooh poohed it. Now I am on HCL, altace (10 mg) and metaprolol (generic) 50 in am and 50 in ... hour). I am back on the metoprolol now, with the altace and HCL, have Dr. apt. May 25. I HAVE NO SIDE...
    ... possibility of substituting either the ACE inhibitor ( Altace ) or the beta blocker (metoprolol) with a calcium channel...
    ... metroprolol (lopressor's generic) hctz, and 10mg altace ...and finally, today, at the dr.'s office (where I...

  68. Benicar 20mg/Hct
    ... tried Diovan and that did the same thing, plus tried Altace , which was a TOTAL NIGHTMARE of side effects. AARGGG...
    ... tried Diovan and that did the same thing, plus tried Altace , which was a TOTAL NIGHTMARE of side effects. AARGGG...

  69. Finally Found A Doc....
    ... Toprol after a drinking binge. He initially put me on Altace , but it had way too many side-effects for me. I stuck...

  70. Medicines that WORK - a poll
    ... samples. Way too many side-effects on Toprol & Lotrel. Altace was the worst. Will keep you guys posted after mjy...
    ... will let me try it. The 3 that I have tried before ( Altace (theo worst)- Toprol (lots of side-effects) & Lotrel ... from my old. doc. He said that it was similiar to Altace & wouldn't prescribe it. As Donald Trump would say...

  71. A Typical Day On Meds.
    ... that I was on. He said that Diovan was the same as Altace (which didn't work for me). He would tell me that ... Altace is a great drug & the side-effects are probably in...

  72. should I start a new drug?
    ... with men as well Kyoto. My doc. continues to say that Altace & Toprol are "good drugs' even though I told him of...

  73. What Would You Do????
    ... Then why does he only prescribe Toprol & Altace ???? After telling him about my symptoms & side-effects ... asked for Diovan & he said that it was the same as Altace , which is not true at all. No wonder I hate going...

  74. Switching Within A Class. Success?
    ... have to say is WUH? Then I decided to check out ALTACE from same PDR. The only info it gives about the BP...

  75. My #'s
    ... side effects. The 1st one that he gave me was Altace . Horrrible side-effects... He just said that it was ... then why do so many people have side- effects from Altace ???? When he prescribed Toprol, why didn't he tell...


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