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  1. high blood pressure w/meds
    ... My husband is on 10 mg. of lotrel (well the generic brand of it anyway) and this past...
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  2. Modifying dose to avoid fatigue / drowsiness
    ... blood pressure reduction with twice daily dosing. Lotrel lowers blood pressure within 1 hour after dosing with ... days. Maximum blood pressure reduction on any dose of Lotrel is seen within 1-2 weeks. There shouldn't be...

  3. New to the board
    ... stopped smoking. I was given HTCZ 12.5, Coreg 6.25 and Lotrel 5/20. My BP is ok now but I have the worst case of...
    ... the sodium % on the package labels. I have read that Lotrel can cause tremors so I had my doc take me off but ... Nifedical XL. It's only been 3 days. Do you know how long Lotrel can stay in you system? Thanks!...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Coreg Toprol

  4. Metoprolol and Sleep Issues
    ... take 50 mg of Metoprolol twice daily and a 5/20 mg Lotrel once daily for high blood pressure, which has been...
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  5. Metoprolol and Exercise
    ... I take 50 mg Metoprolol twice daily and a 5/20 mg Lotrel once daily for high blood pressure. My blood pressure...
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  6. Issue with generic BP meds
    ... I was taking Lotrel a while back. I came off of it and controlled the ... surgery but meds OK~~~go figure :) Doc prescribes Lotrel (same dosage), but now amlodipine and benazepril is...
    ... to have the doc write a script as 'daw' to get the Lotrel ... we'll see what happens...
    ... significant change in pressure 3 days on the same dosage Lotrel 1X day, BP readings morning and night now 120s/low...

  7. Medication side effects
    ... recently been put on the following medications: Lotrel 10/40MG 1X a day Simvastatin 10MG 1X a day Have...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Simvastatin

  8. New diagnosis, this doesnt seem right!!!
    ... had high BP he decieded to put me on meds.He gave me Lotrel 5/20mg. I took the meds 2 times, and both times my...

  9. Most popular high blood pressure med??
    ... Diovan Enalapril Diovan HCT Norvasc Altace Lotrel Cozaar Coreg Benazepril Amlodipine...
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  10. high blood pressure concern
    ... pressure was 184/116.They put me on the generic for Lotrel at 10/20. I have been reading these posts and many...
    ... Lotrel is usually given when other blood pressure medications...

  11. New Meds Concern Can Someone Help
    ... quadruple bypass about 6 yrs ago. He changed me to Lotrel and zebeta, I also take vytorin. Should I take ... them both lotrel and zebeta at same time and should it be morning or...
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  12. Weight Loss Anyone?
    ... 5mg of CCB, 20MG ACE. I'm running out my supply of Lotrel 5/40 and will switch in a week or so. I've heard...
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  13. High Blood pressure
    ... higher than yours (184/100). I was initially given Lotrel which is a combination CCB / ACE inhibitor in a dose...

  14. Reduction in BP meds, CCB withdrawal
    ... Several days ago, my Lotrel dose was reduced from 10/40 to 5/40 with 5/20 next...

  15. BP meds and sexual side effects
    ... effects for males? A friend of mine is on Lotrel and he said he has no side effects except for occasional ... muscle pain. Is Lotrel a good alternative? I'm a 38 yr old male, before meds...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lisinopril

  16. Lowered dose of BP meds
    ... yesterday, he suggested halving my present 10/40 Lotrel dose to the 5/20 generic equivalent. Short term, I ... have some Lotrel 5/40 and will use them until the supply is exhausted...

  17. Antihypertensives and cholesterol levels
    ... On 10/29 my in office BP was 180 /130 (Initial Lotrel dose of 5/20 upped to 10/40 after 5 days) On 12...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Pravachol

  18. Lifestyle Modifications work great
    ... have a positive effect on you glucose levels. With Lotrel , diet, exercise and weight loss, my BP is down significantl...
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  19. hyperexol
    ... been worried about the ingredients. i am taking lotrel for hbp and I've read that I should not take calcium...
    ... should take the supplements given your prescription for lotrel . Some supplements could interfer with your prescription...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Potassium

  20. Psyllium intake and timing of BP meds.
    ... of the medications. Since taking the daily 10/40 Lotrel dose, I've noticed an increased tendency to constipation...

  21. Beth
    ... lost some weight in the interim! It was straight to Lotrel 5 / 20 and 10/40 about 8 days later when the readings...

  22. Stress & Weight Gain
    ... 25th. During the time I began this new "regime", my Lotrel dose was increased from 5/20 to 10 /40. At present...

  23. Anyone, after HBP diagnosis and lifestyle change, eliminate or drastically reduce med
    ... was 271lbs (I'm 6.02", 55). The Dr. started me on Lotrel 5 / 20 and upped it to 10 /40 2 weeks later. Around...
    ... was 271lbs (I'm 6.02", 55). The Dr. started me on Lotrel 5 / 20 and upped it to 10 /40 2 weeks later. Around...
    ... for cookies, pie and candy! My current meds are Lotrel 10 /40 and 40 mg Pravachol. My BP reading about...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Pravachol

  24. Salt substitute is safe?
    ... reference range is 135 - 146 mmol /L. I take Lotrel and salt substitutes are prohibited but I don't know...

  25. Dr. "wouldn't" prescribe some HCZ
    ... and 3 weeks into my medication regimen (10 days with Lotrel 5 / 20, upped to 10 /40), I thought my numbers were...
    ... in the negative zone and at the 2nd visit where my Lotrel dose was increased, I was prescribed a statin. At...

  26. When should Dr. adjust / change medications?
    ... Dr.'s office diagnosis of high BP. He started me on Lotrel 5 / 20 and on day 9, increased the dose to 10 / 40...
    ... would control your blood pressure along with your Lotrel 10/40, what I'm always thinking about is the side...
    ... excellent comments! I'm not yet at the 4 week stage on Lotrel 10 / 40 but have seen, in the last 3-5 days, a steady...
    ... would control your blood pressure along with your Lotrel 10/40, what I'm always thinking about is the side ... what it was 3 weeks ago. I'm 55 and thus far, the Lotrel 10 / 40 hasn't caused any ED issues. How is your...
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  27. Still have high early morning spike
    ... It's been about 1 week since the Dr. upped my Lotrel doseage to 10 /40 and in the time, my daily average...
    ... hospital or remain out and commence with a low dose of Lotrel . By the time of my 2nd appointment, the blood tests...

  28. Anyone have their meds reduced after "lifestyle" changes?
    ... a moderate reduction in my BP, the Dr. doubled my Lotrel doseage to 10 / 40. Day 2 saw a decline in BP and...

  29. Mix and max generics
    ... Benazepril be combined for the same essential effects as Lotrel ? Thanks....

  30. How long for meds to take effect.
    ... Thanks for all of the very helpful replies. Can Lotrel be "assembled" buy purchasing it's 2 components seaprately...
    ... half. Best of luck. :) My experience with Lotrel is only about 2 weeks in total and thus far, such...

  31. if my blood pressure was 220/30 what should i do
    ... prospect of taking them really deflated me. I was given Lotrel 5/20 which dropped my BP, but 10 days later, it was ... / 85 -100. At my follow up vist, he increased the Lotrel dose to 10 / 40. I'm an anomally in the sense that...

  32. Anything else to try?
    ... I'm taking 20mg of Lotrel everyday, I used to take Attenalol, but it wasn't...
    ... talked to my PCP and she just wants to increase my Lotrel and my Psych wants to switch me to another stimulant...
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  33. Desperate 26yr Male - Sudden onset of Hypertension 1 month ago.
    ... in medical technology". My cardiologist gave me Lotrel too replace the Diovan 160mg. I have been afraid ... to take the Lotrel from all of the side-affects i have read about. ...
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  34. Beta blocker fatigue-how to cope???
    ... My mother was taking Toprol & Lotrel for over a year to control her blood pressure. She ... asked her doctor to be weaned off the Toprol. The Lotrel is now maintaining her blood pressure on its own....
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  35. Two questions about blood pressure
    ... 168/120 and my doctor immediately put me on meds, Lotrel . I went out and joined weight watchers that week ... weight loss or the meds. I think I'm stuck on the Lotrel for life though since hbp runs in the family and my...

  36. Toprol XL, is there a good replacement drug for it?
    ... good replacement drug for Toprol XL? I also taking Lotrel 10/20 with the Toprol XL 50 mg...
    ... good replacement drug for Toprol XL? I also taking Lotrel 10/20 with the Toprol XL 50 mg BLUEBENGAL, HEY...
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  37. Possibility Of Multiple Bad Drug Reactions?
    ... About three months ago I had to add 12.5 HCTZ to my Lotrel (which is Norvasc plus an ACE inhibitor). Long ... blockers and was happy to switch me. (I had requested Lotrel myself last year (mistake!) and he was letting me...
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  38. Anyone (females mainly) with side effects related to
    ... I have been taking the generic for Lotrel CP 5/20MG which is amlodip/Benz cp 5/20. Thanks...

  39. Generic Lotrel- Now Available
    ... I usually take lotrel 5/20 but I just found out that it is now available...

  40. Lenin, Cozaar HCTZ Question
    ... companies to prescribe pricey drugs like Norvasc and Lotrel , the bevy of patented ARB's, and now, CADUET. For...
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  41. Metoprolol and Micardis Together
    ... effective, (I should mention that before that, I was on Lotrel 5/40 I didn't like the feeling) so the doctor up'd...
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  42. Hctz....can you just stop cold turkey?
    ... me for controlling the bp. Without it, I also take Lotrel (Norvasc and a calcium channel blocker), my blood ... pressure creeps up till I need to take it again. I take Lotrel for its other benefits for me. I think the tiredness...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Norvasc

  43. lotrel 10/20
    ... doctor may decide to take your husband off of the lotrel and put him on another med. But, call the doc and...
    ... I take Lotrel (it is Norvasc with a calcium channel blocker, so ... that helps keep my bp down the best. I also take the Lotrel for the ace inhibitor and calcium channel blocker...
    ... husband is showing ankle swelling he should STOP taking Lotrel , Norcasc or amlodipine...all the same thing. This...
    ... Hi I am new to the board, as well as new to the Lotrel 5/20. I have only been taking it for 4 days. My BP ... fluid pill. It was to strong. But since taking the Lotrel 5/20 my BP in 4 days has gone to 115/78 I am so pleased...
    ... PLRey Itching is a serious side effect of lotrel and should be reported to your physician or pharmacist...
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  44. ANY GOOD THINGS -12.5 hydrochorothiazide (HTCZ)
    ... meds. I was off it for about 9 months using only Lotrel , but have recently added it back in. You will go...

  45. Combinations of meds
    ... until a month ago. My cardiologist then put me on Lotrel 10/40 twice a day, still no significant change. Yesterday ... he added Diovan 320mg once a day. I feel like the Lotrel 10/40 has been casuing dizziness and a heaviness in...
    ... medication that does not produce significant side effects. Lotrel is known for producing quite a few of these....
    ... I'm on Lotrel without many side effects, but I usually need a diuretic ... other meds. Some diuretics are not recommended with Lotrel so be sure your doc knows his stuff. Instead of just...
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  46. Effective BP Meds
    ... [[COLOR="Red"]removed] I actually take Lotrel (which is Norvasc and a calcium channel blocker) and...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Norvasc

  47. Going off diuretic
    ... even with a calcium channel blocker added in. I take lotrel and it worked well for about 6 months by itself, but...

  48. Re: lotrel side effects
    ... likely to cause the problem is the ACE inhibitor in the Lotrel , benazepril. The OTHER component, amlodipine can often ... see what causes what. All you can do is stop the Lotrel and see if the facial swelling goes away. If it DOES ... probably tell you to come in immediately...or to stop the Lotrel . If your tongue starts to swell or your throat...
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  49. Morning vs. Evening Blood Pressure
    ... I take 50 mg Metoprolol twice a day and a 5/20 mg Lotrel once a day. My evening blood pressure can actually...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Metoprolol Toprol

  50. Lotrel
    ... Hi LittleNin I took Lotrel for a while, worked pretty good but had to discontinue ... level. I've taken Accupril, lisinopril, atacand, lotrel , atenolol,Clonodine and many others I dont even remember...
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  51. Stoppng Lotrel
    ... Lotrel was the worst of the HBP meds I have taken. I had ... my feet swell a little but nothing like they did on Lotrel . Sometimes the side effects are worse than the actual...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Norvasc

  52. Wierd dreams every night?
    ... taking 50 mg Metoprolol twice a day and a 5/20 mg Lotrel once a day. I get pretty tired in the evening, and...
    ... experienced no side effects of any of these drugs. Lotrel is a trade name for Amlodipine and Benazepril - you...
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  53. Need Some Advice About BP medications
    ... here and I'm looking for some advice. I was put on Lotrel 5/20 last week for hbp 202/145. I am 57 and have heart ... 2 low dose aspirin a day. Before being put on Lotrel I had been taking Lorpressor and Lasix for 4 years ... a couple of months and last week she started me on Lotrel 5/20 twice a day and hctz. Do you think this...
    ... lower it. I think you are lethargic because of the Lotrel , I can't help you much though. You said you take Mgnesium ... Magnesium you take daily? I have tried ACEs and ARBs ( Lotrel is an ACE/CCB combo) and both made me lethargic too...
    ... I took Lotrel 5/20 for a few months and my BP was climbing so the ... none of the tiredness and swelling I experienced with Lotrel plus my BP is doing great. Good luck....
    ... especially in light of all the meds you are taking ( Lotrel is two drugs: an ACEI and a CCB!) What kind of control ... but that won't happen in a week. Neither drug in the Lotrel usually causes fatigue. ...
    ... now have stents. I just needed to know if the Lotrel is a good medication. I have heard of Norvasc? What ... is the difference in that and Lotrel ? On a lighter note, I do feel better today. I ... what they tell me. I am having to get help with the Lotrel because I don't have health insurance. I had to take...
    ... Hi, Lotrel contains Norvasc and an ACEI drug. 174/110 still very...
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  54. Unusual or commonplace?
    ... and started me on Metoprolol 50 mg twice daily and Lotrel 5/10 mg once daily for moderate high BP (about 140 ... really gotten that much lower. My doctor increased the Lotrel to 5/20 mg, which helped a little at first. I'm 5...
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  55. benicar hct + norvasc + "you're kidding me"
    ... was on some stuff that made me feel i had the flu ; lotrel ...that was it...just awful.... well, now about...
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  56. High BP medicines and ED, please read and response!
    ... adusted (sexually) to the new medicines? Ever tried Lotrel or know anyone who has? How does that affect the sex...
    ... Sawyer, Lotrel is an ACEI (benazepril) + a CCB (amlodipine...Norvasc...
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  57. please help..i am scared
    ... Medication is not good for you. My dad is taking Lotrel . I was looking up the ingredients and it contains...

  58. Stopping Lotrel 5/20
    ... That will hard to do. Lotrel is a capsule....

  59. ED with Antihypertensive medicines
    ... Diovan, but did take Norvasc, Cozaar, Altace, Hyzaar, Lotrel , and maybe couple others. I am not sure if this is...
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  60. Metoprolol and Lotrel
    ... not replace one of your drugs (like the double-drug lotrel ) with a diuretic and see what your systolic looks...

  61. Cardio and BP Medications
    ... I have been on Metoprolol (50 mg, twice a day) and Lotrel (5/10 mg) for about 6 or 7 months. Since I started...
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  62. Anyone taking Lotrel?
    ... out at my fave low price pharmacy (30 days worth): Lotrel 5-20: $72.99 Benazepril 20: $23.99 Norvasc 5:...
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  63. Lotrel - Urinary Problems
    ... Lotrel and all beta blockers can relax smooth involuntary...

  64. Please help, need advice.
    ... it down. They ceased these meds. They then tried Lotrel 5/20 (I think that's the correct dosage?). This too...
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  65. warning for women for ACE inhibitors
    ... pharmaceutical information company. The top-sellers include Lotrel , Altace and Lisinopril. In the study, researchers...
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  66. toprol xl
    ... medicications Ask your doctor to try Toprol XL with Lotrel , it worked for me....
    ... whats lotrel ?...
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  67. Anyone taking Lotrel, Ativan, and Dilantin?
    ... hate worst: ATIVAN and NORVASC (amlodipine in your LOTREL .) You haven't even mentioned the possiblility of...
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  68. Who here takes or has taken Verapamil?
    ... shortness of breath and stomach pains. I am taking Lotrel now....
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  69. Lotrel and Toprol XL taken together
    ... don't like to prescribe them together. I believe Lotrel is a combo of amlodipine and an ACEI and therefore...
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  70. Lotrel and Diabetes
    ... do not worry about others. I take Lotrel 10/20. no reaction from it even when I started from...

  71. Dud BP drugs...taken from another thread.
    ... would be fun to share your DUD drugs!! Mine are: Lotrel Atenolol Cardizem Avapro Avalide - Made me crazy...
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  72. Lotrel
    ... I took Lotrel when I was first diagnosed with BP at age 30. I had...
    ... I tried lotrel when I was just diagnosed. It did nothing for my ... gave me a terrible cough. Its interesting though, Lotrel is a combination of calcium channel blocker and ACE...

  73. Cough from Lisinopril??
    ... My Lotrel cough took at least a month to go. I also have allergies ... Sometimes just changing the ACEI will work though. Lotrel has benazepril hydrochloride which made me cough,...
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  74. Ramipril
    ... I'm not an expert, but when I took Lotrel (a calcium channel blocker and benazepril hydrochloride...

  75. Accupril generic
    ... I tried Lotrel , which has benazepril in it and coughed my head off...
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