The Top 9 Lisinopril Side Effects and How to Manage Them

Lisinopril is a useful and beneficial medication that is used to treat hypertension- a condition commonly known as high blood pressure. It works by blocking a substance in the body that causes the blood vessels to tighten, thereby relaxing your blood vessels and allowing for a freer flow of blood and oxygen to your heart. […]

Why Does Lisinopril Make You Cough?

If you have hypertension, also known as high blood pressure, there’s a good chance that your doctor has prescribed you the medication called Lisinopril. Lisinopril is a well-known medicine that is of a type known as an ACE-inhibitor. Millions of people take Lisinopril and similar medications to treat their high blood pressure.  ACE inhibitors work […]

The Links Between ACE Inhibitors and Lung Cancer

If you suffer from hypertension or high blood pressure, there is a good chance that your physician has recommended putting you on an ACE inhibitor such as Lisinopril, Benazepril or Captopril. These medications are sometimes also sold under the brand names of Lotensin, Prinivil, Altace, Vasotec or Aceon. ACE inhibitors can be and are very […]

Antidepressants

Antidepressants are a class of drugs used for depression. They also treat anxiety, panic attacks, posttraumatic stress disorder, bipolar disorder, phobias, obsessive-compulsive disorder, bulimia, chronic pain, bedwetting, and nerve pain. What is prescribed will depend on which chemicals in the brain need to be affected and also on what other medications the patient is taking. […]

Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitors

Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitors, commonly called ACE Inhibitors, belong to a class of drugs used to control high blood pressure, prevent strokes, and prevent kidney damage in those with high blood pressure or diabetes. They may be used after experiencing a heart attack or for migraines or scleroderma. They work by inhibiting an enzyme that is […]

Benzodiazepines (Anxiolytic, Sedative/HYP)

Benzodiazepines, often called “benzos”, belong to a class of drugs used as sedatives, anticonvulsants and muscle relaxants, as well as for anxiety, seizures, panic disorders, agitation, insomnia, and alcohol dependency. They help with anxiety more quickly than many antidepressants. Sometimes, they are used before surgery to reduce anxiety and also have the effect of suppressing […]

Beta-Adrenergic Blocking Agents

Beta-Adrenergic Blocking Agents, or Beta Blockers, are a class of drugs used to reduce systolic heart pressure, heart rate and the heart’s demand for oxygen. Originally developed in the 1960s, they are used to treat abnormal heart rhythms, angina (heart pain), high blood pressure, migraines and glaucoma. In some situations, they may be prescribed for […]

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