I am a a type one diabetic on an insulin pump. I am on several medications daily. I take atenolol and just started taking lisinopril. I had a sore throat and a cough in the night. Gasping for air. Can someone tell me is losartan better than the lisinopril? Can you take it with atenolol? My doctor wants me to start taking the losartan now.
Yes, you can take losartan with atenolol. They work by different mechanisms to lower blood pressure. When lisinopril, an angiotension converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor, causes cough as a side effect patients are changed over to angiotension II receptor antagonists such as losartan.
Search for questions
Still looking for answers? Try searching for what you seek or ask your own question.
Posted 15 Nov 2009 • 1 answer
Posted 19 Sep 2011 • 1 answer
Posted 22 May 2013 • 2 answers
Posted 2 Dec 2014 • 1 answer
Posted 31 Mar 2017 • 0 answers