Is there anyway I could take linisiprol instead that was prescribed to me but I never even try
If I am out of my high blood pressure medicine norvasc and have no way of getting?
- 30 Jun 2015 by juliehawhaw
- 1 July 2015
Below find the 2 different categories and ways that Norvasc and lisinopril work:
Norvasc (amlodipine) belongs to a group of drugs called calcium channel blockers. Norvasc relaxes (widens) blood vessels and improves blood flow. Norvasc is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension) or chest pain (angina) and other conditions caused by coronary artery disease
Lisinopril is in a group of drugs called ACE inhibitors. ACE stands for angiotensin converting enzyme. Lisinopril is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension), congestive heart failure, and to improve survival after a heart attack.
I can't tell you to take lisinopril because I have no idea what a good dosage is, what the equivalent to your Norvasc dosage would be, if you're on other medications and if you can safely take an ACE inhibitor. You must make your own decision. Why not call your Dr. to be sure? Or your pharmacist?
Search for questions
Still looking for answers? Try searching for what you seek or ask your own question.
Posted 18 Apr 2010 • 2 answers
Posted 2 Jun 2010 • 1 answer
High Blood Pressure - I take diovan 160 mg 2 x day, norvasc 20 mg 2x day and lasix 1x a day. My legs
Posted 25 Jun 2011 • 1 answer
Posted 19 Mar 2012 • 1 answer
Posted 25 Jun 2017 • 1 answer