May 29, 2023

Cardiovascular Disease

Lysine april is a medicine to treat high blood pressure hypertension and heart failure it’s also prescribed after a heart attack and helps prevent future strokes and heart attacks it also improves your survival if you’re taking it after a recent heart attack or for heart failure it works by widening your blood vessels and making it easier for your heart to pump

Blood around your body it can also be used for diabetic kidney disease to slow down the disease lysine april is only available on prescription it comes as tablets it also comes as a liquid for people who find it hard to swallow tablets lysine april is also available combined with another blood pressure medicine called hydrochlorothiazide this is called by the

Brand names esteretic or lysoretic key facts lysine pro lowers your blood pressure and makes it easier for your heart to pump blood around your body your very first dose of lysinopril may make you feel dizzy so it’s best to take it at that time after the first dose if you do not feel dizzy you can take lysine april at any time of day try to take it at the same

Time every day some people get a dry tickly cough with lysine april if this happens your doctor might suggest you change to a different medicine if you get severe diarrhea or vomiting from a stomach bug or illness tell your doctor you may need to stop taking lysine april for a while until you feel better drinking alcohol with lysine april can make you feel dizzy

Or lightheaded it’s best to stop drinking alcohol until you see how the medicine affects you side effects of lysine april like all medicines lysine april can cause side effects in some people but many people have no side effects or only minor ones common side effects these common side effects of lysine appeal happen in more than one in 100 people talk to your

Doctor or pharmacist if these side effects bother you or do not go away a dry tickly cough that does not get better feeling dizzy or lightheaded especially when you stand up or sit up quickly headaches being sick vomiting diarrhea itching or a mild skin rash blurred vision serious side effects it happens rarely but some people may have serious side effects when

Taking lysinopril call a doctor or contact 111 straight away if the whites of your eyes turn yellow or your skin turns yellow although this may be less obvious on brown or black skin this can be a sign of liver problems you’re paler than usual feel tired faint or dizzy have any sign of bleeding for example bleeding from the gums or bruising more easily than usual

A sore throat a fever or you get infections more easily these can be signs of a blood or bone marrow disorder you have severe stomach pain this can be a sign of an inflamed pancreas acute pancreatitis you have swollen ankles or blood in your pee or you’re not peeing at all these can be signs of kidney problems

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Lisinopril: The Drug That Could Save Your Life" blood pressure and heart Cardiovascular Disease By Dr kelly medical research scientist