Lowers blood pressure. Zestril (lisinopril) is a good blood pressure-lowering medicine that protects kidney function. Lowers blood pressure. Zebeta (Bisoprolol) is usually given to people who have taken other blood pressure meds unsuccessfully or have recently had significant heart problems. Reviews & ratings Everyone Men Women Filter group. All currently selected Everyone Men Women All ages 18-34 35-54 55+ Filter group. All currently selected All ages 18-34 35-54 55+ 5.17 Lisinopril
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Low blood pressure 4%
Chest pain 2%
Kidney damage 10%
High potassium 6%
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FDA side effect reports for Bisoprolol » How it works Lisinopril Bisoprolol Zestril (lisinopril) is an angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor. It blocks a chemical that tightens blood vessels. This makes blood vessels relax, which lowers blood pressure and allows more blood and oxygen to get to your heart and other organs. Zebeta (Bisoprolol) is a selective beta blocker that works specifically on the heart. It lowers blood pressure by slowing down the heart and making it work less to pump. Type of medication Lisinopril Bisoprolol Prescription only Prescription only Available as Lisinopril Bisoprolol Used for Lisinopril Bisoprolol Risk factors for serious side effects Lisinopril Bisoprolol › Women of childbearing age › African descent › Current kidney problems › Medicines that increase potassium › Use of salt substitutes Detailed Zestril (lisinopril) risks & warnings » › Diabetes › Coronary artery disease › Heart failure › Major surgery requiring anesthesia Detailed Zebeta (bisoprolol) risks & warnings »
Research studies with real people found harmful effects on unborn babies, but the benefits might outweigh the risks even if you’re pregnant. Talk with your doctor.
Research studies with animals found harmful effects on unborn babies. It hasn’t been properly studied in humans. The benefits might outweigh the risks even if you’re pregnant. Talk with your doctor.
Kidneys and liver Lisinopril Bisoprolol › You'll need to have blood tests done to check your kidney function. › Protects kidney function, which is especially useful for people with diabetes or mild-to-moderate kidney disease. No kidneys and liver related info. Upsides and benefits Lisinopril Bisoprolol › A first-choice blood pressure treatment for many people. › Lowers the risk of heart attack and stroke. › Protects kidney function, which is especially useful for people with diabetes or mild-to-moderate kidney disease. › Recommended for anyone with heart failure since it lowers the risk of death and further damage to your heart. › Very cheap drug, and comes available as a liquid for children over 6 years of age. › Good for protecting the heart and lowering blood pressure if you've had a heart attack. › Available in a generic version. › Also comes in combination with other medications to lower blood pressure. Downsides and risks Lisinopril Bisoprolol › Up to 10% of people can get a dry cough while using this medicine. It ranges from a mild tickle in the throat to a persistent hacking cough. › Requires a yearly blood test to see how the medicine is affecting your body. › Zestril (lisinopril) isn't safe to use if you're pregnant. › Doesn't work as well in people of African descent, and can cause a greater chance of face, tongue, or lip swelling. › This isn't a first choice medication to lower blood pressure. › You can't stop taking it suddenly, or else you're more likely to have a heart attack or other problems with your heart. Tips from our pharmacists for people taking the medication Lisinopril Bisoprolol › Can cause dizziness the first few days you're taking it. › Check your blood pressure about 1 week after starting Zestril (lisinopril), and tell your doctor if it hasn't improved. › Let your doctor know about any dizziness, tiredness, cough, or throat irritation that doesn't go away. › You'll need to have blood tests done to check your kidney function. › Don't take Zestril (lisinopril) if you're pregnant. › Zebeta (Bisoprolol) can make you feel dizzy the first few days you take it, so be careful driving and quickly standing up until you know how your body reacts to it. › Don't stop taking it suddenly without talking to your doctor. › If you have diabetes, Zebeta (Bisoprolol) can make it difficult to tell if your blood sugar is low. › Can cause headache, fatigue, and make you more likely to get colds or the flu. Learn more More about Lisinopril Side effects Reviews & ratings Alternatives FDA package insert More about Bisoprolol Side effects Reviews & ratings Alternatives FDA package insert