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... I've not been here in a while and have been reading through the message boards and finding a lot of information about Altace side effects that are sounding disturbingly familiar. I started on 2.5 mg a year ago. Initially, that provided good bp control. ... (2 replies)
Jul 5, 2005
... Update on my altace experience. No cough. If I take 2. ... (19 replies)
... I was on Altace in 2000-2002, my first BP med. After about 6 months I noticed alot of diarrhea, extremly on going cough and it did nothing for my BP at all, and I also got heart palps. I was on 5 mgs. Know many folks who take it with no problems, but my BIL and I just didn't seem to beable to tolerate it. My dr. didn't want to take me off of it, as he swore it was the best... (4 replies)

... PS There is also loss of libido to contend with as well. Reading on the Internet, looks like this and insomnia and headaches are pretty well known side effects of Altace. ... (2 replies)
... Hope we hear from others about this. I started taking 2.5 altace a year ago, worked well for about 6 months, then bp crept back up. ... (4 replies)
... evelyn, It's common for the body to find other pathways to make Angiotensin-2 once the ACE route is cut off for many months. That proabably explains the need for more and more Altace. Switching drugs sounds like a good idea for you, at least to determine what side effects were due to the ACE inhibitor. Lots of people get better results with Benicar than some other ARBs. (2 replies)
... I'm not sure about Altace, but I noticed my sleeping patterns changed when I started Apo Hydro. (4 replies)
... day of Altace for about 4 weeks. It has been effective at lowering my bp, but I've had trouble sleeping since I started taking it. ... (4 replies)
... Gojoe, I see no problem combining the two if you have no serious side effects with either, like coughing from the Altace, or exhaustion, impotence and insomnia from the atenolol (huge dose BTW). I'm AMAZED the atenolol 150 mg won't lower your BP enough. That amount of beta blockade would flatline me! Do you have any extenuating problems that would make BP control so... (3 replies)
... I am allergic to Claritin, big time. I also took Altace for 3 years. I think I had my reaction to Claritin before I started the Altace, can't remember for sure though. ... (2 replies)
... after couple days. I was lucky without the cough but The Altace made my body and face and neck hotter and redder then the sore throat..swollen liips...I have been off all meds for a week now. ... (7 replies)
... My guess is she will up the altace and see what happens. Does anyone else take a diuretic with alstace? ... (1 replies)
... Or else do the Altace and HCTZ to start. ... (10 replies)
... ng time ago, and it was not controlling my blood pressure and also caused swollen ankles which most often does not improve. Other medications such as Benicar and Altace made me dizzy and caused gastro problems, which made these drugs terrible for me. ... (21 replies)
... y, my doctor likes to keep the dosages low and in combination, than he can work his way up. My first 2 pill combination about 8 years ago were TOPROL XL 25mg and ALTACE 5mg. ... (42 replies)
... I just posted on another thread, but thought I would repeat here what happened to me. For about a year my Famiy Dr has tried to get my blood pressure down with a water pill(diuretic HCTZ). It just seemed to make my numbers higher, especially the lower number. I got so sick while on it, (not sleeping, heart pounding, weak spells, & more)that I just quit the water pill and... (4 replies)
Avapro Side Effect
May 19, 2004
... I don't like either of them. This guy is like the female one, shoves ya in and out and doesn't listen at all. The female dr. that I complained so much about the Altace to, just wouldn't listen till I finally told her ENOUGH ALREADY. She put me on Atenolol, 25 mgs. and I felt alot better, but this guy said 25 mgs. ... (18 replies)
... Diovan hasn't seemed to affected my sleep, BUT I've ALWAYS been a lousy sleeper so am the wrong person to be able to help you with your insomnia question.....sorry. ... (13 replies)

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