FAQs ABOUT LISUPRIL 10
What will happen if I stop taking LISUPRIL 10?
Consult your doctor if you want to stop taking LISUPRIL 10. Suddenly stopping the medication may increase your blood pressure level. This can also increase your chances of having a heart attack or stroke. If you're disturbed by side effects of LISUPRIL 10, then your doctor may prescribe you a different medicine.
When will I feel better after taking LISUPRIL 10?
LISUPRIL 10 starts to work within a few hours after taking to reduce high blood pressure, but it may take a few weeks for it to take full effect. If you're taking it for heart failure, it may even take weeks or months. If you're taking it after a heart attack, you may not have any symptoms. In these cases, you may not feel any difference. This does not mean that the medicine is not working. It's important to keep taking LISUPRIL 10.
Will LISUPRIL 10 affect my contraception?
LISUPRIL 10 will not affect your contraception. But some types of methods of contraception, such as the combined pill and contraceptive patch, are not usually recommended if you have high blood pressure. Consult your doctor if you're taking or using a combined hormonal contraceptive.
Can I stop LISUPRIL 10 once my blood pressure is low?
Even if LISUPRIL 10 has lowered your blood pressure, it's best to continue with the medication. If you stop taking LISUPRIL 10, then your blood pressure could rise back up again. Blood pressure-lowering medicines will not cure high blood pressure, it will only control the blood pressure level. So, you need to take them for the rest of your life.
Will lifestyle changes help high blood pressure along with LISUPRIL 10?
While taking LISUPRIL 10, you can control your blood pressure and keep your heart healthy by making some key lifestyle changes such as quitting smoking, cutting down on alcohol intake, making exercise a regular habit and consuming a healthy diet with less salt intake. Apart from these changes, staying away from stress is also important for blood pressure and heart health.