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Originally Posted by RiPHRaPH
well lopressor is a beta-blocker that is solely designed to limit your HR. it is more vital in people who have arrythmias than for use in simple hypertention. Lisinopril works peripherally rather than directly on the heart muscle itself (like lopressor)
lisinopril limits an enzyme in the kidney that causes hypertension, so the effects and side effects are less severe.
Thank you for your informative post. Patients need to be well-informed, because not all doctors are.
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