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What Is The Best Alternative To Lisinopril With PKD

2015-05-06 16:05

What Is The Best Alternative To Lisinopril With PKDPatients with kidney disease may be prescribed for lisinopril. What is the function of lisinopril on kidney patients? Is there any alternative to lisinopril with polycystic kidney disease (PKD)? Going on reading and you will find the answer.

The function of lisinopril

Lisinopril is given to patients with high blood pressure. Regulation of blood pressure is important for everyone but especially for PKD patients. Hypertension along can destroy kidneys so it can be especially dangerous for patients whose kidneys are already compromised. Since lisinopril lowers blood pressure, it can play an important role in prolonging kidney function.

In addition, lisinopril also lowers urine protein and is thought to prolong kidney function.

Side effects of lisinopril

The most notable side effect experience by patients using lisinopril is a mild increase in serum creatinine. As for kidney disease patients, the more higher creatinine level is, the more lower kidney function is. Besides, patients may also experience elevated potassium level in blood which can cause serious cardiac problems. Other side effects of lisinopril include cough, diarrhea, dizziness, headache and tiredness.

What is the best alternative to lisinopril with PKD?

Lisinopril only controls symptoms of PKD temporarily not radically. Once the dosage is reduced or lisinopril is stopped, symptoms will appear again. This is because the underlying cause does not get treated so many PKD patients want to find alternative way to lisinopril. In China Chinese medicine treatment like hot compress therapy is used for PKD. This therapy is an external application and the medicines are shattered and then put in two medicated bags. The bags will be put under the patients’ back. With the help of osmosis device, the effective ingredients can come to kidney lesion directly. Through restraining the growth of epithelial cells, reducing the secretion of cystic fluid, cysts can be shrunk remarkably.

Moreover, the active ingredients of Chinese herbal medicine relieve the oppression that the cysts do on surrounding tissues and improve renal ischemia and anoxia, increase the vessel dilators, promote blood circulation. In this way, high blood pressure can be lowered effectively and fundamentally.

The best alternative to lisisopril with PKD should shrink kidney cyst and improve renal function by natural Chinese medicine treatment. If you want to get more information, you can leave a message to kidneycares@hotmail.com or consult us online directly.

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