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Lisinopril, Coreg, Light Beer
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Lisinopril, Coreg, Light Beer

Hi, my new Beta Blocker arrived today—Coreg.  I am on a 25mg dose twice a day.  My routine used to be this:  Wake up, take the Lisinopril around 7am, go to work, come home have a few drinks from 5pm-7pm then take my 10mg tablet of Bystolic.  What I am trying to figure out is when to take all these pills without if affecting my ritualistic light beer unwinding time.  I don’t know much about Coreg but the Bystolic obviously didn’t kill me when I mixed it with the booze.  Now that I am taking Coreg, should I take the Lisinopril at the same time, 1st Coreg in the afternoon, then the second one at bedtime as I did with the Bystolic?  Or is Coreg more likely to have negative reaction when mixed with the nectar of life?  Decisions……
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Hi, to begin with there are no known interactions between Coreg and Lisinopril, so you can take them together.  A twice daily dosage is best taken 12 hrs apart. If you are taking the extended release Coreg CR, avoid drinking alcohol within 2 hours before or after taking extended-release carvedilol (Coreg CR). Alcohol may cause the carvedilol in Coreg CR to be released too quickly into the body.  So, while taking Coreg, its best to avoid alcohol 2 hrs before and 2 hrs after taking the medication.  Regards.
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Hi, to begin with there are no known interactions between Coreg and Lisinopril, so you can take them together.  A twice daily dosage is best taken 12 hrs apart. If you are taking the extended release Coreg CR, avoid drinking alcohol within 2 hours before or after taking extended-release carvedilol (Coreg CR). Alcohol may cause the carvedilol in Coreg CR to be released too quickly into the body.  So, while taking Coreg, its best to avoid alcohol 2 hrs before and 2 hrs after taking the medication.  Regards.
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