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I just started on a medicine for high blood pressure,Lisinopril. The warnings are not to take a salt substitute while on it, potasium being the concern. I am just getting over a sinus infection and usually take Airbourne to help shorten the time sick. Airboune has 79 ml of potasium is this amount ok? Also is it bad to eat foods with good amounts of potasium,bananas and potatoes?

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I checked with my own Dr, I am a nurse on the payroll, he told me that you should be fine..... There are no reasons to take the med as well as the Airbourne, it is for a short time. If you have a blood pressure cuff, continue to take the meds and check the BP and make sure that you are in line, but if you dont, it would be recommended to get one anyway as you are now on a beta blocker for the BP. Be well and stay healthy, doing great!!! Guy

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