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what are the long term side effects of Lisinopril

A 59-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rodney Samaan
17 years experience Cardiology
High potassium: Its a great drug and i write it often, but u need to check for high potassium occ. Some people's also can develop a chronic cough.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Fein
Specializes in Preventive Medicine
Not really: Zestril (lisinopril) is a very commonly prescribed medication for high blood pressure, and is very effective for blood pressure control. Although les ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. George Mathew
57 years experience Cardiology
Next day: If it is due to Lisinopril , next day.
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A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
35 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
10%: There is a 10% chance of getting a cough with lisinopril. That means there is a 90% chance of not getting a cough. Lisinopril is still very useful. Be ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
Duromine: Allow me my soapbox moment: always ask your prescribing doctor & dispensing pharmacist about potential side effects vs desired benefits. Duromine ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
48 years experience Addiction Medicine
Addiction, mostly: The major side effects of opioids are constipation (which can be severe), increased sweating, weight gain, edema and hormonal changes, including reduc ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ruben Altman
59 years experience Cardiology
Mucle pain: Muscle pain weakness, myopathy, possible rhabdomyolosis with poosible renal failure, resent studies have also associted memory loss wih statins.
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Slade Suchecki
17 years experience Family Medicine
Possible: Possible stomach lining erosion and ulcers. Would take w/ food at a minimum to help prevent this. You may also consider taking with an h2 blocker su ... Read More
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Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Herniation of what?: Side effects of long term herniation of what?
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Sucher
25 years experience Trauma Surgery
Need more info: You will need to put much more information down before this can be answered. What operation? What diagnosis? Any other medical problems? Etc.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vikas Duvvuri
15 years experience Psychiatry
Antidepressants: Although many antidepressants have been around for decades - not all are old. So long-term effects cannot be generalized across the many antidepressan ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ron Jones
Dr. Ron Jones answered
44 years experience Family Medicine
Many: I personally do not use Methadone as i feel the dangers outweigh any advantage over other opioids. The most significant side effects are that of brea ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Celexa (citalopram): I agree that Celexa (citalopram) is safe long-term , as long as regular checkups done to monitor blood work & mood changes.
A 13-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
See details: You have asked this question before. Side effects include GI irritation, infection risk, hair loss, allergic cough and pneumonitis, reduced blood coun ... Read More
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A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Harold Peltan
27 years experience Ophthalmology
Temazepam: Tolerance, or loss of effect. Risk of withdrawal. Risk of dependence is some people, especially if history of addiction or emotional instability. Not ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Williams
17 years experience Pharmacy
Dose dependent: Excedrin is a combination of Acetaminophen (tylenol) Aspirin and caffeine. Acetaminophen is recommended to mot exceed 300mg/day. Aspirin can cause ulc ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Depends: The answer depends completely on which drugs, in what quantity, in which combination, for how long.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Depends on the drug: Some hallucinogenic drugs such as lsd can produce flashback symptoms (hallucinogen persisting perception disorder) for months or years after ingestion ... Read More
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A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joe Littlejohn
25 years experience Urology
OAB medications: The most common side-effects which are often around long term, but go away once the medication is discontinued, are dry mouth and constipation.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Welker
26 years experience General Surgery
Dependence: Weight gain, acne, glaucoma, osteoporosis...And many others. The package insert with your medicine describes these in detail. Your pharmacist or dr. ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Zetoony
17 years experience Sleep Medicine
Oxygen as a drug: Mostly related to delivery through nose including dryness/bloody noses. This can create free radicals so it can contribute to negative changes to the ... Read More
A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. W. james Chon
24 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Nephrotoxicity: Most concerning long-term adverse effect of Program (tacrolimus) is nephrotoxicity (damage to the kidneys). The drug has a narrow therapeutic index a ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience Clinical Psychology
Possible GI problems: Possible effects include a wide range of GI issues as well as vertigo and other distress. Seek medical attention early to select alternative laxatives ... Read More

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