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A 31-year-old member asked:

Are there any long term side effects of taking zestril (lisinopril)?

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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 less than 10% of patients will experience side effects, the two most common are: light-headedness and cough.

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A 51-year-old member asked:

What are the long term side effects of lisinopril?

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Dr. Rodney Samaan
Cardiology 19 years experience
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 57-year-old male asked:

What would the side effects be from taking lisinopril and metoproplol be?

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Dr. Afshine Emrani
Cardiology 29 years experience
Fatigue: Anytime you treat blood pressure you can have fatigue and sexual side effects which are usually transiet. Lisinopril can cause a dry cough in about 25% of people. Metoprolol can cause low heart rate and at times cough and nightmare.

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