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A 51-year-old female asked:

prescribed 5 mg lisinopril but have only taken 1/2 a pill in the am as it makes me a little dizzy. can i take the other 1/2 pill at bedtime?

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Dr. Carisa Hines
Palliative Care 21 years experience
Dizziness: I would mention this symptom to your doctor and let them make changes to your medication regimen. Doing it yourself could be dangerous.

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A 41-year-old female asked:

Is dizziness a side effect of taking lisinopril

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Dr. David Fein
Specializes in Preventive Medicine
Can be: 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/dizziness and cough.
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A 59-year-old male asked:

I am experiencing dizziness/lightheadedness directly from lisinopril. What could be possible causes of this besides side effects?

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Dr. Donald Alves
Emergency Medicine 24 years experience
Check BP: A low BP might do it, check to see your reading. Discuss your symptoms with your prescriber.

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