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Doctor insights on: Can Lisinopril Cause Insomnia

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Insomnia (Definition)

A sleep disorder in which you cannot fall or stay asleep. It usually accompanies another sleep, medical, or psychiatric disorder, and can lead to memory impairment, mood changes, and increased risk of ...Read more


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Does lisinopril cause insomnia?

Does lisinopril cause insomnia?

Lisinopril: Usually does not, but it can, also it can cause a cough which causes insomnia. ...Read more

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Can lisinopril cause my nocturia?

Can lisinopril cause my nocturia?

Lisnopril: Yes if you are taking it at night it can. If you are start taking it in the morning and you will not have nocturia
let me know if I am right. ...Read more

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Can lisinopril cause asthma attacks?

Can lisinopril cause asthma attacks?

Asthma ACEI: ACEI drug can cause cough as a limiting side effect; true bronchospasm as in asthma would be a severe allergic response needing immediate ER treatment and removal of exposure ...Read more

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Can lisinopril cause some people nocturia?

Not Usually: Lisinopril is classified as a blood pressure medication that is grouped withe ace inhibitors. The side effects attributed to it are, non-productive cough, high potassium or renal failure. ...Read more

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How do I treat a rash caused by lisinopril?

How do I treat a rash caused by lisinopril?

Stop lisinopril: Lisinopril can cause a reaction in which there can be breathing problems and swelling of lips etc. It needs to be stopped and medical help sought. ...Read more

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Can 10mg lisinopril cause all over body aches and pains throught the whole day?

Can 10mg lisinopril cause all over body aches and pains throught the whole day?

Rare : This would be considered a very rare and unanticipated side effect of lisinopril. ...Read more

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Can lisinopril and blue crab cause a severe facial reaction?

Possibly: Many people are allergic to crab. Even if you haven't had a reaction in the past, not all blue crabs are exactly alike! You sound like you're having an allergic reaction. ...Read more

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Why does zestril (lisinopril) sometimes cause coughing? Would the cough be constant or intermittent?

Why does zestril (lisinopril) sometimes cause coughing? Would the cough be constant or intermittent?

ACE inhibition.: There is an enzyme in your lungs called angiotensin converting enzyme. It is inhibited by zestril (lisinopril). As a result there is a local accumulation of products (possibly kinins, substance p and thromboxane) that triggers cough. The cough is intermittent and nonproductive — some describe a tickle like cough. ...Read more

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Can lisinopril cause ascites?

Can lisinopril cause ascites?

Ascites: It wouldn't be high on the list of things Lisinopril causes unless it's part of a systemic reaction. ...Read more

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Can lisinopril cause tongue pain?

Can lisinopril cause tongue pain?

Yes: Angioedema of face, extremities, lips, tongue, glottis and/or larynx is seen in patients treated with ace inhibitors, including lisinopril. Lisinopril should be promptly discontinued and appropriate therapy given. Even when swelling of the tongue without respiratory distress occurs prolonged observation may be needed since treatment with antihistamines and corticosteroids may not resolve this. ...Read more

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Can 5mg lisinopril cause weight gain?

Yes.Report to doctor: Should this occur, report it to your doctor immediately.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0046064/#ddic602023.side_effects_section. ...Read more

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Could the medicine lisinopril cause respitory problems for someone with copd?

Could the medicine lisinopril cause respitory problems for someone with copd?

Lisinopril: Per se it should not cause shortness of breath, but one of the annoying side effect of lisinoprilper is persistent cough, in that case you may have to stop the medicine. ...Read more

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I'm wondering can the medicine lisinopril cause respitory problems for someone with copd?

I'm wondering can the medicine lisinopril cause respitory problems for someone with copd?

Cough: About 1 in 10 people will cough incessantly with it — if that occurs, it must be stopped. ...Read more

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Can Lisinopril cause a 41-year old to stay limp? (Not be able to get it hard so he can have sex)

Can Lisinopril cause a 41-year old to stay limp? (Not be able to get it hard so he can have sex)

It could: About 1% of people can experience impotence on ace inhibitors such as Lisinopril and less than 1% experience a decrease in libido. I would suggest speaking to your provider to discuss other options that are less likely to cause this. They will have a more complete medical picture of you as a whole and be able to suggest appropriate steps. ...Read more

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I am currently taking lisinopril-htcz. If my blood pressure has been normal for a while, can taking lisinopril cause my blood pressure to drop too low?

Possible: I hope you're not taking lisinopril now since you list pregnancy as a condition and one mustn't use lisinopril during pregnancy. To answer your question it is possible for your BP to become to low — why not buy a cuff and check for yourself? ...Read more

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Will lisinopril cause lethargy?

Will lisinopril cause lethargy?

Not common: Seems like any medication can cause just about anything! But statistically it's not something I run into commonly in daily practice...and I use this med a lot! Some patients feel "saggy" or run down a few hours after taking it, but usually pull out of this sensation later in the day. If this is happening then try taking the lisinopril at bedtime and see if this corrects the issue. Good luck! ...Read more

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I am taking lisinopril (sp) for htn. I started taking it at nite but I couldn't sleep & it caused nightmares. Any suggestions?

I am taking lisinopril (sp) for htn.  I started taking it at nite but I couldn't sleep & it caused nightmares.  Any suggestions?

Change: Nightmares are not a common side effect of lisinopril. If you believe that the nightmares are caused by this medication, talk to your doctor to switch to a different medication. ...Read more

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Does taking lisinopril cause me to gain weight?

Does taking lisinopril cause me to gain weight?

It shouldn't: Lisinopril is usually not associated with weight gain. If one experiences weight gain on this medication, I believe it would be a good reason to see the pcp and get examined and some labs done. It does affect the kidneys and an untoward problem could develop that would need attention. ...Read more

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Zestril (Definition)

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