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How about side effects of prinivil (lisinopril)?

How about side effects of prinivil (lisinopril)?

Cough: Prinivil (lisinopril) is part of a drug class called an ace inhibitor. The more common side effects associated with this medicine is cough and a mild elevation in potassium. More side effects are angioedema (swelling of your tongure and larynx area) and renal failure.

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What are the long term side effects of lisinopril?

What are the long term side effects of lisinopril?

Overall safe: Most common is a nuisance cough. Most serious is swelling of lips and throat which can cause breathing difficulties. Rash can occur. There may be a worsening of kidney function rarely if you have blockage in blood vessels to both kidneys. Sometimes it can also cause high potassium. Overall it is a safe, inexpensive and very useful medicine!

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What are side effects of an overdosage of lisinopril?

What are side effects of an overdosage of lisinopril?

Lisiniopril: Overdsage f lisiniopril cokd result in low bp, light headedness, and symptoms of orthostasis/syncope.

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What side effects are associated with Prinivil (lisinopril)?

What side effects are associated with Prinivil (lisinopril)?

Prinivil (lisinopril): See: http://www. Drugs. Com/sfx/prinivil-side-effects. Html

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Could you tell me about lisinopril and its uses/side effects?

Could you tell me about lisinopril and its uses/side effects?

Lisinopril: Lisinopril is an effective high BP medicine. It's greatest effective is using the 40 mg dose/day. It also reduces protein in the urine and does so the most when the 40 mg dose is used. It's side effectives are mostly a cough, which is non-productive at night. It may also cause angioneurotic edema. The frequency of the side effects are not related to the strength of the dose. Speak to your doctor.

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

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

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

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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How long do sexual side effects of lisinopril last after discontinuing?

How long do sexual side effects of lisinopril last after discontinuing?

Lisinopril: What sexual side effects are you talking about? Lisinopril is a medication taking daily. After 48 hours being off the drug, it has been metabolized by your body and it should be out of your system. Any side effects caused by the drug should be gone by that time. Please call the physician who prescribed the drug for you for more information.

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Hbp: can a 20mg uncoated/unscored lisinopril extended release tab be evenly divided for am & pm to decrease side effects?

Hbp: can a 20mg uncoated/unscored lisinopril extended release tab be evenly divided for am & pm to decrease side effects?

Side effects: What side effects (s) are your talking about that Lisinopril (l) is causing? If it a cough (c). You should discuss your s with your physician (p). If it's a c, stop the l for two days. If the cough goes away, tell you p to put you on a different BP medication. If the c remains, it is not due to l and could be due to esophageal reflux, among others. Discuss your problem with you p for more advice.

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Am taking 5mg lisinopril once a day but am having side effects. Are there other medicines I can take? Why is the dose so weak, only 5mg?

Am taking 5mg lisinopril once a day but am having side effects. Are there other medicines I can take? Why is the dose so weak, only 5mg?

Lisinopril: What kind of side effects you have? As you have diabetes you will get renal protection from Lisinopril if you have microglobulinuria. Without knowing details of side effects it is difficult to suggest alternatives.

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I forgot to pick up Lisinopril today & as a result have missed two consecutive doses. I will have it in the morning. Any side effects to worry about?

I forgot to pick up Lisinopril today & as a result have missed two consecutive doses. I will have it in the morning. Any side effects to worry about?

Depends: It depends on how uncontrolled your blood pressure is without taking Lisinopril. You can get headaches and blurred vision due to elevated blood pressure. However, most likely you will be fine. Just restart your Lisonopril asap, and remember to pick up refill before you run out in the future. Take Care!

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Lisinopril-hydrochlorothiazide oral side effects?

Lisinopril-hydrochlorothiazide oral side effects?

Side effects: Common side effects include postural hypotension (lightheadedness with rapid changes in position), a dry cough, and increased urination. However, this drug combination is usually well-tolerated.

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Does Benicar (olmesartan) have fewer side effects than lisinopril?

ARB's vs ACEI: Benicar (olmesartan) an arb works similarly in many ways to lisiniopril (acei). They both block at different points in the renin-angiotensin system. A by-product of the acei however is a buildup in a chemical called bradykinin, which can produce throt irritation and a dry cough in 5-10% patients. A cough like this is much less likely with an arb agent like benicar (olmesartan).

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Does Benicar (olmesartan) have lesser side effects than lisinopril?

Does Benicar (olmesartan) have lesser side effects than lisinopril?

User dependent: Both Benicar (olmesartan) and Lisinopril are used to treat high blood pressure. Both block the effects of angiotension--a hormone that causes constriction of blood vessels and increases blood pressure. Lisinopril has been available for several years and is available as a generic (cheaper) but can cause an annoying cough. Benicar (olmesartan) is a newer drug and is more expensive. Both can cause high potassium levels.

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What are the side effects of taking lisinopril and metoprolol together?

Drug interactions: There is no incidence of increased side affects (sa) taking Lisinopril (l) and metoprolol (m) together, l can cause a cough, which is non-productive, and can cause, in rare cases, swelling of the lips. M can cause a slow pulse rate and can cause some erectile dysfunction. Using both of these agents to treat hypertension does not increase the frequency of the sa's of either drug. Ask your doctor.

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