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Lisinopril

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RateADrug users have reported 6 Lisinopril side effects and 2 Lisinopril benefits.

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Treatment Information
The generic name of this medication is Lisinopril and brand names are Prinivil and Zestril.
The active ingredients of this medication are hydrochlorothiazide and lisinopril.
This drug is manufactured by AstraZeneca.
It is mainly used in treating high blood pressure, alone or in combination with other medicines.
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04 Jan 2019 Horrible Leg Cramps, weakness, pain in body... Like I have the FLU. Doctor insists I stay on this, NOPE taking my self off ASAP. I can't sleep, the pains in my legs wake me up. I feel like I'm shaking and in a Fog sometimes
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24 Sep 2015 I had a problem with if it work's for you fine But keep a eye on your overall health
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12 Oct 2014 After 5 weeks on lisinopril I developed very painful hemorrhoids. I will be switching med's as soon as I can get an appointment with my doctor.
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17 Dec 2013 LOSING MY HAIR AFTER 2 YEARS....SLOWLY TAKES TIME TO FINALLY NOTE SOMETHING IS REALLY WRONG DONE A LOT OF READING ON LINE HAVE DOCTOR APPT. TO DO SOMETHING...CHANGE MEDS COUGH....DIARREHA.....GOUT.....JOINT PAIN....BACK PAIN
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17 Jan 2013 After using hctz for a year and it not lowering my bp but only increasing urination my doctor switched me to Lisinopril. I was in an emotional state and quit most of my meds. When I quit my 800mg motrin (nsaid I've been taking for over 6 years 3 x daily) my body deflated, I felt like a new woman. However at my checkups my bp was still running very high for my height, weight, etc.. was about 169/105. They told me if I didn't start the drug I was looking at an enlarged heart and more medical problems in the future. All my recent labs that were done about a mont ago came back fine except for my sodium, its low. So I feel like Lisinopril yes in fact does bring my bp down but I have all these other side effects that make me feel like I'm not sure its worth it. The doctor prescribed 20 mg to start and I started wtih half a tablet 10mg and after a couple weeks find that it's still too strong. So I went down to 5mg and I think I'm doing okay but have been taking decongestants for a sinus problem that I've had for over 4 monts. Those guys just increased my zyrtek from 5mg to 10mg daily. It helps but makes me sleepy too. I guess I should get a second or even a third opinion on all this. I'm just getting sick of taking medicine for ailments that seem to casue more problems with the body and then the doctors just want to add something else for me to take. (exhale) Basically I feel this is what I would consider a trash drug for my body. It makes me feel worse (too many side effects). / :
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