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What could cause Difficulty breathing for a 52-year old man who takes Lisinopril, Losartan?





Summary: 61 male patients aged 52 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied.

This is a personalized study for a 52 year old male patient. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

What are the drugs

Lisinopril has active ingredients of lisinopril. It is often used in high blood pressure. (view latest outcomes from 99,129 users)

Losartan has active ingredients of losartan potassium. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Losartan 14,034 users)

What are the conditions

Post infarction angina (chest pain after heart attack) (latest reports)

What is the symptom

Difficulty in breathing has been reported by people with high blood pressure, asthma, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.(latest reports from Difficulty in breathing 164,498 patients)

On Dec, 13, 2014: 61 males aged 49 (±5) who take Lisinopril, Losartan are studied

Lisinopril, Losartan outcomes

Information of the patient in this study:

Age: 49

Gender: male

Conditions: Post Infarction Angina

Drugs taking:
- Lisinopril - 5MG (lisinopril): used for 1 - 2 years
- Losartan - 25MG (losartan potassium): used for < 1 month

Drug interactions have: moderate difficulty in breathing

eHealthMe real world results:

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

InteractionNumber of reports on eHealthMe
Difficulty In Breathing1 (1.64% of males aged 49 (±5) who take the drugs)

(as an adverse outcome could be a symptom of a condition, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, regardless of which drug is taken, how many female HBP patients aged 50 (±5) have nausea)

Symptom (click a symptom for in-depth analysis)Number of reports on eHealthMe
Difficulty In Breathing in Post Infarction Angina1 (50.00% of males aged 49 (±5) who have Post infarction angina)

(as an adverse outcome could be a side effect of a drug, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, how many female Aspirin users aged 50 (±5) have nausea)

Side effect (click a side effect for in-depth analysis)Number of reports on eHealthMe
Difficulty In Breathing in Lisinopril338 (4.39% of males aged 49 (±5) who take Lisinopril)
Difficulty In Breathing in Losartan47 (6.65% of males aged 49 (±5) who take Losartan)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Lisinopril is effectiven/an/a100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
n/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/a
Losartan is effectiven/a100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
n/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/an/an/an/a

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Polyarthritis (arthritis which involves 5 or more joints simultaneously)CoughAngioedema (rapid swelling of the dermis)Insulin ResistanceStressAngioedema (rapid swelling of the dermis)Insulin ResistanceVomiting
Angioedema (rapid swelling of the dermis)Angioedema (rapid swelling of the dermis)Stomach PainAnxietyPain
Stomach PainBlood Glucose IncreasedRenal Injury (kidney injury)Asthenia (weakness)
Angioneurotic Oedema (swelling that occurs just beneath the surface of the skin or mucous membranes)Blood Potassium Increased (damage to or disease of the kidney)Renal Impairment (severely reduced kidney function)Hypoaesthesia (reduced sense of touch or sensation)
Blood Pressure IncreasedFearFatigue (feeling of tiredness)
DeathEmotional DistressCough
InjuryCerebrovascular Accident (sudden death of some brain cells due to lack of oxygen when the blood flow to the brain is impaired by blockage or rupture)
Renal Failure (kidney dysfunction)Rhabdomyolysis (a condition in which damaged skeletal muscle tissue breaks down)
PainMyocardial Ischaemia (the blood flow through one or more of the blood vessels that lead to heart (coronary arteries) is decreased)
DepressionSyncope (loss of consciousness with an inability to maintain postural tone)

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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