Review: Lisinopril and Lotensin
This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions when people take Lisinopril and Lotensin. It is created by eHealthMe based on 243 reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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What are the drugs
Lisinopril (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of lisinopril. It is often used in high blood pressure.
Lotensin (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of benazepril hydrochloride. It is often used in high blood pressure.
On Dec, 5, 2013: 243 people who reported to have interactions when taking Lisinopril, Lotensin are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Lisinopril (lisinopril)
- Lotensin (benazepril hydrochloride)
Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Lisinopril, Lotensin:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Hypertension (high blood pressure)||100|
|Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)||55|
|Anaemia (lack of blood)||55|
|Pleural Effusion (water on the lungs)||50|
|Cardiomegaly (increased size of heart than normal)||49|
|Osteonecrosis Of Jaw (death of bone of jaw)||44|
Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Lisinopril, Lotensin:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Renal Failure (kidney disfunction)||2|
How effective are the drugs:
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Metastases to bone
- Breast cancer
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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- By Mr. Restless: I have nightmares almost every night with thrashing and kicking...is this caused by my medications
(for a 60 year old man who has Thrashing And Kicking Nightmares, and takes Trazodone Hydrochloride, Prozac, Ginkgo Biloba, Hydralazine Hydrochloride, Lisinopril, Amlodipine, Terazosin Hydrochloride, Potassium Chloride, Beta Glucans, Ashwagandha, Garlic Oil, Magnesium Sulfate, Vitamin C, Coenzyme Q10, Ginseng, Melatonin, Salmon Oil, Slo-Niacin, Zinc Sulfate, Probiotic, Glycine, Grape Seed, Chromium Picolinate, SEANOL, Iron EDTA, Vitamin D, B Complex Vitamin, Multivitamin)
Diagnosed with sleep apnea 2 years ago and uses a C-pap machine every night.
(Number of patients like Mr. Restless: 8,804)
- By chuchu: Drug interactions of metformin, imidapril and simvastatin in old woman?
(for a 63 year old woman who has Hypertension, Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus, Hyperlipidemia, and takes Simvastatin, Metformin, Lisinopril, Fish Oil)
what are the possible interactions of my medications? how can i manage it?
(Number of patients like chuchu: 14,194)
- By Steve: I'm an adult and suffer fro hypospadius that was never corrected, does anyone know of any natural medication that will help symptoms?
(for a 59 year old man who has Hypospadias, and takes Lisinopril)
I can barely urinate and it's very painful. Even though my penis looks normal, it is mostly always sore. It does, however , have the tendency to get better at certain times for no reason that I know of and almost feels normal. I'm not sure at my age if I should have the surgery. I would settle for ...
(Number of patients like Steve: 2,162)
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- By Barbara: Allopurinol and muscle cramps
(for a 72 year old woman who has Muscle Cramps, Hypertension Controlled, Cholesterol Controlled, and takes Aspirin, Lopid, Lisinopril, Aldactone, Allopurinol)
Approximately 5 years ago I developed gout and my physician prescribed allopurinol. After a period of time I began to have muscle spasms in the calves of my legs at night. My doctor gave me a prescription for restless leg syndrome, which helped for a short time. I was then given a different presc ...
(Number of patients like Barbara: 4,409)
- By Doris Waldhelm: Treating copd and kidney disease
(for a 84 year old woman who has COPD, IBS, PAD, Kidney Disease, High Blood Pressure, and takes Advair Diskus 250/50, Spiriva, Benazepril Hydrochloride, Amlodipine, Aspirin, Furosemide, Lovastatin, Miralax)
My biggest problem is trying to keep my blood pressure at 110 to 140 diastolic and controlling constipation.
(Number of patients like Doris Waldhelm: 10,483)
- By jp: Stay away from lisinopril
(for a 43 year old woman who has Dysarthria, and takes Lisinopril)
I move slowly and talk much slower than I used to. A friend of mine helped me find this site. I was taking 40mg of lisinopril for years when all of a sudden I had painful swelling in hands & feet which finally moved to my face. At that point I got scared and went to the E(mergency) R(oom) after I sa ...
(Number of patients like jp: 2,098)
Complete drug side effects:
On eHealthMe, Lisinopril (lisinopril) is often used to treat high blood pressure. Lotensin (benazepril hydrochloride) is often used to treat high blood pressure. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
What is the drug used for and how effective is it:
- Lisinopril is used in:
- Lotensin is used in:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
- Lisinopril alternatives:
- Lotensin alternatives:
NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients are also considered.
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