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Review: Lisinopril and Tamsulosin

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Lisinopril and Tamsulosin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 571 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What are the drugs

Lisinopril (what 99,013 Lisinopril users reported?) has active ingredients of lisinopril. It is used in high blood pressure.

Tamsulosin (what 7,741 Tamsulosin users reported?) has active ingredients of tamsulosin. It is used in enlarged prostate.

On Sep, 19, 2014: 571 people who take Lisinopril, Tamsulosin are studied

Lisinopril, Tamsulosin outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Lisinopril (lisinopril)
- Tamsulosin (tamsulosin)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Lisinopril is effectiven/a75.00%
(3 of 4 people)
(0 of 2 people)
(2 of 3 people)
(1 of 5 people)
(2 of 3 people)
(1 of 2 people)
Tamsulosin is effective0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
(2 of 3 people)
(0 of 3 people)
(0 of 5 people)
(3 of 6 people)
(0 of 3 people)
(0 of 1 people)

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Liver Function Test AbnormalRash PapularHyperhidrosisOsteomyelitisGynaecomastiaSwollen TongueOrthostatic HypotensionDyspnoea
Abdominal PainPetechiaeCold SweatCellulitisHypothyroidismGlands - SwollenPresyncopeFatigue
Blood Glucose IncreasedAnxietyChillsDiabetic Foot InfectionPain - BackGums - SwollenAngioedemaDeath
NauseaRenal Failure ChronicBurning SensationSkin UlcerDiarrhoeaDiarrhoeaHyperlipidaemiaAtrial Fibrillation
Urinary HesitationCor PulmonaleGynaecomastiaSwallowing DifficultyProstate CancerPain - BackBenign Prostatic HyperplasiaDiarrhoea
DyspnoeaMyocardial InfarctionBladder IrritationAnkle SwellingBlood Glucose IncreasedFallDizziness
Treatment FailureCoughMuscle CrampsMouth SoresDeliriumType 2 Diabetes MellitusCellulitis
Drug IneffectiveMusculoskeletal DisorderWeaknessShortness Of BreathDizziness AggravatedMuscle WeaknessNausea
NocturiaAngioedemaSicknessGums - SwollenErectile DysfunctionHypothyroidismAnaemia
PollakiuriaItching ScarRetrograde EjaculationMuscle PainOrgasm AbnormalMuscle PainPain

Drug effectiveness by gender :

Lisinopril is effectiven/a47.37%
(9 of 19 people)
Tamsulosin is effectiven/a22.73%
(5 of 22 people)

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

Blood Sodium DecreasedFatigue
Blood Glucose IncreasedDiarrhoea
Blood Potassium DecreasedDizziness
Upper Limb FractureCellulitis
PainAtrial Fibrillation
PruritusDrug Ineffective
Urinary Tract InfectionAnaemia

Drug effectiveness by age :

Lisinopril is effectiven/an/an/an/an/an/a11.11%
(1 of 9 people)
(8 of 27 people)
Tamsulosin is effectiven/an/an/an/an/an/a11.11%
(1 of 9 people)
(4 of 31 people)

Most common drug interactions by age * :

n/an/an/an/an/aNauseaDrug IneffectiveDyspnoea
DiarrhoeaSweating IncreasedAtrial Fibrillation
HeadacheTremor NecAnaemia
Abdominal DiscomfortMalaiseHypotension
Completed SuicidePollakiuriaPain
FatigueVomiting NosChest Pain
Gastrointestinal DisorderOverdoseFatigue

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (6 months ago):

  • Swelling develops quickly and is usually accompanied by itching and occasional rash. Swelling begins to dissipate after 4-5 hours. It is totally random - two weeks without any swelling, then 3-4 days with itching and swelling at different sites.


  • From this study (9 months ago):

  • muscle cramps became severe with the use of astorvastatin


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Complete drug side effects:

On eHealthMe, Lisinopril (lisinopril) is often used to treat high blood pressure. Tamsulosin (tamsulosin) is often used to treat enlarged prostate. 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:

Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:

NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients are also considered.

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