Could Lisinopril cause Ageusia - from FDA reports
Ageusia is found among people who take Lisinopril, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Metformin, and have High blood pressure . We study 160,676 people who have side effects while taking Lisinopril from FDA. Among them, 299 have Ageusia. Find out below who they are, when they have Ageusia and more.
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Lisinopril has active ingredients of lisinopril. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Lisinopril 170,983 users)
Ageusia (loss of taste functions of the tongue) has been reported by people with nasopharyngitis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, renal cell carcinoma (latest reports from 11,192 Ageusia patients).
On Jan, 19, 2017
160,676 people reported to have side effects when taking Lisinopril.
Among them, 299 people (0.19%) have Ageusia
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Lisinopril when people have Ageusia *:
- < 1 month: 0.0 %
- 1 - 6 months: 66.67 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 33.33 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Ageusia when taking Lisinopril *:
- female: 51.88 %
- male: 48.12 %
Age of people who have Ageusia when taking Lisinopril *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.41 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 0.0 %
- 30-39: 0.82 %
- 40-49: 5.33 %
- 50-59: 20.08 %
- 60+: 73.36 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- High Blood Pressure (69 people, 23.08%)
- Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (24 people, 8.03%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (22 people, 7.36%)
- Nasopharyngitis (14 people, 4.68%)
- Multiple Myeloma (12 people, 4.01%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Metformin (36 people, 12.04%)
- Aspirin (33 people, 11.04%)
- Spiriva (27 people, 9.03%)
- Hydrochlorothiazide (25 people, 8.36%)
- Sutent (24 people, 8.03%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Smell - Impaired (89 people, 29.77%)
- Fatigue (59 people, 19.73%)
- Appetite - Decreased (50 people, 16.72%)
- Weight Decreased (45 people, 15.05%)
- Taste - Impaired (40 people, 13.38%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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