Review: could Lisinopril cause Allergic reactions?
Summary: Allergic reactions could be caused by Lisinopril, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Prednisone, and have Hypertension.
We study 93,292 people who have side effects while taking Lisinopril from FDA and social media. Among them, 3 have Allergic reactions. Find out below who they are, when they have Allergic reactions and more.
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Lisinopril (latest outcomes from 98,719 users) has active ingredients of lisinopril. It is often used in high blood pressure.
Allergic reactions (latest reports from 6,746 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, allergies, acupuncture and pain, pain, high blood cholesterol.
On Apr, 15, 2014: 93,292 people reported to have side effects when taking Lisinopril. Among them, 3 people (0.00%) have Allergic Reactions. They amount to 0.04% of all the 6,743 people who have Allergic Reactions on eHealthMe.
Time on Lisinopril when people have Allergic reactions * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Allergic reactions||33.33%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||33.33%||33.33%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Allergic reactions when taking Lisinopril * :
|Allergic reactions||100.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Allergic reactions when taking Lisinopril * :
|Allergic reactions||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||33.33%||0.00%||0.00%||66.67% |
Severity of Allergic reactions when taking Lisinopril ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Allergic reactions||0.00%||33.33%||66.67%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Allergic reactions ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (2 people, 66.67%)
- Allergic reaction - drug (medication) (1 people, 33.33%)
- High blood pressure (1 people, 33.33%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Prednisone (1 people, 33.33%)
- Benadryl (1 people, 33.33%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
Comments for this study:
bookkeep (12 months ago):
Same thing happened to me last Thursday. I have been taking lisinopril for years, by 1:00 p.m. I notice a hive under my lip, I though maybe because my pupply had tried to get my nose playing and I did not feel a bite in my mouth. By 2:30 pm my husband said "what is wrong with your lip is swollen. I tried to blame it on the dog by 7:00 p.m. I told him I need to go to the dr. since I have asthma. The dr. blame it to me eating turkey. The next day I went to see my allergy dr. and she said "we. all drs. know about lisinopril reation, it's a good medicine but it causes reation. It took me 3 days to get the swollen out. I was given something for the itching which it make me sleepy all day. By Sunday if it not go away she said start steroids. Thank God it was betten Sunday. By reading this post from other people I believed and now it was lisinopril
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Dawn (1 year ago):
My mom had to go to the ER this past week with a bad reation to Lisinopril, her throat and tongue was swelling so bad, she could not speak, she started out with red itchy eyes, her lips were swollen. Doctor took her off of it, she has been on it for over 3 years, it was a very scary experince for her and for us too.
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Joyce (3 years ago):
I am a 58 year old female and I have been on lisinipril 10 mg for only 3 months. Last night I was sitting in a chair and was not feeling quite right, strange sensations in my head and ears. Then my lips and toungue started to swell. My lips were getting huge really fast and I started having trouble breathing. I could not swallow or talk since my throat was swelling, My voice was gone. I called 911 for an ambulance and tried to get as loud of a whisper forced out as I could, telling the operator I needed help that I could not breath very well. By the time the ambulance got here my skin was completely red, they gave me two shots to try and stop the allergic reaction from progressing and took me to the hospital. I was kept overnight and was given more IV meds to help the swelling. They sent me home late this morning with prescriptions for steroids, pepcid, and an epi pen in case it happened again. I was told to immediately stop taking my Lisinipril. I hope to never have that reaction again. If it happens to you, do not lay or sit down, walk or pace as fast as you can so your heart rate goes up and that will relese small amounts of adrenilen to help you out and most important get help as quickly as you can. Do not try to wait it out, it will not get better without meds.
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