Review: could Lisinopril cause Dementia?


Summary

Dementia is found among people who take Lisinopril, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Aspirin, and have Hypertension . We study 114,024 people who have side effects while taking Lisinopril from FDA and social media. Among them, 307 have Dementia. Find out below who they are, when they have Dementia and more.

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Lisinopril

Lisinopril has active ingredients of lisinopril. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Lisinopril 115,032 users)

Dementia

Dementia (madness) has been reported by people with death, weakness, drowsiness, diarrhea, pneumonia (latest reports from 13,071 Dementia patients).

On Aug, 23, 2016

114,024 people reported to have side effects when taking Lisinopril.
Among them, 307 people (0.27%) have Dementia


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lisinopril cause Dementia?

Time on Lisinopril when people have Dementia *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 9.09 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 9.09 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 36.36 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 18.18 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 9.09 %
  • 10+ years: 18.18 %

Gender of people who have Dementia when taking Lisinopril *:

  • female: 64.36 %
  • male: 35.64 %

Age of people who have Dementia when taking Lisinopril *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.4 %
  • 40-49: 1.2 %
  • 50-59: 3.6 %
  • 60+: 94.8 %

Severity if Dementia when taking Lisinopril **:

  • least: 33.33 %
  • moderate: 33.33 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 33.33 %

How people recovered from Dementia **:

  • while on drug: 50 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 50 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypertension (47 people)
  • Pain (37 people)
  • Depression (29 people)
  • Osteoporosis (24 people)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (24 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Furosemide (90 people)
  • Aspirin (90 people)
  • Lasix (65 people)
  • Digoxin (65 people)
  • Zometa (58 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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