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Review: could Lisinopril cause Fever?

Summary: Fever could be caused by Lisinopril, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take Aspirin, and have Hypertension.

We study 93,292 people who have side effects while taking Lisinopril from FDA and social media. Among them, 2,225 have Fever. Find out below who they are, when they have Fever and more.

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On Apr, 8, 2014: 93,323 people reported to have side effects when taking Lisinopril. Among them, 2,225 people (2.38%) have Fever. They amount to 0.23% of all the 982,604 people who have Fever on eHealthMe.

Trend of Fever in Lisinopril reports

Time on Lisinopril when people have Fever * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Fever25.00%27.08%12.50%8.33%8.33%16.67%2.08%

Gender of people who have Fever when taking Lisinopril * :

FemaleMale
Fever45.52%54.48%

Age of people who have Fever when taking Lisinopril * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Fever0.00%0.10%0.41%1.62%4.76%13.08%22.91%57.12%

Severity of Fever when taking Lisinopril ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Fever33.33%50.00%16.67%0.00%

How people recovered from Fever ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Fever0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (356 people, 16.00%)
  2. Pain (184 people, 8.27%)
  3. Multiple myeloma (127 people, 5.71%)
  4. Depression (105 people, 4.72%)
  5. Anxiety (104 people, 4.67%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (683 people, 30.70%)
  2. Furosemide (316 people, 14.20%)
  3. Lasix (309 people, 13.89%)
  4. Simvastatin (254 people, 11.42%)
  5. Omeprazole (235 people, 10.56%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • From this study (1 year ago):

  • I was taking 80 mg of Lisinopril a day. 40 mg twice a day. And still had a stroke.

    Reply

  • From this study (1 year ago):

  • S Hussain on Jan, 19, 2013:

    My daughter has Essential Thrombocythosis and been taking Agrylin and been taking Ecotrin. There is a long grocery list of side effects, vision. Migraines,endrometrosis, accessory spleen, constantly dizzy, blood clots. Bruises, painful arms and legs, chest pains, nausea,blackouts anemia etc.
    I have recently been informed that Agrylin is being discontinued, I have not been told why.

    Is there an alternate meds for this condition, as a hydroxurea on trial caused mouth ulcers. I look forward to hearing from you.
    I have browzing thru the internet and have seen that this meds is discontinued.

    Some suppliers in South africa have indicated the supplier has now being changed. Is this true or buffer screen.

    If taken off the market in Us and other countries, why is SSouth Africa not requesting answers.

    If this drug is not suitable and has so many side effects it should be discontinued.

    Reply

    Shahid Javed on Mar, 27, 2013:

    Dear Mr. Hussain,

    i hope your daughter gets well soon. i am a polycythemia patient with Ankylosing Spondylitis and some other problems. my doc is taking care of me very well and i am very satisfied with the treatment. if you are in karachi, you may also refer to Dr. Tahir Shamsi, Dr. Rizwan Nabi, Dr. Mehwish Taj

    you can find them at National Institute of Blood Disease (NIBD) its right next to National Stadium (in front of Faran Club)

    wa'salam

    Reply

  • From this study (4 years ago):

  • Was doing fine until urinary track infection. UA showed infection. C + S sent to lab. Cipro prescribed on a Tuesday along with a shot of Rocefin. By nightfall, unstable, unable to walk, unable to stay awake, lethargy, pin point pupils, high fevers unable to control and major confusion. Talking out of head. Thursday returned to doctor. Rocefin given by IV with fluids. UA showed clear of infection. PRevious C + S not in at this time. Friday admitted to hospital and Cipro d/c'ed. C + S showed Cipro resistant. Rocefin given IV with Sodium Chloride IV. Na was down and INR at 1.4 (to thick). After 3 days treatment, more alert, fever gone, awake and no longer confused. Weak but able to stay awake for longer periods and answer questions.

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