Review: could Lisinopril cause Heart Palpitations?


Heart palpitations is found among people who take Lisinopril, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, 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, 1,376 have Heart palpitations. Find out below who they are, when they have Heart palpitations and more.

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

Heart Palpitations

Heart palpitations (feelings or sensations that your heart is pounding or racing) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, drug ineffective, weakness, chest pain, fatigue (latest reports from 55,809 Heart palpitations patients).

On Aug, 23, 2016

114,024 people reported to have side effects when taking Lisinopril.
Among them, 1,376 people (1.21%) have Heart Palpitations

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lisinopril cause Heart palpitations?

Time on Lisinopril when people have Heart Palpitations *:

  • < 1 month: 28.7 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 14.81 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 14.81 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 13.89 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 12.96 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 9.26 %
  • 10+ years: 5.56 %

Gender of people who have Heart Palpitations when taking Lisinopril *:

  • female: 64.92 %
  • male: 35.08 %

Age of people who have Heart Palpitations when taking Lisinopril *:

  • 0-1: 0.18 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.26 %
  • 20-29: 2.37 %
  • 30-39: 5.53 %
  • 40-49: 13.87 %
  • 50-59: 26.34 %
  • 60+: 51.45 %

Severity if Heart Palpitations when taking Lisinopril **:

  • least: 3.45 %
  • moderate: 72.41 %
  • severe: 22.41 %
  • most severe: 1.72 %

How people recovered from Heart Palpitations **:

  • while on drug: 5.88 %
  • after off the drug: 11.76 %
  • not yet: 82.35 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypertension (277 people)
  • Atrial Fibrillation (65 people)
  • Blood Cholesterol Increased (61 people)
  • High Blood Pressure (57 people)
  • Depression (55 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (359 people)
  • Digoxin (237 people)
  • Furosemide (218 people)
  • Lipitor (210 people)
  • Lasix (186 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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