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Review: could Lisinopril cause Hirsutism (Excessive or unwanted hair in women)?

Summary: Hirsutism is found among people who take Lisinopril, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, also take medication Aspirin, and have Muscle injury.

We study 93,714 people who have side effects while taking Lisinopril from FDA and social media. Among them, 12 have Hirsutism. Find out below who they are, when they have Hirsutism and more.

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Lisinopril

Lisinopril has active ingredients of lisinopril. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from 99,224 Lisinopril users)

Hirsutism

Hirsutism (abnormal growth of hair on a person's face and body, esp. on a woman) has been reported by people with birth control, high blood pressure, epilepsy, accidental exposure, osteoporosis. (latest reports from 1,960 Hirsutism patients)

On Jan, 2, 2015: 93,662 people reported to have side effects when taking Lisinopril. Among them, 12 people (0.01%) have Hirsutism.

Trend of Hirsutism in Lisinopril reports

Time on Lisinopril when people have Hirsutism * :

n/a

Gender of people who have Hirsutism when taking Lisinopril * :

FemaleMale
Hirsutism66.67%33.33%

Age of people who have Hirsutism when taking Lisinopril * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Hirsutism0.00%0.00%20.00%10.00%0.00%0.00%20.00%50.00%

Severity of Hirsutism when taking Lisinopril ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Hirsutism ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Muscle injury (2 people, 16.67%)
  2. Hypertension (2 people, 16.67%)
  3. Muscle rupture (2 people, 16.67%)
  4. Thyroidectomy (2 people, 16.67%)
  5. Proteinuria (2 people, 16.67%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (3 people, 25.00%)
  2. Atenolol (2 people, 16.67%)
  3. Metformin hcl (2 people, 16.67%)
  4. Zoloft (2 people, 16.67%)
  5. Nicotine (2 people, 16.67%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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