Review: could Lisinopril cause Insomnia?
Summary: Insomnia is found among people who take Lisinopril, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Aspirin, and have High blood pressure.
We study 93,768 people who have side effects while taking Lisinopril from FDA and social media. Among them, 2,249 have Insomnia. Find out below who they are, when they have Insomnia and more.
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Lisinopril has active ingredients of lisinopril. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from 99,257 Lisinopril users)
Insomnia (sleeplessness) has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, pain, high blood pressure, stress and anxiety. (latest reports from 143,888 Insomnia patients)
On Feb, 24, 2015: 93,768 people reported to have side effects when taking Lisinopril. Among them, 2,301 people (2.45%) have Insomnia.
Time on Lisinopril when people have Insomnia * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Insomnia when taking Lisinopril * :
Age of people who have Insomnia when taking Lisinopril * :
Severity of Insomnia when taking Lisinopril ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Insomnia ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (591 people, 25.68%)
- Depression (287 people, 12.47%)
- Smoking cessation therapy (208 people, 9.04%)
- Pain (191 people, 8.30%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (173 people, 7.52%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (504 people, 21.90%)
- Hydrochlorothiazide (323 people, 14.04%)
- Simvastatin (284 people, 12.34%)
- Furosemide (274 people, 11.91%)
- Lasix (270 people, 11.73%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Hi Everyone - I am desperate to talk to people who suffer like me. I have RLS and insomnia. I take Mirapex, Gabapenten, and have tried about 6 different kinds of sleeping pills and for the last 3 years I sleep about 3 to 4 hours a night. I can fall asleep but I cannot stay asleep. I am so sick of living like this. Nothing helps to keep me asleep. I go to bed at the same time every night (9) and around 1:00am, I wake up to go to the bathroom then the nightmare begins.... I cannot go back to sleep. I feel tired, depressed, alone and desperate for help. I have been to the Mayo Clinic twice and to numerous doctors and although they try, I can't get better. I exercise everyday for 1 - 1&1/2 hrs a day. I do not have any other health issues at all. This is a real big problem and a awful way to live. I just feel so alone and sad.
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