Review: could Lisinopril cause Itching?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 10, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.4/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 88,661 people who take Lisinopril. Among them, 2,438 have Itching. See who they are, when they have Itching and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Lisinopril (latest outcomes from 98,622 users) has active ingredients of lisinopril. It is often used in high blood pressure, blood pressure management. Commonly reported side effects of Lisinopril include nausea, nausea aggravated, breathing difficulty, dyspnoea exacerbated, fatigue.
Itching (latest reports from 520,415 patients) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, multiple sclerosis.
On Mar, 5, 2014: 88,661 people reported to have side effects when taking Lisinopril. Among them, 2,438 people (2.75%) have Itching.
Time on Lisinopril when people have Itching * :
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Gender of people who have Itching when taking Lisinopril * :
Age of people who have Itching when taking Lisinopril * :
Severity of Itching when taking Lisinopril ** :
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How people recovered from Itching ** :
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Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (456 people, 18.70%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (347 people, 14.23%)
- High density lipoprotein decreased (195 people, 8.00%)
- Blood triglycerides increased (147 people, 6.03%)
- Diabetes mellitus (113 people, 4.63%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (825 people, 33.84%)
- Niaspan (640 people, 26.25%)
- Simvastatin (281 people, 11.53%)
- Plavix (281 people, 11.53%)
- Lipitor (254 people, 10.42%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Carla M. on May, 8, 2010:
I recently had a colonoscopy with demerol and versed. I totally expected to have the usual " you won't remember anything" result,but that was not the case. I was in so much agonizing pain-- I felt 75% of everything that was going on. Every time he made a turn in my colon I felt it. I remember excessively moaning, crying out, writhing in pain. I am in such shock and disbelief that the doctor did not give me anymore pain medicine. Later, after talking to one of the nurses, I was told that my doc is stubborn and doesn't like to give extra pain medicine, also not a very compassionate person. I only wish he could experience what I went through. I wrote him a note explaining my experience. If he is any kind of a man he'll have the diginity to respond.
Sassy on May, 21, 2010:
Carla,I would take him to court or some kind of further legal action
Sandy on Jun, 15, 2010:
If your doctor knows the anesthesiologist gives less medication during a procedure than you need, I'd ask your doctor to get another anesthesiologist for your procedures. I make sure the doctor and surgery center or hospital are aware of your experience, and have it noted in your hospital and doctor's records that you do not consent to that anesthesiologist being anywhere near your medical care.
holmeshome on Feb, 10, 2012:
Unfortunately, many colonoscopies are performed by gastroenterologists without anesthesiologists being involved at all. And that is where the trouble lies because if you are given just Versed you do run the risk of knowing what is going on and feeling tremendous pain. Even teaching hospitals permit gastroenterologists to do these one man shows. So ask way beforehand just who is handling the anesthesia and what medication(s) are going to be used. Then do some research and get back to the doctor if you aren't pleased with what you have read.
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