Review: could Lisinopril cause Itching?


Summary

Itching 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 High blood cholesterol . We study 117,219 people who have side effects while taking Lisinopril from FDA and social media. Among them, 2,990 have Itching. Find out below who they are, when they have Itching and more.

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Lisinopril

Lisinopril has active ingredients of lisinopril. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Lisinopril 170,883 users)

Itching

Itching has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, rheumatoid arthritis (latest reports from 150,247 Itching patients).

On Nov, 20, 2016

117,219 people reported to have side effects when taking Lisinopril.
Among them, 2,990 people (2.55%) have Itching


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lisinopril cause Itching?

Time on Lisinopril when people have Itching *:

  • < 1 month: 27.42 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 19.35 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 8.87 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 14.52 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 16.13 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 10.48 %
  • 10+ years: 3.23 %

Gender of people who have Itching when taking Lisinopril *:

  • female: 50.32 %
  • male: 49.68 %

Age of people who have Itching when taking Lisinopril *:

  • 0-1: 0.04 %
  • 2-9: 0.09 %
  • 10-19: 0.04 %
  • 20-29: 0.83 %
  • 30-39: 4.24 %
  • 40-49: 11.23 %
  • 50-59: 25.95 %
  • 60+: 57.58 %

Severity of Itching **:

  • least: 3.03 %
  • moderate: 54.55 %
  • severe: 39.39 %
  • most severe: 3.03 %

How people recovered from Itching **:

  • while on drug: 10 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 90 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (678 people, 22.68%)
  • Niaspan (642 people, 21.47%)
  • Simvastatin (354 people, 11.84%)
  • Plavix (308 people, 10.30%)
  • Lipitor (297 people, 9.93%)

Forecasts by ePatient.care (We will alert you to new symptoms or undetected conditions when you take Lisinopril, learn more)

Potential co-existing conditions

  • High Density Lipoprotein Decreased (210 people, 7.02%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Rashes (992 people, 33.18%)
  • Skin Blushing/flushing (600 people, 20.07%)
  • Pain (315 people, 10.54%)
  • Fatigue (303 people, 10.13%)
  • Urticaria (291 people, 9.73%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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