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Review: could Lisinopril cause Shortness of breath (Breathing difficulty)?

Summary: Shortness of breath is found among people who take Lisinopril, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Aspirin, and have High blood pressure.

We study 93,714 people who have side effects while taking Lisinopril from FDA and social media. Among them, 5,763 have Shortness of breath. Find out below who they are, when they have Shortness of breath and more.

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Lisinopril

Lisinopril has active ingredients of lisinopril. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from 99,202 Lisinopril users)

Shortness of breath

Shortness of breath has been reported by people with high blood pressure, asthma, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. (latest reports from 165,355 Shortness of breath patients)

On Jan, 13, 2015: 93,714 people reported to have side effects when taking Lisinopril. Among them, 5,763 people (6.15%) have Shortness Of Breath.

Trend of Shortness of breath in Lisinopril reports

Time on Lisinopril when people have Shortness of breath * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Shortness of breath24.57%26.29%12.29%10.29%15.71%8.00%2.86%

Gender of people who have Shortness of breath when taking Lisinopril * :

FemaleMale
Shortness of breath51.68%48.32%

Age of people who have Shortness of breath when taking Lisinopril * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Shortness of breath0.06%0.06%0.32%0.91%3.71%10.15%23.22%61.59%

Severity of Shortness of breath when taking Lisinopril ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Shortness of breath8.57%58.57%27.14%5.71%

How people recovered from Shortness of breath ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Shortness of breath2.38%4.76%92.86%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (1,200 people, 20.82%)
  2. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (349 people, 6.06%)
  3. Pain (291 people, 5.05%)
  4. Depression (255 people, 4.42%)
  5. Blood cholesterol increased (244 people, 4.23%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (1,835 people, 31.84%)
  2. Lasix (927 people, 16.09%)
  3. Furosemide (853 people, 14.80%)
  4. Simvastatin (724 people, 12.56%)
  5. Lipitor (705 people, 12.23%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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