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Review: could Lisinopril cause Stuffy nose (Nasal congestion)?

Summary: Stuffy nose 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, 328 have Stuffy nose. Find out below who they are, when they have Stuffy nose 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)

Stuffy nose

Stuffy nose (blockage of the nasal passages usually due to membranes lining the nose becoming swollen from inflamed blood vessels) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, asthma, osteoporosis, erection problems. (latest reports from 14,471 Stuffy nose patients)

On Dec, 30, 2014: 93,662 people reported to have side effects when taking Lisinopril. Among them, 328 people (0.35%) have Stuffy Nose.

Trend of Stuffy nose in Lisinopril reports

Time on Lisinopril when people have Stuffy nose * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Stuffy nose0.00%33.33%0.00%8.33%25.00%25.00%8.33%

Gender of people who have Stuffy nose when taking Lisinopril * :

FemaleMale
Stuffy nose58.75%41.25%

Age of people who have Stuffy nose when taking Lisinopril * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Stuffy nose0.00%0.00%1.38%0.34%2.07%16.55%25.52%54.14%

Severity of Stuffy nose when taking Lisinopril ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Stuffy nose0.00%60.00%40.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Stuffy nose ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Stuffy nose0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (83 people, 25.30%)
  2. Depression (36 people, 10.98%)
  3. Rheumatoid arthritis (26 people, 7.93%)
  4. Erectile dysfunction (23 people, 7.01%)
  5. Pain (18 people, 5.49%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (84 people, 25.61%)
  2. Hydrochlorothiazide (47 people, 14.33%)
  3. Digoxin (45 people, 13.72%)
  4. Humira (41 people, 12.50%)
  5. Nexium (39 people, 11.89%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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