Review: could Lisinopril cause Swollen Tongue?


Swollen tongue 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 Hypertension . We study 114,024 people who have side effects while taking Lisinopril from FDA and social media. Among them, 812 have Swollen tongue. Find out below who they are, when they have Swollen tongue and more.

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Lisinopril has active ingredients of lisinopril. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Lisinopril 115,032 users)

Swollen Tongue

Swollen tongue (swelling of tongue) has been reported by people with muscle contractions involuntary, gallstones, sepsis, back pain, bursitis (latest reports from 12,419 Swollen tongue patients).

On Aug, 23, 2016

114,024 people reported to have side effects when taking Lisinopril.
Among them, 812 people (0.71%) have Swollen Tongue

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lisinopril cause Swollen tongue?

Time on Lisinopril when people have Swollen Tongue *:

  • < 1 month: 20.89 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 17.33 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 8.44 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 16.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 21.33 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 12.0 %
  • 10+ years: 4.0 %

Gender of people who have Swollen Tongue when taking Lisinopril *:

  • female: 55.44 %
  • male: 44.56 %

Age of people who have Swollen Tongue when taking Lisinopril *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.14 %
  • 20-29: 0.71 %
  • 30-39: 2.99 %
  • 40-49: 6.41 %
  • 50-59: 22.36 %
  • 60+: 67.38 %

Severity if Swollen Tongue when taking Lisinopril **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 42.86 %
  • severe: 42.86 %
  • most severe: 14.29 %

How people recovered from Swollen Tongue **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 100 %
  • not yet: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypertension (406 people)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (30 people)
  • Diabetes Mellitus (30 people)
  • Blood Cholesterol Increased (30 people)
  • Pain (25 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (108 people)
  • Simvastatin (85 people)
  • Hydrochlorothiazide (71 people)
  • Furosemide (50 people)
  • Omeprazole (46 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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