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Review: could Lisinopril cause Swollen tongue?

Summary: Swollen tongue could be caused by Lisinopril, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Aspirin, and have Hypertension.

We study 93,292 people who have side effects while taking Lisinopril from FDA and social media. Among them, 668 have Swollen tongue. Find out below who they are, when they have Swollen tongue and more.

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Lisinopril

Lisinopril (latest outcomes from 98,719 users) has active ingredients of lisinopril. It is often used in high blood pressure.

Swollen tongue

Swollen tongue (swelling of tongue) (latest reports from 63,036 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, depression, pain, pain relief by acupuncture.

On Apr, 7, 2014: 93,323 people reported to have side effects when taking Lisinopril. Among them, 668 people (0.72%) have Swollen Tongue. They amount to 1.06% of all the 62,907 people who have Swollen Tongue on eHealthMe.

Trend of Swollen tongue in Lisinopril reports

Time on Lisinopril when people have Swollen tongue * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Swollen tongue22.99%17.82%8.62%16.09%20.11%9.77%4.60%

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

FemaleMale
Swollen tongue55.90%44.10%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Swollen tongue0.00%0.00%0.17%0.68%2.88%6.77%23.01%66.50%

Severity of Swollen tongue when taking Lisinopril ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Swollen tongue0.00%20.00%60.00%20.00%

How people recovered from Swollen tongue ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Swollen tongue0.00%100.00%0.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (333 people, 49.85%)
  2. Rheumatoid arthritis (27 people, 4.04%)
  3. Blood cholesterol increased (24 people, 3.59%)
  4. Diabetes mellitus (23 people, 3.44%)
  5. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (22 people, 3.29%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (116 people, 17.37%)
  2. Simvastatin (70 people, 10.48%)
  3. Hydrochlorothiazide (64 people, 9.58%)
  4. Furosemide (42 people, 6.29%)
  5. Acetaminophen (40 people, 5.99%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (2 months ago):

  • Swelling develops quickly and is usually accompanied by itching and occasional rash. Swelling begins to dissipate after 4-5 hours. It is totally random - two weeks without any swelling, then 3-4 days with itching and swelling at different sites.

    Reply

  • From this study (1 year ago):

  • It only happens about 1 a year or so I wake up in the morning with swollen tongue,tonsuls,mouth. Can't swallow or breath, have to take a epi pen shot and 8 hrs it goes away.

    Reply

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