A study for a 73 year old woman who takes Lisinopril - from FDA reports


25,551 females aged 73 (±5) who take the same drug are studied. This is a personalized study for a 73 year old female patient who has High Blood Pressure. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA.

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On Jan, 10, 2019

25,551 females aged 73 (±5) who take Lisinopril are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Lisinopril for a 73-year old woman.

Information of the patient in this study:

  • Age: 73
  • Gender: female
  • Conditions: High Blood Pressure
  • Drugs taken:
    • Lisinopril (lisinopril)

eHealthMe real world results:

Most common side effects over time

< 1 month:
  1. Diarrhea
  2. Stress and anxiety
  3. Angioedema (rapid swelling of the dermis)
  4. Breathing difficulty
  5. Rashes (redness)
  6. Pancytopenia (medical condition in which there is a reduction in the number of red and white blood cells, as well as platelets)
  7. Fainting (loss of consciousness and postural tone)
  8. Pain in extremity
  9. Speech impairment (adult) (inability to speak (adult))
  10. Loss of consciousness
1 - 6 months:
  1. Cough
  2. Diarrhea
  3. Abdominal pain
  4. Headache (pain in head)
  5. Appetite - decreased (decreased appetite occurs when you have a reduced desire to eat)
  6. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  7. Breathing difficulty
  8. Angioedema (rapid swelling of the dermis)
  9. Sleep disorder
  10. Muscle spasms (muscle contraction)
6 - 12 months:
  1. Dizziness
  2. Cough
  3. Drug ineffective
  4. Hyperkalemia (damage to or disease of the kidney)
  5. Acute kidney failure
  6. Insomnia (sleeplessness)
  7. Pain
  8. Breathing difficulty
  9. Gait disturbance
  10. Angioedema (rapid swelling of the dermis)
1 - 2 years:
  1. Weight decreased
  2. Renal impairment (severely reduced kidney function)
  3. Renal failure acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)
  4. Arrhythmias (irregular heartbeat)
  5. Normochromic normocytic anaemia (forms of anaemia in which the average size and haemoglobin content of the red blood cells are within normal limits)
  6. Red blood cell sedimentation rate increased
  7. Serum ferritin increased
  8. Taste - impaired
  9. Eosinophilic oesophagitis (allergic inflammatory condition of the oesophagus)
  10. Swallowing difficulty
2 - 5 years:
  1. Breathing difficulty
  2. Gastrointestinal haemorrhage (bleeding gastrointestinal tract)
  3. Renal failure acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)
  4. Angioedema (rapid swelling of the dermis)
  5. Diarrhea
  6. Endocarditis bacterial (an inflammation of the inner layer of the heart by bacterial infection)
  7. Cellulitis (infection under the skin)
  8. Chronic kidney disease
  9. Sepsis (a severe blood infection that can lead to organ failure and death)
  10. Stroke (sudden death of a portion of the brain cells due to a lack of oxygen)
5 - 10 years:
  1. Hypoglycemia (low blood sugar)
  2. Renal failure acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)
  3. Bronchitis (inflammation of the mucous membrane in the bronchial tubes)
  4. Weight decreased
  5. Angioedema (rapid swelling of the dermis)
  6. Oedema peripheral (superficial swelling)
  7. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  8. Osteomyelitis (infection of bone)
  9. Adverse drug reaction
  10. Impaired healing
10+ years:
  1. Hyperkalemia (damage to or disease of the kidney)
  2. Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)
  3. Stress and anxiety
  4. Cough
  5. Thrombocytopenia (decrease of platelets in blood)
  6. Drug hypersensitivity
  7. Dizziness
  8. High blood cholesterol
  9. Weight increased
  10. Acute kidney failure
not specified:
  1. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  2. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  3. Weakness
  4. Diarrhea
  5. Breathing difficulty
  6. Dizziness
  7. Drug ineffective
  8. Pain
  9. Fall
  10. Nausea and vomiting

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. High Blood Cholesterol : 2,553 people, 9.99%
  2. Diabetes : 1,677 people, 6.56%
  3. Rheumatoid Arthritis (a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints): 1,590 people, 6.22%
  4. Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (atrial fibrillation and flutter are abnormal heart rhythms in which the atria, or upper chambers of the heart, are out of sync with the ventricles): 1,345 people, 5.26%
  5. Pain : 1,293 people, 5.06%
  6. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (a condition in which stomach contents leak backward from the stomach into the oesophagus): 1,018 people, 3.98%
  7. Type 2 Diabetes : 1,006 people, 3.94%
  8. Osteoporosis (bones weak and more likely to break): 995 people, 3.89%
  9. Depression : 937 people, 3.67%
  10. Multiple Myeloma (cancer of the plasma cells): 908 people, 3.55%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Lipitor (2,210 people, 8.65%)
  2. Lasix (2,164 people, 8.47%)
  3. Aspirin (2,119 people, 8.29%)
  4. Metformin (1,969 people, 7.71%)
  5. Synthroid (1,914 people, 7.49%)
  6. Amlodipine (1,635 people, 6.40%)
  7. Simvastatin (1,442 people, 5.64%)
  8. Plavix (1,420 people, 5.56%)
  9. Hydrochlorothiazide (1,353 people, 5.30%)
  10. Furosemide (1,336 people, 5.23%)

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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