Lisinopril side effects - from FDA reports


In this review, we analyze Lisinopril side effects by the time on the drug, gender and age of the people who have side effects while taking Lisinopril. The review is based on 217,303 people who have side effects while taking the drug from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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Lisinopril

Lisinopril has active ingredients of lisinopril. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Lisinopril 228,281 users)


On Feb, 15, 2019

217,303 people who take Lisinopril are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Lisinopril side effects.

Most common side effects over time *:

< 1 month:
  • Angioedema (rapid swelling of the dermis)
  • Vomiting
  • Renal failure acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)
  • Swelling face
  • Cough
  • Hyperkalaemia (damage to or disease of the kidney)
  • Swollen tongue (swelling of tongue)
  • Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)
  • Lip swelling
  • Vision blurred
1 - 6 months:
  • Hyperkalaemia (damage to or disease of the kidney)
  • Wheezing (a high-pitched whistling sound made while you breath)
  • Renal failure acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)
  • Swollen tongue (swelling of tongue)
  • Vomiting
  • Angioneurotic oedema (swelling that occurs just beneath the surface of the skin or mucous membranes)
  • Syncope (loss of consciousness with an inability to maintain postural tone)
  • Swelling face
  • Renal failure (kidney dysfunction)
  • Rash
6 - 12 months:
  • Angioedema (rapid swelling of the dermis)
  • Hyperkalaemia (damage to or disease of the kidney)
  • Cough
  • Swollen tongue (swelling of tongue)
  • Syncope (loss of consciousness with an inability to maintain postural tone)
  • Renal failure acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)
  • Wheezing (a high-pitched whistling sound made while you breath)
  • Angioneurotic oedema (swelling that occurs just beneath the surface of the skin or mucous membranes)
  • Urticaria (rash of round, red welts on the skin that itch intensely)
  • Vomiting
1 - 2 years:
  • Angioedema (rapid swelling of the dermis)
  • Hyperkalaemia (damage to or disease of the kidney)
  • Swollen tongue (swelling of tongue)
  • Cough
  • Renal failure acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)
  • Lip swelling
  • Vomiting
  • Wheezing (a high-pitched whistling sound made while you breath)
  • Renal failure (kidney dysfunction)
  • Weight decreased
2 - 5 years:
  • Angioedema (rapid swelling of the dermis)
  • Swollen tongue (swelling of tongue)
  • Hyperkalaemia (damage to or disease of the kidney)
  • Vomiting
  • Renal failure acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)
  • Gastrointestinal haemorrhage (bleeding gastrointestinal tract)
  • Cough
  • Lip swelling
  • Renal failure (kidney dysfunction)
  • Chronic kidney disease
5 - 10 years:
  • Angioedema (rapid swelling of the dermis)
  • Swollen tongue (swelling of tongue)
  • Hyperkalaemia (damage to or disease of the kidney)
  • Gastrointestinal haemorrhage (bleeding gastrointestinal tract)
  • Upper gastrointestinal haemorrhage (upper gastrointestinal bleeding)
  • Syncope (loss of consciousness with an inability to maintain postural tone)
  • Renal failure acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)
  • Vomiting
  • Chronic kidney disease
  • Urticaria (rash of round, red welts on the skin that itch intensely)
10+ years:
  • Angioedema (rapid swelling of the dermis)
  • Weight decreased
  • Gastrointestinal haemorrhage (bleeding gastrointestinal tract)
  • Chronic kidney disease
  • Swelling face
  • Urticaria (rash of round, red welts on the skin that itch intensely)
  • Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)
  • Muscle spasms (muscle contraction)
  • Type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • Upper gastrointestinal haemorrhage (upper gastrointestinal bleeding)
not specified:
  • Vomiting
  • Weight decreased
  • Drug ineffective
  • Weight increased
  • Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  • Myocardial infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)
  • Death
  • Pain
  • Rash
  • Pneumonia

Most common side effects by gender *:

female:
  • Vomiting
  • Weight decreased
  • Drug ineffective
  • Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  • Weight increased
  • Pain
  • Urinary tract infection
  • Drug hypersensitivity
  • Rash
  • Pain in extremity
male:
  • Angioedema (rapid swelling of the dermis)
  • Weight decreased
  • Renal failure acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)
  • Pain
  • Pneumonia
  • Gastrointestinal haemorrhage (bleeding gastrointestinal tract)
  • Syncope (loss of consciousness with an inability to maintain postural tone)
  • Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
  • Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  • Pruritus (severe itching of the skin)

Most common side effects by age *:

0-1:
  • Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)
  • Skin discolouration (change of skin colour)
  • Myocardial infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)
  • Premature baby
  • Renal failure (kidney dysfunction)
  • Foetal exposure during pregnancy (exposing your unborn child to contraindicated in pregnancy leads birth defect)
  • Skin necrosis (skin damage)
  • Tachycardia (a heart rate that exceeds the range of 100 beats/min)
  • Tremor (trembling or shaking movements in one or more parts of your body)
  • Vomiting
2-9:
  • Vomiting
  • Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)
  • Foetal exposure during pregnancy (exposing your unborn child to contraindicated in pregnancy leads birth defect)
  • Renal impairment (severely reduced kidney function)
  • Weight increased
  • Convulsion (muscles contract and relax rapidly and repeatedly, resulting in an uncontrolled shaking of the body)
  • Seizure (abnormal excessive or synchronous neuronal activity in the brain)
  • Sinus arrhythmia (a naturally occurring variation in heart rate that occurs during a breathing cycle)
  • Somnolence (a state of near-sleep, a strong desire for sleep)
  • Upper respiratory tract infection
10-19:
  • Vomiting
  • Completed suicide (act of taking one's own life)
  • Weight increased
  • Pulmonary embolism (blockage of the main artery of the lung)
  • Shock (a life-threatening condition with symptoms like low blood pressure, weakness, shallow breathing, cold, clammy skin)
  • Weight decreased
  • Renal impairment (severely reduced kidney function)
  • Back pain
  • Pancreatitis (inflammation of pancreas)
  • Pyrexia (fever)
20-29:
  • Pulmonary embolism (blockage of the main artery of the lung)
  • Drug ineffective
  • Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  • Pain
  • Tremor (trembling or shaking movements in one or more parts of your body)
  • Anxiety
  • Pulmonary oedema (fluid accumulation in the lungs)
  • Pyrexia (fever)
  • Renal failure (kidney dysfunction)
  • Ventricular fibrillation (abnormally irregular heart rhythm)
30-39:
  • Vomiting
  • Completed suicide (act of taking one's own life)
  • Weight increased
  • Pain
  • Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  • Agitation (state of anxiety or nervous excitement)
  • Pulmonary embolism (blockage of the main artery of the lung)
  • Weight decreased
  • Drug ineffective
  • Abdominal pain
40-49:
  • Vomiting
  • Weight decreased
  • Myocardial infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)
  • Pain
  • Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  • Drug ineffective
  • Weight increased
  • Completed suicide (act of taking one's own life)
  • Angioedema (rapid swelling of the dermis)
  • Type 2 diabetes mellitus
50-59:
  • Vomiting
  • Weight decreased
  • Angioedema (rapid swelling of the dermis)
  • Myocardial infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)
  • Drug ineffective
  • Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  • Weight increased
  • Pain
  • Rash
  • Pain in extremity
60+:
  • Vomiting
  • Weight decreased
  • Drug ineffective
  • Angioedema (rapid swelling of the dermis)
  • Myocardial infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)
  • Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  • Weight increased
  • Death
  • Gastrointestinal haemorrhage (bleeding gastrointestinal tract)
  • Urinary tract infection

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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