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Lisinopril

Most Commonly Used
Lisinopril 2.5mg Tab
Lupin Pharmaceuticals
Pill Identification: LUPIN  |  2.5
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Lisinopril 20mg Tab
Lupin Pharmaceuticals
Pill Identification: LUPIN  |  20
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Lisinopril 10mg Tab
Lupin Pharmaceuticals
Pill Identification: LUPIN  |  10
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Lisinopril 5mg Tab
Lupin Pharmaceuticals
Pill Identification:
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Lisinopril 2.5mg Tab
Ivax Pharmaceuticals Inc a Division of Teva USA
Pill Identification: LOGO  |  3757
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Common Side Effects of Lisinopril
Lisinopril may cause side effects. Some are more serious than others. Tell your doctor about any side effect that is severe, worries you, or will not go away. Some common side effects of lisinopril may include:
  • Cough
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Drowsiness
  • Stomach upset
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Mild itching or rash
  • Depressed mood
  • Weakness
  • Sneezing or runny nose
  • Change in sexual function or desire
There are some serious side effects that you can have with taking lisinopril. Although these are not as common, it is important to contact your doctor, or 911 in an emergency, if you:
  • Feel light-headed or faint
  • Have swelling or tingling, especially in the mouth or throat
  • Have trouble breathing or swallowing
  • Have chest pain or tightness
  • Develop fever, chills, body aches, or other flulike symptoms
  • Feel confused or weak
  • Pass less urine than usual or not at all
  • Rapidly gain weight
  • Show signs of high potassium: slow heart rate, weak pulse, muscle weakness, or tingly feeling
Before taking lisinopril, your doctor will want to make sure that you can take it safely. Talk with your doctor about any medical condition that you may have. Your doctor may want to know if you have had:
  • Diabetes
  • Kidney or liver disease
  • Heart disease
  • Congestive heart failure
  • Lupus
  • Scleroderma
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
Also talk about all the medicines you take. Some may react with lisinopril. Give your doctor a complete list, including over-the-counter medicines, herbal remedies, and vitamin supplements. Tell your doctor if you have ever had a bad reaction to any medicine.

Do not take lisinopril if you are pregnant. It can hurt the fetus. If you become pregnant while taking lisinopril, tell your doctor right away. If you are breast-feeding, tell your doctor. Your doctor will want to decide if lisinopril is right for you.

If you need any type of surgery while on lisinopril, tell your doctor that you are taking lisinopril. This includes dental surgery. You may need to stop taking lisinopril for a short time.