13 Aug 2009
Difficulty breathing (which could be considered as shortness of breath) is a serious side effect of lisinopril. See your doctor immediately.
Other side effects of Lisinopril:
Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; severe stomach pain; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Call your doctor at once if you have any of these serious side effects:
feeling light-headed, fainting; urinating more or less than usual, or not at all; fever, chills, body aches, flu symptoms; tired feeling, muscle weakness, and pounding or uneven heartbeats; chest pain; or swelling, rapid weight gain.
Less serious side effects may include:
cough; dizziness, drowsiness, headache; nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, upset stomach; or mild skin itching or rash.
This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur.
- Lisinopril Information for Consumers
- Lisinopril Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Lisinopril (detailed)
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