In June my doctor prescribed metformin (750mg), atorvastatin (10mg) and lisinopril (2.5mg). It is now October and I have developed a debilitating chronic cough. Literature I've read points to both lisinopril and atorvastatin as causes. Are there alternatives I can take to eliminate the cough?
Hello! They say that this is a side effect, but I take it and don't have it. Yet every one is different so this could be an issue with you. I would advise you to talk to your doctor. They would know what to do. Best regards, Buggs 333
funny you mention that I am on 40mg of atorvastatin and I have a cough and had xrays and ct scans of my lungs and nothing..thankfully but I was just wondering myself if it was a medication I was taking. I will ask the doctor when I go. It's almost a tickle or feels like a dry throat but some days seem worse than others.
Realize old question, but: Yes, had bad chronic cough with Lisinopril. (Tried when could not tolerate Ramipril due to male side effect). Ultimately Losartan worked for same blood pressure goals. NO cough ever with Atorvastatin.
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