I have no thyroid function, have Addison’s, hepatitis autoimmune,am diabetic, show grins now high blood pressure 215/191 a couple of days ago. Is this drug safe from me? I have read hair raising comments about this drug and due to past experience do not trust GPs. I have read that this medication is not good for people suffering from autoimmune illnesses. I am now desperate because I have been prescribed drugs in the past that have really made me very ill and had to come off them - I really do not feel that I can go through the same scenario again.
Lisinopril is in a group of drugs called ACE inhibitors. It is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension). Generally, lisinopril is well tolerated and safe to take.
Your medical history will require that you are carefully monitored.
- Lisinopril Information for Consumers
- Lisinopril Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Lisinopril (detailed)
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