I have just started taking this med. My doctor prescribed it to me, because my pressure is usually very high like 250/140... and I was on 10 mg of Altace, but didn't seem to help with lowering my pressure, now I am on Diovan and Lisinopril, But I was reading that one of the side effects could be Weight gain, and I don't want that!!! Has anyone experience weight gain, or swelling , because I don't understand if this is suppose to get rid of excess water, how come there should be swelling? I am very anxious to know if anyone has experienced that??
Everybody responds to medicines differently and it is worth pointing out that what happens to an individual may not necessarily happen to you.
See these links for user reviews on both medicines you are taking.
- Lisinopril Information for Consumers
- Lisinopril Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Lisinopril (detailed)
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