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Side effect(s) of Lisinopril


Review the side-effects of Lisinopril as documented in medical literature. The term "side effects" refers to unintended effects that can occur as a result of taking the medication. In majority of the instances these side-effects are mild and easily tolerable, however sometimes they can be more severe and can be detrimental.

If the side effects are not tolerable adjusting the dosage or switching to a different medication can help to manage or overcome side effects. If you have any doubts or questions, we recommend seeking advice from your doctor or pharmacist.

   Body As A Whole
- Fatigue, weakness and fainting.

   Heart
- Low blood pressure.

   Gastrointestinal
- Diarrhea, nausea, vomiting and indigestion.

   Musculoskeletal
- Muscle cramps.

   Central Nervous System
- Headache, dizziness, tingling and decreased sexual activity.

   Respiratory
- Cough, cold and respiratory tract infection.

   Skin
- Rash and psoriasis.

   Genitourinary
- Impotence.

Other Precautions :

Avoid excess dosage.

Drug Name : Lisinopril

Lisinopril(Prinivil) generic is an angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor, prescribed for high blood pressure. It works by decreasing certain chemicals that tighten the blood vessels.


Trade Names for Lisinopril

India :


International :


Prinivil, Zestril.
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