Advertisement

What are the possible side effects of Prinivil?

Possible side effects of Prinivil (lisinopril) include fatigue, headache, cough, dizziness, nausea, diarrhea, change in taste, sexual problems, sun sensitivity, sneezing, runny nose, rash and weakness. Most side effects are mild and temporary. Call your doctor if they bother you or don't go away.

Serious side effects of Prinivil include swelling anywhere in the face or inside the mouth or of the hands, lower legs or feet, trouble breathing or swallowing, hives, hoarseness, fever, sore throat, chills, stomach pain (with or without nausea), urinary changes, light-headedness or fainting, yellowing of the eyes or skin, red blistering or peeling of the skin, irregular heartbeat and chest pain. If you experience any of these side effects, call your doctor or get emergency medical help right away. Prinivil is prescribed for high blood pressure and congestive heart failure and is also given after a heart attack to help improve the chance of survival.

Continue Learning about ACE Inhibitor

What are angiotensin receptor blockers for coronary artery disease?
Donna Hill Howes, RNDonna Hill Howes, RN
Angiotensin receptor blockers (ARBs) block the hormone angiotensin 2. This limits the amount of sodi...
More Answers
What can I take for a cough that is caused by my ACE inhibitor medication?
American Diabetes AssociationAmerican Diabetes Association
Many people with diabetes have problems with high blood pressure. Angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE...
More Answers
How do ACE inhibitors help prevent stroke?
Natalia S. Rost, MDNatalia S. Rost, MD
ACE inhibitors (benazepril, enalapril) are medications commonly used to prevent ischemic stroke. The...
More Answers
Do ACE inhibitors have any drug interactions?
Donna Hill Howes, RNDonna Hill Howes, RN
If you are taking the following drugs, ACE inhibitors can lead to side effects and should be avoided...
More Answers

Important: This content reflects information from various individuals and organizations and may offer alternative or opposing points of view. It should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. As always, you should consult with your healthcare provider about your specific health needs.