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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.

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