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When should I call my doctor if I am taking Prinivil?

If you are taking Prinivil (lisinopril), which is prescribed to treat high blood pressure or congestive heart failure or after a heart attack to increase survival odds, call your doctor if:
  • You develop serious side effects such as facial swelling or swelling of your throat, tongue, hands, lower legs or feet. You'll need medical help if you have trouble swallowing or breathing, you become hoarse or have a sore throat, you develop fever or chills, you feel lightheaded or faint, your stomach hurts (with or without nausea), you have chest pain, your urine is dark or you have trouble urinating, your eyes or skin become yellow or your skin becomes red, blisters or peels.
  • You experience severe diarrhea, nausea and vomiting or if your heart rate becomes rapid and irregular.
  • You find out you are pregnant: Prinivil may cause serious harm, even death, to a developing fetus.
  • You want or need to take a new medicine or dietary supplement; Prinivil can interact with other medications and supplements.
  • You experience any symptoms that are bothersome or don't go away.

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