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woman bent over with bad belly ache from abdominal obstructionabdominal obstructionJoe Graedon - September 2, 2019
angioedema, choking, man sticks out his tongue while coughingAngioedemaJoe Graedon - March 18, 2019
woman with bad bellyache in bedAngioedemaJoe Graedon - November 25, 2019 - 18 comments

The BP Drug Lisinopril Initiates Intestinal Blockage

ACE inhibitors are first-line drugs for hypertension. The BP drug lisinopril is dispensed over 100 million times annually. Angioedema is a bad side effect!

Terry Graedon - May 1, 2017

Could an Unexpected Reaction to a Blood Pressure Pill Be Deadly?

Terry Graedon - September 29, 2014

EpiPen Reversed a Life-Threatening Reaction to Blood Pressure Medicine

Joe Graedon - September 19, 2014

Lisinopril & Other Pril Pill Side Effects Stimulate Heated Debate

Joe Graedon - July 21, 2014

Lisinopril Side Effects Can Be Life Threatening: Beware Angioedema and ACE Inhibitors!

Terry Graedon - September 9, 2013

Commercials with Reminders That Drugs Can Have Serious Side Effects Saved His Life

angioedema, choking, man sticks out his tongue while coughing
AngioedemaJoe Graedon - June 6, 2013

Lisinopril Side Effects Can Be Lethal

Blood pressure pills like Lisinopril are perceived as generally safe medications, but mysterious lisinopril side effects called angioedema can be life threatening.

Man in blue dress shirt choking himself
AngioedemaTerry Graedon - March 5, 2012

Blood Pressure Pill Proved Deadly

The blood pressure pill lisinopril and other ACE inhibitors can cause life-threatening swelling of the mouth and throat called angioedema.

AngioedemaTerry Graedon - January 2, 2012

Blood Pressure Pill May Trigger Deadly Side Effect

Dangerous lisinopril side effect may not show up for years.