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!
Have you ever had a really bad bellyache? Such attacks can be hard to diagnose. If the BP drug lisinopril causes abdominal obstruction it can be deadly!
Most people are alert to drug side effects that arise after a few days or weeks. But what about a delayed cough with lisinopril that takes years to show up?
Even after years of taking an ARB or an ACEi blood pressure medicine, an unexpected reaction called angioedema can be serious or deadly.
Angioedema, life-threatening swelling of the mouth, tongue and throat in reaction to an ACE inhibitor blood pressure pill, is reversible with EpiPen.
ACE inhibitor blood pressure "pril" pills like lisinopril or ramipril can cause life-threatening swelling in the mouth, throat or abdomen.
Lisinopril and other ACE inhibitors can cause a serious complication: angioedema. The face and neck swelling of angioedema could result in death.
Dangerous lisinopril side effect may not show up for years.