ZESTRIL Reviews

Average Rating: 2.5 (127 Ratings)

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DOSAGE
DATE ADDED
 
 3  High BP extreme tiredness -loss of appitite- lost sex drive- feeling sick a few times a week in general no energy is this the way they kill ya ? 61 8 weeks
20 mg 1X D
12/31/2015
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 5  blood pressure none Having been on this for 7 years with no side effects that I know of, I can't believe the low ratings. The only issue I've ever had is that if I don't exercise and maintain a proper weight it does not control my blood pressure alone, I have to take lasix as well. F 44 7 years
40 1X D
1/11/2015
 5  An additional b/p med I am taking Lisinipril, and have had no side effects, but was not expecting any. Has been a great med for a second one for b/p. I really have zero complaints at all! F 56 7 years
20mg dly 1X D
8/29/2014
 1  For kidneys have type ll diabetes Dry cough..... F 65 3 days
5mg
7/24/2014
 1  hbp I only took it once in the morning before breakfast and the effects are horrible! The doctors should try it first so they know how it feels taking this med.instead of making you well it makes you worse like you feel like a shit. I really regret taking even one pill of this zestril. It's a poison to the body and mind!!! M 40 1 days
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5/20/2014
 1  high blood presure DRY cough horrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrible cough was so bad my ribs and throat was sooo sore cough was embarrassing and painful I dont recommend this drug for no one its horribe. F 32 4 days
5mg 1X D
5/30/2012
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 1  HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE HORRIBLE COUGH GET THIS OFF THE MARKET! HORRIBLE MED QUIT LESS THAN A WEEK STILL HAVE THE COUGH BUT IT IS GETTING BETTER SLOWLY F 50 30 days
20mg 1X D
12/17/2011
 4  hypertension Ringing in both ears. Intensity has increased over the years. I had a MRI which was negative. Great for my blood pressure. M 61 20 years
10 mg 1X D
12/2/2011
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 2  to prevent the effects of diabetes? dry hacking cough persistent I have been told my cough is due to allergies! but now I doubt it. I am not sure why I am on this med, I do not have high blood pressure and I was told it was just a preventative to the diabetes meds. Hmm I wonder. I would like to stop taking it and see if the coughing stops, not sure if I have to go off slowly or if I can just stop taking it. F 46 6 years
1X D
8/8/2011
 2  High blood pressure Cough started within 24 hours (side affect) - sick w/ flu like symptoms (fever, sore throat, chills, fatigue, dizziness etc) lasted 12 days. I have never been on any type of RX on a regular basis. Was skeptical about starting this to begin w/ after BP had been high (avg. 140's / 90's - used to be normal 120/80) I think stress has caused the increase and almost feel was put on this too soon. Got sick w/in 24 hours of starting the meds. Cough started, fatigue, loss of appetite, dizzy / mindless feeling. stopped taking after a few days by dr's recommendation and had lingering cough weeks later. F 40 7 days
10 mg 1X D
6/21/2011
 4  high blood pressure Coughing and Hair Loss most notable side effects. Controlled my blood pressure well. Didn't realize the coughing was a side effect (thought it was Sinus problem) until I switched to another drug. Loss of hair major concern & it was the drug that was causing this as I cut it back to 2.5mg per day and hair started to grow again. Now on Atacand which seems to be working fine for me. F 58 20 years
5mg 1X D
4/21/2011
 1  High Blood Pressure Extreme fatigue. I was extremely fatigued by this medicine. I felt like I had no strength or muscle tone, and would frequently have to sleep during the day. I stopped taking this medication and switched to Amlodipine, and the symptoms of fatigue went away. F 39 3 weeks
10MG 1X D
4/10/2011
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 2  Cardiomyopathy Good for controlling Hypertension, and allows for cardiac remodeling. HORRIBLE ON THE MIND!!! MENTAL FOG, MEMORY PROBLEMS, DEPRESSION, LIP SWELLLING; I NEVER FEEL LIKE MY FORMER SELF! This medication can prolong or even save your life - BUT AT A HIGH MENTAL COST! F 51 15 years
10mg 1X D
3/21/2011
 3  Hbp Itchy throut and Dry cough M 30 10 days
10 mg 1X D
3/1/2011
 1   Muscle fatigue,cramping.Palpitations.General ill feeling-like the flu. Was taking Dynacirc/Diovan.Had periodic headaches.MD switched me to lisinopril.It reduced my bp better then the Dynacic/Diovan but the side effects were very troublesome.Palpitations.Muscle fatigue,reduced exercise ability,flu like aches and pain.Just not a good drug for me.Almost like the cure was worse than the high BP. M 63 30 days
20 1X D
1/31/2011
 3  high blood pressure Headache, feeling stressed, low sex drive and ED. Will try a diferent med or start taking ED pills. It lower my blood pressure, no cough as side effect. I don't drink or smoke, active life. M 53 4 days
10 mg 1X D
1/17/2011
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 3  Severe hypertension cough! bad. especially at night. Sore throat sometimes so bad i can't swallow. When first starting to take it i experienced really bad headaches and dizziness. I still have cough and throat problems along with muscle cramping. Headaches gone bp was usually 160's to 170's over 110. 10mg greatly lowered my bp. The cough is terrible but i'll take it over stroking out or having a heart attack F 28 1 months
10mg 1X D
12/2/2010
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 1  high blood pressure Heart racing,nervousness,anxiety and panic attacks,shortness of breath,insomnia I only took it one day the 20mg and I thought I was having a heart attack. Doctor told me to wait three days but take half. Took it on a saturday a half dose and I thought I was having a heart attack. I was on zestoretic. It worked. No reason to change. I have lost weight and my blood pressure has been low without medication. Don't take it! I work out and lift weights. I also eat healthy. F 57 1 days
20 mg 1X D
11/21/2010
 1  BP This is a horrible medicine. It does lower the blood pressure but at a terrible price. I got a terrible cough the prevented me from sleeping. In addition, I had a swollen throat so bad that I thought I had strep throat and went to urgent care. Stay far away from this Stay far away from this medicine M 34 30 days
10mg 1X D
9/20/2010
 1  High blood pressure I am taking the generic lisinoprol. Previously all hair loss stopped early in 2010. Now it suddenly reappeared with a vengance. Runny nose all the time. I thought it may have been allergy season but now after reading this stuff, it may be the Rx. My blood pressure got up to the 160s over the 90s. After taking this Rx, it is down to 123/60. The MD is happy with this. My initial discomfort came as always feeling really cold. I have been so cold at work that I have to wear an under shirt, top, jacket and scarf. While the AC is aggressive during the summer at work, I have NEVER been this cold before. Feel stupid all bundled up. Is anyone else feeling super cold?? I don't feel like I am choking but anything is swelling, but I am no longer able to swallow my multi vitamin. I feel like I will choke so I don't do it. These plus calcium were never an issue but now they are. Could this be something like low grade swelling of throat?? M 60 45 days
10 mg 1X D
9/16/2010
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ZESTRIL  (LISINOPRIL):  Lisinopril is used to treat high blood pressure. Lowering high blood pressure helps prevent strokes, heart attacks, and kidney problems. It is also used to treat heart failure and to improve survival after a heart attack. Lisinopril belongs to a class of drugs known as ACE inhibitors. It works by relaxing blood vessels so blood can flow more easily.   (Sources: U.S. Centers for Medicare Services, FDA)

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