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have taken lisinopril for 6 weeks then had an severe allergic reaction to it, face swelled up huge, luckily the paramedics acted fast, have now been given Losarton to try on monday, am very nervous incase i react worse now its live in my body, any one else reacted to lisinopril???x
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replied May 2nd, 2011

Welcome to ehealthforum

Lisinopril can cause side effects in some individuals.Losartan is also an antihypertensive drug and has good effect on BP control.I hope you are taking it after examination and prescription from your treating doctor.
If you notice any effects as diarrhoea,dizziness,muscle cramps then report immediately to your treating doctor.

Take Care!

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replied October 30th, 2015
I took Lisinopril and after 7 days my lips swelled at least 5 times their size! It was very scary! I took 2 Benadryl and drove to the ER asap!My doc has now prescribed Losarton. She says that it is very rare to be allergic to both, but I'm afraid to take it! I don't know what to do!
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