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Benadryl vs. Lisinopril for Migraines

Benadryl

OTC
/ 283,525 posts

Lisinopril

Rx
/ 28,934 posts
Other Names: Zestril   Prinivil
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Benadryl (diphen) is a brand name allergy medicine marketed over-the-counter drug by Johnson & Johnson subsidiary McNeil Consumer Healthcare. Prior to 2007, Benadryl was marketed by Pfizer. Benadryl was invented by George Rieveschl and first made publicl... Read more on Wikipedia
Lisinopril is a drug of the ACE inhibitor class that is primarily used in treatment of hypertension, congestive heart failure, and myocardial infarction and also in preventing kidney and retinal complications of diabetes mellitus. Its indications, contr... Read more on Wikipedia
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By Sally
September 2, 2014
Sally wrote
Lisinopril and dosage
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By Yvonne
August 12, 2014
Yvonne wrote
Lisinopril and anxiety
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By juls
August 3, 2014
juls wrote
lispropril and Spirolactane increased Triglicerides to 720
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By John F
July 2, 2014
John F wrote
Fatigue with Lisinopril
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By Jenn K
June 22, 2014
Jenn K wrote
Benadryl Rage - WHO KNEW !?
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By Cherie
June 14, 2014
Cherie wrote
Lisinopril
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By Barbara
May 7, 2014
Barbara wrote
Lisinopril
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By Denise
February 3, 2014
Denise wrote
Hemorrhoid
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Check out the celery juice cure combined with deep breathing relaxation. I stopped after 2 yrs taking 20 mg Lisinopril and once I got through the rebound effect can't believe how much better I feel and so far celery working!
Esther  |  April 11, 2014
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By Buni
February 2, 2014
Buni wrote
HORRIBLE GAGGING COUGH
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I've took lisinopril and now I have a buildup of mucus in my throat when I lie down at night and sleep it takes about 1-2 hrs before I get it all cleared up and yes my doctor said it could be from the bp meds so he took me off and changed but also iread about someone starting this after receiving there hep b vaccine I have also started it in the last yr
September 14, 2014
I took lisinopril for years and no problem until
I started new hep c treatment which
Has interferon and ribavirin and sovaldi
I have had a terrible gagging cough for
Over three months now even after therapy
Was over. Tried other bp medicines and
Nothing works. Discontinued bp meds for
Now and cough only bothers me a little
In the later hours of the day
I hope this is not permanent
Or maybe I have interstitial
Peumonitis which can be life
Threatening. Going to pulmonary
Specialists soon
Harry  |  September 1, 2014
I took Lisinopril and got the cough from Hell.
Tim  |  August 31, 2014
I have the same issue. I just started on Lisinopril and I wake up in the night with a terrible, strangling cough. It can take me an hour or two to get it under control. I'm probably going to need a new med.
Helena  |  April 26, 2014
I think dry cough is one of the listed side effects
April 11, 2014
I don't know if lisinopril cause you to cough,but mind start at bedtime every night. cough all nite 20 mg/12.5 mg.
DD  |  February 19, 2014
Agree with you. My husband was on it for years. They increased his dosage cough started had cough for 2 months then was taken off it. I had swollen ankles from another bp drug got taken off as bp was high BUT was also on Naproxon which can cause hbp .Was put on Lisinopril got cough, husband said it your meds but l thought l would try a month. Cough is really bad can't sleep. Horrible in public when you can't stop coughing at checkouts! So going back today to doctors as l am diving in Red sea
Jen  |  February 18, 2014
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By Dianne Moore
January 1, 2014
Dianne Moore wrote
Lisinopril
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By Dee Rooks
November 29, 2013
Dee Rooks wrote
Lisinopril and Nightmares
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Sleep disturped and nightmares , can never remember the nightmares but they give you a scary feeling. I am on 2.5 mg lisinopril as had metallic valve 6months ago.
eve  |  September 15, 2014
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By Rose2Ian
November 21, 2013
Rose2Ian wrote
saundrar@eyemana.com
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By Julie
October 24, 2013
Julie wrote
Lisinopril & Swollen feet
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By tom
September 22, 2013
tom wrote
lisinopril amounts
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they gave me 20mg. and man that med messed me up....
Eric  |  August 20, 2014
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By Bob
September 9, 2013
Bob wrote
Lisinopril
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By Alex
August 25, 2013
Alex wrote
Hearing loss and lisnopril
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By Seroquel needed or did I whip this condition
August 20, 2013
Seroquel needed or did I whip this condition wrote
Seroquel for antiphycotic and Sleep
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By Lonnie
August 6, 2013
Lonnie wrote
lisinopril and anxiety
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By Rozanne
August 3, 2013
Rozanne wrote
tendonitis caused by Lisinopril (prescribed for high blood pressure)
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By Priscilla
August 3, 2013
Priscilla wrote
Lisinopril and wrinkles
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I am experiencing the same problem. It just dont feel good it in general. I had diabetes and got rid of that. Lost a lot if weight. Tomorrow I am cutting down to 5 mg a day instead of 10. I wish that I had never been out on it. I have majors leg and joint pain. I exercise a lot and I hurt more than I did before I lost weight and got on this med.
Annette  |  March 3, 2014
Hum maybe that is what has happened to my arms also.
A.J.  |  January 14, 2014
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What patients are saying about Benadryl vs. Lisinopril

139 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
weighed 169. Doctor switched me to Atenanol and this helped...
...Benadril, allergic reaction, metabolism, blood ...was pump full of Benadril; at that time I proudly weighed 169. Doctor switched me to Atenanol and this helped my blood pressure, but...
took Lisinopril for 20 years, and it worked well, dropping...
...well, dropping my BP to normal [about -20mm]. Then I started getting hives - controlled by benadryl or claritin. Then angioedema [tongue and throat swelling shut] and ER visit, so I stopped. If y...
taking Lisinopril for about 3 years with no side effects. A...
...taking Lisinopril for about 3 years with no side effects. A ...swallowing. I started taking Benadryl immediately with no relief. I ...losing their love to the severe reaction to Lisinopril...
if benadryl will help with this. It didn't help with the...
...levels can get very high. I'm not sure if benadryl will help with this. It didn't help with the cough I had from lisinopril. It did help with the throat problems I had from it....
for the hives. She stated on that lousy lisinopril...
...Paul described. Her dr. kept telling her to take clarintin or benadryl for the hives. She stated on that lousy lisinopril for over seven yrs, ...close and she had big, big welts on tiny bumps...
hard to breath. I took a Benadryl and it took the redness...
...Hard to breath, benedryl I took one pill ...sore and a little swollen. Chest felt tight and hard to breath. I took a Benadryl and it took the redness...
had started me on IV Benedryl plus something else....
...with Lisinopril, but keep some ...the ambulance had started me on IV Benedryl plus something else. ...a classic case lisinopril allergy. But I'd been on it for 5 months with no problems I to...
Between the wine and Benadryl I had a good sleep. I am also...
...stopped shortly after I went to bed last night. Between the wine and Benadryl I had a good sleep. I am also on Lisinopril, however, my dose is...
down. She was really frighten. No longer on this bad med...
...has been taking Lisinopril for several ...was on, they told her was the Lisinopril. It can happen anytime! They gave her benadryl to bring the swelling down. She was really frighten. No longer o...
tender in areas, my throat is sore, I have the nagging cough...
...Lisinopril on July 2. For at least a month or so I've been experiencing constipation and headaches on occasion. The leg cramps happen every night though. My scalp has been very tender in areas, ...
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