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Fosinopril vs. Lisinopril for High Blood Pressure

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Fosinopril

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/ 194 posts
Other Names: Monopril

Lisinopril

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/ 28,540 posts
Other Names: Zestril   Prinivil
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Fosinopril is an ACE inhibitor used for the treatment of hypertension and some types of chronic heart failure. Fosinopril is the only phosphinate-containing ACE inhibitor marketed. It is marketed by Bristol-Myers Squibb under the trade name 'Monopril... 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 John F
July 2, 2014
John F wrote
Fatigue with Lisinopril
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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 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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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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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 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
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 Fosinopril vs. Lisinopril

25 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
and mr dr. put me on fosinopril 10mg one month ago....
I developed a cough from using lisinopril and mr dr. put me on fosinopril 10mg one month ago. It seems to control my bp ok but I have developed what I beleive is pain in my right kidney area...
the cough after being put on lisinopril. 6 months...
My husband also developed the cough after being put on lisinopril. 6 months or so ...the cough started after her was put on lisinopril and I was sure ...he request he put him on Fosinopril. He...
at 20 mg., then 10 mg., now 5 mg.) and experienced hair loss...
...hair loss, medication I have been taking fosinopril for over two years now (started off at 20 mg., then 10 mg., now 5 mg.) and experienced hair loss off and ...taking the fosinopril, which proba...
seems to keep my BP under control. From:...
...meds are u taking??? Monopril (aka lisinopril,fosinopril) seems to keep my BP under control. From: jeimym@... Reply-To: iga-nephropathy To: iga-nephropathy Subject: Re:...
massive headaches. Was put on fosinopril 40 mgs for the...
Been taking Lisinopril 20 mgs for 2 yrs. Blood ...with massive headaches. Was put on fosinopril 40 mgs for the last ...150/106 and I still have headaches on top of my...
it's doing better than the other ones, maybe what I...
...taking lisinopril 10mg, but since last week I'm taking lisinopril 30mg. Lisinopril it's doing better than the other ones, maybe what I need is ...Monopril (aka lisinopril,fosinopril) seems to...
I have been taking Lisinopril for at least three years,...
...Compression hose, fosinopril, nasty side, diuretics, edema\ I have been taking Lisinopril for at least three ...substituted it for Fosinopril. It never occurred ...i stopped the lisinopril, ...
I have been taking Lisinopril for at least three years,...
...Compression hose, fosinopril, nasty side, diuretics, edema I have been taking Lisinopril for at least three ...substituted it for Fosinopril. It never occurred ...Once i stopped the lisinopr...
old male who has been on Lisinopril 20mg for a little over...
...male who has been on Lisinopril 20mg for a little ...symptoms have just started? Were you prescribed Benicar, Diovan,...
male who has just started Lisinopril 20mg a little over a...
...a 26 year old male who has just started Lisinopril 20mg a little over a month ago and I've ...different medication to help stop the symptoms. Were you prescribed Benicar, Diovan, or Fosin...
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