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Lisinopril/Sinus Congestion
ped1971 posted:

I have been on Lisinopril 20 mg for about 10 months now and I think its causing me to have frequent Sinus Congestion monthly. My nose gets stuffy for 3-4 days and then goes away with treatment and neti pot.

Has anyone else experienced Sinus problems while using LISINOPRIL?? or do you think I should my my nose checked out by a nose specialist. I asked my regular DR and he said that this not common but anything is possbile.

With Lisinopril my BP has been really good like averaging 115/75.
jcgood9000 responded:
Well, I am so glad to see that I am not the only one suffering. I have been on Lisinopril 10 mg. for 9 months now and my sinuses are so bad that I am going to stop taking it. It is not a common side effect, but Lisinopril is really effective at keeping my bp at a healthy reading.
horvy responded:
Hello ped 1971 Yes Yes Yes I am on 20 mg of Lisinopril and also have severe sinus congestion. I was on 10 mg for 5 years and noticed sinus problems.b ut they were not as bad as they are now that im taking twice the dozage. Just wondering Do you also feel spaced out ( light headed?) My doctor told me the same Thing. Im starting to wonder about his medical knowledge. What ever happened to doctors that did more than prescribe pills?Thanks Steve in Daytona Beach

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