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An_192070 posted:
I was just put on Lisinopril to control my high blood pressure 140/90 i am a healthy 29 year old female. I however sometimes smoke marijuana and would like to know if i can still smoke and take this medication.
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Amelia_WebMD_Staff responded:
Hi Anon_130207,

I think that you should speak with your doctor about the possible side effects. Unfortunately, I am unable to find this information, but wish you the best of health. Take care!
Best Wishes! Amelia
 
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kjme11374 replied to Amelia_WebMD_Staff's response:
http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20070711175620AAn1ThA

This may help to answer your question. It isnt worth the risk.

BTW, a known side effect of lisinopril is a very serious cough. I was on Lisinopril but the coughing got so bad, I was throwing up....needless to say, I change meds (I am limited because my Medicare doesnt pay for a lot of the brand names and even some generics are too expensive for me.


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