What is Hydrochlorothiazide-Lisinopril?

Category: Prescription Drugs

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This is a combination drug that contains lisinopril, an angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor and hydrochlorothiazide, a diuretic. It is used for the treatment of high blood pressure.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Elevated blood pressure 119 50
Hypertension 63 25
Support heart health 8 11
Swelling in hands 5 1
General health 3 0
Blood pressure fluctuates 2 1

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  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 10
Moderate 7
Mild 8
None 49

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Hydrochlorothiazide-Lisinopril

Side effect Patients
Frequent urination 2
Low blood pressure 2
Allergic reaction 1
Chronic dehydration 1
Chronic Kidney Disease 1
Cramps in legs 1

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Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Hydrochlorothiazide-Lisinopril

Dosage Patients
25 mg-20 mg daily 8
12.5-20 mg daily 5
12.5 mg-10 mg daily 5
12.5 mg-20 mg daily 1
12.5-10 mg daily 3
1 mg daily 1
1 tablet(s) daily 1
12.5 mg daily 1
20 mg daily 1

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Why patients stopped taking Hydrochlorothiazide-Lisinopril

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Doctor's advice 14
Side effects too severe 11
Course of treatment ended 4
Change in health plan coverage 2
Did not seem to work 2
Other 2
Personal research 2
Expense 1
See all 29 patients who’ve stopped taking Hydrochlorothiazide-Lisinopril

Duration

Currently taking Hydrochlorothiazide-Lisinopril

Duration Patients
6 months - 1 year 2
1 - 2 years 4
2 - 5 years 8
5 - 10 years 16
10 years or more 3

Stopped taking Hydrochlorothiazide-Lisinopril

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 2
1 - 6 months 6
6 months - 1 year 3
1 - 2 years 5
2 - 5 years 5
5 - 10 years 7
10 years or more 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 65
Usually 4
Sometimes 3
Never taken as prescribed 2
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 1
Somewhat hard to take 5
A little hard to take 8
Not at all hard to take 60
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 1
< $25 46
Not specified 27

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Hydrochlorothiazide-Lisinopril after stopping:

Treatment Patients
Lisinopril (Zestril) 4
Hydrochlorothiazide HCTZ (Hydrochlorot) 2
Bisoprolol-Hydrochlorothiazide (Ziac) 1
Clonidine (Catapres TTS patch) 1
Metoprolol (Metoprolol Tartrate) 1

Patients stopped taking Hydrochlorothiazide-Lisinopril and switched to:

Treatment Patients
Lisinopril (Zestril) 3
candesartan-hydrochlorothiazide (Atacand Plus) 1
Hydrochlorothiazide HCTZ (Hydrochlorot) 1
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10 patient evaluations for Hydrochlorothiazide-Lisinopril

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EdSikov
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EdSikov
Sex: M
Data Quality: 2 stars
On
Mouth/throat: none
Arms: mild
Chest: mild
Legs: moderate
I am: g
I have:
Parkinson's

See EdSikov's full Hydrochlorothiazide-Lisinopril history

Jul 15, 2014 (Started Dec 08, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Hypertension)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 12.5 mg-20 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
Echo Mountain
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Echo Mountain
Gender: M
Data Quality: 3 stars
Pain: All
Fatigue: All
Sleep: All
Stiffness: All
function: None
external_stress: Some
Stickman: all
Description:M43y
CFS:10y Dx
FM:10y Dx
I am: b
I have:
ME/CFS

See Echo Mountain's full Hydrochlorothiazide-Lisinopril history

Dec 23, 2013 (Started Jan 01, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Elevated blood pressure)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Increased urination)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 2 x 12.5 mg-20 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Stay on it unless you faint.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
KAB62
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KAB62
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: Some
Fatigue: Most
Sleep: All
Stiffness: Most
function: Some
external_stress: Most
Stickman: most
Description:F54y
FM:14y Dx
I am: b
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Sep 22, 2013 (Started Aug 01, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Elevated blood pressure)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 25 mg-20 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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