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 128 52
high blood pressure (hypertension) 70 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 8
Moderate 7
Mild 9
None 54

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Hydrochlorothiazide-Lisinopril

Side effect Patients
Frequent urination 3
Low blood pressure 2
Allergic reaction 1
Chronic dehydration 1
Cramps in legs 1
Dizziness upon standing 1

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Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Hydrochlorothiazide-Lisinopril

Dosage Patients
12.5 mg-10 mg daily 1
25-20 mg daily 7
12.5 mg-20 mg daily 6
12.5-10 mg daily 5
25 mg-20 mg daily 5
12.5-20 mg daily 4
2 x 25 mg-20 mg daily 2
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 16
Side effects too severe 12
Course of treatment ended 4
Personal research 3
Change in health plan coverage 2
Did not seem to work 2
Other 2
Expense 1
See all 33 patients who've stopped taking Hydrochlorothiazide-Lisinopril

Duration

Currently taking Hydrochlorothiazide-Lisinopril

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 1
1 - 2 years 3
2 - 5 years 10
5 - 10 years 20
10 years or more 8

Stopped taking Hydrochlorothiazide-Lisinopril

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 2
1 - 6 months 5
6 months - 1 year 3
1 - 2 years 5
2 - 5 years 9
5 - 10 years 7
10 years or more 2
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 68
Usually 5
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 64
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 1
< $25 45
Not specified 32

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Hydrochlorothiazide-Lisinopril after stopping:

Treatment Patients
Lisinopril (Zestril) 5
Hydrochlorothiazide HCTZ (Hydrochlorot) 2
Bisoprolol-Hydrochlorothiazide (Ziac) 1
Clonidine (Catapres TTS patch) 1
Metoprolol (Metoprolol Tartrate) 1

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Patients stopped taking Hydrochlorothiazide-Lisinopril and switched to:

Treatment Patients
Hydrochlorothiazide HCTZ (Hydrochlorot) 3
Lisinopril (Zestril) 3
Atenolol (Tenormin) 1
candesartan-hydrochlorothiazide (Atacand Plus) 1
Losartan (Cozaar) 1

Show all 6 treatments patients report switching to

Last updated:

10 patient evaluations for Hydrochlorothiazide-Lisinopril

Jul 15, 2014 (Started Dec 08, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for high blood pressure (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

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

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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