What is San Lisinopril/HCTZ?

Category: Prescription Drugs

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Generic name: Hydrochlorothiazide-Lisinopril

San Lisinopril/HCTZ 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 20 18
Hypertension 7 4
High blood pressure increased 1 0
Support heart health 1 10

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

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 2
Moderate 1
Mild 0
None 17

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with San Lisinopril/HCTZ

Side effect Patients
Allergic reaction 1
Chronic Kidney Disease 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking San Lisinopril/HCTZ

Dosage Patients
12.5-20 mg daily 2
12.5 mg-20 mg daily 1
12.5-10 mg daily 1
12.5 mg-10 mg daily 1

Why patients stopped taking San Lisinopril/HCTZ

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Change in health plan coverage 1
Expense 1
Other 1
Side effects too severe 1
See all 3 patients who’ve stopped taking San Lisinopril/HCTZ

Duration

Currently taking San Lisinopril/HCTZ

Duration Patients
6 months - 1 year 1
1 - 2 years 1
2 - 5 years 1
5 - 10 years 3

Stopped taking San Lisinopril/HCTZ

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 2
5 - 10 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 19
Usually 0
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 19
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 1
< $25 14
Not specified 5

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking San Lisinopril/HCTZ after stopping:

Treatment Patients
Lisinopril (Zestril) 2
Hydrochlorothiazide HCTZ (Hydrochlorot) 1

Patients stopped taking San Lisinopril/HCTZ and switched to:

Treatment Patients
Lisinopril (Zestril) 1
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2 patient evaluations for San Lisinopril/HCTZ

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poppysmom
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poppysmom
Data Quality: 2 stars
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 59
Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) 12 additional condition(s)
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Mild
  • Physical: Mild
I am: vg
I have:
Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)

See poppysmom's full San Lisinopril/HCTZ history

Feb 6, 2013 (Started Dec 14, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Hypertension)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (Allergic reaction)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 12.5 mg-10 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: This medication worked very well to lower my blood pressure. After 3 weeks of taking it, I developed a severe cough whenever I was lying down. I mentioned this to my doctor & he said I needed to stop taking it because the cough is an early indication of allergy to the medication.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
GeoFizz
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GeoFizz
Data Quality: 2 stars
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 44
Condition: Ankylosing Spondylitis 10 additional condition(s)
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Moderate
  • Physical: Severe
I am: vg
I have:
Ankylosing Spondylitis

See GeoFizz's full San Lisinopril/HCTZ history

May 3, 2010 (Started Jan 01, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Elevated blood pressure)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 12.5 mg-20 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks
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