Common SIDE EFFECTS of Prinivil, Zestril or Lisinopril are headaches, fatigue, diarrhea,cough, feeling like you might pass out, urinating less than usual or not at all, swelling, rapid weight gain, fever, chills, body aches, flu symptoms, tired feeling, muscle weakness, and pounding or uneven heartbeats, psoriasis (raised, silvery flaking of the skin),chest pain, or high potassium (slow heart rate, weak pulse, muscle weakness, tingly feeling). Other side effects include:
Muscle and joint pain
Palpitations (faster or irregular heartbeat) & difficulty breathing
Erectile dysfunction (impotence)
Blocked or runny nose.
This drug may rarely cause serious (possibly fatal) liver problems.Signs of an allergic reaction: hives; severe stomach pain, difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Doesn't it make more sense to correct the cause(s) and avoid these side effects?