I was taking the blood pressure medication Lisinopril best Wednesday night I took my medication last Wednesday night I took my medication I woke up about 4:35 Thursday morning couldn't breathe couldn't talk because of my tongue and mouth was swollen up I'll call nine-one-one they finally understood what I was talking about the paramedics asked me what kind of blood pressure medication are too I told them Lisinopril they asked me what hospital I want to go to because I was having an allergic reaction to it upon arriving at the emergency room they took me in the back and started administrating medication such as steroids and Benadryl that medication was not seem to be working so they gave me to paint or plasma the swelling start going down some I stayed in the hospital for about 3 days but I am still having trouble with my speech all with my tongue swelling so what can I do about this situation
Angioedema is a rare but known risk of exposure to an ACE inhibitor like lisinopril. It can result in life threatening injuries or even death. But in your case, your vigilance has likely averted both such grave outcomes. And without such damages, a medical products liability case may be difficult to prosecute. But all anyone can do on this forum is speculate based upon a few lines of information. Gather your medical records and consult local counsel for actual clarity.
You can sue the prescribing doctor and also the drug manufacturer. Finding a lawyer is not always easy. It is very expensive to develop these types of cases. Texas law stacks the deck against you too. For a contingent fee lawyer to take on a case, a careful risk-benefit analysis is required.
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