'Lisinopril cough'...?

My new doctor wants me to switch from Bystolic (Beta Blocker) to Lisinopril (Ace Inhibitor), and I keep reading up on Lisinopril. Lots of people talk about a side effect from it called 'Lisinopril Cough'. What exactly is this? Is it just like a regular cough that you would have with a cold, or is it a... show more My new doctor wants me to switch from Bystolic (Beta Blocker) to Lisinopril (Ace Inhibitor), and I keep reading up on Lisinopril. Lots of people talk about a side effect from it called 'Lisinopril Cough'. What exactly is this?

Is it just like a regular cough that you would have with a cold, or is it a bad cough that makes you just about pass out?
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