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What is lisinopril for

A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Prinivil (lisinopril): Prinivil (lisinopril) is an ACE inhibitor for treatment of high blood pressure & heart failure.

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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Cain
35 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
It gets better: Lisinopril overdose can cause high potassium, renal failure, and low blood pressure. Support the patient until the drug is removed by the body and al ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Lisinopril: the drug is an angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitor. It is used for hypertension and also congestive heart failure
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Catherine Willner
34 years experience Neurology
Lisinopril: Ace (angiotensin converting enzyme) inhibitor. I assume you mean calcium channel blocker by term ccb, but if not, apologies. You can search for 'mec ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Lisinopril: Lisinopril is used for many things. For blood pressure changes can be seen in a week or so. For heart failure and other uses it can take 6 weeks or mo ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Lisinopril : Usually no problem taking Lisinopril at night.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
47 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Uses of lisinopril: Lisinopril (l) is used to treat hypertension and proteinuria with or without hypertension. Patients with proteinuria, due to diabetes or glomeruloneph ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Lisinopril: You can take the drug either morning or evening, for most folks won't make much difference.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
check with your doc: You can just stop it - there's no rebound. Why are you stopping it? If you have high blood pressure, you may need a substitute. If you have congestive ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Chapman
40 years experience Cardiology
Generic: Lisinopril is the generic name for this ACE inhibitor. The brand names are Zestril (lisinopril) and Prinvil.

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