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A 49-year-old member asked:

How long does it take for lisinopril to work?

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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
52 years experience
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 more to see changes.
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
52 years experience
lisinopril: Initial venodilation and weak arteriolar dilation begins with the first few doses. BP changes may take a week or so and changes beneficial to CHF begin to be see after 6 weeks.

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How long does it take for lisinopril to take affect?

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Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 45 years experience
long acting: You may begin to see some effect in 12 hours but it can take up to 5-7 days to begin to see a full effect.
A 31-year-old member asked:

How long does lisinopril take to become effective?

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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
52 years experience
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 more to see changes.

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