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What is lisinopril used to treat?

What is lisinopril used to treat?

High blood pressure: Lisinopril is a medication that is mainly used to treat high blood pressure (HBP) in adults and children, in whom it’s FDA-approved over 6 years of age (although it may sometimes be prescribed “off-label” to children who are younger). It is also prescribed to people who have heart failure or who have had a heart attack, even if they do not have HBP, to prevent future events. ...Read more

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Prinivil (Definition)

Prinivil is an angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor which is a kind of blood ...Read more


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What are other names for lisinopril?

What are other names for lisinopril?

Generic: Lisinopril is the generic name for this ACE inhibitor. The brand names are Zestril (lisinopril) and Prinvil. ...Read more

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What is Prinivil (lisinopril) used for?

What is Prinivil (lisinopril) used for?

Prinivil (lisinopril): Prinivil (lisinopril) is an ACE inhibitor for treatment of high blood pressure & heart failure. ...Read more

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My BP is 154/98 and I take lisinopril, should I be alarmed?

My BP is 154/98 and I take lisinopril, should I be alarmed?

Isolated reading or: Average? If in doubt call your physician. Not dangerous but if average reading....Inadequately controlled on current dose. ...Read more

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Taking 80mg lisinopril and 2.5 amliopine still BP 175/95. Suggestions?

Blood pressure: Blood pressure management often requires titration of multiple medications. Discuss with your doctor and follow the recommendations you receive. The amlodipine is still low dose and addition of another medication working in a different manner may also be considered. ...Read more

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Is lisinopril a statin drug?

Is lisinopril a statin drug?

ACE inhibitor: No Lisinopril is belonging to a class of medications called ace inhibitors. These medications are commonly prescribed for elevated blood pressure but are also commonly prescribed in patients with diabetes or after a cardiac event. Never stop or change a medication without first consulting your physician. ...Read more

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Is lisinopril same as ramipril?

Brothers: Both are in the same class of drugs called angiotensin converging enzyme inhibitors. They are both once a day drugs.
If a pharmacist suggests a substitution between the two, this should be fine. ...Read more

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Is lisinopril a calcium blocker?

Is lisinopril a calcium blocker?

No: Lisinopril is ithe class of drugs called ace inhibitors (angiotensin converting enzyme). ...Read more

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Can I take melatonin with lisinopril?

Absolutely: I do and it has no interaction. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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What side effects do lisinopril have?

Many: Lightheadedness, dizziness, tongue swelling are a few. ...Read more

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Is zestril (lisinopril) a statin drug?

Is zestril (lisinopril) a statin drug?

No: Zestril (lisinopril) is primarily used to treat high blood pressure. It is not a "statin" but it is an "ace
inhibitor ". ...Read more

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Does lisinopril have histamines in it?

Does lisinopril have histamines in it?

No but: It doesn't have histamine but it can cause a histamine like reaction with angioedema, cough, and upper respiratory tract irritation. It does this through a different (not histamine related) mechanism. ...Read more

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Can you take HGH if you use lisinopril?

Can you take HGH if you use lisinopril?

No contraindication: But few are prescribed hgh...Why are you on this? ...Read more

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Dangerous to miss a dose of lisinopril?

Dangerous to miss a dose of lisinopril?

Missed dose: It is not serious if you miss one dose of Lisinopril (l). L works by lowering BP by correcting enodthelial dysfunction (e). Correcting e takes about 2 weeks to be effective and causes the artery to be more compliant (c). Increasing c causes a lowering of bp. The c lasts for up to 2 weeks if l is stopped so it is not harmful is you miss one dose of it. Please take it consistently in the future. ...Read more

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Do you have to taper off of lisinopril?

Lisinopril: Generally don't need to taper off Lisinopril tho should discuss with your dr. Who knows your situation. ...Read more

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Is lisinopril good for high bloodpressure?

Is lisinopril good for high bloodpressure?

HBP and lisinopril: Lisinopril (l) is a drug of the ace-inhibitor (a) class of drugs. It is an excellent drug to control BP as well as reducing protein in the urine, as do all drugs in that class. There are other drugs in that class that are on the market. Ask your doctor to see if ramipril (r) is a good substitute for l in your case. As you can see from the image, r is quite effective in reducing cv complications. ...Read more

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Can rhodiola rosea be taken with lisinopril?

Can rhodiola rosea be taken with lisinopril?

Yes: Rhodiola has no known interactions with any pharmaceuticals. While research on interactions between herbs and drugs tends to be limited, I have no reason to believe there is any interaction. I have dozens of patients who take rhodiola and it appears safe and well-tolerated. ...Read more

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Can you take lisinopril and have sun exposure?

Sunblock: Lisinopril can cause photosensitivity. Therefore it's best to avoid sun exposure. To minimize the sun exposure, use sunblock/sunscreen. ...Read more

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How about side effects of prinivil (lisinopril)?

How about side effects of prinivil (lisinopril)?

Cough: Prinivil (lisinopril) is part of a drug class called an ace inhibitor. The more common side effects associated with this medicine is cough and a mild elevation in potassium. More side effects are angioedema (swelling of your tongure and larynx area) and renal failure. ...Read more

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Lisinopril ---? Can it elevate creatinine levels?

Lisinopril ---? Can it elevate creatinine levels?

Lisinopirl and creat: A strong association exists between acute increases in serum creatinine (c) of up to 30% that stabilize within the first 2 months of acei (a) therapy and long-term preservation of renal function. This relationship holds for persons with creatinine values of greater than >1.4 mg/dl. A's should be stopped if the increase in c is > 30%. A's used in patients with a renal artery stenosis give higher c. ...Read more

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Can I take lisinopril 5mg with clonzepam at night?

There is no: Contraindication to doing so but beware of cumulative effects of BP lowering. ...Read more

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What are the long term side effects of lisinopril?

What are the long term side effects of lisinopril?

Overall safe: Most common is a nuisance cough. Most serious is swelling of lips and throat which can cause breathing difficulties. Rash can occur. There may be a worsening of kidney function rarely if you have blockage in blood vessels to both kidneys. Sometimes it can also cause high potassium. Overall it is a safe, inexpensive and very useful medicine! ...Read more

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What is the problem with lisinopril and kava kava?

Liver: Kava kava (piper methysticum) alone has been reported to cause liver toxicity and the combination increases this likelihood. ...Read more

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Is 20mgs of lisinopril equal to 10 mgs of altace?

ACE: There is not a direct correlation with doses between different ace inhibitors. If switching from one to another, I often start at the lowest or intermediate dose of the new medication to see how someone will respond. ...Read more

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What are side effects of an overdosage of lisinopril?

What are side effects of an overdosage of lisinopril?

Lisiniopril: Overdsage f lisiniopril cokd result in low bp, light headedness, and symptoms of orthostasis/syncope. ...Read more

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I lost my sense of taste taking zestril (lisinopril)?

Zestril (lisinopril) side effects: Acei's like zestril (lisinopril) cause an increase in bradykinin which typically increases causes cough or hoarseness. Sometimes this can affect taste receptors on the tongue, though that would be less common than the cough that occurs in 5-10% cases. ...Read more

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Will I be able to eat grapefruit and take lisinopril?

Will I be able to eat grapefruit and take lisinopril?

Lisinopril: Lisinopril is not a drug that interacts with grapefruit or grapefruit juice, so the answer to your question is "Yes". ...Read more

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Will adding the lisinopril induce proaryrhmia symptoms?

No: It should not, UNLESS it changes your potassium levels-check potassium level after about 6 weeks on the med ...Read more

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Would it be fatal to take two lisinopril 20mg in one day?

Would it be fatal to take two lisinopril 20mg in one day?

Lisinopril dose: The maximum dose of Lisinopril (l) is 40 mg/day. The greater the dose the more BP and, more importantly, proteinuria is reduced. Side effects of l are not dose-dependent. It would not be fatal to take two 20 mg l tablets or one 40 mg l tablet/day. ...Read more

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How effective is lisinopril (Prinivil) for treating stroke?

Prevention, not trea: We use Lisinopril (http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/drugs-supplements/lisinopril-oral-route/description/drg-20069129) and other blood pressure lowering medications to prevent 1st and repeat stroke, not necessarily to "treat" stroke per se. Additional benefits include heart & kidney failure prevention. ...Read more

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Zestril (Definition)

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