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Dr. Atique Mirza
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Prinivil (Overview)

Prinivil is an angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor which is a kind of blood pressure drug (cardiovascular drug).


Dr. Atique Mirza
423 doctors shared insights

Prinivil (Overview)

Prinivil is an angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor which is a kind of blood pressure drug (cardiovascular drug).


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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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Who should not take Prinivil (lisinopril)?

Prinivil (lisinopril): "PRINIVIL (lisinopril) is contraindicated in patients who are hypersensitive to this product and in patients with a history of angioedema related to previous treatment with an angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitor and in patients with hereditary or idiopathic angioedema. Do not coadminister aliskiren with PRINIVIL (lisinopril) in patients with diabetes." See: ...Read more

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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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How effective is lisinopril (Prinivil) for treating stroke?

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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What side effects are associated with Prinivil (lisinopril)?

What side effects are associated with Prinivil (lisinopril)?

Prinivil (lisinopril): See: http://www.drugs.com/sfx/prinivil-side-effects.html

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