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How is lisinopril for treatment of high blood pressure?

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Dr. Jack Rubin
Internal Medicine - Nephrology & Dialysis

In brief: Lisinopril and HBP

Lisinopril (l) works to lower BP by correcting enodthelial dysfunction (e), which is thicking of the arterial wall.
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. L also lower protein in the urine which is another beneficial action of l.

In brief: Lisinopril and HBP

Lisinopril (l) works to lower BP by correcting enodthelial dysfunction (e), which is thicking of the arterial wall.
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. L also lower protein in the urine which is another beneficial action of l.
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