Lisinopril is used to treat high blood pressure and can be taken alone or in combination with other medications. The medicine can also be used in combination with other medications to treat heart failure. Sometimes doctors prescribe Lisinopril to improve survival after a heart attack. Lisinopril lies is in a class of medications known as angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors. It works by decreasing certain chemicals, which tighten the blood vessels, thus blood flows more smoothly and the heart can pump blood more efficiently.
Side Effects Lisinopril may cause some side effects. Consult your physician if any of these symptoms are severe or if remain for a long time.
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Precautions Before taking Lisinopril,
Inform your physician if you are allergic to lisinopril or any other such medications.\Inform your physician about any other medications or drugs, you are taking at that time.\Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding your child.
If you are taking Lisinopril, inform your doctor before undergoing any kind of surgery.
Inform your physician if you have or had any background of heart or kidney disease.
OverDose If you have taken the overdose of medicine, consult your doctor immediately as it may cause harm to your body. Some possible symptoms are lightheadedness and fainting.
Missed Dose If you have missed any dose, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is time to take the next dose, skipped the missed dose and continue your dosage as scheduled. Do not take a double dose to compensate for a missed one.
Storage Properly store the medication in the container it came in, tightly closed, and out of reach of children. Store it at normal room temperature and protect from the excess heat and moisture. Throw away any outdated medications, which are no longer required. You may consult your physician to know about the proper disposal of your medication.