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Prinivil (Lisinopril)

Generic Name: Lisinopril (lyse IN oh pril)

Brand Names: Prinivil, Zestril



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Prinivil is a brand name for an angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor generally marketed as lisinopril.


Prinivil is mainly used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension) in adults. Prinivil is available by physician prescription.




Drug Information


ACE inhibitors like Prinivil inhibits the enzyme that converts angiotensin I to angiotensin II in the renin-angiotensin-aldosterone hormonal system that regulates blood pressure and fluid retention in the body. By doing so, Prinivil can relax the smooth muscles in blood vessels allowing fluid to flow more freely, thus relieving elevated blood pressure. Lowering high blood pressure can reduce the risk for strokes, heart attacks and kidney problems.


four_dot_bullet_red Lisinopril is a synthetic peptide derivative chemically known as (S)-1-[N2-(1-carboxy -3phenylpropyl)-L-lysyl]-L-proline dihydrate.


four_dot_bullet_red Lisinopril is also used to treat kidney complication caused by Type II diabetes.


four_dot_bullet_red Prinivil is available as tablets in 5, 10 and 20 milligram doses of the active ingredient.


four_dot_bullet_red Inactive ingredients of Prinivil include starch, lactose, magnesium stearate, calcium phosphate, and mannitol.




Prinivil dosage will vary as per physician recommendation, age, severity of the condition and response to treatment. In pediatric patients, the dosage varies on weight.


four_dot_bullet_red Prinivil is administered orally, swallowed whole as tablets with or without meals.


four_dot_bullet_red It’s recommended that Prinivil be taken at the same time each day.


four_dot_bullet_red Take the full prescribed doses of Prinivil regularly for the drug to be effective against the condition being treated.


It is highly recommended that Prinivil doses are taken regularly even if the patient “feels fine.” Hypertension patients do not experience “feeling sick” symptoms. The prescribed dosage is essential for the drug to be effective.


Keep track of Prinivil doses in a calendar to not miss one or overdose.


Warnings and Precautions


The National Institutes of Health in the U.S. warns against taking lisinopril during pregnancy as the drug can cause harm to the unborn baby. Consult a physician immediately if pregnancy occurs during the treatment program for lisinopril.


four_dot_bullet_red Do not take Prinivil if allergic to ACE inhibitors or any other inactive ingredient in the drug. Do not take Prinivil without caution if there’s a history of allergic reactions.


four_dot_bullet_red Disclose previous medical history to prescribing physician, particularly if there’s a history of angioedema, blood filtering procedures (like dialysis), collagen vascular disease (such as lupus) and elevated potassium levels in blood.


four_dot_bullet_red Do not drive, use machinery or participate in similar activities if Prinivil causes dizziness.
Prinivil may not be safe for pediatric patients.


four_dot_bullet_red Do not take salt or potassium substitutes or supplements while taking Prinivil without explicit instructions from a physician.


Side Effects


Prinivil and Ace inhibitors could potentially cause one or more of the following side effects:


four_dot_bullet_red Dizziness
four_dot_bullet_red Lightheadedness
four_dot_bullet_red Headache
four_dot_bullet_red Tiredness or fatigue
four_dot_bullet_red Dry cough
four_dot_bullet_red Symptoms of high levels of potassium (such as tingly feelings and weak pulse)
four_dot_bullet_red Jaundice
four_dot_bullet_red Abnormally colored urine
four_dot_bullet_red Nausea
four_dot_bullet_red Vomiting
four_dot_bullet_red Abdominal pain
four_dot_bullet_red (Rarely) severe liver problems


Side effects are not limited to the above.


Side effects could be more pronounced in elderly patients over 65.


Drink plenty of fluids to avoid dehydration caused by side effects such as vomiting.


Immediately consult a physician if side effects continue to persist or worsen over time.


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