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Listril 5 MG Tablet 15

Listril 5 MG Tablet 15

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    • Rs. 114.00

    Uses :

    Lisinopril is used to treat high blood pressure in adults and children. It is also used to treat congestive heart failure in adults. Lisinopril improves the survival rate after heart attack. Additionally, lisinopril is used to treat heart failure and diabetic kidney disease.

    Mode of drug action


    Lisinopril belongs to an angiotensin-converting-enzyme inhibitor. Angiotensin-converting enzyme is a peptidyl dipeptidase that facilitates to convert angiotensin I to angiotensin II. Angiotensin II is a vasoconstrictor substance that restricts the flow of blood. Lisinopril inhibits the conversion of angiotensin I to angiotensin II thereby relaxing the heart muscle to facilitate easy flow of blood.

    What are the common side effects?

    The common side effects of lisinopril are hypotension, hormone imbalance, allergic reaction, slow growth in children, cough, diarrhea, dizziness, headache, heartburn, lightheadedness, and muscle cramp.

    Warning

    Pregnancy: Unsafe Breast feeding: Safe under medical guidance Kidney dysfunction: Caution required Liver dysfunction: Caution required

    Special precautions for safe use

    • Avoid Listril if any allergic reactions to amlodipine, lisinopril or any of its ingredients.

    • People with heart failure and liver disease should take the drug with caution.

    • Do not take over-the-counter medicines along with the drug Listril without asking a doctor or pharmacist.

    • Listril drug might interact with certain foods that may decrease or increase its action. One such instance is grapefruit or grape juice. So, when administering Listril medicine avoid taking grapefruit.

    • Do not drink alcohol while taking Listril as it can further lower the blood pressure and increase Listril side effects.

    • Pregnant women should not take Listril drug.

    • Do not discontinue the use of Listril unless told by the doctor.

    What else should I know?

    1. I am known to have hereditary angioedema. Can I use lisinopril? No, patients should not use lisinopril who have hereditary angioedema.

    2. I am diabetic and hypertension patient too. Can I use lisinopril for lowering my blood glucose levels? No. patients with diabetes should not take lisinopril, as it interacts with diabetic drugs.

    3. In what conditions should I avoid taking lisinopril drug? Patients should not take lisinopril drug in the conditions such as kidney diseases, liver diseases, and diabetes or high levels of potassium in the blood.

    4. Is lisinopril safe during pregnancy? No. Lisinopril is unsafe during pregnancy, as it may cause the death of fetus.

    5. What are the safety measures I need to follow while taking lisinopril? Avoid alcohol, avoid becoming overheated, avoid getting up too fast from sitting or lying position.

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