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Active ingredients: lisinopril
What it is used for
Hypertension: ZESTRIL is indicated in the treatment of hypertension. It may be used alone or concomitantly with other classes of antihypertensive agents. Sufficient data have not been provided to support the use of lisinopril in severe hypertension or renovascular hypertension. Congestive Heart Failure: ZESTRIL is also indicated in the treatment of heart failure. In such patients, it is recommended that ZESTRIL be administered together with a diuretic. Acute Myocardial Infarction: ZESTRIL is indicated for the treatment of acute myocardial infarction in haemodynamically stable patients, defined as patients who are not in cardiogenic shock and who have a systolic blood pressure greater than 100mg Hg. ZESTRIL may be initiated within 24 hours of an acute myocardial infarction.
How to take it
The way to take this medicine is: Oral. This medicine is taken by mouth.
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- Shelf lifetime is 3 Years.
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Round, pink, uncoated biconvex tablet, with "heart 10" on one side of the tablet and plain on the other side. Diameter 8mm.
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Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is
Is this medicine subsidised?
This medicine was verified as being available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme) on June 1, 2022. To learn more about this subsidy, visit the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) website.
Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?
For the active ingredient lisinopril
You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.
Consumer Medicines Information (CMI)
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Reporting side effects
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You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems