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Brand name: Lisinopril (Sandoz) TM

Active ingredients: lisinopril

What it is used for

1.Hypertension: Lisinopril is indicated for 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. 2. Congestive heart failure: Lisinopril is also indicated for the treatment of heart failure. In such patients, it is recommended that lisinopril be administered together with a diuretic. 3. Acute myocardial infarction: Lisinopril 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 100mmHg. Lisinopril may be initiated within 24 hours of an acute myocardial infarction.

How to take it

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.

  • The way to take this medicine: Oral
  • Store below 25 degrees Celsius
  • Store in Original Container
  • Lifetime is 60 Months.

Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.

Visual appearance

Round, convex and a score notch on one side. The tablets are uniformly red, mottled, the surface must be smooth.

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Do I need a prescription?

This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is Schedule 4 : Prescription Only Medicine.

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.

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  • Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS)
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