Active ingredients: lisinopril
What it is used for
Hypertension: For treatment of hypertension, lisinopril 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: For treatment of heart failure, it is recommended that lisinopril be administered together with a diuretic. Acute myocardial infarction: For 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 100 mmHg, 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
- Lifetime is 3 Years.
Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
Light pink coloured, circular, biconvex, uncoated tablets with '5' embossing and breakline on one side, and 'BL' embossing on the other side.
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Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is
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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