Drug Usage "Lisinopril»

Medicament "Lisinopril" indicated for the treatment of hypertension (high blood pressure), congestive heart failure, for early treatment (the first day), acute myocardial infarction, treatment of renal dysfunction,caused by diabetes.The price of the drug is readily available.

When hypertension it is administered in an amount of five milligrams once a day.If the effect of the drug administration is missing, increase the dose every two or three days to twenty-five milligrams or forty milligrams per day.The maintenance dose is 20 mg per day.The highest daily intake is 40 mg.Increasing the dose to an amount in excess of forty milligrams daily did not lead to a subsequent reduction in blood pressure.The most comprehensive treatment effect occurs within two to four weeks from the day of taking the drug.

With insufficient clinical effect "Lisinopril" can be taken with other drugs that lower blood pressure.If the patient takes diuretics, for two or three days prior to treatment, "lisinopril" taking these drugs should be stopped.If this is not feasible, the initial dose of the drug "Lisinopril" should not exceed 5 mg per day.After the first dose requires physician control over several hours as may develop severe drop in blood pressure.

In chronic heart failure "Lisinopril" administered in an initial dose of 2.5 mg once a day.After three to five days at a daily dose increased up to 2.5 mg maintenance dose of 5-20 milligrams per day.The highest daily dose - 20 mg per day. «Lisinopril" is taken orally with or without food.

contraindications, side effects "Lisinopril»

«Lisinopril" is contraindicated in angioedema (an increase of the face or the entire face, swelling of the limbs), which had already appeared during the use of drugs of this drug group.The drug is not prescribed to children and adolescents under the age of 18 years, with increased sensitivity to the drugs in this group. Assignment "Lisinopril" is contraindicated in pregnancy.During treatment with breastfeeding you want to cancel.

During treatment "lisinopril" may cause the following side effects: headache, dizziness, diarrhea, weakness, nausea, vomiting, dry cough, chest pain, skin rash, severe drop in blood pressure, cardiac arrhythmias,renal impairment, drowsiness, fatigue.You may see increased sweating, rash, fever.