lisinopril

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li·sin·o·pril

 (lī-sĭn′ə-prĭl′)
n.
An ACE inhibitor drug, C21H31N3O5, used in its hydrated form to treat hypertension and congestive heart failure.

[Alteration of lysine + -pril, ACE inhibitor suffix (perhaps alteration of pr(opano)yl, constituent of early members of this class of drugs).]
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Noun1.lisinopril - an ACE inhibiting drug (trade names Prinival or Zestril) administered as an antihypertensive and after heart attacks
ACE inhibitor, angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor - an antihypertensive drug that blocks the formation of angiotensin II in the kidney, leading to relaxation of the arteries; promotes the excretion of salt and water by inhibiting the activity of the angiotensin converting enzyme; also used to treat congestive heart failure
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lisinopril

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Studies say these ACE inhibitors can cause coughing in up to a third of patients; they include such medications as enalapril (Vasotec), captopril (Capoten) and lisinopril (Zestril, Prinivil).
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* In another study, the same researchers gave 193 people either lisinopril, (Zestril, Prinivil; 10 milligrams per day) or hibiscus (250 milligrams in the form of a capsule).
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(23) Over time, the patient was transitioned to Hydralazine and Lisinopril (Zestril or Prinivil), an angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor, used to minimize fluid retention and vasoconstriction.
AGE inhibitors include Capoten, Prinivil, and Altace.
of Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, and colleagues compared rates of adverse events among the 37,291 male and female ALLHAT participants with metabolic or cardiometabolic syndrome who were at least aged 55 years and who were randomly assigned to take the calcium-channel blocker amlodipine (Norvasc) (7,945 patients), the [alpha]-blocker doxazosin (Cardura) (7,928 patients), the ACE inhibitor lisinopril (Prinivil, Zestril) (7,948 patients), or the thiazide-type diuretic chlorthalidone (13,470 patients).
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Cal Ripken Jr., though he does not personally endorse the drug, has appeared in advertisements for a heart medication, Prinivil. And who has more heart than Ripken?
One-third of the company's sales were for drugs used to treat chronic conditions such as high cholesterol (Mevacor, Zocor), hypertension (Vasotec, Prinivil) and heart failure.
(Prinivil, Zestril) * Licorice can disrupt * Avoid natural moexipril (Univasc) potassium balance.