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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There was no significant difference in SBP, DBP, MAP, heart rate and body weights of experimental animals with salt-induced high blood pressure that was treated with water extract of African walnut and those treated with lisinopril, a conventional hypertensive medication.
The children underwent repeated ambulatory blood pressure monitoring (ABPM) to compare the effects of three medications: lisinopril, amlodipine, and hydrochlorothiazide.
"For example, if a patient is taking a lisinopril a diuretic to treat high blood pressure at home, the doctor would want to re-consider prescribing that patient ibuprofen because there could be an interaction that may be harmful to the patient's health," said Bridgeman.
A/ The angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor lisinopril reduces the number of migraines by about 1.5 per month in patients experiencing 2 to 6 migraines monthly (strength of recommendation [SOR]: B, small crossover trial); the angiotensin II receptor blocker (ARB) candesartan may produce a similar reduction (SOR: C, conflicting crossover trials).
Now, a clinical trial presented at the American College of Cardiology Annual Scientific Sessions in March 2018 offered encouragement that the beta-blocker carvedilol (Coreg[TM]) and the angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitor lisinopril (Prinivil[TM]) may protect certain patients taking these drugs, too.
ACE inhibitors like lisinopril act by inhibiting ACE, decreases angiotensinogen II activity and increases the bradykinin and (met) enkaphalin.
Lisinopril, (S)-1-[[N.sup.2]-(1-carboxy-3-phenylpropyl)-L lysyl]-L-proline, (Figure 1), is an angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor, widely used in the treatment of hypertension, congestive heart failure, acute myocardial infarction, and diabetic nephropathy [3, 6-8].
His renal function is normal, and he has been taking his lisinopril regularly.
He is currently taking 20 mg of lisinopril. His blood pressure readings over the past month are 150/96, 155/98, 160/94, and 162/96.
In conjunction, the combination of lisinopril with celecoxib may reduce the incidence of cardiovascular adverse events and edema associated with celecoxib treatment, potentially making it a preferred treatment for pain.
Participants were then discharged home with a 7-day supply of lisinopril and asked to resume their typical diet, until resuming the outlined dietary protocol 5 days prior to study visit 2.
Caption: Figure 6: Protein levels of [beta]-catenin-dependent gene products in 2K1C rats treated with lisinopril. Western blot analysis of cyclin D1, c-myc, and bcl-2 in the unclipped kidney from 2K1C rats treated or not with lisinopril was done.