Medicine Overview of Zestril Tablet
Side effects of Zestril Tablet
Decreased blood pressure, Cough, Increased potassium level in blood, Fatigue, Weakness, Dizziness, Renal impairment.
How to use Zestril Tablet
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Zestril 10mg Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.
How Zestril Tablet works
Zestril 10mg Tablet is an angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor. It works by reducing stress on the heart and relaxing blood vessel so that blood flows more smoothly and the heart can pump blood more efficiently.
In Depth Information on Zestril Tablet
Expert advice for Zestril Tablet
- You may get a dry cough while using Zestril. Report to your doctor if there is a persistent cough.
- Zestril may cause the level of potassium in blood to go up. Avoid taking potassium supplements and potassium-rich foods such as banana and broccoli.
- Inform your doctor immediately if you have rapid swelling of the lips, tongue, and throat that may affect breathing.
- Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
- Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
- You shouldn’t take Zestril if you’re pregnant or plan to become pregnant. Zestril may cause birth defects or be fatal to your unborn baby.
Zestril Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Zestril Tablet
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Zestril 10mg Tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy.+more
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor....
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
Zestril 10mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation+more
. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby....
Zestril 10mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired,+more
or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive....
Zestril 10mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Zestril 10mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.+more
Regular monitoring of blood pressure is recommended for better dose adjustment....
Regular monitoring of blood pressure is recommended for better dose adjustment.
Zestril 10mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Zestril 10mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.+more
Inform your doctor if you develop any signs and symptoms of jaundice while taking this medicine....
Inform your doctor if you develop any signs and symptoms of jaundice while taking this medicine.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Lomorin NX 60mg Injection, Heplock 10IU Injection, Captomer 50mg Tablet, Silybon 35mg/5ml Suspension
If you miss a dose of Lisinopril, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.
Frequently asked questions about Zestril Tablet
Frequently asked questions about Lisinopril
Q. Is lisinopril a blood thinner, statin, diuretics, calcium channel blocker, nitrate, alpha blocker, or maoi?
No, lisinopril is not a blood thinner, statin (lower cholesterol levels), diuretics (water pill), calcium channel blocker, nitrate, alpha blocker, or monoamine oxidase inhibitors (maoi). It is angiotensin-converting-enzyme (ACE) inhibitor
Viagra (sildenafil) or Xanax (alprazolam) should not be given with Zestril. It is not reported to interact with Cialis (tadalafil) or Nyquil (acetaminophen, dextromethorphan, and doxylamine). Please follow the advice of the doctor regarding their simultaneous use
Q. Can I take lisinopril with metformin, ibuprofen, hydrocodone, or acetaminophen?
Lisinopril should not be given with metformin or ibuprofen. It is not reported to interact with hydrocodone or acetaminophen. Please follow the advice of the doctor regarding their simultaneous use
Q. Does Zestril cause hair loss, erectile dysfunction (ED), diarrhea, decreased heart rate, cough, insomnia, or weight gain?
Zestril may cause erectile dysfunction (ED), diarrhea, or cough but it is not known to cause hair loss or weight gain. It can increase the heart rate. Please consult your doctor before taking the drug
Q. Can I take lisinopril without hydrochlorothiazide?
Yes, but as per your doctors advise only
Yes, Zestril is a generic drug
Zestril is relatively safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
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