What is Arrow-Lisinopril (Lisinopril) used for?
Arrow-Lisinopril (Lisinopril) is a type of drug known as an ACE inhibitor. ACE is a compound in the body responsible for production angiotensin II, a compound that causes blood vessels to narrow, increasing blood pressure. This drug blocks ACE and decreases angiotensin II production, which in turn helps the blood vessels to widen and reduces high blood pressure. It may also be used to treat congestive heart failure.
How should I use Arrow-Lisinopril (Lisinopril)?
Patients are usually directed to take one Arrow-Lisinopril (Lisinopril) tablet per day. Your physician may increase your dose if it is necessary. You should continue taking this drug, even if your condition improves. Do not stop taking this drug unless told to do so by your physician.
What are the side effects of Arrow-Lisinopril (Lisinopril)?
Some side effects which have been reported by patients taking Arrow-Lisinopril (Lisinopril) include:
If any more serious side effects occur, you should see your physician.
This drug should not be taken by women who are pregnant or breastfeeding. Patients should also use reliable contraception to avoid pregnancy while this medication is being taken.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Arrow-Lisinopril (Lisinopril) and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have any allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.