Lisinopril

Composition:

Lisinopril 10 mg

Properties:

Lisinopril is an ACEI(Angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitor) which inhibits the conversion of Angiotensin I to Angiotensin II in RAS system By the suppression of ACE.

AII causes pathological effects e.g:vasoconstriction,renal fluid and sodium retention,cardiac and vascular hypertrophy

Indications:

Lisinopril 10mg is indicated in mild to moderate degree of hypertension , cardio and renoprotective.

Lisinopril 10mg is indicated in heart failure and acute myocardial infarction.

Renoprotection in diabetic patients even if he is normotensive.

Dosages and administration:

10mg mg once daily

Contraindications:

Pregnancy and Lactation

Patients with hyperkalemia(Patients using K.sparing diuretics)

Patients with a history of angioedema and chronic  dry cough(Asthmatic patients)

Patients with renal artery stenosis

Presentation:

Package of 3 strips(each has 10 tablets).