Lisinopril

Lisinopril
Lisinopril is an ACE inhibitor used in the treatment of high blood pressure and congestive heart failure. ACE is angiotensin converting enzyme which plays essential role in the conversion of angiotensin I into angiotensin II. Lisinopril prevents vasoconstriction by inhibiting ACE in this reaction and helps in reducing blood pressure.

Indications:
All grades of hypertension, hypertension in diabetes mellitus, gout, asthma & mental depression, Congestive heart failure etc.

Side effects:
Hyperkalaemia, dizziness, cough, headache, diarrhea, hypotension, oedema etc.

Dosage forms:
Lisinopril 2.5 mg tablets
Lisinopril 5 mg tablets
Lisinopril 10 mg tablets
Lisinopril 20 mg tablets

Combinations:
Tablets:
Lisinopril 5 mg + Amlodipine 2.5 mg
Lisinopril 5 mg + Amlodipine 5 mg
Lisinopril 2.5 mg + Hydrochlorothiazide 12.5 mg
Lisinopril 5 mg + Hydrochlorothiazide 12.5 mg
Lisinopril 10 mg + Hydrochlorothiazide 12.5 mg

Brand Names ( Company Name ):

Acebitor ( Glaxo )
Acinopril ( Aventis Pharma )
Biopril ( Biochem Pharmaceutical )
Cipril ( Cipla )
Dilis ( Ind – Swift)
E.S. ( Stadmed )
Hipril ( Microlabs (Carsyon Division))
Lasinace ( Alkem Laboratories)
Lipril  ( Lupin Laboratories )
Lisicard ( Gufic )
Lisinace ( Alkem Laboratories )
Lisitec ( Cipla )
Lisnop ( Ajanta Pharmaceuticals )
Lisoril ( IPCA Laboratories )
Listril ( Torrent Pharmaceuticals )
Lpl ( Concept Pharmaceuticals )
Nivant ( Zydus Cadila (German Remedies Division) )
Normopril ( Aristo Pharma (Otsira Genetica Division) )
Zestril ( Astra Zeneca )
Zonapril  (VHB Life Sciences ) 

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