How to Use
The medicine is available in tablet form to be take orally. The
medicine can be generally taken ones a day with or without food. It
is beneficial to take the medicine the same time each day. The
patient must carefully follow the instructions given on the label
and take the medicine as directed. Do not take more or less of it or
take it more often than prescribed by your doctor.
Your physician may start with you on a low dose of and
gradually increase it. The medicine controls high blood pressure and
heart failure but does not cure it, so it is important for you to
continue the dosage even if you feel well.
Lisinopril may cause some side effects. Consult your physician if
any of these symptoms are severe or if remain for a long time.
Before taking Lisinopril,
- Inform your physician if you are allergic to lisinopril or
any other such medications.\Inform your physician about any
other medications or drugs, you are taking at that time.\Inform
your doctor if you are pregnant or breast-feeding your child.
- If you are taking Lisinopril, inform your doctor before
undergoing any kind of surgery.
- Inform your physician if you have or had any background of
heart or kidney disease.
If you have taken the overdose of medicine, consult your doctor
immediately as it may cause harm to your body. Some possible
symptoms are light headedness and fainting.
If you have missed any dose, take it as soon as you remember.
However, if it is time to take the next dose, skipped the missed
dose and continue your dosage as scheduled. Do not take a double
dose to compensate for a missed one.
Properly store the medication in the container it came in, tightly
closed, and out of reach of children. Store it at normal room
temperature and protect from the excess heat and moisture. Throw
away any outdated medications, which are no longer required. You may
consult your physician to know about the proper disposal of your