Lisinopril is a prescription medication used to treat several conditions involving the heart and blood vessels, such as congestive heart failure and high blood pressure. This medication can also help improve survival rates following a heart attack.
The drug comes in tablet form and is typically taken once a day. Lisinopril is available in the following strengths:
- Lisinopril 2.5 mg
- Lisinopril 5 mg
- Lisinopril 10 mg
- Lisinopril 20 mg
- Lisinopril 30 mg
- Lisinopril 40 mg.
The strength your healthcare provider prescribes will vary, depending on a number of factors, such as your age, the medical condition being treated, other medical conditions you may have, and other medications you are currently taking (including non-prescription medications, vitamins, and herbal supplements).
(Click Lisinopril for more information on the available strengths of lisinopril. This article also discusses how lisinopril works, lists potential side effects, and offers information on what to tell your healthcare provider before using this medication.)