Who Should Not Take Lisinopril?
You should not take lisinopril
- You are allergic to lisinopril, Zestril, or any inactive component used to make lisinopril. Your healthcare provider or pharmacist has a list of inactive ingredients.
- You have a history of angioedema related to previous ACE inhibitor treatment.
- You have hereditary or idiopathic angioedema.
- Have diabetes and are taking aliskiren (Tekturna®) or aliskiren combination medications (Tekamlo®, Tekturna HCT®, Amturnide®), due to the risk of a dangerous drug interaction.
A Summary of Lisinopril Warnings and Precautions
There are a number of situations in which lisinopril should not be taken, as well as several precautions and warnings people should be aware of with lisinopril. However, it is possible that not all lisinopril warnings and precautions were discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your healthcare provider about any specific ones that may apply to you.