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.)
Written by/reviewed by: Kristi Monson, PharmD;Arthur Schoenstadt, MD
Last reviewed by: KristiMonson, PharmD;
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Zestril [package insert]. Wilmington, DE: AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP;2013 November.
Prinivil [package insert]. Whitehouse Station, NJ: June 2011.
Food and Drug Administration, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research. Electronic orange book: approved drug products with therapeutic equivalence evaluations. FDA Web site. Available at: http://www.fda.gov/cder/ob/.
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