Zestril (Lisinopril) is used to treat high blood pressure, heart attack and kidney complications of diabetes mellitus. This medicine works by blocking certain chemicals that are responsible for the narrowing of the blood vessels. This medicine helps by making the blood to flow smoothly in the body.
Take a missed dose as soon as you remember. Skip the missed one if it’s time for the next dose. Avoid taking a double dose to make up for the missed dose.
Do not take more than the prescribed dose. Using more medication will not improve your symptoms, rather it can cause poisoning or serious side effects.
Zestril Tablet Uses
Use this medicine according to the dose and duration prescribed by the doctor. Swallow it whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Take the tablet should be taken empty stomach.
The following side-effects may commonly occur when using Zestril. eg chest pain, cough, diarrhea, dizziness, headache, heart attack, heart failure, high blood pressure, kidney dysfunction, light-headedness especially if you stand up quickly, low blood pressure, low blood pressure due to sudden, standing from a sitting position, vomiting. If you feel any side effects after using this medicine, consult your doctor immediately.
Before using this medicine, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, specifically: a history of allergic reaction including swelling of face, lips, tongue, blood filtering procedures. This medicine is not recommended for use during pregnancy. This can harm the unborn child.
You should avoid consumption of alcohol to take this medicine as it can cause dizziness, headaches, and changes in heart rate. If you have these symptoms, then avoid running or running heavy breasts.
Avoid taking potassium supplements and potassium-rich foods such as bananas and broccoli. Do not take it during pregnancy or breastfeeding. Tell your doctor if you have become pregnant while taking Zestril Tablet. If your condition does not improve or if your condition worsens, tell your doctor.