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Lisonopril

Pronunciation

Lisonopril is a common misspelling of lisinopril.

What is lisinopril (lisonopril)?

Lisinopril (lisonopril) belongs to a group of drugs called angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors. It works by reducing production of angiotensin converting enzyme, a substance that increases salt and water retention in your body. This helps to lower blood pressure.

Lisinopril (lisonopril) is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension). It is effective when used alone or when combined with other high blood pressure medications. Lisinopril (lisonopril) may also be used with other medications to treat congestive heart failure, and it may also be used within 24 hours of a heart attack to improve survival.

Lisinopril (lisonopril) may also be used for other purposes not listed in this medication guide.

Lisinopril (lisonopril) side effects may include dizziness, lightheadedness, headache, fatigue, blurred vision, dry cough, or vomiting.

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