Skip to Content

How can I find the ingredints in the yellow coating on Lisinopril?

Responses (1)

Anonymous 6 Aug 2010

Hi,

The ianctive igredients of the medication is yellow ferric acid:
An acid, H2FeO4, which is not known in the free state, but forms definite salts, analogous to the chromates and sulphates.

Lisinopril is an oral long-acting angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitor. Lisinopril, a synthetic peptide derivative, is chemically described as (S)-1-[N2-(1-Carboxy-3-phenyl-propyl)-L-lysyl]-L-proline dihydrate. Its empirical formula is C21H31N3O5·2H2O and its structural formula is:

Lisinopril is a white to off-white crystalline powder, with a molecular weight of 441.53. It is soluble in water and sparingly soluble in methanol and practically insoluble in ethanol. Lisinopril tablets are supplied as 2.5 mg, 5 mg, 10 mg, 20 mg, 30 mg and 40 mg tablets for oral administration. Inactive Ingredients:

2.5 mg tablets - corn starch, croscarmellose sodium, dibasic calcium phosphate, magnesium stearate, mannitol, povidone, pregelatinized starch, titanium dioxide, yellow ferric oxide.

5 mg tablets - black ferric oxide, corn starch, croscarmellose sodium, dibasic calcium phosphate, magnesium stearate, mannitol, povidone, pregelatinized starch, yellow ferric oxide.

10 mg tablets - corn starch, croscarmellose sodium, dibasic calcium phosphate, magnesium stearate, mannitol, povidone, pregelatinized starch, titanium dioxide, yellow ferric oxide.

20 mg tablets - black ferric oxide, corn starch, croscarmellose sodium, dibasic calcium phosphate, magnesium stearate, mannitol, povidone, pregelatinized starch, yellow ferric oxide.

30 mg tablets - black ferric oxide, corn starch, croscarmellose sodium, dibasic calcium phosphate, magnesium stearate, mannitol, povidone, pregelatinized starch, yellow ferric oxide.

40 mg tablets - black ferric oxide, corn starch, croscarmellose sodium, dibasic calcium phosphate, magnesium stearate, mannitol, povidone, pregelatinized starch, yellow ferric oxide.

I hope this help, your question to me had very limited information.-

chicagoskyway 6 Aug 2010

I appreciate your help. Thank you very much.

Anonymous 6 Aug 2010

You are welcome---

chicagoskyway 6 Aug 2010

My wife is taking one half of 10mg because of that she have itching all over the body with small red pimples.

Anonymous 6 Aug 2010

Ok, your wife is experiencing a severe side effect., an allergic reaction , involves itching / a red, blistering, peeling skin rash;hives

Seek medical attention right away.-

Also contact her doctor.-

You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

How was I supposed to know all this from your question... I am only trying to help you..OK

Drugs.com free discount card

Further Information

Search for questions

Still looking for answers? Try searching for what you seek or ask your own question.

Similar Questions