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Lisinopril

In the US, Lisinopril (lisinopril systemic) is a member of the drug class angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors and is used to treat Alport Syndrome, Coronary Artery Disease, Diabetic Kidney Disease, Heart Attack, Heart Failure, High Blood Pressure and Migraine Prevention.

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Scheme

Rec.INN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

C09AA03

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0076547-98-3

Chemical Formula

C21-H31-N3-O5

Molecular Weight

405

Therapeutic Categories

Antihypertensive agent

Treatment of coronary heart disease

Treatment of heart failure

ACE inhibitor (angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor)

Chemical Name

L-Proline, 1-[N2-(1-carboxy-3-phenylpropyl)-L-lysyl]-, (S)-

Foreign Names

  • Lisinoprilum (Latin)
  • Lisinopril (German)
  • Lisinopril (French)
  • Lisinopril (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Lisinopril (OS: BAN, DCF)
  • L 154826 (IS)
  • MK 521 (IS: MerckSharpD)
  • Lisinopril (OS: USAN)
  • Lisinopril Hydrate (OS: JAN)
  • Lisinopril (PH: USP 38)
  • Lisinopril Dihydrate (PH: BP 2016)
  • Lisinopril dihydrate (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Lisinopril dihydraté (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Lisinopril Hydrate (PH: JP XVI)
  • Lisinopril-Dihydrat (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Lisinoprilum dihydricum (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)

Brand Names

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Glossary

TermDefinition
BANBritish Approved Name
DCFDénomination Commune Française
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name

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