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Lisinopril (Prinivil )

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What is the Generic Name for Prinivil?

Lisinopril

What is the Trade Name for Lisinopril?

Prinivil

What are the Indications of Lisinopril (Prinivil )?

  • Hypertension
  • Management of CHF

What are the Actions of Lisinopril (Prinivil )?

Block conversion of angiotensin I to angiotensin II, increases renin levels and decreases aldosterone leading to vasodil

What is the Therapeutic Class of Lisinopril (Prinivil )?

Antihypertensives

What is the Pharmacologic Class of Lisinopril (Prinivil )?

ACE Inhibitor

What are the Nursing Considerations of Lisinopril (Prinivil )?

  • Dry cough
  • 1st dose hypotension
  • Use cautiously with potassium supplements and potassium sparing diuretics.
  • Use cautiously with diuretic therapy
  • Administer 1 hour before meals
  • Monitor blood pressure often
  • Monitor weight and fluid status
  • Monitor renal profile
  • Monitor liver function tests

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