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Lisipnorpil (Prinivil) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations

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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 Lisipnorpil (Prinivil) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations?

hypertension, management of CHF

What are the Actions of Lisipnorpil (Prinivil) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations?

block conversion of angiotensin I to angiotensin II, increases renin levels and decreases aldosterone leading to vasodilation

What is the Therapeutic Class of Lisipnorpil (Prinivil) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations?

antihypertensives

What is the Pharmacologic Class of Lisipnorpil (Prinivil) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations?

ACE Inhibitor

What are the Nursing Considerations of Lisipnorpil (Prinivil) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations?

  • dry cough
  • first 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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