GENERIC NAME: lisinopril
BRAND NAME: Zestril, Prinivil
DRUG CLASS AND MECHANISM: Lisinopril is an angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor used for treating high blood pressure, heart failure and for preventing kidney failure due to high blood pressure and diabetes. Other ACE inhibitors include:
- enalapril (Vasotec),
- quinapril (Accupril),
- captopril (Capoten),
- fosinopril (Monopril),
- benazepril (Lotensin),
- ramipril (Altace),
- moexipril (Univasc) and
- trandolapril (Mavik).
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