lisinopril and hydrochlorothiazide, Zestoretic, Prinzide

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    Eni Williams, PharmD, PhD

    Dr. Eni Williams graduated from Creighton University in 1988 with a B.S. degree in pharmacy and a Doctor of Pharmacy from Howard University in 1994. She also obtained a Ph.D. in Public Policy in 2009 at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County.

  • Medical and Pharmacy Editor: Jay W. Marks, MD
    Jay W. Marks, MD

    Jay W. Marks, MD

    Jay W. Marks, MD, is a board-certified internist and gastroenterologist. He graduated from Yale University School of Medicine and trained in internal medicine and gastroenterology at UCLA/Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.

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GENERIC NAME: lisinopril and hydrochlorothiazide

BRAND NAME: Zestoretic

DISCONTINUED BRAND: Prinzide

PRESCRIPTION: Yes

GENERIC AVAILABLE: Yes

PRESCRIBED FOR: Zestoretic and Prinzide are used to treat high blood pressure.

SIDE EFFECTS: Please read the lisinopril and hydrochlorothiazide articles.

PREPARATIONS: Tablets: 12.5/10, 12.5/20, and 25/20 mg hydrochlorothiazide/mg lisinopril.

DRUG INTERACTIONS: Please read the lisinopril and hydrochlorothiazide articles.

PREGNANCY AND BREASTFEEDING SAFETY: Please read the lisinopril and hydrochlorothiazide articles. Please read the lisinopril and hydrochlorothiazide articles.

STORAGE: Zestoretic and Prinzide should be stored at 59 F to 86 F (15 C to 30 C) and protected from excessive light and humidity.

DOSING: The dose of Zestoretic or Prinzide is tailored to the patient's individual need, based on each component of the medication.

DRUG CLASS AND MECHANISM: Zestoretic and Prinzide are combinations of two drugs, lisinopril and hydrochlorothiazide which are used for treating high blood pressure. For more information about each individual drug, please read the articles about lisinopril and hydrochlorothiazide.

Medically reviewed by Eni Williams, PharmD

Reference: FDA Prescribing Information

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 1/14/2016

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