Lisinopril Stada

Lisinopril Stada

lisinopril

Manufacturer:

Stadpharm

Distributor:

Antah Pharma
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Lisinopril
Indications/Uses
Arterial HTN; adjunct to diuretics &/or digitalis in myocardial insufficiency; adjunct to nitrates in acute MI (AMI).
Dosage/Direction for Use
Arterial HTN Initially 5 mg once daily. Titrate dose at intervals of ≥3 wk until optimal BP attained. Maintenance: 10-20 mg once daily. Max: 40 mg once daily. Cardiac insufficiency 2.5 mg once daily. Titrate dose in steps of 2.5 mg at intervals of at least 2-4 wk. Max: 35 mg daily. AMI Initially 5 mg, followed by 5 mg after 24 hr & 10 mg after 48 hr. Continue for 6 wk at a min maintenance dose of 5 mg once daily. Renal impairment (CrCl 30-70 mL/min) & elderly Initially 2.5 mg once daily. Maintenance: 5-10 mg daily. Max: 20 mg daily.
Administration
May be taken with or without food.
Contraindications
Renal artery stenosis (bilateral, or unilateral in a single functioning kidney), history of hereditary or idiopathic angioneurotic oedema due to ACE inhibitors, post-renal transplantation, severe renal impairment (CrCl <30 mL/min), dialysis, aortic or mitral valve stenosis, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, post-AMI haemodynamic instability, systolic BP <100 mmHg, cardiogenic shock, primary hyperaldosteronism. Pregnancy & lactation.
Special Precautions
Hypovolemia, hyponatraemia, concomitant high dose diuretic or vasodilator therapy, cardiac insufficiency, severe or renovascular HTN, renal impairment, angina pectoris, cerebrovascular angiopathy, malignant HTN, severe myocardial insufficiency, conditions predisposing to hyperkalaemia, vascular or connective tissue disorders. Elderly.
Adverse Reactions
Profound hypotension, dizziness, weakness, syncope, 2nd or 3rd degree AV block, renal dysfunction, dry persistent cough, GI discomfort, allergic skin reactions, headache, fatigue. Rarely, jaundice (discontinue), hepatic necrosis.
Drug Interactions
Diuretics, antihypertensives, K-sparing diuretics & K supplements, NaCl, analgesics, antiphlogistics, lithium, alcohol, anaesth, narcotics, hypnotics, sympathomimetics, allopurinol, cytostatics, immunosuppressants, corticosteroids, procainamide, oral antidiabetics & insulin. Antacids.
ATC Classification
C09AA03 - lisinopril ; Belongs to the class of ACE inhibitors. Used in the treatment of cardiovascular disease.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Lisinopril Stada tab 10 mg
Packing/Price
100's
Form
Lisinopril Stada tab 20 mg
Packing/Price
100's
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