Lisinopril Oral Tablet 5Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Lisinopril: Oral tablet (5mg)

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Lisinopril 5mg Tab
Lupin Pharmaceuticals
Pill Identification:
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Lisinopril 5mg Tab
Ivax Pharmaceuticals Inc a Division of Teva USA
Pill Identification: 3758  |  LOGO
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Lisinopril 5mg Tab
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Lisinopril 5mg Tab
Eon Labs Inc a Division of Sandoz
Pill Identification: E 54 
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Lisinopril 5mg Tab
Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc
Pill Identification: M L 23 

What is this Medicine?

LISINOPRIL (lyse IN oh pril) is an ACE inhibitor. This medicine is used to treat high blood pressure and heart failure. It is also used to protect the heart immediately after a heart attack.

CVS/pharmacy Patient Statistics for Lisinopril: Oral tablet(5mg)
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
Usage By Strength
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Lisinopril 5mg Tablet

NDC: 681800513
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Acute Myocardial Infarction, Hypertension, Heart Failure

Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Diabetic Nephropathy, Postmyocardial Infarction, Proteinuria, Diabetic Retinopathy

Storage Information
Protect from moisture
Store at controlled room temperature (between 68 and 77 degrees F)
Protect from freezing
Avoid excessive heat (above 104 degrees F)
Lisinopril 5mg Tablet
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Lupin Pharmaceuticals
Pill Identification:
Shape: round
Color: pink

Reported Side Effects for Lisinopril 5mg Tablet

Visual Impairment Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Weakness Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Lyell'S Syndrome Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Blurred Vision Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Diaphoresis Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Double Vision Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Metallic Taste Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Dysosmia Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Photosensitivity Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Skin Redness Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Flushing Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Metallic Taste Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Impotence (erectile Dysfunction) Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Hair Loss Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Constipation Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Diabetes Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Loose Stools Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Tired Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Gas Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Gout Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Hemolytic Anemia Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Low White Blood Cells Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Postural Low Blood Pressure Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Light Sensitivity Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Itching Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
SIADH Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Stevens-Johnson Syndrome Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Low Platelet Count Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Ringing In Ears Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Hives Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Dry Mouth Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Low White Blood Cell Counts Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Inflamed Pancreas Incidence:
>1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Chest Pain Incidence:
2.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
High Potassium Level Incidence:
2.2-6.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Cough Incidence:
2.5%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Lightheadedness Incidence:
3.5-19.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Low Blood Pressure Incidence:
3.8-11.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Headache Incidence:
3.8%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Fainting Incidence:
7.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Daily Life Interactions for Lisinopril 5mg Tablet

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Alcohol and Lisinopril 5mg Tablet(Lisinopril)
Alcohol and Antihypertensives(Lisinopril)
Although an interaction is possible, Ethanol (alchohol) and Antihypertensive Agents (drugs used to reduce high blood pressure) may be used together. Ethanol or alchohol-containing beverages may increase the effects of Antihypertensive Agents on your blood pressure. If the blood pressure drops too low while taking Ethanol and Antihypertensive Agents, you may become dizzy or feel faint. To limit this interaction, avoid alcohol-containing beverages while taking medicines to lower your blood pressure. Do not stand or sit up too quickly. Contact your prescriber if you have dizziness which does not go away.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class D - Adequate well-controlled or observational studies in pregnant women have demonstrated a risk to the fetus. However, the benefits of therapy may outweigh the potential risk. For example, the drug may be acceptable if needed in a life-threatening situation or serious disease for which safer drugs cannot be used or are ineffective.

SECOND Trimester

Class D - Adequate well-controlled or observational studies in pregnant women have demonstrated a risk to the fetus. However, the benefits of therapy may outweigh the potential risk. For example, the drug may be acceptable if needed in a life-threatening situation or serious disease for which safer drugs cannot be used or are ineffective.

THIRD Trimester

Class D - Adequate well-controlled or observational studies in pregnant women have demonstrated a risk to the fetus. However, the benefits of therapy may outweigh the potential risk. For example, the drug may be acceptable if needed in a life-threatening situation or serious disease for which safer drugs cannot be used or are ineffective.

Lactation

Caution - Not enough information is available to rule out harm to infants when this drug is taken by nursing mothers.


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