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Zestoretic: Oral tablet

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Available Strengths
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Zestoretic 10mg-12.5mg Tab
AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP
Pill Identification: ZESTORETIC  |  141
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Zestoretic 10mg-12.5mg Tab
AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP
Pill Identification: ZESTORETIC  |  141
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Zestoretic 20mg-12.5mg Tab
AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP
Pill Identification: ZESTORETIC  |  142
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Zestoretic 20mg-12.5mg Tab
AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP
Pill Identification: ZESTORETIC  |  142
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Zestoretic 20mg-25mg Tab
AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP
Pill Identification: ZESTORETIC  |  145
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Zestoretic 20mg-25mg Tab
AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP
Pill Identification: ZESTORETIC  |  145
How This Drug Works
ACE Inhibitors and Diuretic Combinations
Combination medications may work in more than one way. ACE Inhibitors help relax blood vessels and balance body fluids. They prevent ACE enzymes from causing damage to the body. Only the ACE inhibitor trait of this drug is explained by the video.
Angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors, or ACE inhibitors, help relax blood vessels and balance body fluids. They prevent ACE enzyme from causing damage to the body. "ACE" attaches itself to Angiotensin I to make Angiotensin II. Angiotensin II is a hormone that attaches to receptor sites in blood vessel walls and causes the blood vessels to tighten. ACE inhibitors, like the ACE enzyme, can also attach to angiotensin I, but instead they block angiotensin I from making angiotensin II, and allow more blood to flow through the vessels. This means that the heart doesn't have to work as hard.
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on Zestoretic: Oral tablet

What is this medicine?

HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE; LISINOPRIL (hye droe klor oh THYE a zide; lyse IN oh pril) is a combination of a diuretic and an ACE inhibitor. It is used to treat high blood pressure.

Similar Brand Name Drugs : Prinzide: Oral tablet

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CVS/pharmacy Patient Statistics for Zestoretic: Oral tablet
Usage by Gender
65.93%
34.07%
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
Usage by Age
0.0%
2.2%
27.47%
70.33%
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