A generic drug is a copy of the brand-name drug with the same dosage, safety, strength, quality, consumption method, performance, and intended use. Before generics become available on the market, the generic company must prove it has the same active ingredients as the brand-name drug and works in the same way and in the same amount of time in the body.
The only differences between generics and their brand-name counterparts is that generics are less expensive and may look slightly different (eg. different shape or color), as trademarks laws prevent a generic from looking exactly like the brand-name drug.
Generics are less expensive because generic manufacturers don't have to invest large sums of money to develop a drug. When the brand-name patent expires, generic companies can manufacture a copy of the brand-name and sell it at a substantial discount.
Known as Zestril in the UK
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Chemical Name: LISINOPRIL (lyse-IN-oh-pril)
This medicine is a TABLET.
Prinivil is an ACE inhibitor used to treat high blood pressure. It may also be used to treat congestive heart disease and other conditions as determined by your doctor. Lowering high blood pressure helps prevent strokes, heart attacks, and kidney problems. It is also used to treat heart failure and to improve survival after a heart attack.
You can purchase Prinivil Lisinopril tablets online from Canada Pharmacy and have them delivered right to your doorstep.
Take Prinivil exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Do not take in larger or smaller amounts or for longer than recommended. Your doctor may occasionally change your dose to make sure you get the best results.
Prinivil is supplied as 5 mg, 10 mg, and 20 mg tablets for oral administration that contain active ingredient Lisinopril 5 mg, Lisinopril 10 mg, Lisinopril 20 mg respectively.
In addition to that each Lisinopril tablet contains inactive ingredients including calcium phosphate, mannitol, magnesium stearate, and starch.
The 10 mg and 20 mg tablets also contain iron oxide.
Avoid using Lisinopril if you are pregnant as it could harm the unborn baby. Stop using this medication and tell your doctor right away if you become pregnant. Drinking alcohol can further lower your blood pressure and may increase certain side effects of Lisinopril. Avoid using salt substitutes or potassium supplements while taking Lisinopril, unless your doctor has told you to.
Vomiting, diarrhea, or heavy sweating can cause you to become dehydrated. This can lead to very low blood pressure, electrolyte disorders, or kidney failure while you are taking Lisinopril tablet. Drink plenty of water each day while you are taking this medication.
Side effects that may occur while taking this medication include
In case of the following serious side effects, call the doctor immediately: