Generic Lisinopril (Hydrochlorothiazide)
Lisinopril
Lisinopril is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension) in adults and children 6 years and older.
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Product Description
Common use

Lisinopril is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension) in adults and children 6 years and older, including renovascular, acute myocardial infarction in clinically stable condition of the patients, heart failure (adjuvant treatment), diabetic nephropathy. The principle of this drug is to relax blood vessels, causing them to expand, it can lead to prevention of occurrence of strokes, heart attacks and kidney problems. Lisinopril is also used after acute myocardial recovery, and is used with other drugs (eg, "water pills" / diuretics, digoxin) to treat heart failure. This drug belongs to a class of medications called ACE inhibitors.



Dosage and direction

Take medicine for adults 1 time per day. The dose is determined individually, depending on the evidence, the state of renal function and concomitant therapy. Typically, the initial dose is 2,5-5 mg, the average maintenance dose - 5-20 mg, the maximum daily - 80 mg.



Precautions

Treatment is carried out under regular medical supervision (water-electrolyte balance). During treatment requires monitoring of blood pressure, protein level and plasma potassium, urea nitrogen, creatinine, renal function, blood picture, body weight and dieting. You have to be careful during surgery (including dental), especially when using general anesthetics that have a hypotensive effect.



Contraindications

Hypersensitivity, pregnancy, breast-feeding.



Possible side effects

You can feel headache, dizziness, nervousness, fainting, drowsiness, insomnia, tremors, convulsions, visual disturbances, palpitations, chest pain, hypotension, arrhythmia, dry cough and malignant tumors of the lung, hemoptysis, pain when breathing, bronchitis, dry mouth, indigestion, heartburn, vomiting, diarrhea / constipation, bloating, abdominal pain, renal failure, weakening of libido, impotence, arthritis, neck pain, back pain, rash, urticaria, and syndrome of Stevens - Johnson.



Drug interactions

List of the drugs that can interact with Lisinopril: gold injections to treat arthritis, lithium (Lithobid, Eskalith), a potassium supplement such as K-Dur, Klor-Con, salt substitutes that contain potassium, insulin or diabetes medication you take by mouth, aspirin or other NSAIDs (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs) such as ibuprofen (Motrin, Advil), diclofenac (Voltaren), etodolac (Lodine), indomethacin (Indocin), ketoprofen (Orudis), naproxen (Aleve, Naprosyn), and others, or a diuretic (water pill).



Missed dose

Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take the medicine at the next regularly scheduled time. Do not take extra medicine to make up the missed dose.



Overdose

Seek emergency medical attention if you think you have used too much of this medicine. Lisinopril overdose symptoms may include feeling extremely dizzy or light-headed, or fainting.



Storage

Store Lisinopril at room temperature away from moisture and heat.



Disclaimer

We provide only general information about medications which does not cover all directions, possible drug integrations, or precautions. Information at the site cannot be used for self-treatment and self-diagnosis. Any specific instructions for a particular patient should be agreed with your health care adviser or doctor in charge of the case. We disclaim reliability of this information and mistakes it could contain. We are not responsible for any direct, indirect, special or other indirect damage as a result of any use of the information on this site and also for consequences of self-treatment.

Accutane

Other names used:

  • Roaccutane®

Active Ingredients:

  • Isotretionin

How does Accutane work and what pharmaceutical group does it belong to?

Isotretionin the active ingredient of Accutane belongs to a group of drugs called retinoids, which are used mainly in treatment of skin disorders. The exact mechanism of Accutane is not currently known however it is clinically determined that the drug exerts dose-dependent suppressive effect on the sebaceous glands activity and decreases their size. The drug also expresses anti-inflammatory effect on skin as well as inhibits the formation of comedones. The effects of the drug are temporary however the acne remissions may be controlled.

Which conditions are treated with Isotretinoin?

The drug is indicated in treatment of:

  • Severe cystic acne vulgaris
  • Acne rosacea
  • Hidradenitis suppurativa

What should a patient know before using Accutane?

The Isotretinoin should not be used in cases of:

  • Known hypersensitivity to any components of the preparation or to other retinoids
  • Pregnancy
  • Liver or renal failure
  • Vitamin A hypervitaminosis
  • Severe hyperlipidemia

Tell your doctor about the following if any apply to you:

  • You have relatives with increased levels of lipids in blood and are predisposed to hyperlipidemia
  • You or your relatives suffer from diabetes
  • You are suffering from Alcoholism
  • You are treating a depression

Which adverse effects may manifest when using the medication?

The side effects of Accutane include:

  • Vitamin A hypervitaminosis manifested in the following: dry skin and mucous membranes, haemorrhage in the nasal cavity, hoarseness, conjunctivitis and etc.
  • Skin problems: rash, itching, facial dermatitis, sweatiness, hyperpigmentation, reversible allopecia and etc.
  • Locomotor system: muscle pain, joint pain, hyperostosis, tendonitis
  • CNS: behavior changes, depression, headache, increased intracranial pressure, seizures
  • Sensory organs: decreased vision acuity, photosensibilisation, cataract, decreased hearing , keratitis
  • Gastrointestinal tract: nausea, colitis, GI hemorrhage, rarely hepatitis.
  • Respiratory organs: bronchospasm
  • Haemopoietic system: decreased leukocyte and erythrocyte levels, increase or decrease of thrombocyte levels
  • Immune system: local or systemic infections caused be gram-positive bacteria
  • Other: Hematuria, pancreatitis, vasculitis, lymphadenopathy

It is not necessary that the side effects will manifest in an individual but the possibility still exist. For more information please consult your health care provider.

Which groups of drugs or specific preparations may interact with Isotretinoin?

The drug is affected by the following:

  • Vitamin A supplements
  • Corticosteroids
  • Tetracycline antibiotics
  • Epilepsy treatment
  • Oral contraceptives
  • St.John's worth

Tell your doctor about all the herbal preparations as well as prescription drugs that you are currently taking even if they are not on the list.

Important information for the patient: Accutane is supplied for individual use. Do not use it to treat other conditions not listed in the leaflet. Keep the product out of children reach. Do not reuse any disposable materials if supplied with the preparation.