Generic Zestril (Lisinopril)
Zestril
Zestril is ACE inhibitor which relaxes and widens blood vessels, helps to lower high blood pressure and treat congestive heart failure.
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Product Description
Common use

Zestril belongs to the class of drugs called ACE inhibitors. It blocks conversion of angiotensin I to angiotensin II, lowers arteriolar resistance and increases venous capacity, increases cardiac output, lowers renovascular resistance. It is used in treatment of congestive heart failure, hypertension and to improve survival after a heart attack.



Dosage and direction

Zestril is taken exactly as prescribed by your physician with or without food at the same time each day. Wait more than to hours after taking antacid to take your dose of Zestril as the first may inhibit absorption of the last.



Precautions

Avoid drinking alcohol. Warn your doctor if you are pregnant as this medication is able to cause harm to unborn baby. Do not use salt substitutes or potassium supplements when you are treated with this medication. Drinking of big volumes of water are recommended while using Zestril. Do not use this medication if you have history of allergy to lisinopril or to any other ACE inhibitor. While taking this medication blood pressure should be checked on a regular basis.



Contraindications

Hypersensitivity, pregnancy, angioedema in history.



Possible side effect

Zestril may increase level of potassium which in some rare cases may cause such side effects as muscle weakness or extremely slow heart beat. Besides allergic reactions (hives, swallowing, rush) Zestril may cause headache, dizziness, fatigue, nausea, diarrhea, dry cough, blurred vision. If any side effects become acute inform your doctor immediately. Pay attention to changes in volume of your urine or vision abilities, loss of consciousness, impotence, chest pain and consult your doctor also. Sometimes Zestril may cause severe liver disorders so if you have jaundice, yellow eyes, dark color of urine let your doctor know about it.



Drug interaction

Zestril should not be taken with potassium supplements or diuretics that conserve potassium. Combination of Zestril with injectable gold may cause facial flushing, nausea, vomiting and hypotension.



Missed dose

If you missed a dose take it as soon as you remember, but if it is almost time of your next intake just skip the missed dose. Do not try to compensate a missed dose by taking an extra one.



Overdose

If you suspect that you took too much of Zestril and feel extremely dizzy or light-headed, or fainting seek for immediate medical attention.



Storage

The medication should be stored at room temperature 15-30 C (59-86 F) in a light- resistant box.



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.