Definition of Lisinopril

1. Noun. An ACE inhibiting drug (trade names Prinival or Zestril) administered as an antihypertensive and after heart attacks.




Definition of Lisinopril

1. Noun. A drug of the angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitor class, primarily used in the treatment of hypertension, congestive heart failure, heart attacks, and certain complications of diabetes. ¹

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Medical Definition of Lisinopril

1. (s)-1-(n(2)-(1-carboxy-3-phenylpropyl)-l-lysyl)-l-proline dihydrate. An orally active angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor that has been used in the treatment of hypertension and congestive heart failure. Pharmacological action: cardiotonic agent, antihypertensive agents, angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors. Chemical name: L-Proline, 1-(N2-(1-carboxy-3-phenylpropyl)-L-lysyl)-, dihydrate, (S)- (12 Dec 1998)

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Literary usage of Lisinopril

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1. The Women's Health and Aging Study: Health and Social Characteristics of edited by Jack M. Guralnik, Linda P. Fried, Eleanor M. Simonsick, Judith D. Kasper, Mary E. Lafferty (1996)
"... cholestyramine (0.5) Enalapril (5.9), lisinopril (4.9), captopril (4.8), ramipril (0.7), benazepril (0.6), quinapril (0.5) Clonidine (1.4), ..."

2. Healthy People, 2010: Conference Editionby Donna E. Shalala by Donna E. Shalala (2000)
"Comparative effects of low and high doses of the angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor, lisinopril, on morbidity and mortality in chronic heart failure. ..."

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