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Q: What foods should be avoided when taking lisinopril?

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Lisinopril food interactions consist of foods high in potassium. Lisinopril can increase blood potassium levels. So, using salt substitutes or eating high-potassium foods may cause problems. Foods to avoid in excess include bananas, oranges, potatoes, tomatoes, squash, and dark leafy greens.

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