Q: What is lisinopril used for?

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Lisinopril is an ACE (angiotensin-converting enzyme) inhibitor. Lisinopril uses include treating high blood pressure and heart failure. Research shows it can also increase survival after a heart attack. It works by relaxing blood vessels and reducing the heart’s workload. Brand names include Prinivil and Zestril.

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  1. Lisinopril. U.S. National Library of Medicine.
  2. Lisinopril (Oral Route). Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research.
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