Hello and welcome to quot;TutorialScriptquot; presented by ugs todaythe second of three presentationswe'll continue ing lisinopril a commonly used mediionthe classof ugs known as angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors or ACE inhibitors We will look at issues surrounding dosing andside effects lisinopril helps to control high bloodpressure and heart failure and may be used after a heart attack lisinopril has been FDA approvedfor useboth adults and chilen six
years of age and older lisinopril is not a cure for high bloodpressure or for heart failure it is used to control these conditions therefore lisinopril is takeneveryday unless otherwise directed lisinopril comesin an oraltablet and is usually given once a day it may be taken with or without food doses may be started at the lowerend of the dosing range and slowly increased to monitor effectiveness andside effects
reduced doses of lisinopril are neededin both adults and chilen with impaired kidney function a blood test to evaluate kidney functionmay be needed at the beginning of treatment most patients tolerate lisinopril very well some of the more common side effects mayinclude abnormally low blood pressure dizziness or fainting if these should occur, a health careprovider should be notified lisinopril can also cause nausea,headache and a persistent y cough
cough is a well known side effect of allACE inhibitors and reverses when the ug is stopped if the cough is bothersome patients shouldcontact their health care provider before stopping treatment thank you for joining us at ugs for a brief of lisinopril please refer to our patient andprofessional information, ug interaction checker, and additional toolson ugs patients with a concern about theuse of lisinopril should consult
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Lyrica, the brand name form of pregabalin,is a prescription mediion used to treat pain from damaged nerves caused by diabetes,shingles, and spinal cord injury. It is also used to treat fibromyalgia and seizures. Lyricabelongs to a class of ugs called anticonvulsants, which may work by decreasing pain signalsfrom the brain and slowing brain activity. This mediion comescapsule and liquidforms and is usually taken 2 or 3 times daily, with or without food. Common side effectsof Lyrica include dizziness, blurred vision, weight gain, and owsiness. Do not ivea car or operate heavy machinery until you know how Lyrica affects you.