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Lisinopril is an oral treatment for hypertension (high blood pressure). It belongs to a group of medicines called angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors, or ACE inhibitors. These medicines work to widen the blood vessels, which helps to relieve the workload of the heart. As well as hypertension, Lisinopril can also be prescribed for heart failure, or to protect blood vessels following a recent heart attack. Lisinopril tablets are available in strengths of 5mg, 10mg, and 20mg. Lisinopril will begin to lower your blood pressure within one hour, and will take full effect within six hours.
The only way to discover whether you have hypertension is to go and have your blood pressure checked. For many, the condition can go undiagnosed due to lack of noticeable symptoms. In The UK, it is estimated that more than one in every four adults have hypertension. If the condition isn't properly treated/managed, it will greatly increase the risk of heart disease/failure, heart attack, stroke, and kidney failure. Hypertension medication, such as Lisinopril, does not cure high blood pressure. However, it will effectively help keep it under control.
Hypertension treatments, such as Lisinopril, will effective help manage hypertension. However, it should not be looked upon as the only method for managing the condition. Making the right lifestyle choices is vital in helping to maintain a healthy blood pressure. There are a number of lifestyle choices that will reduce the strain on the heart. These include;
The angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) controls the level of fluid in the bloodstream. It also causes blood vessels to contract. Both of these actions result in an increase in blood pressure. ACE inhibitors, such as Lisinopril, inhibit the activity of these enzymes. This causes the blood vessels to dilate (widen) and decreases the total volume of fluid in the bloodstream. This will cause a reduction in blood pressure.
Some hypertension sufferers may be prescribed Lisinopril in combination with other similar medicines. It is important that you continue taking Lisinopril until your doctor tells you otherwise, even if you feel healthy.
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Your recommended strength and dose of Lisinopril will vary depending on the nature of your condition, your medical history and whether you are taking it alone or alongside another blood pressure medicine. Always follow your prescription exactly.
Generally, the initial dose will be 10mg per day. Your doctor may adjust this dose depending on your body's response to the medicine.
Swallow the tablet whole with a sip of water. Ensure that you drink sufficient water throughout the day when taking this medicine, as it may make you dehydrated. When you first start taking Lisinopril, it may make you dizzy. For this reason, take it before you go to bed for the first few days. Lisinopril can be taken with or without food.
If, for any reason, you forget to take a tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is nearly time for your next tablet, skip the dose that you missed. Never double your dose to compensate for a dose that you have missed.
Alcohol does not directly interact with this medicine; however, you should avoid drinking heavily because the combination may lower your blood pressure excessively.
Not everyone will experience side effects when they take Lisinopril, however, if you do they can include:
Lightheadedness, cough, headache, nausea, skin irritation, diarrhoea, kidney problems.
If you are concerned about these effects, or if the product affects you in any other way, stop using it and talk to your doctor or pharmacist.
The active ingredient contained in Lisinopril is lisinopril dihydrate.
Lisinopril tablets also contain the following inactive ingredients to make up the complete product:
Mannitol, calcium hydrogen phosphate dehydrate, maize starch, pregelatinised starch, colloidal silicone dioxide, magnesium stearate, red iron oxide (E172).
Reading the following warnings carefully will help to ensure you are selecting an appropriate product.
Lisinopril is unsuitable for you if:
Inform your GP if you:
Tell your GP or pharmacist if you have taken or plan to take any of the following medicines:
Please read all packaging and the Patient Information Leaflet before taking any new medicine and inform your doctor of medicines you are taking or intend to take.
We offer FREE standard tracked delivery on orders over £40.
The following delivery options are available:
All our orders are sent out using Royal Mail. We always aim to dispatch all orders received before
All orders can be fully tracked in your account.
We ensure all parcels are in plain packaging for discreet delivery of your medicines and pharmacy goods.
Deliveries containing pharmacy-only or prescription medicines may require a signature on receipt.
Delivery is free for all NHS prescriptions.
Please note: Royal Mail do not deliver on Sundays or Bank Holidays - this should be taken into account when ordering.
If you are not home to accept your delivery, a card should be left by the Royal Mail representative. This card will provide details of where you can collect the order or how to arrange re-delivery.
Should you be unable to collect your missed delivery or arrange for your medication to be redelivered by Royal Mail, the pharmacy can resend your medication to the same, or a different address provided it has been returned to us and this happens within a
Once a package has been shipped with Royal Mail we advise that you are bound to the terms and conditions of their use together with the terms and conditions contained herein.
You have the right to cancel your order up to the point when your treatment is dispatched. The pharmacist must destroy any medication within 30 days of it being returned, even un-opened boxes, so we are not able to offer refunds once your treatment has been dispatched.
Please be aware that Royal Mail Guaranteed services are not available to all customers in the UK, especially those that live in remote postcodes. Royal Mail
We deliver by 5.30pm the next working day in the following postcode areas:
AB30 - 39, 41 - 45, 51 - 56
GY9 Alderney (Channel Islands)
HS1, 3 - 9
IV21 - 28, 40 - 49, 51 - 56
KW1 - 3, 5 - 15
KW16 Stromness Town only
PA28 - 38, 41 - 49, 76, 77
PH15, 17 - 26, 31 - 40, 49, 50
We deliver within two working days by 5.30pm to the following postcodes areas:
GY1 Herm (Channel Islands)
GY9 Sark (Channel Islands)
PA60 - 75, 78
We deliver within three working days by 5.30pm to the following postcode areas:
KW16 - non-Town
PH30, 41 - 44
Please note: This applies to our 'Special Delivery' and 'Saturday Guaranteed' services.
We are currently unable to ship orders outside of the UK.
We are unable to ship orders to mailing or forwarding houses for onwards shipping to locations outside of the UK.
Yes – as long as you are buying from a website that is a legally operating and regulated pharmacy, it is perfectly safe to buy Lisinopril tablets online.
The Independent Pharmacy is an NHS Online Pharmacy based in Bristol and has all the necessary regulation to be able to safely provide convenient access to genuine prescription treatments through our Online Pharmacy and Online Doctor.
Just select ‘Start Consultation’ next to the product above, or on the links below.
You will need to fill in a simple health questionnaire so that our GPs and Pharmacists can ensure it is safe for us to supply your Lisinopril tablets to you. It only takes a few minutes, and your treatment can be delivered to your door as soon as the next working day.
The price includes the medication you have selected, the private consultation with our Doctor and, if the purchase is over £40, it also includes free standard delivery. Under £40, standard delivery is £2.95 and all items are sent using a Royal Mail Tracked Service.
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