- Are Norvasc and Prinivil the Same Thing?
- What Are Possible Side Effects of Norvasc?
- What Are Possible Side Effects of Prinivil?
- What is Norvasc?
- What is Prinivil?
- What Drugs Interact with Norvasc?
- What Drugs Interact with Prinivil?
- How Should Norvasc Be Taken?
- How Should Prinivil Be Taken?
Are Norvasc and Prinivil the Same Thing?
What Are Possible Side Effects of Norvasc?
Common side effects of Norvasc include:
- swelling (edema) of the ankles or feet,
- tired feeling,
- abdominal or stomach pain, or
- flushing (warmth, redness, or tingly feeling).
What Are Possible Side Effects of Prinivil?
Common side effects of Prinivil include:
- Depressed mood,
- Upset stomach,
- Diarrhea, and
- Mild itching or skin rash.
What is Norvasc?
What is Prinivil?
Prinivil (lisinopril) is a long-acting angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor used to treat hypertension, heart failure, and supportive treatment in patients that suffer a myocardial infarction (heart attack). Prinivil is available in generic form.
What Drugs Interact With Norvasc?
Norvasc may interact with other blood pressure medications.
What Drugs Interact With Prinivil?
Prinivil may interact with other blood pressure medications.
Prinivil may also interact with gold injections, lithium, potassium supplements, salt substitutes that contain potassium, oral insulin or diabetes medications, aspirin or other NSAIDs (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs), or diuretics (water pills).
How Should Norvasc Be Taken?
How Should Prinivil Be Taken?
Prinivil is available in doses of 5, 10, and 20 mg tablets for oral use. Hypertensive patients usually start with 10 mg once a day and are often increased to 20 mg. Patients with renal failure or are on diuretics start at lower doses such as 2.5 to 5 mg.
Heart attack and heart failure patients also start out with low doses of 5 mg one per day.
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