11.08 Lisinopril (Prinivil)

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Generic Name

lisinopril

Trade Name

Prinivil

Indication

hypertension, management of CHF

Action

block conversion of angiotensin I to angiotensin II, increases renin levels and decreases aldosterone
leading to vasodilation

Therapeutic Class

antihypertensives

Pharmacologic Class

ACE Inhibitor

Nursing Considerations

• dry cough
• first dose hypotension
• use cautiously with potassium supplements and potassium sparing diuretics.
• use cautiously with diuretic therapy
• administer 1 hour before meals
• monitor blood pressure often
• monitor weight and fluid status
• monitor renal profile
• monitor liver function tests

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