generic for Prinivil

Lisinopril Warnings

This medication can cause serious (possibly fatal) harm to an unborn baby if used during pregnancy. It is important to prevent pregnancy while taking this medication. Consult your doctor for more details and to discuss the use of reliable forms of birth control while taking this medication. If you are planning pregnancy, become pregnant, or think you may be pregnant, tell your doctor right away.
  • May cause dizziness
  • This drug may impair the ability to operate a vehicle, vessel (e.g., boat), or machinery. Use care until you become familiar with its effects.
  • Do not use this drug if you become pregnant.
  • May cause a dry cough. If the dry cough persists or becomes distressing report to your Doctor.
  • Read the boxed warning information for this medication.

Lactation Warnings


Pregnancy Warnings

  • Exposure to drugs affecting the renin-angiotensin system can result in oligohydramnios and fetal death. Oligohydramnios may result in reduced renal function, fetal lung hypoplasia, and skeletal deformations. Discontinue treatment when pregnancy is discovered.