Lisinopril And Caution In Renal Impairment

Question:

Discuss the Lisinopril And Caution In Reproductive Impairment.

Answer:

Indications include hypertension, heart disease and a decrease in mortality rates in acute myocardial damage.

Dosage for Adults: Initial dosage: 10 mg once daily; Maintenance dose: 20-40 mg once per day. Maximum dose: 80 mg orally every day.

Cautions and Contraindications

Negative Effects: Diazziness, headaches and hypotension. Chest pain, renal impairment. Hyperkalemia. Liver dysfunction. Angioedema.

Nursing Implications

Before and after drug administration: Start drug use within the first 24 hours of an episode of acute MI. Keep patient closely monitored;

Teaching points: It should be taken only once per day. Avoid vomiting or dehydration.

Refer to

Effect of a transitional-of-care pharmacist upon hospital discharge.

Journal of the American Pharmacists Association. 55(4): 443-448.