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Hipril 5 MG Tablet

Hipril 5 MG Tablet

Manufacturer: Micro Labs Ltd
Medicine composition: Lisinopril
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required

Highly effective in the treatment of high blood pressure, Hipril 5 MG Tablet is an angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor. The drug is also used in the treatment of congestive heart failure. It can be prescribed to adults and children who are 6 years and above.

Before starting this drug patients should be aware of some essential information regarding its consumption. The drug can result in severe complications if you are allergic to it. Thus ensure that you are not allergic to any ACE inhibitors before you start Hipril 5 MG Tablet. It should not be consumed by patients who have angioedema or pregnant women. If you do conceive while on the drug make sure to discontinue it immediately and inform your doctor at once. Traces of the drug have been found in breast milk, which can harm an infant. Thus, breastfeeding mothers a discouraged to nurse their infant while on the drug. Patients who suffer from diabetes or kidney problems are advised not to take Hipril 5 MG Tablet along with aliskiren.

Patients who are on Hipril 5 MG Tablet should drink a lot of water and keep themselves hydrated, primarily because the drug can reduce sweating increasing the chances of a heat stroke during summers. Alcohol consumption is not advised because it can lead to low blood pressure thus aggravating the side effects of the drug. Because it can result in dizziness, fast movements should be avoided. Do not get up very fast when you are lying down or make sudden movements that can aggravate the dizziness.

Common side effects of Hipril 5 MG Tablet are pain in the chest, dizziness, headache and cough. The doctor should be consulted if you experience light headedness, problems with urination, nausea, unusual slowing down or increase in heart rate, dark stool, appetite loss, jaundice, itching or loss of bodily movement.

Hypertension
Hipril 5 MG Tablet is used to treat an increase in the blood pressure caused by genetic and/or environmental factors.
Congestive Heart Failure
Hipril 5 MG Tablet is used in the treatment of congestive heart failure which is a type of heart disease, characterized by thickening of the walls of the left ventricle.
Myocardial infarction
Hipril 5 MG Tablet is used in the treatment of myocardial infarction which is a type of heart disease, characterized by blocking off blood vessel that pumps blood to heart.
Allergy
Avoid taking this medicine, if you have a known allergy to it or any medicine of the class angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor.
Aliskiren
Use of these medicines is not recommended in the elderly population with diabetes and kidney disease with CrCl less than 60 ml/min.
In addition to its intended effect, Hipril 5 MG Tablet may cause some unwanted effects too. In such cases, you must seek medical attention immediately. This is not an exhaustive list of side effects. Please inform your doctor if you experience any adverse reaction to the medication.
Blurred vision Major Common
Confusion Major Common
Decreased urine output Major Common
Dizziness Major Common
Abdominal Pain Major Less Common
Cough Major Less Common
Diarrhea Major Less Common
Headache Major Less Common
Chest discomfort Major Rare
Fast heartbeat Major Rare
Joint Pain Major Rare
Lack of strength Minor Less Common
Skin Rash Minor Less Common
Acid or sour stomach Minor Rare
Indigestion Minor Rare
Heartburn Minor Rare
How long is the duration of effect?
The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 24 hours.
What is the onset of action?
The peak effect of this medicine can be observed in 6 to 8 hours.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?
This medicine is not recommended for pregnant women.
Is it habit forming?
No habit forming tendency has been reported.
Are there any breast-feeding warnings?
This medicine is not recommended for women who are breastfeeding.
Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Hipril 5 MG Tablet, and hence can be used as its substitute.
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Missed Dose instructions
The missed dose should be taken as soon possible. It is advisable to skip the missed dose if it's already time for your next scheduled dose.
Overdose instructions
Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of overdose.
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United States
Japan
Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you're at risk of a drug interaction.
Interaction with Disease
Angioedema Major
Hipril 5 MG Tablet is not recommended in patients with a history of Angioedema or a family history of Angioedema. Any symptoms of swelling of face, lips, and eyes should be informed to the doctor. If necessary, an alternate medicine should be considered based on the clinical condition.
Interaction with Alcohol
Alcohol Moderate
You should avoid the consumption of alcohol while taking this medicine as it may cause dizziness, headache, and changes in heart rate. Avoid driving or operating heavy machinery if you have these symptoms.
Interaction with Lab Test
Lab
Information not available.
Interaction with Food
Food
Information not available.
Interaction with Medicine
Losartan Major
Use of these medicines is not recommended as it may increase the risk of kidney impairment and low blood pressure. You may experience weakness, confusion, and irregular heartbeat if these medicines are taken together. Regular monitoring of blood pressure and kidney function tests are to be performed. An alternate medicine should be considered under the doctor's supervision.
Corticosteroids Moderate
The desired effect of Hipril 5 MG Tablet will not be obtained if these medicines are taken together. This interaction is more likely to happen if dexamethasone is taken for more than 1 week. Inform the doctor if you experience sudden weight gain or swelling of hands and feet. If coadministration is needed then suitable dose adjustments are to be made under the doctor's supervision. Regular monitoring of blood pressure and kidney function tests are to be performed.
Aliskiren Major
Use of these medicines is not recommended especially in the elderly population with diabetes and kidney disease with CrCl less than 60 ml/min. You experience weakness, confusion, and irregular heartbeat if these medicines are taken together. Regular monitoring of blood pressure and kidney function tests are to be performed. An alternate medicine should be considered under the doctor's supervision.
Insulin Moderate
The effect of insulin will increase if these medicines are taken together. You may experience dizziness, headache, sweating if these medicines are taken together. Regular monitoring of blood glucose levels is needed. Suitable dose adjustments or an alternate medicine should be considered under the doctor's supervision.
Diclofenac Moderate
The desired effect of Hipril 5 MG Tablet will not be obtained if these medicines are taken together. The risk of kidney impairment will increase if these medicines are taken together especially in elderly population or having pre-existing kidney disease. Inform the doctor if you have an increased or decreased urination and unexplained weight gain or weight loss. Regular monitoring of blood pressure and kidney function tests are to be performed.

Popular Questions & Answers

I am suffering from blood pressure and diabetes. My Hba1c is 6.9 and blood pressure would be between 120 to 130. I am on cilnidipine 5 mg and oral hypoglycaemic (vildagliptin 50 mg od and glimepiride 1 mg and metformin 1gm. Recently I had renal calculi and creatinine had shot up to 1.86 .my recent blood work up shows 1.85 micro albumin. What drugs should I take to reduce micro albumin.

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Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
I am suffering from blood pressure and diabetes. My Hba1c is 6.9 and blood pressure would be between 120 to 130. I am...
Mr. lybrate-user, Thanks for the query. It is good to see that both BP and blood glucose are fairly well controlled. Increase in microalbuminuria and creatinine suggests that kidney are getting affected mostly due to diabetes. One of the group of drugs recommended for hypertension with diabetes is ACE-Inhibitors like Lisinopril, Enalepri or ARBs like Losartan, Telmisartan or Olmesartan etc. Thanks.
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What is the treatment of Kidney disease glomerulonephritis in early stage? And How to diagnose without biopsy? Thank You.

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General Physician,
What is the treatment of Kidney disease glomerulonephritis in early stage? And How to diagnose without biopsy? Thank ...
One treatment is to control high blood pressure, especially if that?s the underlying cause of the GN. Blood pressure may be very hard to control when your kidneys aren?t working properly. If this is the case, your doctor may prescribe blood pressure medications, including angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors (ACE inhibitors) such as: Captopril Lisinopril Perindopril Your doctor may also prescribe angiotensin receptor blockers (ARBs), such as: Losartan Irbesartan Valsartan Corticosteroids may also be used if your immune system is attacking your kidneys. They reduce the immune response. Another method to reduce the immune-triggered inflammation is plasmapheresis. This process removes the fluid part of the blood (plasma) and replaces it with intravenous (IV) fluids or donated plasma (with no antibodies).

If cough continues for three or four days is it dangerous? How can I get rid of cough caused by lisinopril for high bp?

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Homeopath, Patna
If cough continues for three or four days is it dangerous?
How can I get rid of cough caused by lisinopril for high bp?
Hi, if, cough is old for 15. Days, you r required to think over. Take homoeo medicine* @bacillinum 200-6 pills, wkly. @ bryonia alb 39-6 pills, thrice. Avoid, cold in take, dust, smoke take care.
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My 4 years old son is currently taking Colonodine for hyperactivity, he takes a half of 1 mg, twice a day. The pharmacist mistakingly gave him someone else's medication, Lisinopril 20 mg. I saw it was wrong and did not give it to him. My question is, What would have happened to my son had I given it to him? I'm furious with the pharmacy and plan to discuss this with them.

MBBS, MD - Community Medicine, diploma clinical cardiology
Cardiologist, Jaipur
My 4 years old son is currently taking Colonodine for hyperactivity, he takes a half of 1 mg, twice a day. The pharma...
Dear friend lisinopril is used for high bp and for cardiac diseases. After giving this medicine he might be having low bp for a day or two but rarely fatal. My suggestion is you should surely warn him for the mistake but taking legal action will not serve anything. As he is also a human being and mistakes are bound to happen if you do something. It does carry legal liability only if it is done deliberately to harm your child.
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Popular Health Tips

Chronic Nephritis - How To Cope With It?

DNB (Nephrology), MD, MBBS
Nephrologist, Delhi
Chronic Nephritis - How To Cope With It?

Chronic nephritis is a type of Glomerulonephritis (GN). In this condition, irritation takes place in the Glomeruli, which are parts in your kidneys comprising tiny blood vessels. These knots of vessels filter your blood and remove excess fluids from the body. In case your glomeruli are harmed, your kidneys will quit working properly and you can suffer from kidney failure. It is a very serious illness that can be life threatening and requires immediate medical intervention.

The condition is also called nephritis. There can be both acute and chronic nephritis. The chronic type of GN can take several years to develop with almost no obvious symptoms. This can cause irreversible harm to your kidneys and also prompt complete kidney failure.

Causes and risks:
A hereditary condition can once in a while cause chronic nephritis. It happens in young men with poor vision and poor hearing. Persistent and untreated conditions may also bring about chronic nephritis. A history of cancer in the family may likewise put you at danger. Having acute nephritis may make you more prone to build up chronic nephritis later on. Being exposed to some hydrocarbon solvents may build the danger of chronic nephritis. Chronic nephritis does not generally have a clear-cut cause. About 25% of individuals with this condition have no history of kidney diseases.

Symptoms:
A few symptoms of chronic nephritis include:

  1. Blood or abundance protein in your urine
  2. Hypertension
  3. Swelling in lower legs
  4. Continuous urination during evenings
  5. Bubbly or frothy urine (from abundance protein)
  6. Stomach pain
  7. Continuous nosebleeds


Treatment:
Depending upon the symptoms of the problem, the treatment might be distinctive. Some of the ways it can be dealt with are:

  • Controlling hypertension, particularly if that is the hidden cause for the problem. Circulatory strain might be difficult to control when your kidneys are not working properly. If so, your specialist may prescribe pulse medicines, including angiotensin-changing over catalyst inhibitors. Some of these medicines include Captopril, Lisinopril and Perindopril.
  • Your specialist may likewise recommend angiotensin receptor blockers (ARBs). Some of these may include Losartan, Irbesartan and Valsartan.
  • Another technique to reduce immune-triggered aggravation is plasmapheresis. This procedure expels the liquid part of the blood (plasma) and replaces it with intravenous (IV) liquids or donated plasma (without any antibodies).

For chronic GN, you will have to decrease the level of protein, salt and potassium in your diet. Also, you should observe the amount of fluid you drink. Calcium supplements might be suggested and you may need to take diuretics to lessen swelling. Not surprisingly, check with your general physician or kidney specialist for rules about dietary restrictions or food. In case your condition worsens and causes kidney failure, you may need dialysis. This is a technique where a machine filters your blood. In the end, you may require a kidney transplant. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a Nephrologist.

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