Who should not take Lisinopril?

The following conditions are contraindicated with this drug. Check with your physician if you have any of the following:


  • kidney disease with likely reduction in kidney function
  • low amount of sodium in the blood
  • inherited disorder of continuing episodes of swelling
  • method of removing waste/poison from blood with dialysis
  • renal artery stenosis
  • acute kidney failure
  • pregnancy
  • decreased blood volume
  • a disorder with excess antidiuretic hormone called syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone
  • high levels of potassium in the blood
  • low levels of a type of white blood cell called neutrophils
  • narrowing of the aortic heart valve
  • hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
  • low blood pressure
  • abnormal liver function tests
  • a type of allergic reaction called angioedema
  • a type of allergic reaction involving the intestines called intestinal angioedema


  • ACE Inhibitors

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