Before Using

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In deciding to use a medicine, the risks of taking the medicine must be weighed against the good it will do. This is a decision you and your doctor will make. For this medicine, the following should be considered:

Allergies

Tell your doctor if you have ever had any unusual or allergic reaction to this medicine or any other medicines. Also tell your health care professional if you have any other types of allergies, such as to foods, dyes, preservatives, or animals. For non-prescription products, read the label or package ingredients carefully.

Pediatric

Appropriate studies have not been performed on the relationship of age to the effects of lisinopril and hydrochlorothiazide combination in the pediatric population. Safety and efficacy have not been established.

Geriatric

Appropriate studies performed to date have not demonstrated geriatric-specific problems that would limit the usefulness of lisinopril and hydrochlorothiazide combination in the elderly. However, elderly patients are more likely to have age-related kidney, liver, or heart problems, which may require caution and an adjustment in the dose for patients receiving lisinopril and hydrochlorothiazide combination.

Breastfeeding

There are no adequate studies in women for determining infant risk when using this medication during breastfeeding. Weigh the potential benefits against the potential risks before taking this medication while breastfeeding.

Drug Interactions

Although certain medicines should not be used together at all, in other cases two different medicines may be used together even if an interaction might occur. In these cases, your doctor may want to change the dose, or other precautions may be necessary. When you are taking this medicine, it is especially important that your healthcare professional know if you are taking any of the medicines listed below. The following interactions have been selected on the basis of their potential significance and are not necessarily all-inclusive.

Using this medicine with any of the following medicines is not recommended. Your doctor may decide not to treat you with this medication or change some of the other medicines you take.

  • Aliskiren
  • Dofetilide
  • Sacubitril

Using this medicine with any of the following medicines is usually not recommended, but may be required in some cases. If both medicines are prescribed together, your doctor may change the dose or how often you use one or both of the medicines.

  • Acarbose
  • Aceclofenac
  • Acemetacin
  • Acetyldigoxin
  • Albiglutide
  • Albuterol
  • Alogliptin
  • Alteplase, Recombinant
  • Amiloride
  • Amphetamine
  • Amtolmetin Guacil
  • Arsenic Trioxide
  • Aspirin
  • Azathioprine
  • Azilsartan
  • Azilsartan Medoxomil
  • Benzphetamine
  • Bromfenac
  • Bromocriptine
  • Bufexamac
  • Buprenorphine
  • Canagliflozin
  • Candesartan
  • Canrenoate
  • Celecoxib
  • Chlorpropamide
  • Choline Salicylate
  • Clonixin
  • Codeine
  • Dapagliflozin
  • Deslanoside
  • Desmopressin
  • Dexibuprofen
  • Dexketoprofen
  • Dextroamphetamine
  • Diclofenac
  • Diflunisal
  • Digitalis
  • Digitoxin
  • Digoxin
  • Dipyrone
  • Droperidol
  • Droxicam
  • Dulaglutide
  • Empagliflozin
  • Eplerenone
  • Eprosartan
  • Etodolac
  • Etofenamate
  • Etoricoxib
  • Everolimus
  • Exenatide
  • Felbinac
  • Fenoprofen
  • Fepradinol
  • Feprazone
  • Flecainide
  • Floctafenine
  • Flufenamic Acid
  • Flurbiprofen
  • Formoterol
  • Furosemide
  • Glimepiride
  • Glipizide
  • Glyburide
  • Ibuprofen
  • Indomethacin
  • Insulin
  • Insulin Aspart, Recombinant
  • Insulin Bovine
  • Insulin Degludec
  • Insulin Detemir
  • Insulin Glulisine
  • Irbesartan
  • Ketanserin
  • Ketoprofen
  • Ketorolac
  • Levomethadyl
  • Linagliptin
  • Liraglutide
  • Lisdexamfetamine
  • Lithium
  • Lixisenatide
  • Lornoxicam
  • Losartan
  • Loxoprofen
  • Lumiracoxib
  • Meclofenamate
  • Mefenamic Acid
  • Meloxicam
  • Melphalan
  • Mercaptopurine
  • Methamphetamine
  • Methotrexate
  • Metildigoxin
  • Miglitol
  • Morniflumate
  • Nabumetone
  • Naproxen
  • Nateglinide
  • Nepafenac
  • Niflumic Acid
  • Nimesulide
  • Nimesulide Beta Cyclodextrin
  • Olmesartan
  • Ouabain
  • Oxaprozin
  • Oxyphenbutazone
  • Parecoxib
  • Phenylbutazone
  • Piketoprofen
  • Pioglitazone
  • Piroxicam
  • Porfimer
  • Potassium
  • Potassium Citrate
  • Potassium Phosphate
  • Pramlintide
  • Proglumetacin
  • Propyphenazone
  • Proquazone
  • Proscillaridin
  • Repaglinide
  • Rofecoxib
  • Rosiglitazone
  • Salicylic Acid
  • Salsalate
  • Saxagliptin
  • Sirolimus
  • Sitagliptin
  • Sodium Salicylate
  • Sotalol
  • Spironolactone
  • Sulindac
  • Tacrolimus
  • Tapentadol
  • Telmisartan
  • Tenoxicam
  • Tiaprofenic Acid
  • Tolazamide
  • Tolbutamide
  • Tolfenamic Acid
  • Tolmetin
  • Topiramate
  • Triamterene
  • Trimethoprim
  • Valdecoxib
  • Valsartan
  • Vildagliptin
  • Vonoprazan

Using this medicine with any of the following medicines may cause an increased risk of certain side effects, but using both drugs may be the best treatment for you. If both medicines are prescribed together, your doctor may change the dose or how often you use one or both of the medicines.

  • Aceclofenac
  • Acemetacin
  • Aminolevulinic Acid
  • Amtolmetin Guacil
  • Bepridil
  • Bromfenac
  • Bufexamac
  • Bumetanide
  • Bupivacaine
  • Bupivacaine Liposome
  • Capsaicin
  • Carbamazepine
  • Celecoxib
  • Cholestyramine
  • Choline Salicylate
  • Clonixin
  • Dexibuprofen
  • Dexketoprofen
  • Diclofenac
  • Diflunisal
  • Dipyrone
  • Droxicam
  • Ethacrynic Acid
  • Etodolac
  • Etofenamate
  • Etoricoxib
  • Etozolin
  • Felbinac
  • Fenoprofen
  • Fepradinol
  • Feprazone
  • Floctafenine
  • Flufenamic Acid
  • Flurbiprofen
  • Ginkgo
  • Gold Sodium Thiomalate
  • Gossypol
  • Ibuprofen
  • Indomethacin
  • Ketoprofen
  • Ketorolac
  • Licorice
  • Lornoxicam
  • Loxoprofen
  • Lumiracoxib
  • Meclofenamate
  • Mefenamic Acid
  • Meloxicam
  • Morniflumate
  • Nabumetone
  • Naproxen
  • Nepafenac
  • Nesiritide
  • Niflumic Acid
  • Nimesulide
  • Nimesulide Beta Cyclodextrin
  • Octreotide
  • Oxaprozin
  • Oxyphenbutazone
  • Parecoxib
  • Phenylbutazone
  • Piketoprofen
  • Piretanide
  • Piroxicam
  • Pranoprofen
  • Proglumetacin
  • Propionic Acid
  • Propyphenazone
  • Proquazone
  • Rofecoxib
  • Salicylic Acid
  • Salsalate
  • Sodium Salicylate
  • Sulindac
  • Tenoxicam
  • Tiaprofenic Acid
  • Tizanidine
  • Tolfenamic Acid
  • Tolmetin
  • Torsemide
  • Valdecoxib

Other Interactions

Certain medicines should not be used at or around the time of eating food or eating certain types of food since interactions may occur. Using alcohol or tobacco with certain medicines may also cause interactions to occur. Discuss with your healthcare professional the use of your medicine with food, alcohol, or tobacco.

Other Medical Problems

The presence of other medical problems may affect the use of this medicine. Make sure you tell your doctor if you have any other medical problems, especially:

  • Angioedema (swelling of the face, lips, tongue, throat, arms, or legs), history of—May increase the risk of this condition occurring again.
  • Anuria (not able to pass urine) or
  • Diabetes patients who are also taking aliskiren (Tekturna®) or
  • Hereditary or idiopathic angioedema or
  • Patients who have kidney problems and are also taking aliskiren (Tekturna®) or
  • Sulfa drug allergy (eg, sulfamethoxazole, Bactrim®, Septra®)—Should not be used in patients with these conditions.
  • Asthma, history of—May increase likelihood of having an allergic reaction.
  • Collagen vascular disease (an autoimmune disease) together with kidney disease—Increased risk of blood problems.
  • Congestive heart failure, severe—Use of this medicine may lead to kidney problems.
  • Diabetes or
  • Kidney problems—Increased risk of potassium levels in the body becoming too high.
  • Electrolyte imbalance (eg, low magnesium, potassium, or sodium in the blood) or
  • Fluid imbalances (caused by dehydration, vomiting, or diarrhea) or
  • Glaucoma, secondary angle closure or
  • Gout or
  • Heart or blood vessel disease (eg, aortic stenosis, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy) or
  • Hypercalcemia (high calcium in the blood) or
  • Hypercholesterolemia (high cholesterol in the blood) or
  • Liver disease or
  • Myopia, acute (changes in the eyeball causing vision problems) or
  • Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE)—Use with caution. May make these conditions worse.
  • Sympathectomy (nerve surgery)—The effects of lisinopril and hydrochlorothiazide combination may be increased in patients who have had this surgery.

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