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Who Should Not Take Prinivil?

You should not take Prinivil if:
 
  • You are allergic to Prinivil, lisinopril, or any inactive component used to make Prinivil. Your healthcare provider or pharmacist has a list of the inactive ingredients.
     
  • You have a history of angioedema related to previous ACE inhibitor treatment.
     
  • You have hereditary or idiopathic angioedema.
     
  • Have diabetes and are taking aliskiren (Tekturna®) or aliskiren combination medications (Tekamlo®, Tekturna HCT®, Amturnide®), due to the risk of a dangerous drug interaction.
 

A Summary of Prinivil Precautions and Warnings

There are a number of situations in which Prinivil should not be taken, as well as several precautions and warnings that people should be aware of before taking the drug. However, it is possible that not all Prinivil precautions and warnings were discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your healthcare provider about any specific ones that may apply to you.
 
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