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The usual effective dosage range is 5 to 20 mg daily administered as being a single daily dose. Older patients, typically, have (approximately doubled) higher blood levels and area beneath the plasma concentration time curve (AUC) than younger patients. The once daily dosing for that treatment of congestive heart failure was the one dosage regimen used during clinical trial development and was determined from the measurement of hemodynamic responses. Body like a Whole: Anaphylactoid reactions (see WARNINGS, Anaphylactoid and Possibly Related Reactions), syncope, orthostatic effects, chest discomfort, pain, pelvic pain, flank pain, edema, facial edema, virus infection, fever, chills, malaise.
Nervous system side effects have included dizziness in up to 13% and headache in approximately 6% of patients. Always consult a medical expert or healthcare specialist for medical advice. Although Lisinopril is a relatively safe drug which is widely prescribed, it may have minor or major unwanted effects in some patients. The most likely manifestation of overdosage could be hypotension, in which the usual treatment would be intravenous infusion of normal saline solution.