Hydrochlorothiazide is a thiazide diuretic (water pill) that helps prevent your body from absorbing too much salt, which can cause fluid retention. Lisinopril is in a group of drugs called ACE inhibitors. ACE stands for angiotensin converting enzyme. Lisinopril lowers blood pressure and also relieves symptoms of fluid retention. Hydrochlorothiazide and lisinopril is a combination medicine used to treat hypertension (high blood pressure). Hydrochlorothiazide and lisinopril may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Zestoretic is an antihypertensive agent which mainly consists of two drugs - Lisinopril and Hydrochlorothiazide - which belong to Angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitor and Diuretic class of drugs respectively. Zestoretic is a combination drug. Zestoretic is effective in the management of Hypertension both during the early and late stages which have an overall impact in reducing the risk a cardiovascular accident. Zestoretic is a prescription only pill and should not be taken unless prescribed by a physician or a qualified medical practitioner.