Lisinopril is in a group of drugs called ACE inhibitors. ACE stands for angiotensin converting enzyme. Lisinopril is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension), congestive heart failure, and to improve survival after a heart attack. Lisinopril may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Prinivil is a medication that belongs to a group of drugs known as ACE inhibitors. It is used in the treatment of high blood pressure or hypertension. This medication is used alone, but is may also be combined with others drugs when treating blood pressure and heart failure. The drug works by reducing certain chemicals, which are responsible for tightening of blood vessels thus allowing blood to flow smoothly and the heart to pump blood efficiently.