Brand Names: Prinivil, Zestril
Lisinopril is an ACE inhibitor which is prescribed to reduced blood pressure. Being sold under the brand names Prinivil and Zestril, Lisinopril is a very common medication which works by blocking the actions of the angiotensin converting enzyme, hence the name ACE inhibitor.
While generally safe when taken as directed by a physician, Lisinopril has some side effects which are usually mild. These lisinopril side effects can include dizziness, hypotension, hyperkalemia, increased blood urea nitrogen, headache, and increased serum creatinine.