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Can I use Zestril if I have a history of scleroderma?

You can take Zestril (lisinopril) if you have scleroderma. In fact, your doctor may have prescribed Zestril (lisinopril) to help control high blood pressure that can result from this autoimmune disorder.

Scleroderma damages connective tissues, which support the skin and internal organs. It sometimes causes severe kidney problems, which can lead to uncontrolled high blood pressure.

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