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What should I do if I miss a dose of Prinivil?

If you're taking Prinivil (lisinopril) and you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember it. However, if it's almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue to follow your regular schedule. Never take two doses to make up for a missed dose. Prinivil is prescribed to treat high blood pressure and congestive heart failure and after heart attack to increase the odds of survival.

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