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Lisinopril is approved to treat hypertension in people older than six years of age. If you suffer from hypertension or congestive heart failure and are in otherwise good health, lisinopril might be appropriate for you. If you are recovering from a heart attack, lisinopril can help improve your chances for a full recovery.

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