Lotensin is an ACE inhibitor used to treat high blood pressure. It works by relaxing blood vessels and decreasing blood volume.
Always follow your doctor’s instructions and use Lotensin exactly as prescribed.
Don’t use Lotensin if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
Do not take Lotensin if you’ve ever had angioedema, or within 36 hours of taking medicine that contains sacubatril.
If you have diabetes, do not take Lotensin together with medications that contain aliskiren (Tekturna, Tekamlo).
Before taking Lotensin, inform your doctor if you have any of the following:
Common side effects of Lotensin include:
Contact your doctor if you experience these more serious side effects:
Can I drink alcohol while taking Lotensin?
Drinking alcohol can lower your blood pressure, and may increase side effects of Lotensin like dizziness and tiredness. Use alcohol carefully and inform your doctor of any adverse effects.