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M L26 Pill - Mylan's Generic Version of Zestril

What is Mylan's M L26 pill? What kind of medication is the small round white to light gray pill indexed with M on one side and L26 ("L" above "26") on the other?

m l26 pill - order generic zestril Mylan's M L26 pill is 40mg Lisinopril (generic Zestril). The medicine is in a group of drugs called ACE (angiotensin converting enzyme) inhibitors. It is mainly used for treating high blood pressure (hypertension), managing heart failure or improving survival after a heart attack. Lisinopril can also be used to prevent renal and retinal complications of diabetes.

Lisinopril is the lysine-analog of enalapril. Unlike other ACE inhibitors, it is not a prodrug and is excreted unchanged in the urine. In cases of overdosage, it can be removed from circulation by dialysis.

Lisinopril's brand names include Zestril, Prinivil, and Hypernil.

Mylan's M L26 Lisinopril pill is the strongest available dose of the medication. Each pill contains 40mg of Lisinopril.

Lisinopril Dosing Information
  • Usual Adult Dose for Hypertension
  • Initial dose: 10 mg orally once a day, in patients not receiving a diuretic. Maintenance dose: 20 to 40 mg orally once a day.
  • Usual Adult Dose for Congestive Heart Failure
  • Initial dose: 5 mg orally once a day (If on diuretic, the diuretic \dose should be reduced). Maintenance dose: 5 to 20 mg orally once a day.
  • Usual Adult Dose for Myocardial Infarction
  • Initial dose: 5 mg orally (within 24 hours of the onset of acute myocardial infarction). Subsequent doses: 5 mg orally after 24 hours. 10 mg orally after 48 hours. Maintenance dose: 10 mg orally once a day. Dosing should continue for six weeks. Patients with a low systolic blood pressure (up to 120 mm Hg) when treatment is started or during the first 3 days after the infarct should be given a lower 2.5 mg oral dose of lisinopril. If hypotension occurs (systolic blood pressure up to 100 mm Hg) a daily maintenance dose of 5 mg may be given with temporary reductions to 2.5 mg if needed. If prolonged hypotension occurs (systolic blood pressure less than 90 mm Hg for more than 1 hour), Lisinopril should be withdrawn.
  • Usual Adult Dose for Diabetic Nephropathy
  • Initial dose: 10 to 20 mg orally once a day. Maintenance dose: 20 to 40 mg orally once a day.
  • Usual Geriatric Dose for Hypertension
  • Initial dose: 2.5 to 5 mg orally once a day. Maintenance dose: Dosages should be increased at 2.5 to 5 mg/day increments at 1 to 2 week intervals. Maximum dose: 40 mg/day.

    You benefit directly when Mylan Generics are used in place of brand name medicines. First, because you will be receiving a high quality medicine, and second, because Mylan Generics are generally more affordable.

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