2. What is Lisinopril Used For?

If you are diagnosed with hypertension your doctor may prescribe Lisinopril or its brand-name equivalent. Lisinopril is also used for congestive heart failure and has been shown to improve your chance of survival if you have a heart attack. Depending on your specific health condition, you may take Lisinopril for other reasons, too. It can be used with other medications as part of a combination therapy.