Lisinopril for MS?

A doctor called recently and asked my opinion on using Lisinopril for the treatment of Multiple Sclerosis.
What is Lisinopril? Lisinopril is an angiotensin converting enzyme commonly used to treat high blood pressure. It lowers blood pressure by reducing the production of angiotensin II, thereby relaxing arterial muscles. When relaxed, the arteries open more and cause less resistance to blood flow. Hence, lower blood pressure.
Discussions about using it for multiple sclerosis started to pop up in 2009, and some clinical research started in 2012. The idea behind using it for MS seems to be rooted in the idea that some of the damage done by MS is related to insufficient blo…

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