Generic Name - Quinapril hydrochloride
Category - Hypertension, Heart Disease
High Blood Pressure, Heart failure
Generic for Accupril is indicated for the treatment of high blood pressure. Hypertension is a common disorder in which the blood pressure remains abnormally high. Generic for Accupril works by reducing the angiotensin I chemical in the blood. Quinapril (Generic for Accupril) also improves the flow of blood through the circulatory system.
Generic for Accupril Contraindications and Drug Interactions
Generic for Accupril is contraindicated in patients, who are hypersensitive to this drug, medications that belong to this class of drugs or had an allergic reaction to it in the past.
Generic for Accupril should not be taken by patients who have a history of the following ailment conditions.
There are a number of medications that interact with Generic for Accupril It is important to take the doctor's counsel if you are taking any of the following.
Potassium supplements such as Slow-K and K-Dur
Salt substitutes containing potassium
Generic for Accupril Dosage
The following information just highlights the general average dosage of Generic for Accupril
The usual recommended dosage of Generic for Accupril for hypertension is 10 or 20 milligrams taken once a day. For adults over age 65, the usual starting dose is 10 milligrams.
Generic for Accupril Adverse Effects
Some of the most serious Generic for Accupril side Effects include fever and chills, hoarseness, swelling of face, mouth, hands, or feet, trouble in swallowing or breathing (sudden), stomach pain, itching of skin, or yellow eyes or skin.
This is not a complete list of all Side effects. Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are taking Generic Accupril.
Generic for Accupril and Pregnancy
Generic for Accupril can cause injury or even death to the developing baby when used during the second and third trimesters of pregnancy. Generic for Accupril should be stopped as soon as you know that you are pregnant.
Generic for Accupril and Breastfeeding
Generic for Accupril may appear in breast milk and could affect a nursing infant. Perindopril should be used with caution if you are breastfeeding
Generic for Accupril and Pediatric
The safety and effectiveness of Generic for Accupril in pediatric patients have not been established.
Generic for Accupril and Geriatric
The safety and effectiveness of Generic for Accupril in geriatric patients have not been established.
The above information about Generic for Accupril serves as an information resource only and is not intended to substitute professional medical advice, examination, diagnosis and treatment. Always seek the counsel of your doctor, physician or pharmacist before starting any new treatment or making changes to existing therapy.