Accupril (Quinapril) is an angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor for blood pressure lowering and managing heart failure.
Accupril narrow blood vessels.
This medicine is taken as prescribed by your doctor depending on your individual conditions. But always take it without meals, especially without fat, because it can lower absorption of Accupril to your blood and hence its action will not be as expected.
We advise you to take Accupril one hour before or two hours after meals.
If you miss a dose of Accupril, take it as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for the next dose, contact your doctor to find out what should you do –either skip the missed dose and follow your schedule or make it up by doubling the dose. But generally it is recommended not to take double dose.
Store Accupril at room temperature, away from moisture, heat and light.
Accupril Safety information
Do not use Accupril if you once had angioedema reaction on ACE inhibitors, you are allergic to any of Accupril’s components, if you are pregnant, or if you are taking medicine that has magnesium in it. We do not recommend to take Accupril if you are breastfeeding.
Do not perform any unsafe tasks if you don’t know your reaction on Accupril. Do not give Accupril to children. Do not store Accupril in the kitchen or in bathroom.
It is strongly prohibited to take Accupril during pregnancy because it causes death to fetal and newborn. Do not breastfeed if you are taking Accupril.
Accupril Side effects
Do not use Accupril if it was not prescribed to you.
The most common side effects caused by Accupril are: chest pain; coughing; diarrhea; dizziness; headache; lightheadedness; nausea; persistent, dry cough; tiredness; vomiting.
Also allergic reaction is possible.