Quinapril



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  • Contains / Salt: Quinapril


Quinapril Information



Quinapril Benefits & Uses

Quinapril is used to treat the following -

Main Benefits

Other Benefits

Quinapril Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

Find the right dosage based on disease and age

Age Group Dosage
Adult
  • Disease: Heart Failure
  • Before or After Meal: Either
  • Single Maximum Dose: 5 mg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 2 daily
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
Geriatric
  • Disease: Heart Failure
  • Before or After Meal: Either
  • Single Maximum Dose: 5 mg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 2 daily
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor


Quinapril Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Quinapril is used -

Severe

  • Fainting
  • Difficulty breathing

Mild

Quinapril Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Quinapril safe for pregnant women?


    Quinapril can cause severe side effects if taken during pregnancy, so, pregnant women should talk to their doctor before taking it.

    Severe
  • Is the use of Quinapril safe during breastfeeding?


    Breastfeeding women can take Quinapril as it bears very minor side effects for them.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Quinapril on the Kidneys?


    Quinapril may have mild side effects on the kidneys.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Quinapril on the Liver?


    Quinapril is rarely harmful for the liver.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Quinapril on the Heart?


    Quinapril may have mild side effects on the heart. Most people will never see any effect on the heart.

    Mild


Severe Interaction of Quinapril with Other Drugs

Quinapril should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Moderate

Paracetamol,Chlorpheniramine,Dextromethorphan
    Phenylephrine


    Quinapril Contraindications

    If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Quinapril unless your doctor advises you to do so -



    Frequently asked Questions about Quinapril

    • Is this Quinapril habit forming or addictive?


      Forming a habit of Quinapril has not been reported.

      No
    • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


      No, you should do not do anything that requires concentration and attention as the Quinapril can make you feel drowsy.

      Dangerous
    • Is it safe?


      Quinapril should be used only after doctor's advice.

      Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
    • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


      No, Quinapril is not used to treat mental disorders.

      No

    Quinapril Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    • Interaction between Food and Quinapril


      Eating certain foods may increase the time it takes Quinapril to have an effect. You should consult your doctor about it.

      Mild
    • Interaction between Alcohol and Quinapril


      Due to lack of research, there is no information about the side effects of taking Quinapril with alcohol.

      Unknown


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    This medicine data has been created by -

    Vikas Chauhan

    B.Pharma, Pharmacy
    5 Years of Experience


    References

    April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 163-167

    KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 503

    US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Accupril® (quinapril hydrochloride)

    US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Accuretic™ (quinapril HCl/hydrochlorothiazide)

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