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Accupril

Accupril Patient Information Including Side Effects

Brand Names: Accupril

Generic Name: quinapril (Pronunciation: KWIN a pril)

What is quinapril (Accupril)?

Quinapril is an ACE inhibitor. ACE stands for angiotensin converting enzyme.

Quinapril is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension) and heart failure.

Quinapril may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.

Accupril 10 mg

triangular, brown, imprinted with PD 530, 10

Accupril 20 mg

round, brown, imprinted with PD 532, 20

Accupril 40 mg

oblong, brown, imprinted with PD535, 40

Accupril 5 mg

elliptical, brown, imprinted with PD 527, 5

Quinapril 10 mg-APO

oblong, brown, imprinted with QU-10, APO

Quinapril 10 mg-GRE

triangular, brown, imprinted with 10, G 019

Quinapril 10 mg-MYL

round, orange, imprinted with M, 226

Quinapril 10 mg-PAR

triangular, brown, imprinted with A 242

Quinapril 10 mg-TEV

round, white, imprinted with RX 549

Quinapril 10 mg-TEV1

oval, brown, imprinted with 93, 1051

Quinapril 20 mg-APO

oblong, brown, imprinted with APO, QU-20

Quinapril 20 mg-GRE

round, brown, imprinted with 20, G 020

Quinapril 20 mg-MYL

round, orange, imprinted with M, 254

Quinapril 20 mg-PAR

round, brown, imprinted with A 243

Quinapril 20 mg-TEV

round, white, imprinted with RX 550

Quinapril 20 mg-TEV1

oblong, brown, imprinted with 93, 1045

Quinapril 40 mg-APO

oval, brown, imprinted with APO, QU-40

Quinapril 40 mg-GRE

elliptical, brown, imprinted with 40, G 021

Quinapril 40 mg-MYL

round, orange, imprinted with M, 272

Quinapril 40 mg-PAR

oval, brown, imprinted with A 244

Quinapril 40 mg-TEV

round, white, imprinted with RX 551

Quinapril 40 mg-TEV1

oval, brown, imprinted with 93, 1053

Quinapril 5 mg-APO

oval, brown, imprinted with APO, Q 5

Quinapril 5 mg-GRE

elliptical, brown, imprinted with 5, G 022

Quinapril 5 mg-MYL

round, orange, imprinted with M, 1 7

Quinapril 5 mg-PAR

oval, brown, imprinted with R2 41

Quinapril 5 mg-TEV

round, white, imprinted with 18

Quinapril 5 mg-TEV1

round, brown, imprinted with 93, 1050

What are the possible side effects of quinapril (Accupril)?

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; severe stomach pain; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Call your doctor at once if you have a serious side effect such as:

  • feeling like you might pass out;
  • fever, chills, body aches, flu symptoms;
  • pale or yellowed skin, dark colored urine, fever, confusion or weakness;
  • high potassium (slow heart rate, weak pulse, muscle weakness, tingly feeling);
  • chest pain;
  • urinating more or less than usual, or not at all;
  • swelling, rapid weight gain; or
  • jaundice (yellowing of the skin or eyes).

Less serious side effects may include:

  • headache;
  • cough;
  • muscle pain, back pain;
  • dizziness, tired feeling;
  • nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, stomach discomfort; or
  • mild skin itching or rash.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

Read the Accupril (quinapril hydrochloride) Side Effects Center for a complete guide to possible side effects

What is the most important information I should know about quinapril (Accupril)?

FDA pregnancy category D. Do not use quinapril if you are pregnant. Stop using this medication and tell your doctor right away if you become pregnant.

Avoid drinking alcohol. It can further lower your blood pressure and may increase some of the side effects of quinapril.

Do not use salt substitutes or potassium supplements while taking quinapril, unless your doctor has told you to.

Call your doctor if you have ongoing vomiting or diarrhea, or if you are sweating more than usual. You can easily become dehydrated while taking this medication, which can lead to severely low blood pressure or a serious electrolyte imbalance. Tell your doctor if you have a prolonged illness that causes diarrhea or vomiting.

If you are being treated for high blood pressure, keep using this medication even if you feel well. High blood pressure often has no symptoms. You may need to use blood pressure medication for the rest of your life.

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Accupril - User Reviews

Accupril User Reviews

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Report Problems to the Food and Drug Administration

 

You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.


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