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Monopril Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is fosinopril (Monopril)?
- What are the possible side effects of fosinopril (Monopril)?
- What is the most important information I should know about fosinopril (Monopril)?
- What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before taking fosinopril (Monopril)?
- How should I take fosinopril (Monopril)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Monopril)?
- What happens if I overdose (Monopril)?
- What should I avoid while taking fosinopril (Monopril)?
- What other drugs will affect fosinopril (Monopril)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Monopril)?
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take the medicine at the next regularly scheduled time. Do not take extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
What happens if I overdose (Monopril)?
Seek emergency medical attention if you think you have used too much of this medicine.
Overdose symptoms may include feeling extremely dizzy or light-headed, or fainting.
What should I avoid while taking fosinopril (Monopril)?
Avoid taking an antacid within 2 hours before or after you take fosinopril.
Avoid drinking alcohol. It can further lower your blood pressure and may increase some of the side effects of fosinopril.
Do not use salt substitutes or potassium supplements while taking fosinopril, unless your doctor has told you to.
Avoid getting up too fast from a sitting or lying position, or you may feel dizzy. Get up slowly and steady yourself to prevent a fall.
What other drugs will affect fosinopril (Monopril)?
Before taking fosinopril, tell your doctor if you are taking any of the following drugs:
- gold injections to treat arthritis;
- lithium (Lithobid, Eskalith);
- a potassium supplement such as K-Dur, Klor-Con;
- salt substitutes that contain potassium; or
- a diuretic (water pill).
This list is not complete and there may be other drugs that can interact with fosinopril. Tell your doctor about all the prescription and over-the-counter medications you use. This includes vitamins, minerals, herbal products, and drugs prescribed by other doctors. Do not start using a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist can provide more information about fosinopril.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.
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Additional Monopril Information
- Monopril Drug Interactions Center: fosinopril oral
- Monopril Side Effects Center
- Monopril Overview including Precautions
- Monopril FDA Approved Prescribing Information including Dosage
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