Accuretic (Quinapril Hydrochloride)
What is Accuretic (Quinapril Hydrochloride) used for?
Accuretic (Quinapril Hydrochloride) is used to treat a number of conditions, such as high blood pressure and heart failure. It may also be given to diabetic patients to protect the kidneys from damage. This drug is known as an ACE inhibitor. It works by helping the blood to flow easier through the body.
How should I use Accuretic (Quinapril Hydrochloride)?
Follow the instructions of the prescribing physician when taking Accuretic (Quinapril Hydrochloride). Patients are usually directed to take this medication once or twice daily. You may be directed by your physician to take a low dosage at first, which may then be increased. You should continue taking this medication unless told otherwise by your physician.
What are the side effects of Accuretic (Quinapril Hydrochloride)?
Accuretic (Quinapril Hydrochloride) may cause side effects, such as:
See your physician immediately if you experience any serious side effects.
This medication can cause birth defects to unborn babies, and should never be taken by women who are pregnant or breastfeeding. Use effective contraception while taking this medication.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Accuretic (Quinapril Hydrochloride). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have any allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.