Trade name: Acupil
Strength: 5 mg
Active ingredient: Quinapril hydrochloride
Category: Quinapril hydrochloride belongs to angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors.
Pregnancy category: Quinapril hydrochloride belongs to US FDA pregnancy category D (Positive evidence of risk).
Uses: Acupil 5 mg tablet is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension) and heart failure.
How to use: Acupil 5 mg tablet can be taken with or without food. it may take 1 to 2 weeks before you get the full benefit of this medication. You may need to take few months to get the full benefit of this medication.
Side Effects: Dizziness, headache, coughing, lightheadedness, tiredness, Abdominal Pain, dry cough, nausea, or vomiting, low blood pressure.
Dosage: Usual adult dose for hypertension: Quinapril initially 10 to 20 mg daily. Maintenance dosage: 20 to 80 mg daily, given in 1 dose or 2 divided doses.
Written by: : healthplus24.com team
Date last updated: August 6th, 2016
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