Accupril is an ACE inhibitor. ACE stands for angiotensin converting enzyme.
Accupril is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertention) and heart failure.
Accupril may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur while taking quinapril:
What if I miss a dose?
If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember. If it is near the time of the next dose, skip the missed dose. Take your next dose at the regular time. Do not double the dose to catch up.
Where should I keep my medicine?
Store at room temperature away from light and moisture. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep all medications away from children and pets.
Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into a drain unless instructed to do so. Properly discard this product when it is expired or no longer needed. Consult your pharmacist or local waste disposal company.
What should I watch for while using this medicine?
If someone has overdosed and has serious symptoms such as passing out or trouble breathing. Otherwise, call a poison control center right away.. Canada residents can call a provincial poison control center. Symptoms of overdose may include: severe dizziness, fainting.