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Acupil 5 mg Tablet

Acupil 5 mg Tablet

Pfizer Ltd
Uses of Acupil 5 mg Tablet:
High blood pressure, Heart failure
Composition of Acupil 5 mg Tablet:
Quinapril 5mg
MRP: ₹42

Uses

Quinapril is generally used in treatment of heart failure and high blood pressure

Side effects

  • Cough
  • Decreased blood pressure
  • Dizziness
  • Fatigue
  • Increased potassium level in blood
  • Renal impairment
  • Weakness

How to use

Consume this medicine in the dosage and duration as per your doctors advise. While taking Quinapril, swallow it completely without crushing, breaking or chewing it. Quinapril is advised to be taken at a fixed time, but may be taken together with food (or) without food.

How it works

Quinapril belongs to the category of an angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor. It slows down the heart rate and makes the heart to work more efficiently pump the blood around the body & the condition better.
Q. Does Quinapril contain quinine/ diuretic?
Quinapril does not contain quinine or diuretic

Q. Does Quinapril lower heart rate/ cause weight gain/ erectile dysfunction/ hair loss/ insomnia/ make you sleepy?
Quinapril does not lower rate or cause weight gain, erectile dysfunction, hair loss or sleepiness. However, it is known to cause insomnia. Please consult your doctor if you experience any such side effects

Q. Can I take ibuprofen with Quinapril?
Do not take ibuprofen with Quinapril as it is known to interact when taken together. Please consult your doctor for the change of dose regimen or an alternative drug of choice that may strictly be required.
  • You have been prescribed Quinapril to improve blood pressure.Lowering blood pressure reduces the chance of future heart attack & strokes.It may also be used to treat chronic (long-standing) heart failure.It protects kidney function, which is especially useful for people with diabetes or mild-to-moderate kidney diseases.Quinapril can make you feel dizzy for the first few days.  Take it preferably at bedtime and rise slowly if you have been sitting or lying down.Let your doctor know about any dizziness, cough, or throat irritation that doesn't go away.Quinapril may cause the level of potassium in blood to go up. Avoid taking potassium supplements and potassium-rich foods such as banana and broccoli.Do not take it during pregnancy or breastfeeding. Tell your doctor if you become pregnant while taking Quinapril.

Product Details

SKU: PC-565
Product Description: Acupil 5 mg Tablet is manufactured by Pfizer Ltd
Packing: Strip
Condition: New
Sold by: Pulse Pharmacy India Pvt. Ltd.
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