Accuretic - Uses & Side Effects
Generic Name: hydrochlorothiazide and quinapril (hye droe klor oh THYE a zide and KWIH nah pril)
Accuretic combines two types of blood pressure medication. The first, quinapril hydrochloride, is an ACE (angiotensin-converting enzyme) inhibitor. It works by preventing a chemical in your blood called angiotensin.
Accuretic is an ACE inhibitor and thiazide diuretic combination used to treat high blood pressure.
Accuretic is usually taken once a day. Your doctor will adjust the dosage depending on how your blood pressure responds. Daily doses of up to 80 milligrams of quinapril and 50 milligrams of hydrochlorothiazide may be prescribed, but doctors aim for the smallest dose that proves effective.
Uses of Accuretic
Side Effects of Accuretic
Side effects cannot be anticipated. If any develop or change in intensity, inform your doctor as soon as possible. Only your doctor can determine if it is safe for you to continue taking Accuretic. More common side effects may include:
Warnings and precautions before taking Accuretic:
Drug Interaction :- If Accuretic is taken with certain other drugs, the effects of either could be increased, decreased, or altered. It is especially important to check with your doctor before combining Accuretic with the following:
Any medication taken in excess can have serious consequences. If you suspect an overdose, seek medical attention immediately.
Symptoms of Accuretic overdose may include:
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