Table of Contents
- 1 What are the most common side effects of quinapril?
- 2 Is quinapril a thiazide?
- 3 What time of day should you take quinapril?
- 4 Does quinapril cause joint pain?
- 5 Does quinapril cause weight gain?
- 6 What foods should be avoided with quinapril?
- 7 How is Quinapril used to treat high blood pressure?
- 8 Is it safe to take Quinapril with Tekturna?
What are the most common side effects of quinapril?
Some of the more common side effects that can occur with use of quinapril include:
- nausea or vomiting.
- stomach pain.
- chest pain.
- low blood pressure (hypotension)
Is quinapril a thiazide?
Hydrochlorothiazide is a thiazide diuretic (water pill). Quinapril is in an ACE inhibitor (ACE stands for angiotensin converting enzyme). Hydrochlorothiazide and quinapril is a combination medicine used to treat hypertension (high blood pressure).
Does quinapril affect your kidneys?
Quinapril and other ACE inhibitors may also cause kidney failure and increased levels of potassium in the blood. The most serious but very rare side effects are liver failure and angioedema (swelling of lips and throat).
Does quinapril contain a diuretic?
Quinapril belongs to a class of drugs known as ACE inhibitors and works by relaxing blood vessels so blood can flow more easily. Hydrochlorothiazide belongs to a class of drugs known as diuretics/”water pills.” It works by causing you to make more urine. This helps your body get rid of extra salt and water.
What time of day should you take quinapril?
Your doctor is likely to advise you to take your very first dose at bedtime. This is because the first dose can make you feel dizzy. After the first dose, you can take quinapril at a time of day you find easy to remember, but try to take it at the same times of day each day.
Does quinapril cause joint pain?
numbness/tingling/swelling of the hands or feet, muscle or joint aches, decrease in vision, or. eye pain.
Is quinapril the same as hydrochlorothiazide?
Can you drink alcohol while taking quinapril?
Drinking alcohol can further lower your blood pressure and may increase certain side effects of quinapril. Do not use salt substitutes or potassium supplements while taking quinapril, unless your doctor has told you to. Avoid getting up too fast from a sitting or lying position, or you may feel dizzy.
Does quinapril cause weight gain?
Check with your doctor right away if you have lower back or side pain, decreased frequency or amount of urine, bloody urine, increased thirst, swelling of the face, fingers, or lower legs, weight gain, or increased blood pressure. These could be symptoms of a serious kidney problem.
What foods should be avoided with quinapril?
Potassium Rich Foods: Quinapril increases the level of potassium in the blood which can lead to irregular heartbeat. It is better to avoid potassium-rich foods like bananas, oranges and green leafy vegetables when you are on quinapril.
Are there any side effects to taking Quinapril?
Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur: dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position increased sensitivity of the skin or eyes to sunlight Some side effects may occur that usually do not need medical attention.
Can you take Quinapril if you are allergic to sacubitril?
You should not use quinapril if you are allergic to it, or if: if you are allergic to any other ACE inhibitor, such as benazepril, captopril, enalapril, fosinopril, lisinopril, moexipril, perindopril, ramipril, or trandolapril. Do not take quinapril within 36 hours before or after taking medicine that contains sacubitril (such as Entresto ).
How is Quinapril used to treat high blood pressure?
Quinapril is an ACE inhibitor. ACE stands for angiotensin converting enzyme. Quinapril is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension) and heart failure. Quinapril may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Is it safe to take Quinapril with Tekturna?
If you have diabetes, do not use quinapril together with any medication that contains aliskiren (such as Tekturna or Tekamlo). You may also need to avoid taking quinapril with aliskiren if you have kidney disease.