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Dr. Mark Pack
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Monopril (Overview)

Monopril is an angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor which is a kind of blood pressure drug (cardiovascular drug).


Dr. Mark Pack
17 doctors shared insights

Monopril (Overview)

Monopril is an angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor which is a kind of blood pressure drug (cardiovascular drug).


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I take metoprolol, fosinopril and diltiazem. Why did my doc prescribe me all of these?

I take metoprolol, fosinopril and diltiazem. Why did my doc prescribe me all of these?

High blood pressure?: Most likely your blood pressure can not be controlled with a single med. It is not uncommon to use different drugs that have different mechanism of action in these cases to contribute to decrease the blood pressure. ...Read more

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Out of fosinopril, felodipine, oxenoprolol,telmisartan, amiloride,hydrochlorothiazide, which is most effective?

Out of fosinopril, felodipine, oxenoprolol,telmisartan, amiloride,hydrochlorothiazide, which is most effective?

Depends: Physicians will choose different medicines for BP depending on the clinical situation and other accompanying problems: Fosinopril is an ACE inhibitor Felodipine is a Calcium channel blocker Amiloride and HCTZ (hydrochlorothiazide) are mild diuretics Telmisartan is an ARB ....prolol is a beta blocker All of them are good depending on the circumstances ...Read more

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Is it safe to switch from fosinopril 20mg to lisinopril 20mg?

Is it safe to switch from fosinopril  20mg to lisinopril 20mg?

Generally, yes: Lisinopril and fosinopril are generally swappable mg for mg, and as members of the same drug class, are generally equally well tolerated. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of fosinopril?

Several: Fosinopril is an a class of medications called ace inhibitors. The most common reactions are cough, nausea, vomiting, dizziness, and low blood pressure. It may also cause decreased kidney function, but this is to be expected. Very rarely, it can cause throat swelling or tongue swelling. If this happens call 911 right away. ...Read more

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I am just wondering if I should be taking fosinopril for a BP of 122/84?

Maybe: It depends on if your blodo pressure was greater than 140/90 before you started the fosinopril. If your doctor prescribed it, i would not discontinue it until consulting with them. The reason your BP is 122/84 and controlled maybe because of the fosinopril. ...Read more

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Can you get high from fosinopril?

Can you get high from fosinopril?

No: You can not get "high" or euphoria from fosinopril. You may get lightheaded and this may feel like a high, if you do feel like this you should have your blood pressure checked to make sure it is not too low. ...Read more

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Please describe the medication: fosinopril?

Please describe the medication: fosinopril?

Hypertension Med: Treats high blood pressure (hypertension) and heart failure. This medicine is an angiotensin-converting enzyme (ace) inhibitor. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of fosinopril?

Several: Fosinopril is an a class of medications called ace inhibitors. The most common reactions are cough, nausea, vomiting, dizziness, and low blood pressure. It may also cause decreased kidney function, but this is to be expected. Very rarely, it can cause throat swelling or tongue swelling. If this happens call 911 right away. ...Read more

Dr. Shari Jackson
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Fosinopril (Definition)

Treats high blood pressure (hypertension) and heart failure. This medicine is an ...Read more