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Doctor insights on: Quinapril Allergy In Children

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Dr. John Chiu
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Allergies (Definition)

Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more


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Any bad side effects on quinapril?

Any bad side effects on quinapril?

Yes.: All meds have potential side effects. About 10% of patients get dry low level cough, some will get a dose related increase in serum potassium and creatinine levels. Less commonly some will get angioedema (painless swelling usually in the face). The real concern is precipitating renal failure if you become dehydrated - i.e. Taking nonsteroidal anti inflammatory medications, acei and diuretics. ...Read more

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How does accupril (quinapril) affect bp?

How does accupril (quinapril) affect bp?

Accupril (quinapril): Yes it is for high blood pressure used for lowering the blood pressure. ...Read more

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What happens if I snort 10 mg accupril (quinapril)?

What happens if I snort 10 mg accupril (quinapril)?

Accupril (quinapril): I doubt there is any experimental data to use to give you an accurate answer. Sane people usually do not blindly snort substances they don't know about. Scientists usually don't test snorting substances like accupril (quinapril) if we aren't planning on administering it by that route. ...Read more

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Can you take Valium while on accupril (quinapril)?

Can you take Valium while on accupril (quinapril)?

WHY: Why you need Valium to begin with. It will be ok to take it. This also could be habit forming consult with a physician to see if you really need the valium ...Read more

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Why did doctor prescribe quinapril for diabetes?

Why did doctor prescribe quinapril for diabetes?

Depend: Probably for protection of the kidneys. Low dose would be a gold standard order. It could double for blpod pressure reduction if that were a problem but is used enen if blood pressure is normal. ...Read more

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Why did my dad's doctor prescribe quinapril for diabetes?

Why did my dad's doctor prescribe quinapril for diabetes?

Quinapril: Quinapril is used to treat high blood pressure which is common in diabetes.

It is usually a safe drug and lowering your dad's blood pressure is critical. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take quinapril with alkaline water?

NO PROBLEM, BUT...: Alkaline water has a lot of issues. Check the internet. If you want non-acidic bottled water then drink FIJI. .. and. .. eat healthy! ...Read more

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I have recently started taking quinapril for hypertension, what should I know?

I have recently started taking quinapril for hypertension, what should I know?

Several things: Should know your goal bp.
All "prils" may cause a persistent low level cough, may increase your creatinine and potassium level a bit, may cause angioedema (painless swelling) usually of the facial area. Taking "prils, " diuretics and non steroidal anti inflammatory meds at the same time is risky and I wouldn't do that. ...Read more

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I was just prescribed quinapril and would like to know what OTC pain reliever is best when needed. What are the limits on alcohol?

I was just prescribed quinapril and would like to know what OTC pain reliever is best when needed. What are the limits on alcohol?

Avoid potassium: It's a great time to take this precaution - the only thing better would have been to get info from the doctor but they can be so quickly in and out that it's not always easy. All the usual OTC choices are a concern w/ respect to kidney function so you should call to get their advice and/or ask your pharmacist. The risk is not high, but worth attention. Moderate alcohol intake is not a problem. ...Read more

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After headaches and rise BP, GP changed dose Quinapril from 20mg AM and 20mg PM to 40mg AM and 20mg EVE surely maintenance dose should be equal?

After headaches and rise BP, GP changed dose Quinapril from 20mg AM and 20mg PM to 40mg AM and 20mg EVE surely maintenance dose should be equal?

Bp goal150/90 or les: So ur dr is adjusting up slowly till max 80mg /day either once a day or divided, so lifestyle is first; never smoke, limit alcohol, weight normal? Exersize is walking 20 min. Or more daily, no sleep apnea? [snore wake gagging? ] less salt [retains water, raises bood volume/pressure] ...Read more

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Is taking accupril (quinapril) 10mg, Norvasc 5mg, and zocar 20mg too much?

Is taking accupril (quinapril) 10mg, Norvasc 5mg, and zocar 20mg too much?

No: The proper dose is enough. Enough to control your blood pressure and to lower your cholesterol.
And you are on fairly low doses of the medications. ...Read more

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Please describe the medication: quinapril?

Quinapril: Quinapril is in the class called angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitor. These drugs are most often used to treat hypertension and congestive heart failure. ...Read more

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Can a drug test come out positive if I'm taking quinapril?

Can a drug test come out positive if I'm taking quinapril?

Well,: If your asking if the drug can be tested for, the answer is yes, but this is not an illegal drug--it is a drug for blood pressure and heart failure. So it would not make a drug screen for illegal drugs positive. It is a prodrug that is metabolized to its active form by the liver; an ACE inhibitor. BUT, if you are a person who is not supposed to be on any kind of drugs, a test can show it. ...Read more

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Will quinapril for hypertension also help with weight loss?

Will quinapril for hypertension also help with weight loss?

Quinapril: No quinapril will not result in weight loss unless you go out of your way to control your diet.

I suggest you go online to "NuVal" and learn what food items are best for you. ...Read more

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Quinapril (Definition)

Quinapril is in the class called angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitor. These drugs are most often used to treat hypertension ...Read more