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Quinapril Allergy In Children
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
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
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
BP will go up: Your BP will return to its pre quinapril baseline. ...Read more
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
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
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
No: No it won't.Get a more detailed answer ›
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