Acinopril 5mg Tablet

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Composition for Acinopril 5mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Acinopril Tablet

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Uses of Acinopril Tablet

Acinopril 5mg Tablet is used in the treatment of heart failure and hypertension.
It lowers the risk of heart attack and stroke.
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Side effects of Acinopril Tablet

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Decreased blood pressure, Cough, Increased potassium level in blood, Fatigue, Weakness, Dizziness, Renal impairment.

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How to use Acinopril Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. It is better to take Acinopril 5mg Tablet empty stomach (1 hour before food or 2 hours after food).

How Acinopril Tablet works

Acinopril 5mg tablet is an angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor. It works by reducing stress on the heart and relaxing blood vessel so that blood flows more smoothly and the heart can pump blood more efficiently.

In Depth Information on Acinopril Tablet

Expert advice for Acinopril Tablet

  • You may get a dry cough while using Acinopril. Report to your doctor if there is a persistent cough.
  • Acinopril may cause the level of potassium in blood to go up. Avoid taking potassium supplements and potassium-rich foods such as banana and broccoli.
  • Inform your doctor immediately if you have rapid swelling of the lips, tongue, and throat that may affect breathing.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
  • You shouldn’t take Acinopril if you’re pregnant or plan to become pregnant. Acinopril may cause birth defects or be fatal to your unborn baby.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Acinopril 5mg Tablet
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Acinopril 5mg Tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy.

There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
Acinopril 5mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactatio
n. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Acinopril 5mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired,
or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Acinopril 5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Acinopril 5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Regular monitoring of blood pressure is recommended for better dose adjustment.
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Liver
CAUTION
Acinopril 5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Acinopril 5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Inform your doctor if you develop any signs and symptoms of jaundice while taking this medicine.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Tacsant 0.5mg Capsule, Heplock 10IU Injection, Avery 300mg Tablet, Silybon 35mg Suspension

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Lisinopril, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Acinopril 5mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Lisinopril

Q. Is lisinopril a blood thinner, statin, diuretics, calcium channel blocker, nitrate, alpha blocker, or maoi?
No, lisinopril is not a blood thinner, statin (lower cholesterol levels), diuretics (water pill), calcium channel blocker, nitrate, alpha blocker, or monoamine oxidase inhibitors (maoi). It is angiotensin-converting-enzyme (ACE) inhibitor
Viagra (sildenafil) or Xanax (alprazolam) should not be given with Acinopril. It is not reported to interact with Cialis (tadalafil) or Nyquil (acetaminophen, dextromethorphan, and doxylamine). Please follow the advice of the doctor regarding their simultaneous use
Q. Can I take lisinopril with metformin, ibuprofen, hydrocodone, or acetaminophen?
Lisinopril should not be given with metformin or ibuprofen. It is not reported to interact with hydrocodone or acetaminophen. Please follow the advice of the doctor regarding their simultaneous use
Acinopril may cause erectile dysfunction (ED), diarrhea, or cough but it is not known to cause hair loss or weight gain. It can increase the heart rate. Please consult your doctor before taking the drug
Q. Can I take lisinopril without hydrochlorothiazide?
Yes, but as per your doctors advise only
Yes, Acinopril is a generic drug
Acinopril is relatively safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
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