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Fosinace 20mg Tablet

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Composition for Fosinace 20mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Fosinace 20mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Fosinace Tablet

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Uses of Fosinace Tablet

Fosinace 20mg Tablet is used in the treatment of high blood pressure and heart failure.
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Fosinace Tablet side effects

Common

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

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How to use Fosinace 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. Fosinace 20mg Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.

How Fosinace Tablet works

Fosinace 20mg 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 Fosinace Tablet

Expert advice for Fosinace Tablet

  • You have been prescribed Fosinace 20mg Tablet to improve blood pressure.
  • Lowering blood pressure reduces the chance of future heart attack & strokes.
  • It may also be used to treat chronic (long-standing) heart failure.
  • It protects kidney function, which is especially useful for people with diabetes or mild-to-moderate kidney diseases.
  • Fosinace 20mg Tablet can make you feel dizzy for the first few days.  Take it preferably at bedtime and rise slowly if you have been sitting or lying down.
  • Let your doctor know about any dizziness, cough, or throat irritation that doesn't go away.
  • Fosinace 20mg Tablet may cause the level of potassium in blood to go up. Avoid taking potassium supplements and potassium-rich foods such as banana and broccoli.
  • Do not take it during pregnancy or breastfeeding. Tell your doctor if you become pregnant while taking Fosinace 20mg Tablet.
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Fosinace Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Fosinace Tablet
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Fosinace 20mg 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.
Lactation
Fosinace 20mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Dizziness or weakness due to low blood pressure may occur in some patients while on Fosinace 20mg Tablet. If you are affected in this way, your ability to drive may be impaired.
Kidney
Fosinace 20mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Fosinace 20mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of blood pressure is recommended for better dose adjustment.
Liver
CAUTION
Fosinace 20mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Fosinace 20mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Fosinace Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Fosinace 20mg Tablet, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Fosinace Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Fosinopril

No. Fosinace is an antihypertensive drug belonging to a class of medications called ACE inhibitors. It has a different mechanism of action than beta blockers
Q. Is fosinopril same as lisinopril?
No. Fosinopril and lisinopril are two different drugs belonging to same class of ACE inhibitors used in the treatment of high blood pressure (hypertension) and heart failure
Fosinace is an antihypertensive drug that belongs to a class of medications called ACE inhibitors. It is used alone or in combination with other medications to treat high blood pressure (hypertension) and heart failure
It works by inhibiting the action of ACE which results in lowering of high blood pressure and improving blood flow to the heart
Hair loss is not among the known side effects of Fosinace
It does not produce a psychological feeling of extreme happiness or colloquially known as 'feeling high'
Weight gain is a possible side effect of Fosinace, however the frequency of its occurrence is not known.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Fosinace with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Fosinace with Eplerenone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Eplerenone: Planep, Eptus, Epleran, Exinia, Eplinice, Exenta, Epnone, Eplecard, Eplehef
Fosinace with Quinidine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Quinidine: Natcardine
Fosinace with Magaldrate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Magaldrate: Magflux, Magasip
Fosinace with Triamterene
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Triamterene: Trymax
Fosinace with Azathioprine
SERIOUS
Fosinace with Bemiparin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Bemiparin: Hibor
Fosinace with Parnaparin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Parnaparin: Fluxium, Fluxum
Fosinace with Dalteparin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Dalteparin: Fragmin, Daltehep
Fosinace with Disopyramide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Disopyramide: Norpace
Fosinace with Flecainide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Flecainide: Flecarite
Fosinace with Nadroparin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nadroparin: Fraxiparine, Nadropar, Fraxodi, Cardioparin
Fosinace with Reviparin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Reviparin: Clivarine
Fosinace with Sodium Bicarbonate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sodium Bicarbonate: Soda Bicarb Glycerin, Diosis, Sodanet, Nodosis, Auxisoda, Audosis, Sodapill, Nocidos, Sobinate, Sodarise
Fosinace with Spironolactone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Spironolactone: Aldactone, Spilactone, AIMIL
Fosinace with Propafenone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Propafenone: Pradil
Fosinace with Tinzaparin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Tinzaparin: Innohep
Fosinace with Ardeparin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ardeparin: Lomoparin
Fosinace with Sirolimus
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sirolimus: Siropan, Raparen, Rapacan, Rocas, Emtor, Limus, Sirova, Siromus, Rapamune, Toraft
Fosinace with Mercaptopurine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Mercaptopurine: Purinetone, 6-MP, Captomer
Fosinace with Metamizole / Dipyrone
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Metamizole / Dipyrone: Novalgin RC, Bral, Andep, Novalgin, Analgin, Divi A
Fosinace with Furosemide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Furosemide: Frussenex, Fru, Lasix, Frusamide, Frusenex, Lasix HD, Urix, Furoped, Laxide, Frusenat, Lasipen
Fosinace with Tolbutamide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Tolbutamide: Rastinon
Fosinace with Naftopidil
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Naftopidil: Nafodil, Naftomax
Fosinace with Ginkgo Biloba
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Ginkgo Biloba: Oto Sure
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