FOSINACE 20MG TABLET

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Cipla Ltd

Composition for FOSINACE 20mg tablet

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Primarily used for

Potentiallyunsafewith
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Pregnancy
110
₹11.0/tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Substitutes for FOSINACE tablet

FOVAS 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 heart failure and hypertension.
It lowers the risk of heart attack and stroke.
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Side effects of FOSINACE tablet

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. It is better to take FOSINACE 20MG TABLET empty stomach (1 hour before food or 2 hours after food).

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 may get a dry cough while using Fosinopril. Report to your doctor if there is a persistent cough.
  • Fosinopril 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 Fosinopril if you’re pregnant or plan to become pregnant. Fosinopril may cause birth defects or be fatal to your unborn baby.
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Warnings
Special precautions for FOSINACE 20MG TABLET
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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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.
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Lactation
SAFE
FOSINACE 20MG TABLET is safe to use during lactation. Human
studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
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Driving
FOSINACE 20MG TABLET may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.

Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery.
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Kidney
SAFE
FOSINACE 20MG TABLET is safe to use in patients with kidney
disease. No dose adjustment of FOSINACE 20MG TABLET is recommended.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
TACSANT 0.5MG CAPSULE, HEPLOCK 10IU INJECTION, AVERY 300MG TABLET, Loparin 40mg Prefilled Syringe

Missed Dosageuses

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

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for FOSINACE 20mg tablet

Frequently asked questions for 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.
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