What is Acupil?
Acupil Tablet is a medicine that is used for the treatment of High Blood Pressure, Congestive Heart Failure and other conditions.
Acupil Tablet contains Quinapril as an active ingredient.
Acupil Tablet works by decreasing the chemical that narrows the blood vessels and improves the blood pressure.
Acupil Tablet Uses
Acupil Tablet is used for the treatment, control, prevention, & improvement of the following diseases, conditions and symptoms:
- High Blood Pressure
- Congestive Heart FailureAcupil Tablet Working, Mechanism of Action and Pharmacology
Acupil Tablet Working, Mechanism of Action and Pharmacology
Acupil Tablet improves the patient’s condition by performing the following functions:
Decreasing the chemical that narrows the blood vessels and improves the blood pressure.
Acupil Tablet – Side-effects
The following is a list of possible side-effects that may occur from all constituting ingredients of Acupil Tablet. This is not a comprehensive list. These side-effects are possible, but do not always occur. Some of the side-effects may be rare but serious. Consult your doctor if you observe any of the following side-effects, especially if they do not go away.
- Increased Potassium Levels In The Blood
- Shortness Of Breath
- Muscle Pain
Acupil Tablet – Precautions & How to Use
Before using this drug, inform your doctor about your current list of medications, over the counter products (e.g. vitamins, herbal supplements, etc.), allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions (e.g. pregnancy, upcoming surgery, etc.). Some health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side-effects of the drug. Take as directed by your doctor or follow the direction printed on the product insert. Dosage is based on your condition. Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens. Important counseling points are listed below.
- Do not drive or operate heavy machinery
- Glycaemic control should be closely monitored during the first month of treatment
Acupil Tablet – Drug Interactions
If you take other drugs or over the counter products at the same time, the effects of Acupil Tablet may change. This may increase your risk for side-effects or cause your drug not to work properly. Tell your doctor about all the drugs, vitamins, and herbal supplements you are using, so that you doctor can help you prevent or manage drug interactions. Acupil Tablet may interact with the following drugs and products:
- Citric acid
Acupil Tablet – Contraindications
Hypersensitivity to Acupil Tablet is a contraindication. In addition, Acupil Tablet should not be taken if you have the following conditions:
- Aortic stenosis or outflow tract obstruction
- Bilateral renal artery stenosis