August 09 2020

QUINAPRIL

List of brands containing quinapril   

This page contains list of brands of authorized pharmaceutical specialties of the active principle quinapril in the countries listed below:

Australia] [ Brazil] [ Canada] [ France] [ Germany] [ India] [ Italy] [ Japan] [ Mexico] [ Pakistan] [ Puerto Rico] [ Spain] [ Turkey] [ United Kingdom] [ U.S.A]

Given the nature of the pharmaceutical market, some specialties may be unavailable, have been removed from pharmaceutical market or have changed its name. So that, in no case can take decisions based on the information contained in the page. MEDIZZINE is not responsible for any damage arising from the information provided, which may be incomplete or outdated.

Indications and usage     

Quinapril belongs to the family of drugs called angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors (ACE), drugs from the group of antihypertensive which act by dilating blood vessels in the body.

Quinapril is indicated for treatment of patients with high blood pressure (hypertension) and treatment of patients with a heart condition known as chronic heart failure, associated to the usual treatment.

Medizzine recommends consult your doctor if you are unsure (or you do not know) why you have been given quinapril.

Other ingredients of available commercial presentations:

Each tablet contains as excipients: Hydrous lactose, magnesium carbonate (E504), magnesium stearate (E572), gelatin (E441), crospovidone, candelilla wax (E902), red iron oxide (E172) oxide yellow iron (E172), titanium dioxide (E171), hydroxypropyl cellulose (E463), hydroxypropyl methyl cellulose (E464) and macrogol 400.

Warning:

The composition of the various presentations may vary from one country to another. We recommend you consult the information provided by your local supplier.

Important information     

This medicine contains lactose. If your doctor has told you have an intolerance to some sugars, contact him before taking it.

Before taking the drug     

Do not use quinapril

If you are allergic (hypersensitive) to the active substance quinapril or any of the other ingredients of the medicinal product prescribed to you. If you think you may be allergic, ask your doctor.

Allergy symptoms may include:

- Asthma attacks with shortness of breath, audible wheezing or rapid breathing.
- More or less sudden swelling of face, lips, tongue or elsewhere in the body. It is especially critical if it affects the vocal cords.
- Hives, itching, rash
- Anaphylactic shock (loss of consciousness, paleness, sweating, etc.).

Also, you should not take this medicine:

If you have previously suffered severe allergic reactions such as swelling of the face, lips, tongue and/or throat with difficulty breathing, swallowing and speaking (angioedema of the head and neck) or inflammation of the intestinal tract (intestinal angioedema).

If this situation is applicable to you or you are not sure, tell your doctor before taking this medicine.

Take special care with quinapril

- If you have a liver disease.
- If you are diabetic.
- If you are going to have surgery, tell your doctor that you are taking quinapril.
- Do not use salt substitutes containing potassium without consulting your doctor.
- If you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or breast-feeding your child.
- If you are taking other medicines.
- If you follow a strict diet without salt.
- If you have a kidney disease, or are on dialysis or have received a kidney transplant. The doctor may do you various tests regularly to see if your kidneys are working well.
- If you have a disease that affects the blood vessels (collagen vascular disease) or kidney (renal failure) your doctor may do various tests to check the status of your immune system.
- If you are taking other medicines to reduce your blood pressure, as it could be reduced excessively (hypotension). Other processes such as vomiting, diarrhea, dehydration and excessive sweating can also lower blood pressure.

Check with your doctor if you experience dizziness and vertigo. If feel dizzy, lie down until this sensation passes. After recovering, always should get up slowly to avoid dizziness. If you faint or tide, tell your doctor.

As with other ACE inhibitors, treatment with quinapril may produce dry cough. If this occur, consult your doctor. This cough disappears after stopping treatment.

Taking other medicines

Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking or have recently taken any other medicines, included OTC medicines (over the counter, no medical prescription required) and herbal products.

This medicine may interact with the drugs listed below. Do not take these medicines while you are taking quinapril, unless it has been prescribed the doctor:

- Lithium (medicine to treat depression)
- Tetracyclines (antibiotic)
- Diuretics
- Potassium supplements, medicines or salt substitutes containing potassium
- Diabetes medications (insulin or oral hypoglycemic)

Use with food and beverages

This medicine may be taken with or without food.

Special physiological situations

Always consult your doctor or pharmacist before taking any medicine during pregnancy or lactation.

Pregnancy and lactation:

If you are pregnant, you want to become pregnant or become pregnant while being treated with quinapril, stop taking them as soon as possible and tell your doctor immediately.

If taken during the second and third trimester of pregnancy, angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors (group to which belongs quinapril) may cause fetal damage and death.

Administration of this drug while breastfeeding is recommended only if, in opinion of doctor, there is not a safer alternative treatment and when the disease itself implies a greater risk to the mother or baby.

Children:

Quinapril should not be given to children.

Elderly:

If you are elderly, can be more sensitive to the adverse effects of quinapril. If any of these effects appears, contact your doctor immediately.

Driving and using machines

Quinapril can cause a sudden drop in blood pressure, causing dizziness and fainting in some cases. This can occur during the first few days of treatment. Therefore, should be paid special attention to tasks such as driving or operating dangerous machinery. Check with your doctor before perform them.

Consult your doctor or pharmacist before taking any medicine.

How to use quinapril     

Follow exactly instructions of use of quinapril provided by your doctor. Consult your doctor or pharmacist when in doubt. Follow the instructions of the physician in preference to those given in this website, which may be different. Ask your doctor to explain any aspect that you do not understand, contained in the instruction leaflet that comes with the medicine.

This drug is given orally. Your doctor will tell you how many tablets you should to take each day.

How to take:

Swallow the tablets whole with a sufficient amount of liquid (eg a glass of water). Do not chew them. Take your tablets approximately the same time each day.

The tablets are usually taken once or twice a day.

Follow these instructions unless your doctor gave you different advice.

Remember to take your medicine.

Your doctor will tell you how long your treatment with quinapril. Do not stop treatment early because it can be harmful to your health.

Arterial hypertension:

The usual starting dose is 10 mg. Your doctor may increase the dose up to 20-40 mg a day, depending on the response obtained.

Heart failure:

The usual starting dose is 2.5 mg. Your doctor may increased up to 10-40 mg a day, depending on the response obtained. For this indication quinapril are used in combination with other drugs such as diuretics (water pills) or cardiac glycoside (eg, digoxin).

If you think the effect of the medicine is too strong or too weak, consult your doctor.

If you have any further questions on the use of this product, ask your doctor or pharmacist.

While you take quinapril     

If you become pregnant, contact your doctor immediately.

If a doctor prescribes another medicine , tell you are taking quinapril.

Check with your doctor regularly developments of disorder that motivates the use of quinapril. Maybe there is some reason that prevented you properly receive the indicated doses and induce your doctor to erroneous conclusions about treatment.

Do not restart treatment with quinapril at your own risk without first talking to your doctor, nor encourage its use by another person, even if have the same symptoms you have. Nor is it advisable to interrupt or reduce the dose without considering the opinion of your doctor.

If you feel unwell during treatment with quinapril, immediately consult your doctor.

If you use more medicine than you should

If, for any reason, you have taken more medicine than you should, immediately consult your doctor or pharmacist or call the Toxicological Information Service in your country, indicating the medicine and the amount used.

It is recommended to carry the package and leaflet to show to physician.

The most likely symptoms would be expected following an overdose of quinapril is the drop in blood pressure. It will proceed to symptomatic treatment to offsetting the effects of this medicine.

In severe cases, should be taken appropriate measures as well as maintenance of blood volume; medications may be needed to adequately restore blood pressure.

If you forget a dose:

If you forget to take a dose, do not take a double dose to make up for a forgotten dose and continue with treatment as usual.

If you stop taking quinapril

Blood pressure may return to pre-treatment values, so it is not recommended without the advice and prior approval from your doctor.

If you have any further questions on the use of this product, ask your doctor or pharmacist.

Side Effects of quinapril     

Like all medicines, quinapril can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.

The frequency of side effects is classified into:

Very common: affect 1 out of 1-10 patients
Common: affect 1 out of 10-100 patients
Uncommon: affect 1 out of 100-1.000 patients
Rare: affect 1 out of 1.000-10.000 patients
Very Rare: affect less than 1 in 10,000 patients
Incidence not known: Can not be established the true incidence from the available data

Tell your doctor if you notice any of the following side effects.

The possible adverse effects during treatment with quinapril, are listed below, classified by frequency .

Common sede effects (affect 1-10 in 100 patients):

Headache, vertigo, inflammation of the mucosa of the nose (rhinitis), cough, fatigue, nausea and/or vomiting, muscle pain (myalgia), diarrhea, chest pain, abdominal pain, digestive function disorders (dyspepsia), shortness of breath (dyspnea), back pain, inflammation of the pharynx (throat), difficulty falling asleep (insomnia), low blood pressure (hypotension), and tingling (paraesthesia).

Uncommon side effects(affect 1-10 in 1.000 patients):

Allergic reaction (anaphylactic reaction), increased abnormal reactivity to sunlight (photosensitivity), palpitations, dilation of blood vessels (vasodilation), oppressive chest pain (angor pectoris), increased heart rate (tachycardia), decrease in blood pressure when standing up (postural hypotension), síncope, flatulencia, dry mouth or throat, inflammation of the pancreas (pancreatitis), decreased levels of platelets (thrombocytopenia), depression, nervousness, drowsiness, vertigo, hair loss (alopecia), enfermedades de la piel (dermatitis exfoliativa, pemphigus, pruritus and rash), increased sweating, urinary tract infections, erectile dysfunction, decreased visual acuity, excessive accumulation of fluid in the body (edema), joint pain (arthralgia) and anemia characterized by rapid destruction of red blood cells (hemolytic anemia).

Rare side effects (affect up to 1 in 1.000 patients):

Severe allergic reaction includion swelling of the face, lips, tongue and/or throat with difficulty breathing, swallowing and speaking (head and neck angioedema), inflammation in the gastrointestinal tract (intestinal angioedema), respiratory involvement (eosinophilic pneumonitis) and liver diseases (hepatitis, liver failure).

Laboratory tests:

ADisorder of blood cells (agranulocytosis, neutropenia), increased blood potassium (hyperkalemia), and alterations in various laboratory tests.

This list not includes all adverse reactions associated with the use of quinapril, both well established as those that are under consideration or confirmation. In case you feel unwell, should immediately consult with the doctor who prescribed this medicine.

If you notice any side effects not listed in this website or in the leaflet accompanying the package, ask your doctor or pharmacist.

If any of the side effects gets serious, tell your doctor or pharmacist.

List of brands containing quinapril     

This page contains list of brands of authorized pharmaceutical specialties of the active principle quinapril in the countries listed below:

Australia] [ Brazil] [ Canada] [ France] [ Germany] [ India] [ Italy] [ Japan] [ Mexico] [ Pakistan] [ Puerto Rico] [ Spain] [ Turkey] [ United Kingdom] [ U.S.A]

Given the nature of the pharmaceutical market, some specialties may be unavailable, have been removed from pharmaceutical market or have changed its name. So that, in no case can take decisions based on the information contained in the page. MEDIZZINE is not responsible for any damage arising from the information provided, which may be incomplete or outdated.

Warning:

With exceptions expressly indicated, these lists do not include active principle associations with other drugs or clinical use containers.

Australia:     

ACCUPRIL 5 mg, tablets
ACCUPRIL 10 mg, tablets
ACCUPRIL 20 mg, tablets
ACQUIN 5 mg, tablets
ACQUIN 10 mg, tablets
ACQUIN 20 mg, tablets
AQUINAFIL 5 mg, tablets
AQUINAFIL 10 mg, tablets
AQUINAFIL 20 mg, tablets
CHEMMART QUINAPRIL 5 mg, tablets
CHEMMART QUINAPRIL 10 mg, tablets
CHEMMART QUINAPRIL 20 mg, tablets
APO-QUINAPRIL 5 mg, tablets
APO-QUINAPRIL 10 mg, tablets
APO-QUINAPRIL 20 mg, tablets
GENRX QUINAPRIL 5 mg, tablets
GENRX QUINAPRIL 10 mg, tablets
GENRX QUINAPRIL 20 mg, tablets
QUINAPRIL ASPEN 5 mg, tablets
QUINAPRIL ASPEN 10 mg, tablets
QUINAPRIL ASPEN 20 mg, tablets
QUINAPRIL-GA 5 mg, tablets
QUINAPRIL-GA 10 mg, tablets
QUINAPRIL-GA 20 mg, tablets
QUINAPRIL GENERIC HEALTH 5 mg, tablets
QUINAPRIL GENERIC HEALTH 10 mg, tablets
QUINAPRIL GENERIC HEALTH 20 mg, tablets
QUINAPRIL SANDOZ 5 mg, tablets
QUINAPRIL SANDOZ 20 mg, tablets
QPRIL 5 mg, tablets
QPRIL 10 mg, tablets
QPRIL 20 mg, tablets
QPRIL 40 mg, tablets
TERRY WHITE CHEMISTS QUINAPRIL 5 mg, tablets
TERRY WHITE CHEMISTS QUINAPRIL 10 mg, tablets
TERRY WHITE CHEMISTS QUINAPRIL 20 mg, tablets

Brazil:     

ACCUPRIL 10 mg, tablets
ACCUPRIL 20 mg, tablets

Canada:     

ACCUPRIL 5 mg, tablets
ACCUPRIL 10 mg, tablets
ACCUPRIL 20 mg, tablets
ACCUPRIL 40 mg, tablets
APO-QUINAPRIL 5 mg, tablets
APO-QUINAPRIL 10 mg, tablets
APO-QUINAPRIL 20 mg, tablets
APO-QUINAPRIL 40 mg, tablets
GD-QUINAPRIL 5 mg, tablets
GD-QUINAPRIL 10 mg, tablets
GD-QUINAPRIL 20 mg, tablets
GD-QUINAPRIL 40 mg, tablets
PMS-QUINAPRIL 5 mg, tablets
PMS-QUINAPRIL 10 mg, tablets
PMS-QUINAPRIL 20 mg, tablets
PMS-QUINAPRIL 40 mg, tablets
QUINAPRIL PRO DOC 5 mg, tablets
QUINAPRIL PRO DOC 10 mg, tablets
QUINAPRIL PRO DOC 20 mg, tablets
QUINAPRIL PRO DOC 40 mg, tablets

France:     

ACUITEL 5 mg, tablets
ACUITEL 20 mg, tablets
KOREC 5 mg, tablets
KOREC 20 mg, tablets
QUINAPRIL ARROW 5 mg, tablets
QUINAPRIL ARROW 20 mg, tablets
QUINAPRIL BIOGARAN 20 mg, tablets
QUINAPRIL EG 20 mg, tablets
QUINAPRIL MYLAN 20 mg, tablets
QUINAPRIL TEVA 5 mg, tablets
QUINAPRIL TEVA 10 mg, tablets
QUINAPRIL TEVA 20 mg, tablets
QUINAPRIL ZENTIVA 20 mg, tablets

Germany:     

ACCUPRO 5 mg, tablets
ACCUPRO 10 mg, tablets
ACCUPRO 20 mg, tablets
QUINAPRIL AL 5 mg, tablets
QUINAPRIL AL 10 mg, tablets
QUINAPRIL AL 20 mg, tablets
QUINAPRIL HEXAL 5 mg, tablets
QUINAPRIL HEXAL 10 mg, tablets
QUINAPRIL HEXAL 20 mg, tablets

India:     

ACUPIL 5 mg, tablets
ACUPIL 10 mg, tablets
ACUPIL 20 mg, tablets
Q-PRIL 5 mg, tablets
Q-PRIL 10 mg, tablets
Q-PRIL 20 mg, tablets

Italy:     

ACCUPRIN 5 mg, tablets
ACCUPRIN 20 mg, tablets
ACCUPRIN 1 mg/ml, injectable solution
ACEQUIN 5 mg, tablets
ACEQUIN 20 mg, tablets
QUINAZIL 5 mg, tablets
QUINAZIL 20 mg, tablets
QUINAZIL 1 mg/ml, injectable solution
QUINAPRIL EUROGENERICI 20 mg, tablets
QUINAPRIL MYLAN 5 mg, tablets
QUINAPRIL MYLAN 20 mg, tablets
QUINAPRIL RANBAXY 20 mg, tablets
QUINAPRIL SANDOZ 5 mg, tablets
QUINAPRIL SANDOZ 20 mg, tablets
QUINAPRIL ZENTIVA 5 mg, tablets
QUINAPRIL ZENTIVA 20 mg, tablets

Japan:     

CONAN 5 mg, tablets
CONAN 10 mg, tablets
CONAN 20 mg, tablets

Mexico:     

ACUPRIL 10 mg, 21 dragees
ACUPRIL 20 mg, 14 & 21 dragees
ACUPRIL 40 mg, 21 dragees

Pakistan:     

ACCUPRIL 5 mg, tablets
ACCUPRIL 10 mg, tablets
ACCUPRIL 20 mg, tablets
MAKUPRIL 5 mg, tablets
MAKUPRIL 10 mg, tablets
MAKUPRIL 20 mg, tablets
MALEXIN 25 mg/ml, oral suspension
MALEXIN 50 mg/ml, oral suspension

Spain:     

ACUPREL 5 mg, 60 tablets
ACUPREL 20 mg, 28 tablets
ACUPREL 40 mg, 28 tablets
ECTREN 20 mg, 28 tablets
ECTREN 40 mg, 28 tablets
LIDALTRIN 5 mg, 60 tablets
LIDALTRIN 20 mg, 28 tablets
LIDALTRIN 40 mg, 28 tablets
QUINAPRIL APOTEX-FARMA 5 mg, 60 tablets
QUINAPRIL APOTEX-FARMA 20 mg, 28 tablets
QUINAPRIL APOTEX-FARMA 40 mg, 28 tablets
QUINAPRIL CINFA 5 mg, 60 tablets
QUINAPRIL CINFA 20 mg, 28 tablets
QUINAPRIL CINFA 40 mg, 28 tablets
QUINAPRIL MYLAN 20 mg, 28 tablets
QUINAPRIL MYLAN 40 mg, 28 tablets
QUINAPRIL NORMON 5 mg, 60 tablets
QUINAPRIL NORMON 20 mg, 28 tablets
QUINAPRIL NORMON 40 mg, 28 tablets
QUINAPRIL TAMARANG 5 mg, 60 tablets
QUINAPRIL TAMARANG 20 mg, 28 tablets
QUINAPRIL TAMARANG 40 mg, 28 tablets
QUINAPRIL TEVA 5 mg, 60 tablets
QUINAPRIL TEVA 20 mg, 28 tablets
QUINAPRIL TEVA 40 mg, 28 tablets

Turkey:     

ACUITEL 20 mg, tablets
ACUITEL 40 mg, tablets
ACUITEL 5 mg, tablets
KINATEVA 20 mg, tablets
KINATEVA 5 mg, tablets

United Kingdom:     

ACCUPRO 5 mg, tablets
ACCUPRO 10 mg, tablets
ACCUPRO 20 mg, tablets
ACCUPRO 40 mg, tablets
QUINAPRIL AAH PHARMA 5 mg, tablets
QUINAPRIL AAH PHARMA 10 mg, tablets
QUINAPRIL AAH PHARMA 20 mg, tablets
QUINAPRIL AAH PHARMA 40 mg, tablets
QUINAPRIL ALLIANCE HEALTHCARE 5 mg, tablets
QUINAPRIL ALLIANCE HEALTHCARE 10 mg, tablets
QUINAPRIL ALLIANCE HEALTHCARE 20 mg, tablets
QUINAPRIL ALLIANCE HEALTHCARE 40 mg, tablets
QUINAPRIL GENERICS 5 mg, tablets
QUINAPRIL GENERICS 10 mg, tablets
QUINAPRIL GENERICS 20 mg, tablets
QUINAPRIL GENERICS 40 mg, tablets
QUINAPRIL KENT PHARMA 5 mg, tablets
QUINAPRIL KENT PHARMA 10 mg, tablets
QUINAPRIL KENT PHARMA 20 mg, tablets
QUINAPRIL KENT PHARMA 40 mg, tablets
QUINAPRIL TEVA 5 mg, tablets
QUINAPRIL TEVA 10 mg, tablets
QUINAPRIL TEVA 20 mg, tablets
QUINAPRIL TEVA 40 mg, tablets
QUINIL 5 mg, tablets
QUINIL 10 mg, tablets
QUINIL 20 mg, tablets
QUINIL 40 mg, tablets

U.S.A. and Puerto Rico:     

ACCUPRIL 5 mg, 30, 60, 90 & 100 tablets
ACCUPRIL 10 mg, 30, 60, 90 & 100 tablets
ACCUPRIL 20 mg, 30, 50, 60, 90 & 100 tablets
ACCUPRIL 40 mg, 30 & 90 tablets
QUINAPRIL ANDRX 5 mg, 90 tablets
QUINAPRIL ANDRX 10 mg, 90 tablets
QUINAPRIL ANDRX 20 mg, 90 tablets
QUINAPRIL ANDRX 40 mg, 90 tablets
QUINAPRIL APOTEX 5 mg, 90 & 100 tablets
QUINAPRIL APOTEX 10 mg, 90 & 100 tablets
QUINAPRIL APOTEX 20 mg, 90 & 100 tablets
QUINAPRIL APOTEX 40 mg, 90 & 100 tablets
QUINAPRIL BRYANT RANCH PREPACK 20 mg, 30 tablets
QUINAPRIL BRYANT RANCH PREPACK 40 mg, 30, 60 & 90 tablets
QUINAPRIL DR REDDY'S 5 mg, 90 tablets
QUINAPRIL DR REDDY'S 10 mg, 90 tablets
QUINAPRIL DR REDDY'S 20 mg, 90 tablets
QUINAPRIL DR REDDY'S 40 mg, 90 tablets
QUINAPRIL GENPHARM 5 mg, 90 tablets
QUINAPRIL GENPHARM 10 mg, 90 tablets
QUINAPRIL GENPHARM 20 mg, 90 tablets
QUINAPRIL GENPHARM 40 mg, 90 tablets
QUINAPRIL GREENSTONE 5 mg, 90 tablets
QUINAPRIL GREENSTONE 10 mg, 90 tablets
QUINAPRIL GREENSTONE 20 mg, 90 tablets
QUINAPRIL GREENSTONE 40 mg, 90 tablets
QUINAPRIL LUPIN 5 mg, 90 tablets
QUINAPRIL LUPIN 10 mg, 90 tablets
QUINAPRIL LUPIN 20 mg, 90 tablets
QUINAPRIL LUPIN 40 mg, 90 tablets
QUINAPRIL MED HEALTH PHARMA 5 mg, 30 tablets
QUINAPRIL MED HEALTH PHARMA 10 mg, 30 tablets
QUINAPRIL MED HEALTH PHARMA 20 mg, 30 tablets
QUINAPRIL MED HEALTH PHARMA 40 mg, 30 tablets
QUINAPRIL MYLAN 5 mg, 90 tablets
QUINAPRIL MYLAN 10 mg, 90 tablets
QUINAPRIL MYLAN 20 mg, 90 tablets
QUINAPRIL MYLAN 40 mg, 90 tablets
QUINAPRIL PHYSICIANS TOTAL CARE 5 mg, 30 tablets
QUINAPRIL PHYSICIANS TOTAL CARE 10 mg, 30, 60 & 90 tablets
QUINAPRIL PHYSICIANS TOTAL CARE 20 mg, 30, 60 & 90 tablets
QUINAPRIL PHYSICIANS TOTAL CARE 40 mg, 30, 60 & 90 tablets
QUINAPRIL RANBAXY 5 mg, 90 tablets
QUINAPRIL RANBAXY 10 mg, 90 tablets
QUINAPRIL RANBAXY 20 mg, 90 tablets
QUINAPRIL RANBAXY 40 mg, 90 tablets
QUINAPRIL REBEL 5 mg, 30 tablets
QUINAPRIL REBEL 10 mg, 30 tablets
QUINAPRIL TEVA 5 mg, 90 tablets
QUINAPRIL TEVA 10 mg, 90 tablets
QUINAPRIL TEVA 20 mg, 90 tablets
QUINAPRIL TEVA 40 mg, 90 tablets
QUINAPRIL SUN PHARMA 5 mg, 30, 90 & 100 tablets
QUINAPRIL SUN PHARMA 10 mg, 30, 90 & 100 tablets
QUINAPRIL SUN PHARMA 20 mg, 30, 90 & 100 tablets
QUINAPRIL SUN PHARMA 40 mg, 30, 90 & 100 tablets

Page updated: December 11, 2010.