What is Quinapril–Hydrochlorothiazide 20mg-12.5mg used for?
Quinapril–Hydrochlorothiazide 20mg-12.5mg is a combination medication used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension). Reducing high blood pressure helps prevent strokes, heart attacks, and kidney problems. This medicine may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor.
What are the side effects of Quinapril–Hydrochlorothiazide 20mg-12.5mg?
Like other medicines, Quinapril–Hydrochlorothiazide 20mg-12.5mg can cause some side effects. If they do occur, the side effects of Quinapril–Hydrochlorothiazide are most likely to be minor and temporary. However, some may be serious and may require the individual to inform the doctor or visit the nearest hospital immediately.
It is pertinent to note that side effects of Quinapril–Hydrochlorothiazide cannot be anticipated. If any side effects of Quinapril–Hydrochlorothiazide develop or change in intensity, the doctor should be informed as soon as possible.
Quinapril–Hydrochlorothiazide can cause side effects such as diarrhea, dizziness, headache, sleepiness, sore throat, tiredness, blurred vision, and muscle aches. This is not a complete list of all side effects. Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are taking Quinapril–Hydrochlorothiazide.
What is the recommended dosage of Quinapril–Hydrochlorothiazide?
The dosage of Quinapril–Hydrochlorothiazide prescribed to each patient will vary. Always follow your physician’s instructions and/or the directions on the prescription drug label.
What if you miss a dose of Quinapril–Hydrochlorothiazide?
If your physician has instructed or directed you to take Quinapril–Hydrochlorothiazide medication in a regular schedule and you have missed a dose of this medicine, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not double the doses unless otherwise directed.
What if you overdose on Quetiapine?
Any medication taken in excess can have serious consequences. If you suspect an overdose of Quinapril–Hydrochlorothiazide, seek medical attention immediately.
What other drugs could interact with Quinapril–Hydrochlorothiazide 20mg-12.5mg?
It may be noted that drugs other than those listed above may also interact with Quinapril–Hydrochlorothiazide.
Usually drug interactions occur when it is taken with another drug or with food. Before you take a medication for a particular ailment, you should inform the health expert about intake of any other medications including non-prescription medications, over-the-counter medicines that may increase the effect of Quinapril–Hydrochlorothiazide, and dietary supplements like vitamins, minerals and herbal, so that the doctor can warn you of any possible drug interactions.
Quinapril–Hydrochlorothiazide can interact with corticosteroids, certain diabetes medications, barbiturates, and muscle relaxants.
Do let your doctor know if you smoke, consume alcohol or caffeinated drinks, or use illegal drugs as these may interfere with the action of your medication. Make sure to inform your doctor of any medical conditions you may have, or any family history of medical problems. Do not start or stop using any medicine without consulting your doctor.
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The health and medical information provided here is intended to supplement and not substitute for the expertise and judgment of your physician, pharmacists or other health care professional. It should not be understood to indicate that the use of Quinapril–Hydrochlorothiazide is safe, appropriate or effective for you. Always consult your health care professional before using this, or any other, drug.