What is Fosinopril?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: Monopril Fosicard


See also: Fosinopril-hydrochlorothiazide

Fosinopril is an angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor used in the treatment of hypertension, either alone or in combination with other antihypertensive agents; treatment of congestive heart failure, left ventricular dysfunction after myocardial infarction.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations Percentage
Severe 0
Moderate 1
Mild 0
None 3

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Fosinopril

Side effect Patients Percentage


Based on patients currently taking Fosinopril

Dosage Patients Percentage
20 mg daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Fosinopril

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients Percentage
Doctor's advice 2
Other 2
Side effects too severe 2
Did not seem to work 1
See all 6 patients who've stopped taking Fosinopril


Currently taking Fosinopril

Duration Patients Percentage
2 - 5 years 1

Stopped taking Fosinopril

Duration Patients Percentage
Less than 1 month 1
1 - 2 years 1
2 - 5 years 1
5 - 10 years 1
10 years or more 2
Adherence Evaluations Percentage
Always 4
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations Percentage
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 4
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations Percentage
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 3
Not specified 1

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Fosinopril after stopping:

Treatment Patients Percentage
Hydrochlorothiazide HCTZ (Hydrochlorot) 1

Patients stopped taking Fosinopril and switched to:

Treatment Patients Percentage
Hydrochlorothiazide-Valsartan (Diovan HCT) 1
Lisinopril (Zestril) 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Fosinopril.