What is Quinapril?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: Accupril Accumax

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See also: Hydrochlorothiazide-Quinapril

Quinapril is an angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors. It is used alone or in combination with other medications to treat high blood pressure. It is used in combination with other medications to treat heart failure.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Elevated blood pressure 21 8
Hypertension 16 11
General health 3 1
Cardiomyopathy 1 0
Cerebral Arteriovascular Malformation 1 0
CHF (Congestive heart failure) 1 0

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  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 1
Moderate 0
Mild 6
None 15

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Quinapril

Side effect Patients
Dizziness 1
Dizziness and feeling faint 1
Dry cough 1
Elevated potassium levels 1
Heart palpitations 1
Hypotension 1

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Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Quinapril

Dosage Patients
10 mg daily 2
10 mg twice daily 2
20 mg daily 2
40 mg daily 2

Why patients stopped taking Quinapril

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Doctor's advice 5
Other 2
Change in health plan coverage 1
Side effects too severe 1
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Duration

Currently taking Quinapril

Duration Patients
2 - 5 years 1
5 - 10 years 2
10 years or more 5

Stopped taking Quinapril

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 1
6 months - 1 year 1
5 - 10 years 5
10 years or more 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 16
Usually 4
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 1
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 1
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 20
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 1
$25-49 0
< $25 11
Not specified 10

What people switch to and from

Patients stopped taking Quinapril and switched to:

Treatment Patients
Lisinopril (Zestril) 2
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3 patient evaluations for Quinapril

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kschu
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kschu
Sex: M
Data Quality: 3 stars
Relapse: Moderate
Sensation: None
Overall: Mild
Cognition: moderate
Vision: none
Speech: none
Swallowing: none
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I am: b
I have:
MS

See kschu's full Quinapril history

Jan 2, 2015 (Started Apr 25, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Medication management)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I take this every morning along with 8 other pills. My primary care physician believes this helps my system stay balanced while I take so many other meds.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Sagen
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Sagen
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Moderate
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: moderate
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I am: n
I have:
MS

See Sagen's full Quinapril history

Apr 14, 2010 (Started Oct 22, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Bone Health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: Helped get my BP lowered

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tesasab
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tesasab
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Sensation: Severe
Overall: Severe
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: moderate
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I am: g
I have:
MS

See tesasab's full Quinapril history

Apr 29, 2009 (Started Jan 10, 2001)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Other)
  • Side effects
    Severe (Heart palpitations)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 80 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Accurpril was cusing other health related issue's so the Doctor took me off of it
Cost: $50-99 monthly
Side effects: Heart palpitations

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