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Can I use Accupril if I have a history of scleroderma?

If you have scleroderma you may be able to take the high blood pressure medication Accupril (quinapril). Be aware that people with scleroderma who take Accupril are at added risk of a condition called leukopenia in which the body doesn't produce enough white blood cells, increasing vulnerability to infection. Let your doctor know if you experience fever, sore throat or chills while taking Accupril.

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