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Is there a generic version of Accupril?

The generic version of the blood pressure drug Accupril is called quinapril. This medication, which belongs to a class of drugs called angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors, helps blood flow more smoothly by preventing the production of chemicals that constrict blood vessels. Accupril is also sometimes given to people who have heart failure.

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