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I have kidney problems -- can I still take quinapril?

If you have kidney problems, you can still take quinapril, but you will need to take a lower dose than normal. To decide on a safe dose for you, your doctor will check something called your creatinine clearance; this indicates how well your kidney is clearing out substances that should not be in your body. Depending on the result of this test, your doctor will adjust the normal dose of quinapril to a dose that your kidney can tolerate safely.

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