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What is Accupril?

Accupril (quinapril) is most commonly prescribed to treat high blood pressure. It belongs to a class of drugs called angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors. These medications block the production of chemicals that constrict blood vessels so that blood can flow more smoothly. Accupril is also sometimes given to treat heart failure.

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What should I know before taking ACE inhibitors?
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You should not take an ACE inhibitor if you have ever shown signs of intolerance when taking one in ...
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How effective are ACE inhibitors for managing heart failure?
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The many available ACE inhibitors are equally effective for patients with systolic heart failure. AC...
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What are ACE inhibitor drugs for heart failure management?
Donna Hill Howes, RNDonna Hill Howes, RN
Angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors are recommended for all people with systolic heart fa...
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How effective are ACE inhibitors for managing coronary artery disease?
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The many available ACE inhibitors are equally effective in lowering the risk of heart failure and ot...
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