Advertisement

When can I stop taking Accupril?

Accupril (quinapril) is in a class of drugs called ACE inhibitors. Although lifestyle changes, such as eating a healthy, low-salt diet and getting more exercise, can help control blood pressure, once medication becomes necessary it usually remains so. Even if you're feeling fine, don't stop taking Accupril, or lower your dose, without talking to your doctor. ACE inhibitors are just one of many types of medications that can control blood pressure. If you're unhappy about taking Accupril, you can discuss other treatment options with your doctor, but don't just stop taking the drug.

Continue Learning about ACE Inhibitor

What are side effects of ACE inhibitors?
Dr. Natalia S. Rost, MDDr. Natalia S. Rost, MD
Side effects of angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors include: Persistent dry cough; altere...
More Answers
How effective are angiotensin receptor blockers for heart failure?
Donna Hill Howes, RNDonna Hill Howes, RN
ARBs are sometimes considered as alternatives to ACE inhibitors for people with heart failure after ...
More Answers
What are some common ACE inhibitor drug names?
SCAISCAI
Examples of some commonly prescribed ACE (angiotensin-converting enzyme) inhibitor medications are: ...
More Answers
How effective are ACE inhibitors for managing diabetes?
Donna Hill Howes, RNDonna Hill Howes, RN
People with diabetes should have a blood pressure goal of 140/90 or less. ARBs (angiotensin receptor...
More Answers

Important: This content reflects information from various individuals and organizations and may offer alternative or opposing points of view. It should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. As always, you should consult with your healthcare provider about your specific health needs.