Who should not take Fosinopril Sodium?

You should not take Fosinopril Sodium if you are allergic to any ingredients in Fosinopril Sodium or other ACE inhibitors. You should also not take Fosinopril Sodium if previous ACE inhibitors have cause angioedema, a condition where the hands, face and mouth swell, and you experience difficulty breathing and swallowing. Do not use if you are taking dofetilide or ketanserin. Fosinopril Sodium can cause serious birth defects and death to an unborn child when used during the second or third trimester. You should not take Fosinopril Sodium if you are more than three months pregnant or are breastfeeding.

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