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Who should not take Fosinopril?

Fosinopril is not for women who are pregnant or who wish to become pregnant. fosinopril has been known to seriously harm a growing fetus. While taking fosinopril, use effective birth control to prevent pregnancy. Also, stop taking fosinopril and call your doctor immediately if you become pregnant during treatment. Fosinopril should not be used by women who are breastfeeding. Do not take fosinopril if you are allergic to it or any of the following ACE inhibitors:

  •  Benazepril (Lotensin),
  • Captopril (Capoten),
  • Enalapril (Vasotec),
  • Lisinopril (Prinivil, Zestril),
  • Perindopril (Aceon),
  • Quinapril (Accupril),
  •  Moexipril (Univasc), or
  • Trandolapril (Mavik).
Tell your doctor before you start taking fosinopril if you have conditions such as kidney or liver disease, diabetes, an immune system disease, or other allergies. Your doctor can help you decide if fosinopril is a safe and effective treatment for you.

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