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ACCUPRIL DESCRIPTION

 

The popularly used medicine called Accupril belongs to the group of ACE (Angiotensin converting enzyme) inhibitors. The medicine of Accupril is commonly used to treat common but fatal diseases like high blood pressure (hyper extension) and heart failure. Accrupil drugs may also be used for a number of other purposes than the ones mentioned in the doctor’s prescription. Process of taking the drug: This kind of prescription drug should be taken according to the guidelines mentioned in the prescription. These medicines should be taken in moderation as intake of large amounts of the medicine is rarely advocated by the doctors. Each dose of the medicine generally taken either with or without food should be accompanied by a full glass if water. Individuals suffering from diarrhea, vomiting or heavy sweating should follow these steps as not following these often leads to low blood pressures or kidney failure. The patients taking these medicines should also go for regular check-ups to see whether the medicine of Accupril is doing them any good or not.

Things to be kept in mind while these medicines:

Patients allergic to Accupril or to any other ACE inhibitors should prevent taking these drugs as they may have adverse effects on them. Individuals suffering from the following should also refrain from taking these medicines:

  • Kidney disease
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  • Liver disease
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  • Heart disease or congestive heart failure
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  • Diabetes
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  • Connective tissue diseases like Marfan syndrome, lupus etc.
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Side effects associated with Accupril:

People suffering from allergic signs or any other harmful after effects of these medicines should go for immediate medical help. The most common side effects associated with Accupril are:

  • Feeling lightheaded
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  • Irregular urinating
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  • Fevers with body aches and chills
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  • Pale skin
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  • Severe blistering, peeling, skin rashes
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  • Fatigue, muscle weakness irregular heartbeats etc.
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