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What is Monopril used for?

What is Monopril used for?

Fosinopril is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension). Lowering high blood pressure helps prevent strokes, heart attacks, and kidney problems. It is also used to treat heart failure.

How long does it take for Monopril to work?

Following oral administration of single doses of 10-40 mg, MONOPRIL (fosinopril sodium) lowered blood pressure within 1 hour, with peak reductions achieved 2-6 hours after dosing. The antihypertensive effect of a single dose persisted for 24 hours.

What are the side effects of fosinopril?

Fosinopril side effects a light-headed feeling, like you might pass out; sudden weakness or ill feeling, fever, chills, sore throat, painful mouth sores, cough, trouble breathing; little or no urinating; or. high potassium–nausea, slow or unusual heart rate, weakness, loss of movement.

Is lisinopril and fosinopril the same?

Lisinopril, like enalapril, contains pyrrolidone ring of proline, whereas fosinopril contains a bicyclic ring that accounts for its higher lipophilicity. Fosinopril which is more lipophilic exhibits a plasma protein binding of more than 90% whereas lisinopril which is least lipophilic exhibits minimal protein binding.

What type of drug is Monopril?

ACE inhibitor

What is fosinopril 20 mg used for?

Fosinopril is used alone or together with other medicines to treat high blood pressure (hypertension). High blood pressure adds to the work load of the heart and arteries. If it continues for a long time, the heart and arteries may not function properly.

When should you take Monopril?

Take MONOPRIL at about the same time each day. Taking your tablet at about the same time each day will help you to remember when to take it. It does not matter if you take MONOPRIL before or after food. If you need to take an antacid, take it at least 2 hours before or two hours after your dose of MONOPRIL.