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Brand name: Quinapril (Apo) TM

Active ingredients: quinapril

What it is used for

HYPERTENSION: Quinapril hydrochloride tablets are indicated for the treatment of hypertension. It may be used alone or in combination with thiazide diuretics. Sufficient data have not been provided to support the use of quinapril tablets in renovascular hypertension. CONGESTIVE HEART FAILURE: Quinapril hydrochloride tablets are indicated as an adjunctive treatment of mild to moderate congestive heart failure when given concomitantly with a diuretic and/or cardiac glycoside.

How to take it

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.

  • The way to take this medicine: Oral
  • Store below 25 degrees Celsius
  • Shelf lifetime is 2 Years.

Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.

Visual appearance

Yellow coloured, capsule shaped, film coated tablets debossed with '10' on one side and scoreline on the other side.

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Do I need a prescription?

This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is Schedule 4 : Prescription Only Medicine.

Is this medicine subsidised?

This medicine was verified as being available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme) on November 1, 2018. To learn more about this subsidy, visit the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) website.

Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?

For the active ingredient quinapril

You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.

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For side effects, taking other medicines and more

Download consumer medicine information leaflet (pdf) from the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) website

Reporting side effects

You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.

You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems

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