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When to Avoid Quinapril-Hydrochlorothiazide

Who Should Not Take Quinapril-Hydrochlorothiazide?

You should not take quinapril-hydrochlorothiazide if you:
  • Are allergic to quinapril-hydrochlorothiazide, Accupril®, quinapril, hydrochlorothiazide, or any inactive component used to make quinapril-hydrochlorothiazide. Your healthcare provider or pharmacist has a list of inactive ingredients.
  • Have a history of angioedema related to previous ACE inhibitor treatment.
  • Have hereditary or idiopathic angioedema.
  • Are allergic to sulfonamide-derived drugs (also referred to as sulfa drugs). This includes certain types of antibiotics, diabetes medicines, and diuretics.
  • Are allergic to other ACE inhibitors.
  • Have severe kidney disease.
  • Have diabetes and are also taking any medications that contain aliskiren (Tekturna®, Tekamlo®, Tekturna HCT®, Amturnide®, Valturna®), due to an increased risk for low blood pressure, high blood potassium, and kidney problems in this situation.

Warnings and Precautions With Quinapril-Hydrochlorothiazide: A Summary

There are a number of situations in which quinapril-hydrochlorothiazide should not be taken, as well as a number of precautions and warnings people should be aware of before starting quinapril-hydrochlorothiazide. However, it is possible that not all the warnings or precautions for quinapril-hydrochlorothiazide were discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your healthcare provider about the precautions and warnings that may apply to you.
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