How to take Quinapril?
Quinapril should be taken whole at the same time every day. It is important to be consistent and take the medication at the same time each day.
What dosages are available?
Accupril is available in a 5mg, 10mg, 20mg, and 40mg tablet.
What is the recommended dosage?
The recommended dose of quinapril to treat hypertension is 10 to 20mg by mouth once daily. The dose should then be adjusted based on blood pressure response. The recommended starting dose of quinapril for the treatment of heart failure is 5mg by mouth twice daily. The dose should then be adjusted up to a dose between 20 and 40mg daily given in two divided doses. It is important to take this medication exactly as prescribed by your provider.
What is the maximum dosage?
The maximum daily dose of quinapril is 80mg/day divided into 1 or 2 doses.
What to do if you miss a dose?
If you miss a dose of quinapril, take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and proceed as your normally would. Contact your provider if you have further questions about missed doses.