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fosinopril

 [fo-sin´o-pril]
an angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor administered orally as the sodium salt to treat hypertension and congestive heart failure.

fosinopril

/fo·sin·o·pril/ (fo-sin´o-pril) an angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor administered orally as the sodium salt to treat hypertension and congestive heart failure.

fosinopril

an angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor. It inhibits the formation of the hormone angiotensin II, which is a powerful vasoconstrictor that also stimulates the release of the sodium-retaining hormone aldosterone.
indications It is prescribed alone or in combination for the treatment of high blood pressure, congestive heart failure, and left ventricular dysfunction following myocardial infarction.
contraindications It should not be given to patients with allergy to angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors. It should be used with caution in patients with kidney diseases or diabetes or with potassium-containing products.
adverse effects The side effects most often reported include "first-dose effect," including dizziness and fainting caused by lowered blood pressure, persistent dry nonproductive cough, depression, headache, palpitations, breathing difficulty, and fluid retention.

fosinopril

An ANGIOTENSIN CONVERTING ENZME (ACE) inhibitor drug used to treat HEART FAILURE and high blood pressure (HYPERTENSION). A brand name is Staril.

fosinopril

(fosin´ōpril),
n brand name: Monopril;
drug class: angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor;
action: selectively suppresses renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system;
uses: hypertension alone or in combination with thiazide di-uretics.
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Table 1: Antihypertensive agents for the treatment of hypertension in patients receiving hemodialysis Class and Agent Dose in Dialysis Common Adverse Effects ACE Inhibitors: 10-40 mg PO q12-24 Hours Hyperkalemia, dizziness, Fosinopril 5-10 mg PO Once Daily headache, taste Ramipril Dose after hemodialysis disturbance, dry cough, hypotension, rash ARBs: 16-32 mg PO Once Daily Hyperkalemia, dizziness, Candesartan 20-80 mg PO Once Daily headache, hypotension Telmisartan No dose adjustment required in hemodialysis Beta-blockers: 6.
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Some commonly prescribe drugs in this class include captopril (Capoten), enalapril (Vasotec), lisinopril (Prinivel, Zestril), benazepril (Lotensin), fosinopril (Monopril), moexipril (Univasc), perindopril (Aceon), ramipril (Altace) and trandolapril (Mavik).
fosinopril tablets (Monopril) 10 mg, 20 mg and 40 mg in 90-count bottles
In contrast, throughout the survey area, only the originator brand of fosinopril and two famotidine products were found, and each of the two medicines was only available at a single outlet (representing 1% of all outlets).
These drugs include captropril (Capoten), fosinopril (Monopril), lisinopril (Prinivil or Zestri), perdopril (Aceon), ramipril (Altace), and trandolapril (Mavik).
Some ACE inhibitors are known as "centrally-acting" because they can cross the blood-brain barrier- a specialized system of tiny blood vessels that protects the brain from harmful substances in the blood stream-that include captropril, fosinopril, perindopril, ramipril and trandolapril.
12) Fosinopril seems to be the only ACE inhibitor to reduce Lp(a) concentrations in non-proteinuric patients as well, probably by increasing apo(a) fragmentation and excretion into the urine (Kostner K et al.
500 mg Duration of 3 weeks 5 months therapy Co-medication Labetolol, fosinopril, Valaciclovir, verapamil, metformin, pseudo-ephedrine, and insulin, aspirin, and ibuprofen aminosalicylic acid Co-morbidity Polymyositis, diabetes n.
Other medications commonly used to treat hypertension include beta blockers such as atenolol (Tenormin), calcium channel blockers such as amlodipine (Norvasc), angiotensin II receptor antagonists such as losartan (Cozaar), and angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors such as fosinopril (Monopril).
The angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor, fosinopril, and the angiotensin II receptor antagonist, losartan, inhibit LDL oxidation and attenuate atherosclerosis independent of lowering blood pressure in apolipoprotein E deficient mice.