Quinapril Hydrochloride + Hydrochlorothiazide is a combination of two drugs used in medicines as the main active ingredient. Quinapril Hydrochloride is an angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor used to treat hypertension and congestive heart failure. It is related to low rate of transient serum aminotransferase elevations.
Hydrochlorothiazide is a Thiazide Diuretic, which show physiologic effect of hydrochlorothiazide is by means of Increased Diuresis. It is a benzothiadiazine that plays a role as a xenobiotic, an environmental contaminant, a diuretic and an antihypertensive agent.
Class of Drugs – Angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors and diuretics
Molecular Formula – C25H31ClN2O5 and C7H8ClN3O4S2
Molecular Weight - 475 g/mol and 297.7 g/mol
Working: This medicine is approved for the treatment of high blood pressure i.e. hypertension. It lowers the elevated blood pressure that prevents strokes, heart attacks, and kidney problems. It contains two medications i.e. Quinapril Hydrochloride and Hydrochlorothiazide that works by relaxing blood vessels so blood can flow more easily. The thiazide diuretic increases the amount of urine produced, removing extra water and salt from the body.
Uses: This medicine is indicated for the treatment of high blood pressure. It also helps to prevent strokes, heart attacks, and kidney problems. This medicine contains 2 medications That works by relaxing blood vessels and helps to produce more urine. This helps the body get rid of extra salt and water.
Popular Brands and Dosages: This combination of medication is available in a popular brand as follows:
- Accuretic: 10 mg +12.5 mg and 20 mg + 12.5 mg
Quinapril Hydrochloride + Hydrochlorothiazide should be taken as prescribed by the doctor.