Fovas 20mg Tablet

Manufacturer: Cadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Medicine composition: Fosinopril
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required

Fovas 20mg Tablet is used for the control, prevention and treatment of high blood pressure, as well heart failure, in conjunction with other medicines. Fovas 20mg Tablet is an angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor, and it works by relaxing the blood vessels, thus helping to lower and bring down the blood pressure.

Do not use Fovas 20mg Tablet if you have a history of angioedema, if you are pregnant, if you have a history of kidney problems, if you have diabetes, or if you are currently taking a medicine that contains aliskiren. Before using Fovas 20mg Tablet, tell your doctor if you are using any prescription drugs, non-prescription drugs, or other herbal and dietary pills and supplements, if you are allergic to certain food items or substances, if you have a history of heart diseases, if you have autoimmune disease, if you are dehydrated, if you have high blood potassium levels, or if you are scheduled to have surgery. Fovas 20mg Tablet should be used with caution in the elderly and children under six years old.

Fovas 20mg Tablet may cause side effects such as dizziness, drowsiness, lightheadedness, swelling of the hands, lips, and face, cough, excessive sweating and dehydration.

Information given here is based on the salt content of the medicine. Uses and effects of the medicine may vary from person to person. It is advisable to consult a Cardiologist before using this medicine.
  • Decreased Blood Pressure

  • Cough

  • Increased Potassium Level In Blood

  • Fatigue

  • Weakness

  • Dizziness

  • Renal Impairment

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Fosinace 20mg tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy.
    There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Fosinace 20mg tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery.
  • Does this affect kidney function?

    There is no interaction between renal impairment and consuming this drug. So dose alteration is not needed.
  • Does this affect liver function?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Fovas 20mg Tablet , and hence can be used as its substitute.

  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    If you miss a dose of Fosinopril, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.\n

The key ingredient of this medication is a synthetic inhibitor that competitively binds and inhibits the ACE enzymatic conversion of ATI to ATII. The activity of plasma renin is also enhanced by this medication. In combination, these two activities have an effect of reducing blood pressure and relieve hypertension.

Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.

  • Interaction with Medicine

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About Fovas 20mg Tablet
What are the uses of Fovas 20mg Tablet
What are the side effects of Fovas 20mg Tablet ?
Key highlights of Fovas 20mg Tablet
What are the substitutes for Fovas 20mg Tablet ?
What are the dosage instructions?
How does this medication work?
What are the interactions of Fovas 20mg Tablet ?