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Q Press 5Mg Tablet

Manufacturer: Aristo Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
Medicine composition: Quinapril
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required
Last Updated: December 14, 2018

Q Press 5Mg Tablet falls under a class of drugs known as ACE inhibitors (an angiotensin-converting enzyme). It is used to treat high blood pressure and heart failure. By maintaining blood pressure levels it prevents chances of heart attacks, strokes and kidney problems. It functions by relaxing the blood vessels so that there is more easy flow of blood.

On using Q Press 5Mg Tablet you may experience side effects such as dry cough, nausea, vomiting, dizziness, drowsiness, rash, joint and muscle pains. Severe reactions include high potassium levels, irregular heartbeat, fainting, extreme muscle tiredness, abdominal pain, chest pain and diarrhoea. Notify your doctor if your reactions persist or worsen over time.

Before using this medication tell your doctor if you have any of these conditions. If you are allergic to Q Press 5Mg Tablet, if you have any other allergies, you have a history of swelling/ liver disease/ high levels of potassium/ heart disease/ kidney transplant, you are pregnant or are breastfeeding a baby, you are taking any prescription or non-prescription drugs.

This medication is available in oral tablet form. The usual dosage recommended is about 10/20 mg once a day for hypertension and 5 mg twice a day for other conditions.

Information given here is based on the salt and content of the medicine. Effect and uses of medicine may vary from person to person. It is advicable to consult a Cardiologist before using this medicine.

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

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

    Q press 10mg 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?

    Q press 10mg tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
  • Does this affect kidney function?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
  • Does this affect liver function?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

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

Q Press 5Mg Tablet prevents angiotensin converting enzyme which is responsible for the catalysis of angiotensin II from angiotensin I. Angiotensin II accelerates blood pressure. Therefore when angiotensin production is lessened, plasma concentrations of aldosterone are also decrease. Thus potassium rises in the blood and more sodium is excreted through the urine.

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

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