Generic Accupril is sold under the name Quinapril Tablets. It is available in a number of strengths and is manufactured by several companies.
Generic for Accupril: An OverviewAccupril® (quinapril hydrochloride) is a prescription medication that has been licensed to treat high blood pressure (hypertension) and congestive heart failure. Accupril is part of a class of drugs called angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors, or ACE inhibitors for short. Accupril helps to block the angiotensin-converting enzyme, which is normally part of a reaction in the body that causes blood vessels to narrow (constrict). By blocking this enzyme, Accupril causes blood vessels to relax, which lowers blood pressure. It also allows the heart to work more efficiently.
Accupril was originally developed by Pfizer Pharmaceuticals. It has since come off patent, making it available as a generic.
Generic Accupril -- StrengthsGeneric Accupril is sold under the name Quinapril Tablets and is available in several strengths, including:
- Quinapril HCL 5 mg tablets
- Quinapril HCL 10 mg tablets
- Quinapril HCL 20 mg tablets
- Quinapril HCL 40 mg tablets.
Who Makes Generic Accupril?Generic Accupril is currently manufactured by a number of companies, including but not limited to:
- Par Pharmaceutical
- Teva Pharmaceuticals
- Greenstone Limited.