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Fosinopril Cough - Generic Nifedipine

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  • Fosinopril Cough
    According to this eMedTV page, up to 2.2 percent of people with high blood pressure and up to 9.7 percent of people with congestive heart failure reported a cough while taking fosinopril. This page also explains when a fosinopril cough first appears.
  • Fosinopril Dosing
    This eMedTV resource explains that for people with high blood pressure or congestive heart failure, the recommended starting fosinopril dose is 10 mg once a day. This article also outlines general fosinopril dosing guidelines.
  • Fosinopril Overdose
    Although it is rare, it is possible to overdose on fosinopril. This eMedTV resource describes the symptoms of a fosinopril overdose, including extremely low blood pressure, increased levels of sodium or potassium in the blood, and kidney failure.
  • Fosinopril Sexual Side Effects
    This eMedTV article explains that in clinical trials documenting fosinopril sexual side effects, a decreased sex drive was reported in less than 1 percent of people. This page also explains what to do if you develop sexual side effects.
  • Fosinopril Sodium
    Are you looking for information on fosinopril sodium? This selection from the eMedTV Web library gives a brief overview of this drug, explaining what it is used for, what to discuss with your healthcare provider, and more.
  • Fosinopril Uses
    This eMedTV article takes an in-depth look at fosinopril uses, which include controlling high blood pressure and relieving the symptoms of congestive heart failure. This page also discusses how fosinopril works, as well as its off-label uses.
  • Generic Accupril
    This page on the eMedTV Web site covers generic Accupril, which is manufactured by several companies and is sold under the name Quinapril Tablets. This page also lists several available strengths of the drug.
  • Generic Accuretic
    Generic Accuretic is sold under the names Quinaretic tablets and Quinapril HCL-Hydrochlorothiazide tablets. This eMedTV resource discusses generic Accuretic products, and includes information on the available strengths for such products.
  • Generic Adalat
    This eMedTV resource explains that generic Adalat CC, which is manufactured by several companies, is sold under the names Nifedipine extended-release, Nifediac CC, and Afeditab CR tablets. This page also lists several available strengths of the drug.
  • Generic Amturnide
    There are no generic Amturnide (aliskiren-amlodipine-hydrochlorothiazide) products available at this time. This eMedTV page discusses why companies have not been able to make a generic version of this drug and explains when one might become available.
  • Generic Atacand
    As you'll see in this eMedTV segment, generic Atacand (candesartan cilexetil) is now available. This article offers more details on this topic and explains how the generic versions compare to brand-name Atacand.
  • Generic Atacand HCT
    As this eMedTV article explains, a generic version of Atacand HCT (candesartan cilexetil-hydrochlorothiazide) is now available. This article further explores this topic and explains what is meant by the term "authorized generic."
  • Generic Atenolol
    This eMedTV Web page highlights generic atenolol, which is sold under the name Atenolol tablets. This page lists some available strengths of the medicine (including 25 mg, 50 mg, and 100 mg) and companies that manufacture it (such as Sandoz).
  • Generic Avalide
    As this eMedTV article explains, Avalide (irbesartan/HCTZ) is now available in generic form. This resource explains who makes the generic versions and describes how they compare to the brand-name drug.
  • Generic Avapro
    You can now buy Avapro (irbesartan) as a generic or a brand-name drug. This eMedTV segment further discusses the generic versions, explaining who makes them and how they compare to the original product.
  • Generic AZOR
    AZOR is not yet available as a generic. As this eMedTV article explains, when the patent for AZOR (amlodipine and olmesartan) expires in April 2016, a generic AZOR may become available. This page also discusses ways to cut costs on the medicine.
  • Generic Benicar
    A patent currently prohibits any generic version of Benicar from being manufactured. This eMedTV page explains when generic Benicar may become available and advises against purchasing any drug that claims to be a generic version of the medication.
  • Generic Benicar HCT
    A patent currently prohibits any generic Benicar HCT from being manufactured. This portion of the eMedTV archives explains why the earliest date a generic version of the medication will be available is 2016.
  • Generic Brevibloc
    Brevibloc (esmolol) is currently available in generic form. As this eMedTV resource explains, generic Brevibloc comes in one strength -- esmolol hydrochloride 10 mg per mL in 10 mL vials (the other forms and strengths are not available as generics).
  • Generic Bystolic
    Bystolic (nebivolol) is currently not available in generic form. This section of the eMedTV library explores when generic Bystolic products may become available and explains the difference between a generic medication and its "generic name."
  • Generic Calan
    There are currently three strengths of generic Calan available -- verapamil 40 mg, 80 mg, and 120 mg tablets. This eMedTV article also explains how the FDA has determined that generic Calan is as good as the brand-name medication.
  • Generic Capoten
    Generic Capoten is sold under the name Captopril tablets. As this segment of the eMedTV archives explains, the generic version of this drug is available in a number of strengths, including 12.5 mg, 25 mg, 50 mg, and 100 mg tablets.
  • Generic Cardizem CD
    Generic Cardizem CD is sold under a few different names and is made by several manufacturers. This eMedTV segment describes generic Cardizem CD in more detail, including a list of the various names and strengths that are available.
  • Generic Catapres
    Catapres (clonidine) is currently available in both brand-name and generic form. This section of the eMedTV library describes generic Catapres in more detail and explains whether it is equivalent to the brand-name version.
  • Generic Coreg
    The patent for Coreg has expired, and generic versions are currently available. As this page of the eMedTV Web site explains, the generic version is available in four strengths and is made by several different manufacturers.
  • Generic Corgard
    Corgard (nadolol) is currently available in both brand-name and generic form. This section of the eMedTV library lists the various strengths available for generic Corgard and explains whether the generic version is equivalent to the brand-name drug.
  • Generic Cozaar
    As this eMedTV article explains, generic Cozaar is now available on the market. This resource takes a closer look at the generic versions of this medication, including how it compares to brand-name Cozaar.
  • Generic Diovan
    The earliest that a generic form of Diovan could be available is 2012, when the patent for Diovan expires. This eMedTV page warns against buying any drug advertised as "generic Diovan" -- these drugs are fake, substandard, and potentially dangerous.
  • Generic Diovan HCT
    Generic Diovan HCT (valsartan and hydrochlorothiazide) is available in five different strengths. This eMedTV article explains why the FDA has assigned an "AB" rating to the drug and what this means when compared to the brand-name version.
  • Generic Doxazosin
    This eMedTV segment explains that a generic version of doxazosin has been approved for sale in several strengths. The different dosing amounts are described and a few of the companies that manufacture generic doxazosin are listed.
  • Generic Dynacirc CR
    Dynacirc CR (isradipine CR) is currently not available in generic form. As this segment from the eMedTV Web site explains, there are no unexpired patents for this drug -- it is unclear if a generic version can be expected in the future.
  • Generic Edarbi
    There are currently no generic Edarbi (azilsartan) products available. This eMedTV article offers an explanation of when a generic version might become available and describes the difference between a "generic name" and a "generic version" of a drug.
  • Generic Edarbyclor
    There are currently no generic Edarbyclor (azilsartan/chlorthalidone) products available. However, as this eMedTV Web page explains, a generic version could become available after the first patent for the medication expires in June 2012.
  • Generic Enalapril
    A generic enalapril, marketed as Enalapril Maleate tablets, is available in four strengths. This eMedTV Web page discusses generic enalapril, including information on how it's used to treat high blood pressure and heart failure symptoms.
  • Generic Exforge
    The blood pressure medication Exforge (amlodipine and valsartan) is not yet available in generic form. This eMedTV selection takes a look at the reasons behind this and talks about the possibility of taking amlodipine and valsartan separately.
  • Generic Exforge HCT
    As discussed in this eMedTV segment, there are no generic Exforge HCT (amlodipine-valsartan-hydrochlorothiazide) products available. This page explains why this is the case and discusses when a generic might become available.
  • Generic for Altace
    Currently, there are four strengths of generic Altace available. This portion of the eMedTV library takes an in-depth look at the generic versions of Altace, including information on who makes them and how they are rated by the FDA.
  • Generic Hydrochlorothiazide
    Generic hydrochlorothiazide is available in a variety of strengths, including 15 mg, 25 mg, and 50 mg. As this eMedTV page explains, generic hydrochlorothiazide comes as tablets or capsules and is manufactured by a number of drug companies.
  • Generic Hyzaar
    It is now possible to buy generic Hyzaar. This selection from the eMedTV library goes into detail about how the generic version compares to brand-name Hyzaar and lists the strengths in which it is available.
  • Generic Inderal
    This portion of the eMedTV archives examines generic Inderal, which is sold under the name Propranolol tablets. This page lists some available strengths of the drug, as well as companies that manufacture it.
  • Generic Inderide
    Inderide (propranolol/HCTZ) is only available as a generic medication. This eMedTV page explains how the FDA has determined that generic Inderide is as good as the brand-name drug and offers manufacturer information for this blood pressure medicine.
  • Generic Labetalol
    An alternative to Trandate, generic labetalol is available under the name Labetalol Hydrochloride tablets. This eMedTV Web page discusses available strengths of generic forms of labetalol and lists some companies that manufacture them.
  • Generic Lasix
    Generic Lasix is available in a variety of strengths, including 20 mg, 40 mg, and 80 mg tablets. As this eMedTV page explains, generic Lasix is also available in a liquid form or as an injection, and is manufactured by several companies.
  • Generic Levatol
    Although the patents for Levatol (penbutolol) have expired, no generic versions are available. This eMedTV article explores why generic Levatol may not be available and explains the difference between a generic drug and its "generic name."
  • Generic Lisinopril
    This segment of the eMedTV archives explains that generic lisinopril, which is sold under the name Lisinopril tablets, is manufactured by a number of companies and is available in several strengths. Common uses for the drug are also described.
  • Generic Loniten
    This eMedTV resource explains that only generic Loniten (minoxidil oral) products are currently available, as the brand-name version is no longer made. This page also describes how the FDA determined that the generics are as good as brand-name Loniten.
  • Generic Lopressor
    This eMedTV page gives an overview of generic Lopressor, which is manufactured by a number of companies (including Sandoz) and is available in several strengths (such as 50 mg). The medication is sold under the name Metoprolol Tartrate tablets.
  • Generic Lotensin
    Generic Lotensin is sold under the name Benazepril HCL tablets. This page on the eMedTV Web site lists several strengths in which generic Lotensin is available, as well as a few companies that manufacture it.
  • Generic Lotensin HCT
    This eMedTV segment explains that there is a generic Lotensin HCT approved for sale under the name Benazepril Hydrochloride and Hydrochlorothiazide tablets. This resource also covers the different dosing strengths for generic Lotensin HCT.
  • Generic Lotrel
    This eMedTV page gives an overview of generic Lotrel, listing the strengths in which it is available and the companies that manufacture it. This page also explains why the generic versions are considered equivalent to brand-name Lotrel.
  • Generic Mavik
    This page on the eMedTV Web site provides an overview of generic Mavik, which is available in three strengths (1 mg, 2 mg, and 4 mg) and is made by several companies (including Sandoz Pharmaceuticals and Teva Pharmaceuticals).
  • Generic Maxzide
    This page from the eMedTV archives takes a look at generic Maxzide. It explains the uses for the drug, lists its available strengths, and also includes information on some of the companies who currently manufacture it.
  • Generic Micardis
    It is now possible to buy Micardis (telmisartan) in generic form. This eMedTV article offers a closer look at generic Micardis, exploring how it compares to the brand-name drug, available strengths, and more.
  • Generic Micardis HCT
    As you'll see in this part of the eMedTV site, you can now buy Micardis HCT (telmisartan/hydrochlorothiazide) in generic form. This article provides more info on this topic, including how the generic version compares to the brand-name drug.
  • Generic Monopril-HCT
    Generic Monopril-HCT is currently available. As this selection from the eMedTV archives explains, the drug is sold under the name Fosinopril Sodium-Hydrochlorothiazide tablets. This page also describes the different strengths of the medication.
  • Generic Nifedipine
    Generic nifedipine is manufactured by a number of different companies. This eMedTV page gives an overview of the drug, explaining which versions of nifedipine are approved to treat angina and which are approved to treat high blood pressure.
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