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If you are an adult with high blood pressure, you may benefit from Accuretic® (quinapril HCL-hydrochlorothiazide), a combination medicine that is taken once a day. The two drugs contained in Accuretic are Accupril® (quinapril hydrochloride) and hydrochlorothiazide.
Most people are able to take Accuretic without any problems. However, as with any medicine, side effects are possible. In clinical trials, commonly reported reactions included:
  • Fatigue
  • Dizziness
  • Cough.
To help ensure your safety, make sure your healthcare provider is aware of your current medications and whether you are taking any other drugs. In addition, during treatment with this product, do not take any potassium supplements or salt substitutes containing potassium without first discussing it with your healthcare provider.
(Click Accuretic to read more about this topic. This article provides a more in-depth discussion, explaining how this blood pressure medicine works, what to expect while taking it, and how to ensure the effectiveness of each dose.)
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