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Quinaretic is a prescription drug licensed to treat high blood pressure (hypertension) in adults. It consists of two medications: a diuretic and an ACE inhibitor. This product can significantly lower blood pressure levels by causing blood vessels to relax and causing a decrease in blood volume. Potential side effects may include headache, cough, dizziness, and fatigue.

What Is Quinaretic?

Quinaretic (quinapril HCL-hydrochlorothiazide) is a prescription medicine used for controlling high blood pressure (hypertension) in adults; however, it is not a cure for high blood pressure.
 
Quinaretic has not been approved for use in children.
 
(Click What Is Quinaretic Used For? for more information.)
 

Side Effects

As with any medicine, there are possible side effects with Quinaretic. However, not everyone who takes the medicine will experience side effects. In fact, most people tolerate it well.
 
When side effects do occur, they are often minor and either require no treatment or can easily be treated by you or your healthcare provider. Serious side effects are less common.
 
The most common side effects of Quinaretic include:
 
(Click Side Effects of Quinaretic to learn about specific side effects, including rare but serious health problems that may occur with the drug.)
 
You can also read about other possible side effects by going to the following eMedTV articles:
 
 
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