Accupril is an ACE inhibitor used to treat high blood pressure and heart failure. It works by relaxing blood vessels and decreasing blood volume.
Always follow your doctor’s instructions and use Accupril exactly as prescribed.
Don’t use Accupril if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
Avoid Accupril within 36 hours of taking medicine that contains sacubatril.
If you have diabetes, do not take Accupril together with medications that contain aliskiren (Tekturna, Tekamlo).
Before taking Accupril, inform your doctor if you have any of the following:
Tell your doctor about any other medication you take, especially:
Common side effects of Accupril include:
Contact your doctor if you experience these more serious side effects:
Can I drink alcohol while taking Accupril?
Drinking alcohol can lower your blood pressure, and may increase side effects of Accupril like dizziness and tiredness. Use alcohol carefully and inform your doctor of any adverse effects.
Which painkillers are safe to use while on Accupril?
Most NSAID drugs aren’t safe for people with high blood pressure to take, and may interfere with how ACE inhibitors like Accupril work. Ask your doctor about a suitable replacement for these drugs.