Side effects

Because Accupro Tablet 20mg contains the active ingredient quinapril, you may experience side effects like:

  • Headache
  • Tiredness
  • Dizziness
  • Feeling sick or being sick
  • Chest infection
  • Coughing
  • Nasal stuffiness or a runny nose
  • Kidney or urinary problems
  • Diarrhoea
  • Indigestion
  • Wind
  • Muscle pain or weakness
  • Back pain
  • Joint pain or gout
  • Blurred vision
  • Watery or fluid retention in your body
  • Inflammation or sinuses
  • Numbness or tingling in the arms and legs
  • Sleeplessness
  • Depression
  • Nervousness
  • For males, difficulty in achieving an erections

If any of these side effects persist or become more severe you should contact your doctor or pharmacist right away.

Serious side effects

While more serious side effects of this medication are rare, you should immediately stop taking quinapril and inform your doctor if they do occur. Serious side effects of the active ingredient used in Accupro Tablet 20mg include:

  • Swelling of the face, tongue and throat causing difficulty breathing
  • Severe pain in the abdomen
  • Weakness in the arms and legs or difficulty speaking
  • Heart attack of speeding up of the heart rate
  • Severe skin rash, itching, swelling, blistering, and peeling of the skin
  • Inflammation of mucous membranes like the mouth and lips
  • Severe allergic reaction
  • Severe sore throat or severe mouth ulcers, especially if you have kidney problems or collagen vascular disease
  • Feeling faint, particularly while standing
  • Severe pain the abdomen and back
  • Yellowing of the skin or whites of the eyes
  • Chest pain, tightness of the chest, shortness of breath, wheezing or difficulty breathing, irregular or strong heartbeats

Allergic reaction

Serious allergic reaction to this drug and the active ingredient used in it is unlikely, but you should get immediate medical attention if it does occur. Some symptoms of allergic reaction include:

  • Rash
  • Itching and swelling of the face, tongue, throat
  • Difficulty breathing
  • Dizziness