Side effect(s) of Fosinopril

Review the side-effects of Fosinopril as documented in medical literature. The term "side effects" refers to unintended effects that can occur as a result of taking the medication. In majority of the instances these side-effects are mild and easily tolerable, however sometimes they can be more severe and can be detrimental.

If the side effects are not tolerable adjusting the dosage or switching to a different medication can help to manage or overcome side effects. If you have any doubts or questions, we recommend seeking advice from your doctor or pharmacist.

  Most Frequent
- Nausea, vomiting, fatigue, cough, headache, diarrhea and elevated liver enzyme level.

- Chest pain, edema, weakness and excessive sweating.

- Heart attack, stroke, high/low blood pressure, abnormal heart rhythm, palpitations, fainting, flushing and burning pain.

- Hives, rash, photosensitivity and itching.

- Gout and decreased sexual activity.

- Inflammation of pancreas/liver, difficulty in swallowing, abdominal pain, flatulence, constipation, heartburn, appetite/weight change and dry mouth.

- Abnormally enlarged lymph nodes.

  Allergic Reactions
- Life threatening allergic reactions.

- Joint/muscle pain and muscle cramps.

  Central Nervous System
- Memory disturbances, tremor, confusion, mood changes, tingling, sleep disturbances, drowsiness and vertigo.

- Asthma, inflammation of pharynx/sinus/nose/larynx, hoarseness and nosebleed.

- Ringing in the ear, vision disturbances, taste disturbances and eye irritation.

- Kidney impairment and urinary frequency.

Other Precautions :

Monitor blood pressure, sugar level, blood electrolyte levels, heart or kidney or liver function regularly while taking this medication.

Drug Name : Fosinopril

Fosinopril(Monopril) generic is an angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor, prescribed for high blood pressure, heart failure and preventing kidney failure. It works by relaxing blood vessels.

Trade Names for Fosinopril

India :

International :