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What happens if I miss a dose (Monopril)?
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take the medicine at the next regularly scheduled time. Do not take extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
What happens if I overdose (Monopril)?
Seek emergency medical attention if you think you have used too much of this medicine.
Overdose symptoms may include feeling extremely dizzy or light-headed, or fainting.
What should I avoid while taking fosinopril (Monopril)?
Avoid taking an antacid within 2 hours before or after you take fosinopril.
Avoid drinking alcohol. It can further lower your blood pressure and may increase some of the side effects of fosinopril.
Do not use salt substitutes or potassium supplements while taking fosinopril, unless your doctor has told you to.
Avoid getting up too fast from a sitting or lying position, or you may feel dizzy. Get up slowly and steady yourself to prevent a fall.
What other drugs will affect fosinopril (Monopril)?
Before taking fosinopril, tell your doctor if you are taking any of the following drugs:
This list is not complete and there may be other drugs that can interact with fosinopril. Tell your doctor about all the prescription and over-the-counter medications you use. This includes vitamins, minerals, herbal products, and drugs prescribed by other doctors. Do not start using a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist can provide more information about fosinopril.
Report Problems to the Food and Drug Administration
You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.
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