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These medications are comparable to Accupril (Quinapril) or used for similar purposes.

Accupril
(Quinapril)

Tarka
(Trandolapril / Verapamil)

Monopril
(Fosinopril)

Lotensin
(Benazepril)

Altace
(Ramipril)

Vasotec
(Enalapril)

Capoten
(Captopril)

Zestril
(Lisinopril)

Lowers blood pressure. Accupril (Quinapril) is a good blood pressure-lowering medicine that protects kidney function.Coming soon.Coming soon.Lowers blood pressure. Benazepril is a good blood pressure-lowering medicine that protects kidney function.Lowers blood pressure. Altace (Ramipril) is a good blood pressure-lowering medicine that protects kidney function. Easy to use if you can't swallow whole capsules.Lowers blood pressure. Enalapril is a good blood pressure-lowering medicine that protects kidney function.Lowers blood pressure. Captopril is a good blood pressure-lowering medicine that protects kidney function, but you have to take it on an empty stomach.Lowers blood pressure. Zestril (Lisinopril) is a good blood pressure-lowering medicine that protects kidney function.
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Have you used Accupril (Quinapril)?
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Have you used Tarka (Trandolapril / Verapamil)?
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Have you used Monopril (Fosinopril)?
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Reviews for Lotensin (Benazepril)
63%
37% vs. Accupril (Quinapril)
63%
37% vs. Accupril (Quinapril)
21%
+29% vs. Accupril (Quinapril)
Have you used Lotensin (Benazepril)?
Worth itNot sureNot worth it

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Have you used Altace (Ramipril)?
Worth itNot sureNot worth it
Reviews for Vasotec (Enalapril)
44%
56% vs. Accupril (Quinapril)
40%
60% vs. Accupril (Quinapril)
21%
+29% vs. Accupril (Quinapril)
Have you used Vasotec (Enalapril)?
Worth itNot sureNot worth it
Reviews for Capoten (Captopril)
33%
67% vs. Accupril (Quinapril)
25%
75% vs. Accupril (Quinapril)
26%
+24% vs. Accupril (Quinapril)
105 reviews
Have you used Capoten (Captopril)?
Worth itNot sureNot worth it
Reviews for Zestril (Lisinopril)
61%
39% vs. Accupril (Quinapril)
51%
49% vs. Accupril (Quinapril)
13%
+37% vs. Accupril (Quinapril)
676 reviews
Have you used Zestril (Lisinopril)?
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Side effects
AccuprilTarkaMonoprilBenazeprilAltaceEnalaprilCaptoprilLisinopril
  • Headache 5%
  • Dizziness 3%
  • Coughing 3%
  • Fatigue 2%
  • Low blood pressure 2%
  • Nausea and/or vomiting 1%
  • Diarrhea 1%
  • Chest pain 1%
More Accupril side effects »

We haven’t found good data for Tarka side effects.

FDA side effect reports for Tarka »

We haven’t found good data for Monopril side effects.

FDA side effect reports for Monopril »
  • Dizziness 2%
  • Headache 2%
More Benazepril side effects »
  • Low blood pressure 6%
  • Cough 5%
  • Cough increased 4%
  • Dizziness 1%
  • Nausea 1%
  • Fainting 1%
  • Positional low blood pressure 1%
  • Fatigue 1%
  • Vomiting 1%
  • Vertigo 1%
More Altace side effects »
  • Diarrhea 1%
  • Vertigo 1%
More Enalapril side effects »

The Captopril FDA package insert doesn’t have numbers about how common side effects are.

More about Captopril side effects »
  • Dizziness 7%
  • Headache 4%
  • Cough 3%
  • Diarrhea 2%
  • Chest pain 2%
  • Fatigue 2%
  • Upper respiratory infection 1%
More Lisinopril side effects »
How it works
AccuprilTarkaMonoprilBenazeprilAltaceEnalaprilCaptoprilLisinopril
Accupril (Quinapril) is an angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor. By blocking a chemical that usually tightens blood vessels, it makes blood vessels relax. This lowers blood pressure and allows more blood and oxygen to get to your heart and other organs.Coming soon.Coming soon.Benazepril is an angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor. It blocks a chemical that tightens blood vessels. This makes blood vessels relax, which lowers blood pressure and allows more blood and oxygen to get to your heart and other organs.Altace (Ramipril) is an angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor. By blocking a chemical that usually tightens blood vessels, it makes blood vessels relax. This lowers blood pressure and allows more blood and oxygen to get to your heart and other organs.Enalapril is an angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor. It blocks a chemical that tightens blood vessels. This makes blood vessels relax, which lowers blood pressure and allows more blood and oxygen to get to your heart and other organs.Captopril is an angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor. It blocks a chemical that tightens blood vessels. This makes blood vessels relax, which lowers blood pressure and allows more blood and oxygen to get to your heart and other organs.Zestril (Lisinopril) is an angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor. It blocks a chemical that tightens blood vessels. This makes blood vessels relax, which lowers blood pressure and allows more blood and oxygen to get to your heart and other organs.
Type of medication
AccuprilTarkaMonoprilBenazeprilAltaceEnalaprilCaptoprilLisinopril
Antihypertensive
ACE inhibitor
Prescription only
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Coming soon.
Antihypertensive
ACE inhibitor
Prescription only
Antihypertensive
ACE inhibitor
Prescription only
Antihypertensive
ACE inhibitor
Prescription only
Antihypertensive
ACE inhibitor
Prescription only
Antihypertensive
ACE inhibitor
Prescription only
Available as
AccuprilTarkaMonoprilBenazeprilAltaceEnalaprilCaptoprilLisinopril
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Used for (click to learn more)
AccuprilTarkaMonoprilBenazeprilAltaceEnalaprilCaptoprilLisinopril
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertension heart failure
Risk factors for serious side effects
AccuprilTarkaMonoprilBenazeprilAltaceEnalaprilCaptoprilLisinopril
  • Women of childbearing age
  • African descent
  • Heart failure
    Detailed Accupril (Quinapril) risks & warnings »
    Coming soon.Coming soon.
      • African descent
      • Current kidney problems
      • Medicine that increase potassium
      • Use of salt substitute
      Detailed Lotensin (Benazepril) risks & warnings »
      • Women of childbearing age
      • History of ACE inhibitor induced cough
      • African descent
      • Current kidney problems
      • Medicine that increase potassium
      • Use of salt substitute
      • History of kidney problems
      Detailed Altace (Ramipril) risks & warnings »
      • Women of childbearing age
        • African descent
        • Current kidney problems
        • Medicine that increase potassium
        • Use of salt substitute
        Detailed Vasotec (Enalapril) risks & warnings »
        • Women of childbearing age
          • African descent
          • Current kidney problems
          • Medicine that increase potassium
          • Use of salt substitute
          Detailed Capoten (Captopril) risks & warnings »
          • Women of childbearing age
            • African descent
            • Current kidney problems
            • Medicine that increase potassium
            • Use of salt substitute
            Detailed Zestril (Lisinopril) risks & warnings »
            Pregnancy

            Research studies with real people found harmful effects on unborn babies, but the benefits might outweigh the risks even if you’re pregnant. Talk with your doctor.

            Research studies with real people found harmful effects on unborn babies, but the benefits might outweigh the risks even if you’re pregnant. Talk with your doctor.

            Research studies with real people found harmful effects on unborn babies, but the benefits might outweigh the risks even if you’re pregnant. Talk with your doctor.

            Research studies with real people found harmful effects on unborn babies, but the benefits might outweigh the risks even if you’re pregnant. Talk with your doctor.

            Research studies with real people found harmful effects on unborn babies, but the benefits might outweigh the risks even if you’re pregnant. Talk with your doctor.

            Research studies with real people found harmful effects on unborn babies, but the benefits might outweigh the risks even if you’re pregnant. Talk with your doctor.

            Research studies with real people found harmful effects on unborn babies, but the benefits might outweigh the risks even if you’re pregnant. Talk with your doctor.

            Research studies with real people found harmful effects on unborn babies, but the benefits might outweigh the risks even if you’re pregnant. Talk with your doctor.

            Food
            AccuprilTarkaMonoprilBenazeprilAltaceEnalaprilCaptoprilLisinopril
            • Try to avoid eating foods with a lot of salt.
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            Kidneys and liver
            AccuprilTarkaMonoprilBenazeprilAltaceEnalaprilCaptoprilLisinopril
            • It protects your kidneys, so it's good for people with diabetes or mild-to-moderate kidney disease.
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            • Protects kidney function, which is especially useful for people with diabetes or mild-to-moderate kidney disease.
            • Requires routine blood tests to check kidney function.
            • Protects kidney function, which is especially useful for people with diabetes or mild-to-moderate kidney disease.
            • Requires routine blood tests to check how your kidneys are working.
            • Protects kidney function, which is especially useful for people with diabetes or mild-to-moderate kidney disease.
            • Requires routine blood tests to check kidney function.
            • Protects kidney function, which is especially useful for people with diabetes or mild-to-moderate kidney disease.
            • Requires routine blood tests to check kidney function.
            • Protects kidney function, which is especially useful for people with diabetes or mild-to-moderate kidney disease.
            • Requires routine blood tests to check kidney function.
            Upsides and benefits
            AccuprilTarkaMonoprilBenazeprilAltaceEnalaprilCaptoprilLisinopril
            • In a clinical study, more than 65% of people using Accupril (Quinapril) were able to lower their blood pressure.
            • Accupril (Quinapril) lowers the risk of heart attack and stroke.
            • It protects your kidneys, so it's good for people with diabetes or mild-to-moderate kidney disease.
            Coming soonComing soon
            • A first-choice blood pressure treatment for many people.
            • Lowers the risk of heart attack and stroke.
            • Protects kidney function, which is especially useful for people with diabetes or mild-to-moderate kidney disease.
            • The only ACE inhibitor that comes in a capsule that you can sprinkle in applesauce or water.
            • A first-choice blood pressure treatment for many people.
            • Lowers the risk of heart attack and stroke.
            • Protects kidney function, which is especially useful for people with diabetes or mild-to-moderate kidney disease.
            • The only ACE inhibitor that doctors can give through an IV if that's needed.
            • A first-choice blood pressure treatment for many people.
            • Lowers the risk of heart attack and stroke.
            • Protects kidney function, which is especially useful for people with diabetes or mild-to-moderate kidney disease.
            • A first-choice blood pressure treatment for many people.
            • Lowers the risk of heart attack and stroke.
            • Protects kidney function, which is especially useful for people with diabetes or mild-to-moderate kidney disease.
            • A first-choice blood pressure treatment for many people.
            • Lowers the risk of heart attack and stroke.
            • Protects kidney function, which is especially useful for people with diabetes or mild-to-moderate kidney disease.
            Downsides and risks
            AccuprilTarkaMonoprilBenazeprilAltaceEnalaprilCaptoprilLisinopril
            • When you first start Accupril (Quinapril), you can have a lower ability to taste things.
            • Some people can get a dry cough with this medicine. It ranges from a mild tickle in the throat to a persistent hacking cough.
            • Need to get routine blood tests to see how this medicine is affecting your body.
            • Be sure to use contraception while taking this medication since it can cause harm to the fetus. It's also not safe to use if you're already pregnant.
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            • Up to 1 in 10 people can get a dry cough with this medicine. It ranges from a mild tickle in the throat to a persistent hacking cough.
            • Requires a yearly blood test to see how the medicine is affecting your body.
            • Not safe to use if you're pregnant.
            • Up to 1 and 10 people can get a dry cough with this medicine. It ranges from a mild tickle in the throat to a persistent hacking cough.
            • Requires a yearly blood test to see how the medicine is affecting your body.
            • Not safe to use if you're pregnant.
            • Compared to other ACE inhibitors, less flexible on when you take it. Enalapril needs to be taken multiple times a day on an empty stomach.
            • Up to 1 in 10 people can get a dry cough with this medicine. It ranges from a mild tickle in the throat to a persistent hacking cough.
            • Requires a yearly blood test to see how the medicine is affecting your body.
            • Not safe to use if you're pregnant.
            • Compared to other ACE inhibitors, less flexible on when and how you take it. Captopril needs to be taken multiple times a day on an empty stomach.
            • Up to 1 in 10 people can get a dry cough with this medicine. It ranges from a mild tickle in the throat to a persistent hacking cough.
            • Requires a yearly blood test to see how the medicine is affecting your body.
            • Not safe to use if you're pregnant.
            • Up to 1 in 10 people can get a dry cough with this medicine. It ranges from a mild tickle in the throat to a persistent hacking cough.
            • Requires a yearly blood test to see how the medicine is affecting your body.
            • Not safe to use if you're pregnant.
            Tips from our pharmacists for people taking the medication
            AccuprilTarkaMonoprilBenazeprilAltaceEnalaprilCaptoprilLisinopril
            • Accupril (Quinapril) works best over time, so even if you're feeling okay, be sure to take it at the same time everyday.
            • Try to avoid eating foods with a lot of salt.
            • If you're sitting or lying down, get up slowly to minimize dizziness.
            • Don’t stop taking Accupril (Quinapril) suddenly without asking your doctor.
            • Tell your doctor about any dizziness, fatigue, cough, or throat irritation that doesn't go away.
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            • Can cause dizziness in the first few days.
            • Check your blood pressure 1 week after starting this medicine, and tell your doctor if it hasn't improved.
            • Tell your doctor about any dizziness, fatigue, cough, or throat irritation that doesn't go away.
            • Requires routine blood tests to check kidney function.
            • Don't take it if you're pregnant.
            • Requires routine blood tests to check how your kidneys are working.
            • Don't take if you are pregnant.
            • Can cause dizziness in the first few days.
            • Check your blood pressure one week after starting this medication, and tell your doctor if it hasn't improved.
            • Can cause dizziness in the first few days.
            • Check your blood pressure 1 week after starting this medicine, and tell your doctor if it hasn't improved.
            • Tell your doctor about any dizziness, fatigue, cough, or throat irritation that doesn't go away.
            • Requires routine blood tests to check kidney function.
            • Don't take it if you're pregnant.
            • Take 1 hour before or 2 hours after eating.
            • Tell your doctor about any dizziness, fatigue, cough, or change in taste sensation that doesn't go away.
            • Can cause dizziness in the first few days.
            • Check your blood pressure 1 week after starting this medicine, and tell your doctor if it hasn't improved.
            • Requires routine blood tests to check kidney function.
            • Don't take it if you're pregnant.
            • Can cause dizziness in the first few days.
            • Check your blood pressure 1 week after starting this medicine, and tell your doctor if it hasn't improved.
            • Tell your doctor about any dizziness, fatigue, cough, or throat irritation that doesn't go away.
            • Requires routine blood tests to check kidney function.
            • Don't take it if you're pregnant.
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            More about AccuprilSide effectsReviews & ratingsAlternativesFDA package insert
            Have you used Accupril (Quinapril)?
            Worth itNot sureNot worth it
            More about TarkaSide effectsFDA package insert
            Have you used Tarka (Trandolapril / Verapamil)?
            Worth itNot sureNot worth it
            More about MonoprilSide effectsFDA package insert
            Have you used Monopril (Fosinopril)?
            Worth itNot sureNot worth it
            More about BenazeprilSide effectsReviews & ratingsFDA package insert
            Have you used Lotensin (Benazepril)?
            Worth itNot sureNot worth it
            More about AltaceSide effectsReviews & ratingsFDA package insert
            Have you used Altace (Ramipril)?
            Worth itNot sureNot worth it
            More about EnalaprilSide effectsReviews & ratingsFDA package insert
            Have you used Vasotec (Enalapril)?
            Worth itNot sureNot worth it
            More about CaptoprilSide effectsReviews & ratingsFDA package insert
            Have you used Capoten (Captopril)?
            Worth itNot sureNot worth it
            More about LisinoprilSide effectsReviews & ratingsFDA package insert
            Have you used Zestril (Lisinopril)?
            Worth itNot sureNot worth it