fosinopril sodium, Monopril

  • Pharmacy Author:
    Omudhome Ogbru, PharmD

    Dr. Ogbru received his Doctorate in Pharmacy from the University of the Pacific School of Pharmacy in 1995. He completed a Pharmacy Practice Residency at the University of Arizona/University Medical Center in 1996. He was a Professor of Pharmacy Practice and a Regional Clerkship Coordinator for the University of the Pacific School of Pharmacy from 1996-99.

  • Medical and Pharmacy Editor: Jay W. Marks, MD
    Jay W. Marks, MD

    Jay W. Marks, MD

    Jay W. Marks, MD, is a board-certified internist and gastroenterologist. He graduated from Yale University School of Medicine and trained in internal medicine and gastroenterology at UCLA/Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.

Is fosinopril sodium safe to take if I'm pregnant or breastfeeding?

ACE inhibitors, including fosinopril, can be harmful to the fetus and should not be taken by pregnant women.

Fosinopril is secreted in breast milk and is not recommended for nursing mothers.

What else should I know about fosinopril sodium?

What preparations of fosinopril sodium are available?

Tablets: 10, 20, and 40 mg

How should I keep fosinopril sodium stored?

Tablets should be stored between 15-30 C (59-86 F).

Reference: FDA Prescribing Information

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