Monopril Dosage

A healthcare provider will determine your Monopril dosage based on a number of factors, including your age, your diagnosed medical condition, and other medical conditions you may have. The recommended starting dosage of Monopril for most people is 10 mg once a day. It may take several weeks to see the full effects of Monopril, at which time your healthcare provider may increase or decrease your Monopril dose. Do not adjust your dose unless your healthcare provider instructs you to do so.

Monopril Dosage: An Introduction

The dose of Monopril® (fosinopril sodium) your healthcare provider recommends will vary depending on a number of factors, including:
 
  • Your age
  • The medical condition you are being treated for
  • Other medical conditions you may have
  • Other medications you may currently be taking.
     
As is always the case, do not adjust your dose unless your healthcare provider specifically instructs you to do so.
 

Monopril Dosing for High Blood Pressure

The recommended starting dosage of Monopril for most people with high blood pressure (hypertension) is Monopril 10 mg once daily. Based on the blood pressure response and/or Monopril side effects, the dosage may be increased or decreased. With each change in dosage, it may take several weeks to see the full effects of Monopril on lowering blood pressure.
 

Monopril Dosing for Congestive Heart Failure

The recommended starting dosage of Monopril for most people with congestive heart failure is Monopril 10 mg once a day. Based on the response and/or Monopril side effects, the dosage may be increased or decreased. For congestive heart failure, the maximum recommended dose of Monopril is 40 mg daily.
 
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