Monopril (Fosinopril) for Heart Disease | MyHeartDiseaseTeam

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Monopril is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat hypertension. Monopril is also known by its drug name, Fosinopril.

Monopril is an angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor. ACE inhibitors are believed to work by relaxing the blood vessels.

How do I take it?
Monopril is generally taken once daily.

Monopril comes in tablet form.

Side effects
The FDA-approved label for Monopril lists common side effects including headache, fatigue, stuffy nose, rash, itching, dry cough, muscle, or joint pain, nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea.

Rare but serious side effects listed for Monopril include angioedema, liver failure, blood disorders, anaphylaxis, and fetal toxicity.

For answers to frequently asked questions about exposure to ACE inhibitors during pregnancy and breastfeeding, visit the experts at

For more details about this treatment, visit:
Monopril – RxList

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