Angiotensin Converting Enzyme Inhibitors – Quinapril

Generic Name

quinapril, including in combination with hydrochlorothiazide                                      

5 mg, 10 mg, 20 mg, 40 mg, 10 mg/12.5 mg, 20 mg/12.5 mg, 20 mg/25 mg



Special Authority Criteria

Approval Period

  1. Treatment failure on optimal doses of, or intolerance to, ramipril.


  1. Complex patient requiring medications for co-existing chronic condition(s).


Practitioner Exemptions

  • Practitioners in the following specialty are not required to submit a Special Authority request form for coverage:
    • Paediatric Cardiology
    • Paediatrics

Special Notes

  • Individuals requiring a diuretic combination product must satisfy the same criteria.
  • Patients with co-existing chronic conditions requiring use of multiple medications will be considered complex for the purposes of Special Authority criteria.

Special Authority Request Form(s)