Drug Uses Avapro is primarily used for the treatment of high blood pressure but it is also prescribed in people with type ii diabetes to reduce damage to the kidneys, often delaying the need for dialysis and a kidney transplant. Usage You may take it with or without a meal. Blood pressure will only decline gradually so it may be a couple of weeks before you get the full benefit of the drug. So do not stop taking it until you get complete relief. Missed Dose You should try and take your doses on time taking care not to miss any. But if you do miss a dose, then skip it and continue with your regular dose. But do not take a double dose. Storage Store it at room temperature. Overdose The typical symptoms of an overdose are low blood pressure and an abnormally slow or rapid heartbeat. If you suspect an overdose, then seek medical attention immediately. More Information The drug may cause light-headedness, dizziness, and faintness in some people. Do not consume alcohol along with the drug. Do not drive or handle heavy machinery until you know how to react to the drug.