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ARBITACE 50MG TABLET

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Composition for ARBITACE

Enalapril(5 mg),Losartan(50 mg)

food interaction for ARBITACE

alcohol interaction for ARBITACE

pregnancy interaction for ARBITACE

lactation interaction for ARBITACE

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Taking Losartan with alcohol may excessively lower the blood pressure.
UNSAFE
Arbitace 50mg tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy.
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Arbitace 50mg tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE

SALT INFORMATION for ARBITACE

Enalapril(5 mg)

Uses

Enalapril is used in the treatment of increased blood pressure , heart failure, heart attack and diabetic kidney disease.

How it works

Enalapril relaxes blood vessels which lowers blood pressure and also reduces the workload of the heart.

Common side effects

Orthostatic hypotension (low blood pressure), Hormone imbalance, Allergic reaction, Slow growth in children and teenagers, Cough, Diarrhoea, Dizziness, Fatigue, Headache, Heartburn, Lightheadedness, Muscle cramp
Losartan(50 mg)

Uses

Losartan is used in the treatment of increased blood pressure , heart failure, heart attack and diabetic kidney disease.

How it works

Losartan relaxes blood vessels which lowers the blood pressure and also reduces the workload of the heart.

Common side effects

Numbness, Pain in extremity, Back pain, Bone pain, Joint pain, Chest pain, Difficulty in swallowing, Facial swelling, Lip swelling, Heartburn, Hoarseness of voice, Muscle cramp

SUBSTITUTES for ARBITACE

No substitutes found

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Expert advice for ARBITACE

  • Notify your doctor immediately if you are or planning to become pregnant during the administration of this medicine.
  • Notify the doctor if you have signs of recurrent infections (sore throat, chills, fever), these may be signs of neutropenia (unusually low number of cells called neutrophils, a type of white blood cells). 
     
  • Enalapril should be discontinued a day prior to any surgery.
  • Notify your doctor if you have rapid swelling of the lips, tongue, and throat that may affect breathing. This may occur in 1 out of 100 patients taking the Enalapril.
  • Your doctor may recommend a change in the lifestyle to lower your blood pressure. It may include
    • Consume fruits, vegetables, low-fat dairy products, and reduce saturated-total fat.
    • Reduce daily dietary sodium intake as much as possible, ideally to 65 mmol/day (1.5 g/day sodium or 3.8 g/day sodium chloride).
    • Regular aerobic physical activity (at least 30 minutes/day, most days of the week).
     
  • A persistent dry cough is common with Enalapril. Notify the doctor if the cough becomes bothersome. Do not take any cough medicines.
  • Enalapril may cause dizziness in the first few days of starting the treatment, especially after the first dose. To avoid this, take the Enalapril at bedtime, drink plenty of water and get up slowly after sitting or lying down.
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    Avoid driving if you feel dizzy after consuming Enalapril.
  • Avoid taking potassium supplements and potassium-rich foods such as banana and broccoli.

Frequently asked questions for ARBITACE

Enalapril

Q.Is enalapril a beta blocker/statin/alpha blocker?
Enalapril belongs to a class of medication called as angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor

Q.Is enalapril same as ramipril?
Enalapril and ramipril belongs to same category of drugs with similar action, but their effect may vary upon individual response

Q.Is enalapril safe?
Enalapril is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor

Q.What are enalapril/Envas 5/ Envas 2.5?
Enalapril belongs to a class of medication called as angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE)

Q.Is enalapril a generic drug?
Enalapril is a generic drug whereas Envas 5 and Envas 2.5 is a brand name

Q.Is enalapril a prodrug?
Yes, it forms an active metabolite called as enalapril at

Q.Can I take enalapril with ibubrufen/Tylenol/asprin/ Viagra/ magnesium/Cialis (tadalafil)/Cymbalta(duloxetin)?
Asprin increases antihypertensive effect of enalpril. Patients should follow doctors advice for its use

Q.Does enalapril cause weight gain/loss/cough/hair loose/ sleepiness/ blood sugar/ lowers heart rate?
Enalapril can cause weight loss/gain, cough, lower blood sugar. Patient should fallow doctor’s advice for possible side effects.

Losartan

Q.Is losartan a blood thinner?
No, losartan is from a class of medications called angiotensin II receptor antagonists. It works by blocking the action of certain natural substances that tighten the blood vessels, allowing the blood to flow more smoothly and the heart to pump more efficiently

Q.Is losartan safe?
Losartan is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor

Q.Is losartan the same as losartan potassium?
Yes. Losartan is available in the market as losartan potassium. So, the salt form of losartan contains potassium, however, check the bottle before use

Q.Is losartan generic?
Yes, it is the generic drug

Q.Is losartan a water pill?
No, it belongs to a class of medications called angiotensin II receptor antagonists

Q.Is losartan gluten free?
Yes. losartan is gluten free. However, please refer to package insert of the prescribed brand before use

Q.Does losartan contain potassium?
Losartan is available in the market as losartan potassium. So, the salt form of losartan contains potassium, however, check the bottle before use

Q.Can I take losartan with Benadryl/atenolol/Xanax/Viagra/Nyquil/metoprolol?
Atenolol, metoprolol and Xanax may lower blood pressure when taken along with losartan. No clinically observed drug interaction is observed with Viagra, Nyquil, and alcohol. Please follow doctor’s advice regarding its use

Q.Does losartan cause constipation/infrequent urination/ drowsiness/ headache/ itching/ cough/ lower heart rate?
Losartan causes headache, drowsiness. Constipation, infrequent urination, itching, cough and low heart rate are not reported. Patient should fallow doctor’s advice regarding the possible side effects.

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Content on this page was last updated on 08 April, 2014, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)