Canapril 2.5mg Tablet

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Composition for Canapril 2.5mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Canapril Tablet

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Uses of Canapril Tablet

Canapril 2.5mg Tablet is used in the treatment of heart failure and hypertension.
It lowers the risk of heart attack and stroke.
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Side effects of Canapril Tablet

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Decreased blood pressure, Cough, Increased potassium level in blood, Fatigue, Weakness, Dizziness, Renal impairment.

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How to use Canapril Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. It is better to take Canapril 2.5mg Tablet empty stomach (1 hour before food or 2 hours after food).

How Canapril Tablet works

Canapril 2.5mg tablet is an angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor. It works by reducing stress on the heart and relaxing blood vessel so that blood flows more smoothly and the heart can pump blood more efficiently.

In Depth Information on Canapril Tablet

Expert advice for Canapril Tablet

  • You may get a dry cough while using Canapril. Report to your doctor if there is a persistent cough.
  • Canapril may cause the level of potassium in blood to go up. Avoid taking potassium supplements and potassium-rich foods such as banana and broccoli.
  • Inform your doctor immediately if you have rapid swelling of the lips, tongue, and throat that may affect breathing.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
  • You shouldn’t take Canapril if you’re pregnant or plan to become pregnant. Canapril may cause birth defects or be fatal to your unborn baby.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Canapril 2.5mg Tablet
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Canapril 2.5mg 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.
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Lactation
SAFE
Canapril 2.5mg Tablet is safe to use during lactation. Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.

Use of Canapril 2.5mg Tablet immediately after child birth should be avoided.
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Driving
Canapril 2.5mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired
, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Canapril 2.5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Canapril 2.5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Regular monitoring of blood pressure, kidney function test, and potassium levels is recommended while you are taking this medicine.
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Liver
CAUTION
Canapril 2.5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Canapril 2.5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Inform your doctor if you experience fatigue, develop yellowing of the skin and eyes or white stools while taking this medicine.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Tacloran 1mg Capsule, Lomorin NX 60mg Injection, Heplock 10IU Injection, Silybon 35mg/5ml Suspension

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Enalapril, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Canapril 2.5mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Enalapril

Canapril 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
Canapril is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Canapril belongs to a class of medication called as angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE)
Canapril is a generic drug whereas Envas 5 and Envas 2.5 is a brand name
Yes, it forms an active metabolite called as Canapril 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
Canapril can cause weight loss/gain, cough, lower blood sugar. Patient should fallow doctor’s advice for possible side effects.
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