EL 5mg Tablet

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Sunij Pharma Pvt Ltd

Composition for EL 5mg Tablet

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19.57
₹1.96/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of EL Tablet

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Uses of EL Tablet

EL 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 EL Tablet

Common

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

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How to use EL 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 EL 5mg Tablet empty stomach (1 hour before food or 2 hours after food).

How EL Tablet works

El 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 EL Tablet

Expert advice for EL Tablet

  • You may get a dry cough while using El. Report to your doctor if there is a persistent cough.
  • El 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 El if you’re pregnant or plan to become pregnant. El may cause birth defects or be fatal to your unborn baby.
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Warnings
Special precautions for EL 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
EL 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
EL 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 EL 5mg Tablet immediately after child birth should be avoided.
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Driving
EL 5mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or dec
rease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
EL 5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of EL 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
EL 5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of EL 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
Lomorin NX 60mg Injection, Heplock 10IU Injection, Tacsant 0.5mg Capsule, Captomer 50mg Tablet

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 EL 5mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Enalapril

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