Enam D 5mg/12.5mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Enam D 5mg/12.5mg Tablet

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Uses of Enalapril

Enalapril 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 Enalapril

Common

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

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How to use Enalapril

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.

How Enam D 5mg/12.5mg Tablet works

Enalapril 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.
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Uses of Hydrochlorothiazide

Hydrochlorothiazide is used in hypertension, heart failure, edema (Fluid retention) and kidney stone.
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Side effects of Hydrochlorothiazide

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Headache, Nausea, Increased blood uric acid, Decreased potassium level in blood, Glucose intolerance, Altered blood lipids.

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How to use Hydrochlorothiazide

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.

How Enam D 5mg/12.5mg Tablet works

Hydrochlorothiazide is a thiazide diuretic. It lowers blood pressure and fluid retention in edema by removing the extra water and electrolytes from the body.

In Depth Information on Enam D 5mg/12.5mg Tablet

Expert advice for Enalapril

  • You may get a dry cough while using Enalapril. Report to your doctor if there is a persistent cough.
  • Enalapril 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 Enalapril if you’re pregnant or plan to become pregnant. Enalapril may cause birth defects or be fatal to your unborn baby.

Expert advice for Hydrochlorothiazide

Do not chew, divide or crush the tablets, swallow it whole with water. Avoid taking hydrochlorothiazide at bedtime because it makes you urinate more often. It is recommended to take in early morning. Drink adequate amount of liquid to avoid becoming dehydrated or overheated. Consult your doctor if you experience any of these side effects: dryness of mouth, thirst, weakness, lethargy, drowsiness, restlessness, confusion, muscle pains or cramps that doesn't go away. Do not start or continue the tablet:
  • If you are allergic to sulfonamide-derived drugs (Sulfa drugs).
  • If you have diabetes or increase lipid levels (cholesterol).
  • If you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant.
  • If you have any other disease such as kidney disease, liver disease, heart disease, diabetes or gout, asthma and lupus erythematosus (an allergic condition which causes joint pain, skin rashes and fever).
Get up slowly from lying position to avoid dizziness. This is more common when hydrochlorothiazide is taken for the first time.Use sunscreen for photosensitivity. Avoid drinking alcohol, OTC medicines unless recommended by doctor.
Warnings
Special precautions for Enam D 5mg/12.5mg Tablet
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking Hydrochlorothiazide with alcohol may have additive ef
fects in lowering blood pressure. You may experience headache, dizziness, lightheadedness, fainting, and/or changes in pulse or heart rate.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Enam D 5mg/12.5mg 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
Enam D 5mg/12.5mg 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 Enam D 5mg/12.5mg Tablet immediately after child birth should be avoided.
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Driving
Enam D 5mg/12.5mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, ti
red, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Enam D 5mg/12.5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Enam D 5mg/12.5mg 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
Enam D 5mg/12.5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Enam D 5mg/12.5mg 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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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Enam D 5mg/12.5mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for 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.
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Frequently asked questions for Hydrochlorothiazide

Q. Hydrochlorothiazide is a diuretic,which increases the excretion of urine?
Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use
Q. Is Hydrochlorothiazide a statin/ opiate?
No.It is the derivative of chlorothiazide
Q. Is Hydrochlorothiazide bad for your kidneys?
No.Hydrochlorthiazide is a safe drug at prescribed dose by your doctor. Consult your doctor if you have kidney disease and follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use
Q. Can I take hydrochlorothiazide with lisinopril/ ibuprofen/ synthroid/ aspirin/ potassium/ phentermine/ losartan/ naproxen/ magnesium/ vitamins?
Taking other medicines may alter the effects of hydrochlorothiazide. Always consult your doctor for the change of dose regimen or an alternative drug of choice that may strictly be required
Q. Does hydrochlorothiazide cause diabetes/ erectile dysfunction/ weight loss/ gout/ constipation/tinnitus/ potassium loss?
Hydrochlorothiazide causing these side effects is rare or uncommon. However, consult your doctor if you experience any of these side effects
Q. Does Hydrochlorothiazide have sulfa in it?
Yes.Hydrochlorothiazide has sulfa and it is chemically known as 6-chloro- 3, 4-dihydro-2 H-1, 2, 4-benzothiadiazine-7-sulfonamide 1, 1-dioxide
Q. Does Hydrochlorothiazide clean your system?
No.Hydrochlorothiazide reduces extra fluid in the body.
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