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Enapil 5 mg Tablet

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Composition for Enapil 5 mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Enapil 5 mg Tablet

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10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Enapil Tablet

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Uses of Enapil Tablet

Enapil 5 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of high blood pressure and heart failure.
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Enapil Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Enapil are Decreased blood pressure, Cough, Increased potassium level in blood, Fatigue, Weakness, Dizziness, Renal impairment.

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How to use Enapil 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. Enapil 5 mg Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.

How Enapil Tablet works

Enapil 5 mg 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 Enapil Tablet

Expert advice for Enapil Tablet

  • You have been prescribed Enapil 5 mg Tablet to improve blood pressure.
  • Lowering blood pressure reduces the chance of future heart attack & strokes.
  • It may also be used to treat chronic (long-standing) heart failure.
  • It protects kidney function, which is especially useful for people with diabetes or mild-to-moderate kidney diseases.
  • Enapil 5 mg Tablet can make you feel dizzy for the first few days.  Take it preferably at bedtime and rise slowly if you have been sitting or lying down.
  • Let your doctor know about any dizziness, cough, or throat irritation that doesn't go away.
  • Enapil 5 mg Tablet may cause the level of potassium in blood to go up. Avoid taking potassium supplements and potassium-rich foods such as banana and broccoli.
  • Do not take it during pregnancy or breastfeeding. Tell your doctor if you become pregnant while taking Enapil 5 mg Tablet.
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Enapil Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Enapil Tablet
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Enapil 5 mg 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.
Lactation
SAFE
Enapil 5 mg 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 Enapil 5 mg Tablet immediately after child birth should be avoided.
Driving
Enapil 5 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Enapil 5 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Enapil 5 mg 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.
Liver
CAUTION
Enapil 5 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Enapil 5 mg 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.

What if you miss a dose of Enapil Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Enapil 5 mg Tablet, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Enapil Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Enalapril

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

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Enapil with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Enapil with Eplerenone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Eplerenone: Planep, Eptus, Epleran, Exinia, Eplinice, Exenta
Enapil with Triamterene
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Triamterene: Trymax
Enapil with Flecainide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Flecainide: Flecarite
Enapil with Ardeparin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ardeparin: Lomoparin
Enapil with Nadroparin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nadroparin: Fraxiparine, Nadropar, Fraxodi, Cardioparin
Enapil with Parnaparin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Parnaparin: Fluxium, Fluxum
Enapil with Mercaptopurine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Mercaptopurine: Purinetone, 6-MP
Enapil with Azathioprine
SERIOUS
Enapil with Reviparin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Reviparin: Clivarine
Enapil with Tinzaparin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Tinzaparin: Innohep
Enapil with Spironolactone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Spironolactone: Aldactone, Spilactone
Enapil with Bemiparin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Bemiparin: Hibor
Enapil with Sirolimus
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sirolimus: Siropan, Raparen, Rapacan, Rocas, Emtor, Limus, Sirova, Siromus, Rapamune
Enapil with Dalteparin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Dalteparin: Fragmin, Daltehep
Enapil with Tacrolimus
SERIOUS
Enapil with Propafenone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Propafenone: Pradil
Enapil with Disopyramide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Disopyramide: Norpace
Enapil with Glipizide
MODERATE
Enapil with Chlorthalidone
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Chlorthalidone: Thiovas, Chlorfid, Lupiclor, Klorzid, Clovet, Thaloric, Thiaklor, Zione, Thalizide, CTD, Chlohat
Enapil with Silymarin
MODERATE
Enapil with Ginkgo Biloba
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Ginkgo Biloba: Oto Sure
Enapil with Furosemide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Furosemide: Frussenex, Fru, Lasix, Frusamide, Frusenex, Lasix HD, Urix, Furoped, Laxide
Enapil with Chlorpropamide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Chlorpropamide: Diabinese
Enapil with Naftopidil
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Naftopidil: Nafodil, Naftomax
Enapil with Tolbutamide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Tolbutamide: Rastinon
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Metamizole / Dipyrone: Novalgin RC, Bral, Novalgin

Substitutes for Enapil Tablet

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