Medicine Overview of Encardil Tablet
Side effects of Encardil Tablet
Decreased blood pressure, Cough, Increased potassium level in blood, Fatigue, Weakness, Dizziness, Renal impairment.
How to use Encardil 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 Encardil 10mg Tablet empty stomach (1 hour before food or 2 hours after food).
How Encardil Tablet works
Encardil 10mg 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 Encardil Tablet
Expert advice for Encardil Tablet
- You may get a dry cough while using Encardil. Report to your doctor if there is a persistent cough.
- Encardil 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 Encardil if you’re pregnant or plan to become pregnant. Encardil may cause birth defects or be fatal to your unborn baby.
Special precautions for Encardil 10mg Tablet
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Encardil 10mg Tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy.+more
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....
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.
Encardil 10mg 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.+more
AAP & Lactmed both say it is category A...
AAP & Lactmed both say it is category A
Encardil 10mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.+more
Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery....
Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery.
Encardil 10mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use in patients with kidney disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.+more
Caution to be advised in patients with impaired renal function....
Caution to be advised in patients with impaired renal function.
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Tacsant 0.5mg Capsule, Heplock 10IU Injection, Avery 300mg Tablet, Silybon 35mg Suspension
If you miss a dose of Enalapril, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.
Frequently asked questions for Encardil 10mg Tablet
Frequently asked questions for Enalapril
Encardil 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
Encardil is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Encardil belongs to a class of medication called as angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE)
Encardil is a generic drug whereas Envas 5 and Envas 2.5 is a brand name
Yes, it forms an active metabolite called as Encardil 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 Encardil cause weight gain/loss/cough/hair loose/ sleepiness/ blood sugar/ lowers heart rate?
Encardil can cause weight loss/gain, cough, lower blood sugar. Patient should fallow doctor’s advice for possible side effects.
Substitutes for Encardil Tablet
Enapril 10mg Tablet
Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Nuril 10mg Tablet
Enace 10mg Tablet
Abbott India Ltd
Envas 10mg Tablet
Cadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Entp 10mg Tablet
Taurus Laboratories Pvt Ltd