Encardil 10mg Tablet

Medley Pharmaceuticals

Composition for Encardil 10mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

10 tablets in 1 strip

Medicine Overview of Encardil Tablet


Uses of Encardil Tablet

Encardil 10mg Tablet is used in the treatment of hypertension and heart failure.
It lowers the risk of heart attack and stroke.

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. Encardil 10mg Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.

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.
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Special precautions for Encardil 10mg Tablet
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Encardil 10mg 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.
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.

Use of Encardil 10mg Tablet immediately after child birth should be avoided.
Encardil 10mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired,
or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Encardil 10mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Encardil 10mg 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.
Encardil 10mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Encardil 10mg 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.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Lomorin NX 60mg Injection, Planep 25mg Tablet, Heplock 10IU Injection, 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.
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Patient Concerns

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
Encardil can cause weight loss/gain, cough, lower blood sugar. Patient should fallow doctor’s advice for possible side effects.

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