Envapen 5mg Tablet

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Morepen Laboratories Ltd

Composition for Envapen 5mg Tablet

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₹1.9/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Envapen Tablet

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Uses of Envapen Tablet

Envapen 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 Envapen Tablet

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

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

How Envapen Tablet works

Envapen 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 Envapen Tablet

Expert advice for Envapen Tablet

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

AAP & Lactmed both say it is category A
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Driving
Envapen 5mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.

Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery.
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Kidney
UNSAFE
Envapen 5mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use in patients with kidney disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

Caution to be advised in patients with impaired renal function.
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Liver
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

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 Envapen 5mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Enalapril

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