Etoril 5 mg Tablet

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Uses of Etoril Tablet

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

Etoril Tablet side effects

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

How to use Etoril 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. Etoril 5 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Etoril Tablet works

Etoril 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.

Etoril Tablet related warnings

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Etoril 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.
Etoril 5 mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Etoril 5 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Etoril 5 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Etoril 5 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of blood pressure is recommended for dose adjustment.
Etoril 5 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Etoril 5 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Inform your doctor if you develop any signs and symptoms of jaundice while taking this medicine.

What if you miss a dose of Etoril Tablet?

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

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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Etoril 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.
  • Etoril 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.
  • Etoril 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 Etoril 5 mg Tablet.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Etoril with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Etoril

High blood pressure and diabetes
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Diabetes Specialist
just telling high BP and sugar wil not help in giving u medicinetell the details since when u have diabetes and hypertensionwhat medicine u taking for bothand also do following blood testHba1c, Blood sugar ( fasting & PP), Urine routine, CBC, ESR, Lipid profile, Thyroid profile, Serum creatinine, BUN, eGFR, AST & ALT
How to maintain high blood pressure?What type of restrictions in High blood pressure?
Dr. Saurabh Arora
Heart Specialist
Avoid fried food and extra salts and regular exercise
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User Feedback


Q. Is Etoril safe to use?
Etoril is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. Is Etoril a diuretic?
No, Etoril is not a diuretic. It belongs to a class of drugs called ACE inhibitors (angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors), which is mainly used to reduce high blood pressure.
Q. Is Etoril a nitrate or a statin?
Etoril is neither a nitrate nor a statin. It is an ACE inhibitor used to treat high blood pressure.
Q. Can I take Etoril with Ibuprofen?
Ibuprofen can be taken with Etoril, however, it is known that ibuprofen and other NSAIDs may reduce the antihypertensive effects of ramipril. Consult your doctor about any medications currently taken before starting and while on ramipril
Q. Does Etoril cause cough?
Yes, non-productive tickling cough, is one of the common side effects of Etoril.
Q. Does Etoril cause frequent urination?
No, Etoril has no known effect on increasing the frequency of urination. It may rarely increase the urine output but not affect the frequency of urination.
Q. Does Etoril cause itching?
Yes, Etoril may cause itching of skin. However, It is not very commonly observed.
Q. Does Etoril cause an increase in potassium levels in the blood?
Yes, increased potassium levels in the blood (hyperkalemia) is one the common side effects of Etoril.
Q. Does Etoril cause depression?
Yes, Etoril may cause depression; however, it is not very commonly observed.
Q. Does Etoril known to cause thinning of the blood?
No. Etoril has no known effect on blood thinning.
Q. Can I take Etoril with sildenafil?
Yes, Etoril can be taken with Sildenafil. However, there could be an excessive fall in blood pressure when taken together and you can experience symptoms like dizziness, lightheadedness, fainting, flushing, headache, or an increased heart rate. So, special caution must be taken when taking both the drugs together and inform your doctor if you experience any of these symptoms.
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Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 22nd Aug 2018.
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