Lepril 5 mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of Lepril Tablet
Lepril 5 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of high blood pressure and heart failure.
Lepril Tablet side effects
Common
  • Decreased blood pressure
  • Cough
  • Increased potassium level in blood
  • Fatigue
  • Weakness
  • Dizziness
  • Renal impairment
How to use Lepril 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. Lepril 5 mg Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.
How Lepril Tablet works
Lepril 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.
Lepril Tablet related warnings
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Lepril 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
Lepril 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 Lepril 5 mg Tablet immediately after child birth should be avoided.
Driving
Lepril 5 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Lepril 5 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Lepril 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
Lepril 5 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Lepril 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 Lepril Tablet?
If you miss a dose of Lepril 5 mg Tablet, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Lepril 5 mg Tablet
₹2.8/Tablet
Envas 5 Tablet
Cadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd
₹3.37/Tablet
20% costlier
Enam 5 Tablet
Dr Reddy's Laboratories Ltd
₹3.33/Tablet
19% costlier
₹3.37/Tablet
20% costlier
Enapril 5mg Tablet
Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd
₹3.37/Tablet
20% costlier
₹3.36/Tablet
20% costlier

Expert Advice

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

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Lepril with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Thioprinz
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Urinol, Zeric
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Cnoxrin
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Psycolith
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Celparin
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Lyma
MODERATE
MODERATE
Brand(s): Euroglip, Pridex MG, Glimpee
MODERATE
Brand(s): Glunase
MODERATE
Brand(s): Diabic, Glywin
MODERATE

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Lepril

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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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FAQs

Q. Is Lepril a beta blocker/statin/alpha blocker?
Lepril 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
Q. Is Lepril safe?
Lepril is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. What are Lepril/Envas 5/ Envas 2.5?
Lepril belongs to a class of medication called as angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE)
Q. Is Lepril a generic drug?
Lepril is a generic drug whereas Envas 5 and Envas 2.5 is a brand name
Q. Is Lepril a prodrug?
Yes, it forms an active metabolite called as Lepril 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 Lepril cause weight gain/loss/cough/hair loose/ sleepiness/ blood sugar/ lowers heart rate?
Lepril can cause weight loss/gain, cough, lower blood sugar. Patient should fallow doctor’s advice for possible side effects.
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Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 5th Jun 2018.
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