Enalapril and Hydrochlorothiazide - Drug Information

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General Information on Enalapril and Hydrochlorothiazide

Generic Name : Enalapril and Hydrochlorothiazide

Pronunciation : e nal' a pril - hye droe klor oh thye' a zide

Latest prescription information about Enalapril and Hydrochlorothiazide. Learn how to pronounce the drug's name, its indications, dosage, how to take, when to take, when not to take, side effects, special precautions, its storage instructions and warnings if any when taken during pregnancy. Also listed are the International and Indian trade name(s) of the drug and its price list.
ICD Code : Y52.5 | Therapeutic Classification : Anti- Hypertensives

Trade Names/Brand Names of Enalapril and Hydrochlorothiazide

India- Enace-D Tab, Enam-D Tab, Enapril-Ht Tab, Enapril-Ld Tab, Enaretic Tab , Envas-H Tab , Enzide Tab, Invozide Tab , Normace-D Tab, Vasonorm-H Tab , Viviril-D Tab.
International- Vaseretic.

Why is Enalapril and Hydrochlorothiazide Prescribed? (Indications)

This medication is an angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor and thiazide diuretic combination, prescribed for high blood pressure.  

When should Enalapril and Hydrochlorothiazide not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in patients with anuria, angioedema and hypersensitivity.

Pregnancy Category

A B C D X

Category D :

There is an evidence of fetal risk based on adverse reaction data, but potential benefits may allow the drug to be used in pregnant women despite risks.

What is the dosage of Enalapril and Hydrochlorothiazide?

Adult: PO- HTN; CHF- Per tab contains enalapril maleate 10 mg and hydrochlorothiazide 25 mg: -1 tab/day.

How should Enalapril and Hydrochlorothiazide be taken?

It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, with or without food.

What are the warnings and precautions for Enalapril and Hydrochlorothiazide?

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of heart, parathyroid, liver or kidney disease, lupus, sugar, any allergy, asthma, gout, angioedema, who are taking other medications, elderly, children, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
Avoid alcohol consumption.
It may cause diarrhea or vomiting which leads to dehydration, drink enough fluid to avoid this problem.
It may cause dizziness, lightheadedness or fainting, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.
Avoid exposure to sunlight; otherwise it may cause sunburn.
Patient may develop with increased risk of Dual Blockade of the Renin-Angiotensin System (RAS).

What are the side effects of Enalapril and Hydrochlorothiazide?

   Most frequent : Dizziness, headache, fatigue, muscle cramps, weakness, impotence, diarrhea and increased cough.
   Body As A Whole : Fainting, chest pain and abdominal pain.
   Heart : Low blood pressure, palpitation and fast heart rate.
   Gastrointestinal : Vomiting, indigestion, constipation, flatulence and dry mouth.
   Central Nervous System : Sleeplessness, nervousness, tingling, drowsiness and unsteadiness.
   Skin : Itching and rash.
   Miscellaneous : Difficulty in breathing, gout, back pain, joint pain, increased sweating, decreased sexual activity, ringing in the ear and urinary tract infection.

What are the other precautions for Enalapril and Hydrochlorothiazide?

Avoid excess dosage.

What are the storage conditions of Enalapril and Hydrochlorothiazide?

Store it at room temperature and protect it from moisture. Keep away from children.

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bmdn1 

zabesta xlo is used, one tablet in the morning in empty stomach, by me for the last ten years and my bp is in control. but unfortunately I am suffering from gout for the last one month and doctor prescribed Febuxostat40, I am taking one per day got relief but doctor advised to continue zabestaxlo.Please advise a safe drug to maintain bp.To my query doctor advised to continue the medicine that i have been using.

Chokks 

Advised by dr. to take this medicine ( Atten H )daily. What are the side effects of this tablet

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