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Drug information on Enlacard (5 mg) (Enalapril) from Intra Labs India Pvt. Ltd.

Enlacard (5 mg)

  Tablet  
Intra Labs India Pvt. Ltd.
Generic : Enalapril
 30.00
5mg
10 Tablets

Drug Name : Enalapril

Enalapril(Vasotec) generic Enlacard (5 mg) is an ACE (angiotensin-converting enzyme) inhibitor, prescribed for high blood pressure either alone or with other medications. It is also used for heart failure. It decreases certain chemicals that tighten the blood vessels.
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Written & Compiled by Anushta Chandrapalan, M.Sc  | Medically Reviewed by The Medindia Medical Review Team on February, 2, 2017
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Medical Condition(s) for which Enlacard (5 mg) may be prescribed


Side effects of Enlacard (5 mg)

   Body As A Whole : Fainting, chest pain, fatigue, abdominal pain and weakness.

   Heart : Low blood pressure, chest pain and heart attack.

   Gastrointestinal : Diarrhea, nausea and vomiting.

   Central nervous System Dizziness and headache.

   Respiratory Cough, asthma and difficulty in breathing.

   Skin Rash.

   Genitourinary Urinary tract infection.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

The recommended dose is 2.5 mg to 20mg per day, once or twice daily.

How to use Enlacard (5 mg)?

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

When is Enlacard (5 mg) not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in patients with history of angioedema due to previous treatment with ACE inhibitors, pregnancy, newborns and hypersensitivity.

Warnings and Precautions for Enlacard (5 mg)

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of heart or kidney disease, skin disorder, diabetes, cardiac muscle disease, poor blood circulation, dehydration, dialysis, any allergy, who are taking other medications, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

• It may cause dizziness or lightheadedness, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.

• It may cause vomiting or diarrhea which leads to dehydration; take enough fluids to avoid this problem.

• Avoid exposure to sunlight; otherwise it may cause sunburn.

• Patient may develop with increased risk of Dual Blockade of Renin-Angiotensin System (RAS).

Other Precautions for Enlacard (5 mg)

Monitor liver function, kidney function and complete blood cell counts regularly while taking this medication.

Storage Conditions for Enlacard (5 mg)

Store it at room temperature and protect it from moisture.


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