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Epm (2.5 mg) (Enalapril) Drug Price and Information

Enalapril (Epm (2.5 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.

Epm (2.5 mg)

  Tablet  
Grandix Pharmaceuticals
Generic : Enalapril
 25.00
2.5mg
10 Tablets
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    Drug information on Epm (2.5 mg) (Enalapril) from Grandix Pharmaceuticals

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    Drug Name : Enalapril

    Enalapril(Vasotec) generic Enalapril 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.
    More Info about Enalapril

    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 Epm (2.5 mg) may be prescribed


    Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

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

    Side effects of Epm (2.5 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.

    How to use Epm (2.5 mg)?

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

    When Should Epm (2.5 mg) not be taken? (Contraindications)

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

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    Warnings and Precautions for Epm (2.5 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 Epm (2.5 mg)

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

    Storage Conditions for Epm (2.5 mg)

    Store it at room temperature and protect it from moisture.


    Schedule : H  Prescription drugs - Drugs to be sold only under the prescription of a Registered Medical Practitioner.

    Enalapril (Renitec): Drug Treats High Blood Pressure, Diabetic Kidney Disease, and Heart Failure



    Epm (2.5 mg)(Enalapril) : Frequently Asked Questions

    Q: Is Epm (2.5 mg) harmful to the liver?

    A: Yes, Epm (2.5 mg) is harmful to the liver. It may cause yellowing of the skin and an increase in liver enzymes, as well as severe liver damage (1 Trusted Source
    Enalapril

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    ).

    Q: Is it safe to take Epm (2.5 mg) for a long time?

    A: Yes, since most people tolerate Epm (2.5 mg) well, it can be taken for a long time. However, long-term use can have an impact on kidney function (2 Trusted Source
    Acute and long-term effects of enalapril on the cardiovascular response to exercise and exercise tolerance in patients with congestive heart failure

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    ).

    Q: Can Epm (2.5 mg) be taken on empty stomach?

    A: Epm (2.5 mg) tablets or oral solution can be taken with or without food, but if vomiting occurs after dosing on an empty stomach, it is better to take it with food (3 Trusted Source
    Enalapril

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    ).

    Q: Is Epm (2.5 mg) safe to use in diabetic patients?

    A: Epm (2.5 mg) may alter your blood sugar levels and mask the symptoms of low blood sugar. As a precaution, you should inform your doctor if you have diabetes before taking this medication (4 Trusted Source
    Metabolic effects of hydrochlorothiazide and enalapril during treatment of the hypertensive diabetic patient. Enalapril for hypertensive diabetics

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    ).

    Q: Can Epm (2.5 mg) cause dizziness?

    A: Yes, Epm (2.5 mg) can cause dizziness. It is not advisable to operate heavy machinery or drive a motor vehicle while taking this medication (3 Trusted Source
    Enalapril

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    ).

    • 1. Enalapril - (https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK547936/ )
    • 2. Acute and long-term effects of enalapril on the cardiovascular response to exercise and exercise tolerance in patients with congestive heart failure - (https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/2989349/ )
    • 3. Enalapril - (https://medlineplus.gov/druginfo/meds/a686022.html )
    • 4. Metabolic effects of hydrochlorothiazide and enalapril during treatment of the hypertensive diabetic patient. Enalapril for hypertensive diabetics - (https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/2847668/ )
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