Enalapril 5 Mg

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  • SKU: SKU 1083

Enalapril 5 mg Tablet helps treat hypertension; it lowers blood pressure and reduces the risk of heart disease. Learn more about its benefits and usage.

Pack Size Qty Price Unit Price  
100 Tablet/s
$16.00 $0.16
60 Tablet/s
$10.00 $0.17
30 Tablet/s
$6.00 $0.20
  • Generic Name : Enalapril Maleate
  • Brand Name : Vasotec
  • Manufacturer Name : Intas
  • Delivery Days : 10 To 12 Working Days
  • Presentation : Tablet/s (Blister Packing)

What is Enalapril 5mg? 

Enalapril 5mg tablet is effective in treating hypertension and certain other heart disorders. It also prevents and reduces the risk of a heart attack. 

5mg of Enalapril belongs to a class of drugs called angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors. It relaxes blood vessels and promotes a smooth blood flow.

After a prescription from the doctor, Enalapril can be purchased from licensed drugstores. It is also available under the brand name Vasotec. 

What are the Uses of Enalapril 5mg?

Doctors prescribe Enalapril 5mg for:

Treatment of high blood pressure

Treatment of heart failure

Treatment and prevention of heart attack and stroke

How does Enalapril 5mg work? 

Enalapril tablet is an angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor that works by decreasing stress on the heart and relaxing blood vessels. This promotes smooth blood flow and efficiently pumps blood to the heart. 

How to take Enalapril 5mg? 

Take Enalapril 5mg in dose and duration as advised by the doctor. It can be prescribed alone or in combination with other medications. 

Enalapril tablets should be taken on an empty stomach or as directed by your doctor. The dose of the medicine will depend on your condition, age, and body weight. 

Please do not stop taking 5mg of Enalapril tablet unless a doctor recommends it. Stopping this medicine can worsen your condition or increase the risk of side effects.

What if I miss a dose of 5mg of Enalapril?

If you miss a dose of Enalapril 5mg, skip it and continue your regular schedule. Do not take double doses to compensate for your missed dosage. 

What if I consume an overdose of Enalapril 5mg?

If you accidentally take more Enalapril tablets, contact the doctor immediately or visit a nearby hospital. 

Symptoms of overdosage include light-headedness with fainting, severe dizziness, anxiety, fast breathing, cough and fast heartbeat.

What are the side effects of Enalapril 5mg?

Most side effects of the Enalapril tablet do not require medical attention, as they disappear once your body adjusts. 

Some common side effects of Enalapril 5mg include:

Unusual tiredness and weakness

  • Chest pain
  • Cough 
  • Dizziness
  • Fever or chills
  • Skin rash
  • Vomiting
  • Low blood pressure
  • Allergic skin reaction
  • Increase in potassium levels

Call your doctor immediately if any of the side effects persist or worsen. 

Precautions and warnings for Enalapril 5mg 

Do not take Enalapril 5mg tablet if you are allergic to it or have other allergies. 

5mg of Enalapril is not prescribed for use in patients with severe hypotension and in pregnant & breastfeeding women.

Enalapril tablets can cause dizziness while changing positions or standing up suddenly, mainly during the initial days of treatment. 

As a precaution, avoid driving or operating heavy tools or machines. Also, do not consume alcohol, as it can cause dizziness. 

5mg of Enalapril tablet can decrease blood sugar and electrolyte levels. Thus, your doctor will monitor these levels during treatment to avoid the risk of unwanted side effects. 

Enalapril tablet is safe for you only when the complete medical and medicine history is shared with the doctor. 

Frequently asked questions about Enalapril 5mg (FAQs)

Is Enalapril 5mg safe for diabetic patients? 

Enalapril 5mg can alter your blood sugar levels in the body. It can also hide symptoms of low blood sugar. If you have diabetes, inform your doctor before starting treatment with this medicine.

Is it safe to consume alcohol with an Enalapril 5mg tablet? 

Avoid alcohol consumption when taking 5mg of Enalapril tablet, as it can reduce your blood pressure severely and make you feel dizzy or drowsy. 

Can I take the Enalapril tablet regularly? 

Your doctor will first evaluate your health condition and then suggest whether you can take the Enalapril tablet regularly. 

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