|Pack Size||Qty||Price Per Pill or Unit||Price||Offer|
|30 Tablet/s||US$ 0.15||US$ 4.50||
|60 Tablet/s||US$ 0.15||US$ 9.01||
|90 Tablet/s||US$ 0.15||US$ 13.51||
|US Brand Name||Vasotec|
Enapril 5 mg
Enapril 5 mg is a potent drug used in the treatment of high blood pressure and heart attack. It contains the active ingredient Enalapril which belongs to the class of ACE inhibitors (angiotensin-converting enzyme) and is one of the most popular drugs given in the treatment of heart failure and hypertension.ACE inhibitors are the drugs that inhibit the action of Angiotensin-converting enzyme in the body. Angiotensin II causes constriction of blood vessels and increases the blood pressure. This way, ACE inhibitors relax the blood vessels and decreases the elevated blood pressure. Enalapril 5 mg is available in oral tablet dosage form.
Usage and Instructions
Enalapril 5 mg is given in hypertension that decreases the workload of the heart. It also decreases the risk of various heart conditions:
- Mild to moderate hypertension
- Improves the survival in people with myocardial infarction after suffering a heart attack
- Stroke, angina, and other serious cardiovascular diseases
Mechanism of action
Enalapril present in Enapril 5 mg tablets belongs to the class of ACE inhibitors (angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor). It stops the formation of Angiotensin II which causes constriction of blood vessels and increases the blood pressure. It relaxes the constricted blood vessels and helps the heart in pumping the blood more easily. It reduces the post-heart attack damage by supplying enough oxygen supply. In the case of kidney problems, it improves the blood supply in the vessels found in the kidneys and reduces the chance of getting hypertension and diabetes post effects.
Dosage and Administration
Always take the dose of Enapril 5 mg prescribed by the physician. It is very important to consume medicine timely. Various factors are observed before prescribing a disease. The doctor is the one who will prescribe the best suitable dose for you. You can buy Enapril 5 mg tablets from online pharmacy store. The initial recommended dosage starts from 5 mg and can be increased or decreased depending upon the patient’s severity of the condition. You must swallow the whole tablet with one glass full of water. Do not crush or chew it. Enalapril can be taken once in a day. It can be taken with or without food a day. It is best to take it at the same time daily because it shows the best results and helps to remember when to take the drug. Dose adjustments are done basis on the levels of blood pressure. Always take the medicine as instructed by your doctor. It is important to take the drug as instructed by your doctor. Abrupt discontinuation of medicine can cause adverse reactions. So before stopping the drug intake, always consult a physician first. Speak to your doctor in case of missed dose and overdose.
Warnings and Precautions
Your doctor will test your blood pressure regularly during the treatment to check Enapril 5 mg has not affected your kidney function. you should not use an Enalapril formulation if you are allergic to it or if you take heart medicines, have a history of angioedema, or if you are allergic to any other ACE inhibitor such as captopril, lisinopril, benazepril perindopril, etc. Make sure you do not take Enapril 5 mg tablet after taking a medicine that contains sacubitril. If you have diabetes, kidney disease, liver problem, an electrolyte balance, heart disease, or a history of a blood clot.
All medicines have their side effects, sometimes they are serious but most of the times they are not. Some common side effects of Enapril 5 mg are a dry cough that doesn’t go away, headache, feeling dizzy or lightheaded, mild skin rash, diarrhea, and blurred vision. Other serious ones include irregular heartbeat, yellow skin, shortness of breath, severe stomach pain, swollen ankles, weak arms, and legs.
Possible drug interactions
Always inform your doctor about the drugs you are taking to date. Give a complete list of prescription or non-prescription drugs and any other disease conditions. This way, the doctor is able to decide and give you the list of drugs and other things that may interact with Enapril 5 mg. Drugs listed below may interact with Enalapril can hinder its normal functioning:
- Potassium chloride
- Injections for rheumatoid arthritis
- Gold injections