What is Vasotec (Enalapril) used for?
Vasotec (Enalapril) is an angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor. It works by relaxing the blood vessels and allowing the blood to flow more easily. It may be used alone or with other blood pressure medicines to get the intended result.
Enalapril is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension) and heart failure. It also helps to prevent kidney disease, heart attack and stroke in persons with hypertension.
Vasotec (Enalapril) Information
Always read and understand the medication guide provided with the product before you begin taking Enalapril. When you buy Enalapril online from Your Canada Drug Store, we always send the products in the manufacturer’s packaging.
This is taken orally with or without food. The typical dose is 2 tablets a day but may vary depending on your weight and medical condition. It has to be taken consistently to notice the benefit. Keep taking it once you feel better. Ceasing treatment early can cause your symptoms to return.
It can take several weeks to manage high blood pressure. Treating heart failure can take several months of treatment to control. Call your doctor or pharmacist if your condition does not improve or if it grows worse.
You should take it around the same time every day to ensure you have a constant dose in your system. Do not take extra doses and it will not improve your condition and may increase your risk of side effects. If you forget to take it, you can skip the missed dose and continue with your schedule.
Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant during treatment. It can result in the death of an unborn baby. Store at room temperature away from children and animals when not in use.
The following drugs are known to interact with Enalapril. This is not an exhaustive list of all possible drug interactions. It is important to disclose all your current medications, (including prescription medications and herbal products) with your doctor to prevent allergic reactions or adverse interactions. They may have to determine if the interaction is worth the benefit of using both drugs or if your therapeutic plan needs to be changed.
- Tiaprofenic Acid
- Niflumic Acid
- Mefenamic Acid
- Flufenamic Acid
- Potassium Phosphate
- Olmesartan Medoxomil
- Nimesulide Beta Cyclodextrin
- Candesartan Cilexetil
- Sodium Salicylate
- Bupivacaine Liposome
- Choline Salicylate
Enalapril has known side effects. This is not a complete list and includes frequently reported adverse events. If you experience any signs and symptoms of serious side effects when taking this, talk to your doctor or seek emergency care.
Report side effects to your doctor. If you find them unmanageable call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. We also have a pharmacist that can provide counselling when you buy Enalapril online.
- Blurred vision
- sore throat
- Chest pain
- tightness in the chest
- fever or chills
- cough producing mucus
- difficult or trouble breathing
- dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position
- unusual tiredness or weakness
- Lack or loss of strength
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DISCLAIMER: The information provided here is for informational purposes only and is not intended to replace the medical advice provided by a certified medical professional. You require your doctor's approval prior to buying or using prescription drugs sold here. We do have a pharmacist on staff if your doctor is unavailable to provide medical advice when you buy Enalapril online.
Do not use the information here to ignore or contradict advice provided by a licensed medical professional. Always seek medical advice if you have any questions or concerns about this medication.