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Could enalapril cause insomnia?

Could enalapril cause insomnia?

Yes: Enalapril can cause insomnia in 1% to 10% of people who use it. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Insomnia (Definition)

A sleep disorder in which you cannot fall or stay asleep. It usually accompanies another sleep, medical, or psychiatric disorder, and can lead to memory impairment, mood changes, and increased risk of ...Read more


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Can enalapril cause weight gain?

Can enalapril cause weight gain?

Not directly: If Enalapril causes kidney failure then the weight gain would be related to fluid retention. If you just started it then it is standard of care to check for this with bloodwork within the first week. ...Read more

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Can enalapril cause bad heartburn?

Can enalapril cause bad heartburn?

Never heard before: It its causing you heart burn you may wanna take it with food and with a glass of water not just sip of water. ...Read more

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Does enalapril causes erectile dysfunction?

Does enalapril causes erectile dysfunction?

Possible: Enalapril is an ace inhibitor and they can cause erectile dysfunction. ...Read more

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Can enalapril cause veins to be more visible? I can clearly see veins on my palm, before medication I couldn't. Other veins on my arm are not dilated.

Can enalapril cause veins to be more visible? I can clearly see veins on my palm, before medication I couldn't. Other veins on my arm are not dilated.

No: Veins are thin walled, low pressure structures. They fill and become engorged when they're below heart level and they collapse when held above heart level. Try this: raise your hand above your shoulders for 30 seconds and see if you still see your veins? Enalapril will dilate arterioles (small arteries), especially in your kidney. It has no effect on veins. ...Read more

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Can enalapril cause orthostatic tachycardia? When I stand up my blood pressure drops (not hypotension)and heart rate goes up. Normal when laying down.

Can enalapril cause orthostatic tachycardia? When I stand up my blood pressure drops (not hypotension)and heart rate goes up. Normal when laying down.

Yes, has been descri: Orthostatic tachycardia (or postural tachycardia) has been described with enalapril. It may be due to an interaction with other medications (most commonly antidepressants and sedatives), however, & not enalapril per se. Talk to whoever prescribed the enalapril, and go over ALL of your symptoms & medications. Hopefully, you both can get to the cause & find optimum treatment. Best Wishes &
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Sometimes PVCs, sinus Tachycardia. Holter monitor and ekg. Doctor thinks dehydration and blood volume issues from enalapril. Other causes?

Sometimes PVCs, sinus Tachycardia. Holter monitor and ekg. Doctor thinks dehydration and blood volume issues from enalapril. Other causes?

There are several: Potential diagnoses that could explain sinus tachycardia (autonomic dysfunction, inappropriate sinus tachycardia, medication effects, anxiety, dehydration, etc.) We all have occasional PVCs. You live near a University health care facility so make an appointment with a cardiologist there for a second opinion. ...Read more

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Is vasotec (enalapril) a beta blocker?

Is vasotec (enalapril) a beta blocker?

Vasotec (enalapril): Vasotec (enalapril) is an angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitor not a beta blocker. ...Read more

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Why do body aches while taking enalapril?

Why do body aches while taking enalapril?

Common side effect: Check out online. Epocrates. Com & drugs. Com for any medication's side effects. Talk to your prescribing doctor about your concerns. You might be able to tolerate another ace inhibitor instead of this one or you might need to switch blood pressure lowering class completely. But whenever you think you have a side effect, it's always imperative to inform prescribing doctor. At least ask pharmacist. ...Read more

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Is it necasry to withdraw enalapril in less dry cough?

Is it necasry to withdraw enalapril in less dry cough?

Enalapril=cough: Enalapril often causes a tickly throat and cough that just won't go away until you stop enalapril. There's no way to be sure if Enalapril is the cause - you must stop the drug and wait for the cough to go away. Then if you restart the drug and the cough immediately returns, you know for sure it was enalapril. ...Read more

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Are the drugs enalapril and enalapril maleate the same?

Are the drugs enalapril and enalapril maleate the same?

Yes: The are the same medication. Most doctors and pharmacies just leave off the maleate. ...Read more

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Does take enalapril can reduce my posibility to get pregnant?

Does take enalapril can reduce my posibility to get pregnant?

No but see your doc: Enalapril is a blood pressure medicine known as an ace inhibitor. While it usually does great to lower blood pressure it is not safe to take in pregnancy especially early pregnancy. It will not hurt your chances of becoming pregnant but it should be changed to a more safe medication in pregnancy before you start trying. Patients with high blood pressure need to see their doctors before trying. ...Read more

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What are the differences between enalapril 20 and losartan 50?

What are the differences between enalapril 20 and losartan 50?

Acei vs arb: Enalapril is an angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitor and losarten is an angiotensin receptor blocker. Both work at the kidney level to control blood pressure and reduced proteinuria. Acei can have a side effect of cough while arbs do not. ...Read more

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How long hctz (hydrochlorothiazide) and enalapril is active in the body?

How long hctz (hydrochlorothiazide) and enalapril is active in the body?

A bit > 1 day: This combination of medications is typically taken once a day, so it stays active for a least that long. Likely to be completely out of your body after a week. ...Read more

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Dad is taking enalapril but it has severe systemic side effects should he discontinue are there other alternatives?

Dad is taking enalapril but it has severe systemic side effects should he discontinue are there other alternatives?

Alternative are many: There are several alternatives to enalapril. Talk to your doctors. Please do specify what systemic side effects does he have to enalapril. ...Read more

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What is the rational for using enalapril in MI?

What is the rational for using enalapril in MI?

Prevention: Enalapril is in a class of medicines called ACE inhibitors. Given after an MI, they reduce the likelihood of further heart damage ...Read more

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Is enalapril a beta blocker?

Enalapril: Is in the class of drugs called ace inhibitors (angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors). ...Read more

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What is triazide and enalapril used for?

HBP and CHF: Thiazide is a mild diuretics and a better hypertension medication
Enalapril is in the class of ACE inhibitor, good for hypertension, to protect kidneys from diabetes and as part of the treatment of Congestive Heart Failure (CHF) ...Read more

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I use enalapril drug for one week, my bloodpressure now is normal, is it okey for me to stop taking the drug?

I use enalapril drug for one week, my bloodpressure now is normal, is it okey for me to stop taking the drug?

No: If you were prescribed enalapril, you likely have the diagnosis of hypertension, and that is treatable (but not curable) by medication.

Some patients do manage to get their bps under control by exercising, losing weight, quitting smoking and modifying diet (esp. Salt reduction). But you should remain on the medication until you and your doctor are sure these lifestyle changes are sufficient. ...Read more

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I was taking 25mg of athenolol for 6 years and BP was under control. I recently changed to 2.5mg of enalapril. Bp was high. Two dosages same effect?

Rebound effect: You are probably experiencing the rebound phenomena associated with medications like atenolol called beta blockers. It is due to sudden discontinuation. Any particular reason for the change. I recommend you follow up with your doctor asap. ...Read more

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Is enalapril the same as lisinopril?

Is enalapril the same as lisinopril?

Enalapril: Is a relative of Lisinopril and has virtually the same pharmacological effects. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take enalapril while pregnant?

Is it safe to take enalapril while pregnant?

No: Generally, ACE inhibitors like Enalapril are not recommended in pregnancy due to some adverse animal studies and very limited human studies. Most blood pressure problems in pregnancy can be addressed with medicines that have a more known effect on baby. ...Read more

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Chf medication, what is a enalapril substitute?

Chf medication, what is a enalapril substitute?

CHF med substitute.: Enalapril is an ace-i. It leads to vasodilatation and naturesis. Thereby decreasing the the cardiac pressures and work the heart has to do to work. Substitutes are nitrates with diuretic calcium channel blockers. It is contraindicated in bilateral renal stenosis new renal dysfunction and sulfa allergy to some of them. ...Read more

Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Vasotec (Definition)

Vasotec is an angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor which is a kind of blood ...Read more