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Safe: There's no interaction with that combination.Get a more detailed answer ›
Ingredient:: The ingredients in enalapril: enalapril.Get a more detailed answer ›
Within: Hours...Low BP would be most common symptom. Why? Go to er immediately if a concern. ...Read more
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
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?
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
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
Yes: The are the same medication. Most doctors and pharmacies just leave off the maleate. ...Read more
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
Yes: Same compound.Get a more detailed answer ›
None you'll notice: Both lower BP nicely - you'll likely not notice any difference. ...Read more