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Can you take alcohol when using enalapril 5mg? Should i skip a dose when i know i'm going to drink that day (i drink very seldom).
Alcohol can affect: the absorption and metabolism of many drugs. It is a drug too after all. It is never a good idea to mix alcohol with prescription drugs of any kind. In this case the combination could potentiate the blood pressure lowering effects and cause you to be very dizzy or pass out. Abstinence would be advisable. ...Read more
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