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Enalapril And Hydrocholorthiazide (Overview)

Enalapril|hydrocholorthiazide is a combination blood pressure agent which is a kind of blood pressure drug (cardiovascular drug).


Enalapril And Hydrocholorthiazide (Overview)

Enalapril|hydrocholorthiazide is a combination blood pressure agent which is a kind of blood pressure drug (cardiovascular drug).


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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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Which one make my pressure lower enalapril or hctz (hydrochlorothiazide)? When to cut down on hctz (hydrochlorothiazide)?

Which one make my pressure lower enalapril or hctz (hydrochlorothiazide)? When to cut down on hctz (hydrochlorothiazide)?

Enalapril: Enalapril is an ace-inhibitor (angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor) does work in the kidney (but is not a water pill) and is a stronger medicine to lower blood pressure. If blood pressure is under control and you are low in potassium due to the hctz (hydrochlorothiazide= a water pill) you could ask your health care provider about a reduction or stopping. ...Read more

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I m taking enalapril/vasotec 10mg twice daily with hctz (hydrochlorothiazide) 25mg. My pressure almost always under 125/85.Can I reduce my dose to 5mg twice daily or/ 12.5?

Probably not!: You may want to cut down on hctz (hydrochlorothiazide) to 12.5 mg to prevent electrolyte imbalance. You may want to take 20 mg vasotec once a day rather than 10 mg twice a day. Please check with your md! ...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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What is triazide and enalapril used for?

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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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?

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

Dr. Madhu Kandarpa
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Hydrochlorothiazide (Definition)

This is a diuretic often used to treat high blood pressure. It can be used alone or often in combination with ...Read more


Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
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Vasotec (Definition)

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