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Dr. Lawrence Kessler
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Vasotec (Definition)

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

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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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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Is my time to take my next dose of enalapril 10mg for today.My pressure is 115/75 what to do?I take it or leave it?

Is my time to take my next dose of enalapril 10mg for today.My pressure is 115/75 what to do?I take it or leave it?

Need more info.: It can be helpful to check ones BP each morning, sitting and standing. After several days, one can decide whether or not the BP medication dose is optimal. ...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?

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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