Enalapril. 5 mg. 30 tablets
Enalapril. 5 mg. 30 tablets
Enalapril - belongs to a class of medicines called angiotensin converting enzyme ( ACE ) inhibitors .
Enalapril - works by dilating blood vessels. This helps to reduce blood pressure. In many patients with heart failure , enalapril - improves cardiac function.
Enalapril - serve :
Treatment of High Blood Pressure
Treatment of heart failure
Treatment of patients with impaired left ventricular function after myocardial infarction
Information on patients with high blood pressure :
If you have high blood pressure (hypertension ), then it remains high , even when resting . High blood pressure is not necessarily associated with any symptoms . The only way to determine hypertensive you to track blood pressure . For this reason, you should regularly check your blood pressure .
If left untreated , blood pressure can damage vital organs like the heart and kidneys. You can feel well and have no symptoms and hypertension cause stroke, myocardial infarction, heart failure , kidney failure or lead to blindness. High blood pressure can be treated and controlled with medicines such as enalapril - .
Information for patients with heart failure :
Heart failure is that the heart muscle is unable to pump enough blood to meet the needs of the body. Heart failure is not identical to a myocardial infarction.
Patients in the early stages of heart failure may have no symptoms at all. However, with the progression of heart failure patients may experience shortness of breath, is more easily fatigued in moderate physical activity such as walking . Liquids can be held in different parts of the body that is often the first apparently around the knees and legs. The case of severe heart failure , patients may have these symptoms even at rest .
All the above symptoms can limit daily activities. Your doctor may recommend a medical product that can improve the symptoms of heart failure ( such as a medical product Enalapril - ) . If you follow your doctor's instructions , you can improve your ability to perform daily activities . You will breathe easier , fatigue and swelling will decrease .
In patients who have heart failure without symptoms , treatment with drugs such as enalapril , Chaikapharma can slow progression of the disease and to delay the onset of symptoms. In patients with heart failure who have symptoms Enalapril - Chaikapharma has demonstrated its ability to slow down the worsening of the disease and to prolong life .
Some patients develop heart failure after myocardial infarction. However, it may also occur for other reasons.
In many patients , enalapril - also showed a reduced risk of myocardial infarction and the need for hospitalization due to heart failure.
2 . Before you take Enalapril -
Do not take Enalapril -
If you are allergic to enalapril or any of the excipients of the tablet ; If you have previously been treated with a medicinal product in the same class as Enalapril - and have had an allergic reaction associated with swelling of the face , lips, tongue and / or throat and difficulty swallowing or breathing (angioedema) . You should not take Enalapril - Tchaikapharma if you had this type of reactions without known cause or if you have been diagnosed with hereditary or idiopathic angioedema (eg reaction without specific reasons ) If you have a narrowing of the renal artery ; If you have narrowing of the aortic and mitral heart valve , hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy ; If you are pregnant and breast-feeding If you are uncertain whether you take Enalapril - Tchaikapharma , contact your doctor.
Special warnings before use
Your doctor should be informed of any health problems you've had .
Tell your doctor also if you are on a diet with a limited amount of salt substitutes if you are taking potassium sparing diuretics, potassium supplements or salt substitutes containing potassium, or if you have recently had profuse vomiting or diarrhea. In these cases it may be necessary for your doctor to adjust the dose of Enalapril - Tchaikapharma .
If you have heart disease or kidney problems , if you are undergoing dialysis or taking diuretics (drugs that stimulate urination ) or contact your doctor.
Tell your doctor also if you have any allergies .
Tell your doctor if you have ever had an allergic reaction with swelling of face , lips , tongue and / or throat with difficulty in swallowing or breathing.
Tell your doctor if you have low blood pressure ( manifested with conditions like fainting or dizziness , especially when standing up ) .
Before surgery or anesthesia (even dental surgery ) , tell your doctor that you are taking Enalapril - Tchaikapharma as possible sudden drop in blood pressure.
During treatment is not recommended the use of alcoholic beverages.
Safety and effectiveness in children have not been established.
This product is written for you personally. Never give it to other people.
Pregnancy and lactation
Use of enalapril is not recommended in pregnant women.
Inhibitors agiotenzin converting enzyme ( ACE) inhibitors , including enalapril, can damage and kill the developing pl e o if administered during the second and third trimesters of pregnancy. It is unknown whether the use of enalapril in the first trimester of pregnancy can also have a damaging effect .
If you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant, you should tell your doctor before starting treatment with enalapril to you recommend other treatment. If you are breastfeeding , talk to your doctor about it.
Driving and using machines
Individual responses to treatment may vary. Some side effects reported in association with administration of enalapril may affect a patient's ability to drive and use machines ( see " Possible side effects").
Taking other medicines
In general, the enalapril can be administered with other drugs , but some effects of enalapril can be reacted with these co- administered drugs .
Tell your doctor about any medicine you are taking either with or without a prescription. Particularly important to tell your doctor if you are taking drugs that lower blood pressure , diuretics (drugs that stimulate urination) , medications containing potassium (including dietary salt substitutes ) , lithium (a medicine used to treat mania) or medicines for pain and joint inflammation .
When you are given other medicines , tell your doctor , tell him you are taking Enalapril -
3 . How to take Enalapril - Enalapril - can be taken between meals.
Most people take the tablets with water.
Take Enalapril - daily , strictly following the recommendations of your doctor. It is vital to take Enalapril -as long as prescribed by your doctor . Do not take more tablets than your prescribed dose.
The appropriate dosage is determined by the doctor depending on your condition , and depending on whether the taking other medications.
Typical dosage for the treatment of high blood pressure : the usual recommended starting dose for most patients is 5 mg (1 tablet of 5 mg) once or twice daily. Some patients may need a lower starting dose. Long-term treatment , the dosage is usually 10 mg (1 tablet of 10 mg ) twice daily , in case of unsatisfactory results, your doctor may recommend a dose increase to 20 mg twice daily.
Typical dosage for the treatment of heart failure : the usual recommended starting dose for most patients is 2.5 mg (1/2 tablet of 5 mg) twice daily. Your doctor will gradually increase the dose until it reaches the appropriate dose for you. For long-term treatment , the usual dose is 10-20 mg once or twice daily.
Be especially careful when taking the first dose or if your dose is increased. Tell your doctor immediately if you experience dizziness or vertigo .
If you take Enalapril - more than was necessary
In case of overdose , the most characteristic symptom is dizziness due to rapid and significant decrease in blood pressure. Contact your doctor immediately to be your emergency care.
Consult a doctor if a child accidentally swallows this medicine .
If you forget to take Enalapril -
You should take Enalapril - as prescribed. However, if you miss a dose, take the next one as soon as you remember and return to your regular regimen .
4 . Possible side effects
Enalapril - generally well tolerated. But like all other medicines , enalapril - Tchaikapharma can give side effects .
The most common side effects are: headache, fatigue , weakness , dry irritating cough . Other adverse reactions occurring less frequently include: dizziness due to low blood pressure , fainting, nausea , diarrhea , muscle cramps ( cramp ), and rashes.
Other side effects can be a feeling of dizziness due to low blood pressure when you stand .
If any of these side effects or any other unusual effects, check with your doctor.
Discontinue use of Enalapril - and immediately consult your doctor if:
Get swelling of the face , lips, tongue and / or throat that may cause difficulty in breathing or swallowing ; Get swelling of hands, feet or knees ; If you get urticaria (hives) . Black patients are at increased risk for such reactions to ACE inhibitors.
The initial dose may cause a larger decrease in blood pressure than was obtained in continuous treatment . Similar reductions in blood pressure can be obtained by increasing the dose . This reduction can occur with a feeling of faintness or dizziness , in this case it is recommended to bed. If such conditions occur frequently , consult your doctor.
You should also tell your doctor if you experience side effects not listed in this leaflet , and could be associated with the intake of this medicine .
5 . How to store Enalapril -
The tablets can be stored at temperatures below 25 ° C, protected from moisture
Store your medicines out of the reach of children.
Medicinal product must not be used after the expiry date stated on the packaging.
What is Enalapril - and what it is used
Your medicine is called E nalapril- tablets 5 mg, 10 mg, 20 mg (Enalapril maleate). The tablets contain the specified amount Enalapril maleate as the active ingredient. Tablets also sadadzhat following excipients: sodium hydrogen carbonate, lactose monohydrate, maize starch , pregelatinized starch, sodium croscarmellose , magnesium stearate. Tablets of 10 mg and 20 mg , and also contain iron oxide as a colorant E172 .
Enalapril - supplied in cartons containing 3 blister strips of 10 tablets of 30 tablets in a box or 2 blister strips of 10 tablets , a total of 20 tablets in a box.