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Vasotec

enalapril
Enalapril is an ACE inhibitor that is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension). Lowering blood pressure may lower your risk of a stroke or heart attack. Enalapril is also used to treat congestive heart failure. Enalapril is also used to treat a disorder of the ventricles (the lower chambers of the heart that allow blood to flow out of the heart). This disorder can decrease the heart's ability to pump blood to the body. Enalapril may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
CHEMICAL NAME
enalapril
DRUG TYPE
angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors

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Frequently Asked Questions

Do not use if you are pregnant. If you become pregnant, stop taking this medicine and tell your doctor right away.

You should not use enalapril if you have ever had angioedema. Do not take enalapril within 36 hours before or after taking medicine that contains sacubitril (such as Entresto).

If you have diabetes, do not use enalapril together with any medication that contains aliskiren (a blood pressure medicine).

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Brand Name Examples Supplied As Strength
Vasotec tablet 10 mg2.5 mg20 mg5 mg
Generic Examples Supplied As Strength
Enalapril Maleate tablet 10 mg2.5 mg20 mg5 mg

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