What is the medication Vasotec used for?

What is the medication Vasotec used for?

Lowering high blood pressure helps prevent strokes, heart attacks, and kidney problems. It is also used to treat heart failure and to help prevent people with a certain heart problem (left ventricular dysfunction) from developing heart failure. Enalapril belongs to a class of drugs known as ACE inhibitors.

What are the side effects of Cardizem?

Dizziness, lightheadedness, weakness, nausea, flushing, constipation, and headache may occur. If any of these effects last or get worse, tell your doctor or pharmacist promptly. To lower the risk of dizziness and lightheadedness, get up slowly when rising from a sitting or lying position.

What are the side effects of lisinopril?

Side Effects

  • Blurred vision.
  • cloudy urine.
  • decrease in urine output or decrease in urine-concentrating ability.
  • dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position.

What is another name for Vasotec?

Enalapril oral tablet is available as both a generic and brand-name drug. Brand name: Vasotec. Enalapril comes as an oral tablet and an oral solution. Enalapril oral tablet is used to treat high blood pressure, heart failure, and asymptomatic left ventricular dysfunction.

What type of drug is Vasotec?

Vasotec is a prescription medicine used to treat symptoms of high blood pressure (hypertension), left ventricular dysfunction, and congestive heart failure. Vasotec may be used alone or with other medications. Vasotec belongs to a class of drugs called ACE Inhibitors.

What drugs should not be taken with enalapril?

Taking these medications with enalapril can increase your risk for kidney problems, low blood pressure, and/or high blood potassium. Examples of these drugs include: angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors, such as: benazepril….potassium-sparing diuretics, such as:

  • eplerenone.
  • spironolactone.
  • triamterene.
  • amiloride.

Is Cardizem a safe drug?

Cardizem may impair your thinking or reactions. Be careful if you drive or do anything that requires you to be alert. Do not stop taking this medication without first talking to your doctor. If you stop taking this medicine suddenly, your condition may become worse.

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