Ethics Enalapril (Enalapril Maleate)
What is Ethics Enalapril (Enalapril Maleate) used for?
Ethics Enalapril (Enalapril Maleate) is an oral ACE inhibitor prescribed to treat patients who are suffering from hypertension or heart failure. The medication operates by relaxing blood vessels in the body to increase circulation and reduce the amount of work required by the heart to pump the blood. Your physician may also recommend its use for the treatment of other unlisted conditions.
How should I use Ethics Enalapril (Enalapril Maleate)?
Ethics Enalapril (Enalapril Maleat) is normally taken once or twice each day at a dosage of one tablet, but your individual instructions will depend on your age, weight, current health, the condition being treated, and the severity of your symptoms. These should be swallowed with a large glass of water and may be taken with or without food, although a snack or meal is recommended prior to use if you experience nausea. Do not split or chew the tablets before use to avoid destroying or altering the effects of their contents. Ask your pharmacist or physician any questions you have about the medication to make sure you are using it correctly.
What are the side effects of Ethics Enalapril (Enalapril Maleate)?
Side effects associated with the use of Ethics Enalapril (Enalapril Maleate) include:
Serious side effects that may require emergency medical attention are faintness, confusion, chest pain, irregular heartbeats, fever, flu symptoms, unusual swelling, urinary retention, sensitive skin, easier bruising, high potassium levels, or jaundice. Tell your physician as soon as you experience any worrying symptoms to make sure the correct adjustments are made to your application frequency or dosage to stop further health complications from occurring.
Ethics Enalapril (Enalapril Maleate) should not be used by patients who are pregnant, lactose intolerant, allergic to ACE inhibitors, or who have a history of swelling after taking ACE inhibitors, angioneurotic edema, or who have recently had a kidney transplant. Also inform your physician if you have atherosclerosis, LDL apheresis, mitral valve stenosis, aortic stenosis, hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy, renal artery stenosis, connective tissue diseases, diabetes, kidney failure, decreased kidney function, decreased liver function, or if you are taking any medications to treat high cholesterol. These conditions may cause unexpected problems requiring special adjustments to your regimen.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Ethics Enalapril (Enalapril Maleate). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have an allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.