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Enaril 5mg Tablets 100's

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Description
Enaril maleate belongs to the class of medicines called Angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors (ACE inhibitors). It works by causing blood vessels to relax, lowering blood pressure and increasing the supply of blood and oxygen to the heart. Enaril maleate Tablets are used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension) and to treat heart failure (weakening of heart function). It can lower the need to go to hospital and can help some patients live longer. To prevent signs of heart failure. The signs include: shortness of breath, tiredness after light physical activity such as walking, or swelling of the ankles and feet. This medicine works by widening your blood vessels. This lowers your blood pressure. The medicine usually starts to work within an hour, and the effect lasts for at least 24 hours. Some people will require several weeks of treatment until the best effect on your blood pressure is seen.
How to use
Adults
High blood pressure:
•The recommended starting dose is form 5 mg to 20 mg taken once a day.
•Some patients may need lower starting dose.
•The long term dose is 20 mg taken once daily.
• The maximal long term dose is 40 mg once a day.
Heart failure:
• The starting dose is 2.5 mg taken once a day.
•Your doctor will raise this amount step by step until the dose that us right for you has been achieved.
•The long term dose is 20 mg taken in one or two doses.
•The maximal long term dose is 40 mg each day, divided in two doses.
Precautions
Do not take Enaril maleate Tablets:
•If you are allergic (hypersensitive) to enaril maleate, any of the other ingredients in these tablets or other ACE inhibitors
•If you have ever had swelling of your face, lips, mouth, tongue or throat which caused difficulty in swallowing or breathing (angioedema) when the reason why was not known or it was inherited.
•If you are more than 3 months pregnant. (It is also better to avoid Enaril maleate tablets in early pregnancy)
•If you have diabetes or impaired kidney function and you are treated with a blood pressure lowering medicine containing aliskiren.