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It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Anapril 5.
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Anapril 5 is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it in... View More
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Anapril 5 is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby. U... View More
Anapril 5 may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Anapril 5 should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Anapril 5 may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Regular m... View More
Anapril 5 should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Anapril 5 may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Inform you... View More
Anapril 5 belongs to a group of medicines known as angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors. It is widely used to treat high blood pressure and he... View More
Uses of Anapril 5
- Hypertension (high blood pressure)
- Prevention of heart attack and stroke
- Heart failure
Side effects of Anapril 5
- Decreased blood pressure
- Increased potassium level in blood
How to use Anapril 5
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Anapril 5 may be taken wit... View More
How Anapril 5 works
Anapril 5 is an angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor. It works by reducing stress on the heart and relaxing blood vessel so that blood flows mo... View More
What if you forget to take Anapril 5?
If you miss a dose of Anapril 5, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.
- It should be taken with or without food, preferably at the same time each day.
- Anapril 5 can make you feel dizzy for the first few days, so rise slowly if you have been sitting or lying down. You can also prefer taking it at bedtim... View More
- Let your doctor know about any cough, or throat irritation that does not go away.
- It may increase the level of potassium in blood. Avoid taking potassium supplements and potassium-rich foods such as banana and broccoli.
- Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding.
Hypertension, Heart failure
May be taken with or without food.
Hypertension Oral Initial: 2.5-5 mg PO qDay Maintenance: 10-40 mg/day PO qDay or divided q12hr Left Ventricular Dysfunction Initial: 2.5 mg PO q1... View More
Hypertension 1 month to 16 years (oral) Initial: 0.08 mg/kg/day PO or divided q12hr; not to exceed 5 mg/day May increase PRN q2Weeks according to bl... View More
Renal impairment CrCl <30 mL/min: (PO) Initiate 2.5 mg; titrate to response; not to exceed 40 mg Dialysis: 2.5 mg PO on day of dialysis; adjust dose o... View More
Hypersensitivity. History of angioedema due to previous treatment with ACE inhibitors; bilateral renal artery stenosis. Pregnancy.
Mode of Action
Enalapril, a prodrug of enalaprilat, competitively inhibits ACE from converting angiotensin I to angiotensin II (a potent vasoconstrictor) resulting in ... View More
Impaired renal function. Hyperkalaemia, hypovolaemia, collagen vascular disease, valvular stenosis, during or immediately before or after anaesthesia, u... View More
1-10% Dizziness (4-8%),Hypotension (0.9-6.7%),Headache (2-5%),Chest pain (2%),Cough (1-2%),Rash (1.5%) Frequency Not Defined Asthenia,Nausea,Vomiti... View More
Pregnancy Category Note
Pregnancy May cause fetal harm when administered to a pregnant woman; use of drugs that act on renin-angiotensin system during second and third trimest... View More
May potentiate hypotensive action w/ diuretics, other antihypertensives, TCAs, nitrates or anaesth. Concomitant admin w/ lithium carbonate may cause lit... View More
Alternative brand for Anapril 5
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