Buy Vasotec Online
Also known as: BERLIPRIL, Enaladex, Canvas, Vasopril
Active ingredient: Enalapril
Product Code: PR10716
What is this drug
Generic Vasotec is an oral drug which is used in treatment of a number of conditions. These conditions include high blood pressure, diabetic nephropathy and certain types and subtypes of chronic heart failure. Its generic name is enalapril and its brand names under which it is marketed include Enaladex, Canvas and Vasopril, to name a few.
Classification and Mechanism of Action
Generic Vasotec is a hypertension drug from the class known as ACE inhibitors. This means that this drug inhibits the enzyme which turns angiotensin I into angiotensin II. This is important because angiotensin II causes constriction of blood vessels. With the use of Generic Vasotec, the blood vessels are more relaxed and this leads to alleviation of the symptoms and lowering of blood pressure.
Looking after your drug
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How to take the medication
Take Generic Vasotec as prescribed by the doctor. Adhere to the dosage and make sure that you take your medication regularly to achieve the best results. If your doctor makes a change to your regimen, you need to acknowledge this and do as you are instructed. You can take the drug with or without food. Your doctor will want to check your blood pressure and they might ask you to check it yourself at home. It is important to continue to use the drug even if there are no symptoms .
Initial dose is usually 5 mg daily. Maintenance dose can be increased to 10 to 40 mg orally in one or two divided doses daily.
Seek emergency medical help if you think an overdose has occurred.
If you miss a dose of the medication, take it as soon as you remember. Do not take the missed dose if the next scheduled one is soon. Never take a double dose.
Warnings and Precautions
Generic Vasotec may lower your blood pressure significantly and if you experience any signs of extremely low blood pressure, you need to contact your doctor at once. Do not use potassium supplements with your generic enalapril. Avoid drinking alcohol while taking this medication. If you should become pregnant during your regimen, inform your doctor of this at once. Generic Vasotec may increase your chances of developing kidney conditions.
Possible Side Effects
Severe side effects of Generic Vasotec may include chest pains, jaundice, fast or uneven heartbeats, high potassium levels, pale skin, easy bleeding and bruising, fever, chills, fluttering in the chest, increased thirst, pounding heartbeats, swelling, rapid weight gain, confusion, little or no urinating, fainting feeling. Contact your doctor if you experience any of the more severe side effects. Mild side effects may include: cough, dry mouth, dizziness, drowsiness, headaches, loss of appetite, sleep problems, nausea, diarrhea, vomiting, mild rash or itching.
Generic Vasotec is a very effective and commonly prescribed medication for high blood pressure. It is generally very well tolerated and it can lower the blood pressure to the point where it is no longer an increased risk.
When the drug should not be used
Generic Vasotec should not be used if you are allergic to enalapril and other ACE inhibitors or if you ever had angioedema.
How long should you take the drug
Take Generic Vasotec for as long as your doctor tells you to. Do not discontinue it without asking your doctor.