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Envas 5 MG Tablet

Manufacturer: Cadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Medicine composition: Enalapril
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required
Last Updated: August 22, 2019

As an angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor, Envas tablet helps in the treatment of hypertension both in adults as well as children above a month old. The drug also effectively treats adults with congestive heart failure. Moreover, it is prescribed to patients with ventricle disorder. This disorder can affect the hearts capacity of pumping blood to other parts of the body.

It should be avoided if you have angioedema or are allergic to ACE inhibitors. If you are suffering from health conditions like diabetes or kidney problems do not take the drug in combination with aliskiren. It is best to inform the doctor about any history of stroke or blood clot as well as instances of electrolyte imbalance.

This medication helps in treating the following problems in the human body:

  • Hypertension

  • Congestive Heart Failure (Chf)

  • Left Ventricular Dysfunction

A patient can suffer from the following side effects:

  • How long is the duration of effect?

    The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 6 hours after an intravenous dose and 12-24 hours after an oral dose.
  • What is the onset of action?

    The peak effect of this medicine can be observed in 1 hour after an oral dose.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    This medicine is not recommended for pregnant women.
  • Is it habit forming?

    No habit forming tendency has been reported.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    This medicine is not recommended for breastfeeding women.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Envas 5 MG Tablet , and hence can be used as its substitute.

  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    The missed dose should be taken as soon possible. It is advisable to skip the missed dose if it's already time for your next scheduled dose.
  • Are there any overdose instructions?

    Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of overdose.

This medication works by inhibiting an enzyme called angiotensin-converting enzyme which results in decreased plasma angiotensin II and decreased aldosterone secretion. Thus prevents the blood vessel constriction, water reabsorption and helps in lowering the blood pressure

Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.

  • Interaction with Disease

    Disease

    Patients who suffer from Angioedema should avoid using this medication.
  • Interaction with Alcohol

    Alcohol

    Do not consume alcohol during the course of this medication as it may result in dizziness, headache and changes in heart rate.
  • Interaction with Medicine

    Medicine

    It is advised not to use this medication in combination with Losartan, Corticosteroids, Aliskiren, Insulin and Diclofenac.
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