Enam 2.5mg Tab belongs to a group of medicines known as angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors and is widely used to treat high blood pressure and heart failure and may be prescribed after a heart attack. Enam 2.5mg Tab also aids in lowering the chances of having a heart attack or stroke. However, the uses mentioned here may not be exhaustive. There may be other reasons or situations in which this medicine might be used.
The active ingredient of Enam 2.5mg Tab is Enalapril 2.5 MG
Enam 2.5mg Tab is an angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor and it works by reducing stress on the heart and relaxing blood vessel so that the heart can pump blood more efficiently and blood flows more smoothly.
Patients with the following conditions are suggested to seek advice from their health care professionals before taking this medicine
Enam 2.5mg Tab is generally well tolerated when taken in the prescribed dosage guidelines. Most side-effects are usually mild and resolve on their own. However, if they seem to persist for a longer duration of time, please consult your doctor. The following side effects may or may not occur during the usage of this medicine. Some common side-effects are as follows:
Enam 2.5mg Tab can be taken with food or without food. The dose and duration should be followed as prescribed by your doctor. It is best to take this medicine at a fixed time. It is important that this medicine should not be taken more than the recommended dose.
Swallow the tablet whole with water, immediately after opening the tablet from the strip. Do not try to break/crush/chew the tablet.
Avoid missing or forgetting a dose. If you do, take it as soon as you remember; but if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take it at the next scheduled time. Do not take two doses of this medicine at the same time as it can be dangerous to your health.
Bear in mind that it takes a few weeks for this tab to work so you need to take it regularly even if you feel it is not doing you any good. You must keep taking the medicine until your doctor advises you to stop.
It should be taken only by the person for whom it has been recommended by a qualified physician.
Signs and symptoms MAY BE NOTED in case of an overdosage. If you notice any unusual or abnormal reactions in your body after taking Enam 2.5mg Tab, please contact your doctor immediately. It is best to avoid taking more than the prescribed dosage of this medicine. Depending on the dosage, symptoms may vary from individual to individual. It is possible you may experience the following signs or symptoms:
It is best to take Enam 2.5mg Tab only on the advice of a medical practitioner. Adjustment of dosage or avoidance of the medication may be required in the following conditions:
safe to use in case of any kidney ailment/disorder? This medicine may make it hard for your kidneys to perform essential tasks like getting rid of waste from the body, keeping your blood pressure steady, making red blood cells. Also, if your kidneys are already damaged, be sure to tell your doctor.
safe to use in case of any liver ailment/disorder? This medicine may be unsafe to use by patients with liver ailments. This medicine may harm the liver and people with liver disease may be at increased risk of developing severe complications. Tell your doctor in order to make sure the medicine is helping you and not causing any harm.
safe to use in pregnant women? Enam 2.5mg Tab may be unsafe for pregnant women. Although only limited studies have been carried out in humans, studies done on animals have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. This medicine is a powerful medicine and therefore, it should be taken by pregnant women only when recommended by the physician. The doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing this medicine.
safe to use in breastfeeding women? This medicine may be unsafe and may lead to serious and adverse side effects if you are breastfeeding. This tablet should not be taken unless your doctor says it is necessary to use during breastfeeding. Studies have shown that a small amount of the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby. Whether this medicine may be used or not by a breast-feeding mother should be decided by the doctor.
is it okay to consume alcohol during the use of this medicine? Mixing alcohol and medications may increase the risk of adverse reactions or complications, decrease the effectiveness of medications or even render them useless. Interactions of alcohol with drugs may make them harmful or even toxic to the body. Consumption of alcohol is not advisable. Please consult your doctor.
does this medicine make you dizzy/ interfere with your sleep? Most people do not realize that many prescription and over-the-counter medicines can cause drowsiness and impair the ability to drive, thus making driving dangerous for themselves and others. If you notice any abnormal changes after ingesting this tab, it is better to avoid driving. Please consult your doctor.
Interactions between food and drugs may inadvertently reduce or increase the effect of the drug. Some commonly used herbs, fruits or other ingredients may cause failure of the therapy or even cause serious alterations of the patients health. this medicine can be taken with food or without it but it is not known whether there are any interactions with food. Please consult your doctor.
Drug interactions may be dangerous as they could change how your medications work or increase your risk for serious side effects. Be sure to keep a list of all the medicines you use for other illnesses including prescription medicines and herbal products in order to share it with your doctor. Do not start it on your own. Please consult your doctor.
Category D: There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
This medication is an ACE (angiotensin-converting enzyme) inhibitor, prescribed for high blood pressure either alone or with other medications. It is also used for heart failure. It decreases certain chemicals that tighten the blood vessels.
Enalapril lowers blood pressure by lowering a strong chemical in the body. It helps the heart work better. It helps kidney function in patients with high blood sugar (diabetes). It helps blood flow.
PO- The recommended dose is 5 ï¿½ 20mgday, once or twice daily. It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, with or without food.
Feeling dizzy. Rise slowly over a few minutes when sitting or lying down. Be careful climbing. Headache. Bad taste in your mouth. This most often goes back to normal. Cough.
Take a missed dose as soon as you think about it. If it is close to the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your normal time. Do not take 2 doses at the same time or extra doses. Do not change the dose or stop this drug. Talk with the doctor.
If you have an allergy to enalapril or any other part of this drug. Tell your doctor if you are allergic to any drugs. Make sure to tell about the allergy and what signs you had. This includes telling about rash; hives; itching; shortness of breath; wheezing; cough; swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat; or any other signs. If you have any of these health problems: A block in the kidneys arteries or hyperaldosteronism. If you have high blood sugar (diabetes) and are taking aliskiren. If you are pregnant or may be pregnant.
If you think there was an overdose, call your local poison control center or ER right away. Signs of a very bad reaction to the drug. These include wheezing; chest tightness; fever; itching; bad cough; blue or gray skin color; seizures; or swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat. Signs of infection. These include a fever of 100.5°F (38°C) or higher, chills, very bad sore throat, ear or sinus pain, cough, more sputum or change in color of sputum, pain with passing urine, mouth sores, wound that will not heal, or anal itching or pain. Very bad dizziness or passing out. Trouble breathing. Too much sweat, fluid loss, throwing up, or loose stools. May lead to low blood pressure. A big weight gain. Swelling in your legs or belly. Cough that does not go away. Dark urine or yellow skin or eyes. Any rash. Side effect or health problem is not better or you are feeling worse.
Sometimes drugs are not safe when you take them with certain other drugs and food. - Taking them together can cause bad side effects. - Be sure to talk to your doctor about all the drugs you take.
Store it at room temperature and protect it from moisture.
Category D : There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
ACE InhibitorsDirect Renin Inhibitors
This medicine belongs to a group of medicines known as angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors and is widely used to treat high blood pressure and heart failure and may be prescribed after a heart attack. It also aids in lowering the chances of having a heart attack or stroke.
Side effects are allergic reactions to any of the compounds in this medicine, blurred vision, sweating, dizziness, unusual tiredness and weakness, back pain, chest tightness, increased heartbeat, cough, diarrhea and vomiting.
This tab can be taken with food or without it.
Patients with hypersensitivity or allergy to this medicine or any of its components, allergy to any other drugs, heart problems, liver ailments, kidney problems, blood pressure issues should consult their doctor before taking this medicine. Avoid drinking alcohol as it may interact with this medicine.
No. This tab does not make you drowsy. However, please inform your doctor about all other drugs that you may be taking in order to avoid drug interactions.
No. This medication is quite safe to take. However, an overdosage can lead to symptoms like breathing issues, rashes, itching, tightness in chest, rapid heartbeat, trembling, nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. Please follow recommendations of your doctor correctly to avoid complications.
This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. The risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.
No. It needs a prescription.
Avoid drinking alcohol as it can cause interactions with this medicine.
Please store at room temperature (10-30°C).
No. Please swallow it whole.
This medicine should be used with caution in patients below 18 years of age since the safety and efficacy of use are not clinically established.
The effect of this tab can be observed within 1-2 hours of administration of the dose.
The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 24 hours.
Medicines should always be taken under medical supervision. Take the medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor: for dosage and duration.
The number of days that any medicine must be taken varies from patient to patient; and case to case. So always stick to your doctor’s suggestion about how many days to take this medicine.
Use the medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor for the dosage and duration.
Note: All of the above information is for reference purpose only. It is always recommended that you consult a medical professional.
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