Manufacturer: Vazokare (Medley Pharmaceuticals Limited)
Trade name: Encardil
Strength: 5 mg
Active ingredient: Enalapril
Category: Angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor
Pregnancy category: Enalapril belongs to FDA pregnancy category D.
Uses: Encardil 5 mg tablet is used alone or in combination with other drugs to treat high blood pressure (hypertension). It is also used to treat congestive heart failure.
How to use: Take Encardil 5 mg tablet with or without food. Blood pressure need to be checked while on this medication. Dose adjustment is required for better results. Do not take this medication longer than recommended.
Side Effects: vomiting or diarrhea, dizzziness, cough, lightheadedness, tiredness
Dosage: For hypertension: Initial dose is 5 mg orally once a day. Maximum dose is 40 mg orally in two divided doses or single dose.
Written by: : healthplus24.com team
Date last updated: September 01st, 2015
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