Enapril HT 10+25 mg
|Enalapril Maleate Hydrochlorothiazide
Enapril HT 10+25 mg
Enapril HT-10+25 mg contains two active ingredients Enalapril Maleate and Hydrochlorothiazide. This medication is prescribed for the treatment of high blood pressure. It is either prescribed solely or in conjugation with other drugs for the treatment of heart diseases like congestive heart failure and others. This is one of the best medications used in the treatment of high blood pressure.
What is Enapril HT 10+25 mg used for?
Enapril HT is used for the treatment of hypertension or high blood pressure. It is also prescribed for the treatment of heart failure or post-myocardial infarction.
How does Enapril HT mg work?
Enapril HT contains Enalapril Maleate belongs to the class of Angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor (ACE inhibitor) medicines. ACE participates in the conversion of Angiotensin-I into Angiotensin-II (It is a Vasoconstrictor). The blood vessels widen and permits flow of blood more easily through dilated blood vessels, thus reducing the blood pressure. It helps our heart to pump appropriate amount of blood with an ease.
Hydrochlorothiazide or Hctz on the other hand is diuretic medication that takes out excess fluid and salts from the blood in the form of urine. It reduces the bold volume and thus decreases the cardiac output.
What does Enapril HT contain?
Enapril HT contains two main ingredients Enalapril Maleate and Hydrochlorothiazide.
What are the side effects of Enapril HT?
Enapril HT has few side effects as other medications and side effects occur if taken higher in doses.
The common side effects when taking Enapril HT are:
- Red skin rash
- Rapid heart rate
Call your physician or take immediate medical help if any of these above mentioned symptoms persist longer.
What medications interact with Enapril HT?
Always inform your physician about the drugs you are taking till date. Provide complete list of prescription or non prescription drugs and any other disease. This way, your physician will assist you with the list of medicine and other things that may interact with Enapril HT.
When should Enapril HT not be taken?
Enapril HT should be avoided if:
- If you are pregnant or breastfeeding
- If you consume alcohol along with this drug as it may have negative interaction
- Avoid taking excess of fat containing food products, as it may hinder the effectiveness of this drug
- You are allergic to Valsartan
How long should you use Enapril HT?
Keep using Enapril HT, even if you start feeling better. Do not stop taking this medication without checking with your physician even if you feel better. Always remember that the medication works as an agent to control symptoms, but it is not a cure.
Missed dose of Enapril HT
If you have missed a dose of Enapril HT take it as soon as you remember. If it is time to take the next dose is near, please skip the missed dose and take your next scheduled dose as prescribed by your physician. Avoid intake of two doses at the same time to make up the missed dose
How should Enapril HT be stored?
- Store Enapril HT at room temperature
- Keep it in a moisture free place and far away from direct light and heat
- Keep Enapril HT out of the reach of children and pets.