Renitec (Enalapril Maleate)
What is Renitec (Enalapril Maleate) used for?
Renitec (Enalapril Maleate) is in a class of drugs called ACE inhibitors. ACE stands for angiotensin converting enzyme. This drug works by inhibiting ACE, thereby relaxing the blood vessels while also helping them to widen. This makes it effective in treating various conditions, such as hypertension and heart failure. It is also used to prevent harm to the kidneys occurring as a result of diabetes.
How should I use Renitec (Enalapril Maleate)?
Patients who have been prescribed Renitec (Enalapril Maleate) tablets by their physician are normally directed to take it once or twice per day. You may take this drug with food or on an empty stomach. However it is important to always follow the instructions of your physician.
What are the side effects of Renitec (Enalapril Maleate)?
Patients who have been prescribed Renitec (Enalapril Maleate) may notice side effects, such as:
When taking this drug, it is important to be aware of all possible side effects, and to consult your physician if any more serious side effects occur.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Renitec (Enalapril Maleate). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have any allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.