Arrow-Enalapril (Enalapril Maleate)
What is Arrow-Enalapril (Enalapril Maleate) used for?
Arrow-Enalapril (Enalapril Maleate) works by blocking the action of a compound in the body known as angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE). By blocking the action of ACE, it helps the blood vessels to relax and widen, which in turn can treat conditions such as high blood pressure, heart failure or to prevent harm to the kidneys caused by diabetes.
How should I use Arrow-Enalapril (Enalapril Maleate)?
You should pay close attention to the instructions of your physician, and only take Arrow-Enalapril (Enalapril Maleate) tablets exactly as directed. Some patients are instructed to take this drug 1 to 2 times per day. You may take it with food or on an empty stomach.
What are the side effects of Arrow-Enalapril (Enalapril Maleate)?
Some side effects of Arrow-Enalapril (Enalapril Maleate) include:
If you are worried about these side effects, or if any other more serious side effects occur, you should consult your physician immediately.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Arrow-Enalapril (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.