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Vasotec




Overdosage
Contraindications

OVERDOSE

Limited data are available in regard to overdosage in humans.

Single oral doses of enalapril above 1,000 mg/kg and ≥ ~1,775 mg/kg were associated with lethality in mice and rats, respectively.

The most likely manifestation of overdosage would be hypotension, for which the usual treatment would be intravenous infusion of normal saline solution.

Enalaprilat may be removed from general circulation by hemodialysis and has been removed from neonatal circulation by peritoneal dialysis (see WARNINGS, Anaphylactoid reactions during membrane exposure).

CONTRAINDICATIONS

VASOTEC is contraindicated in patients who are hypersensitive to this product and in patients with a history of angioedema related to previous treatment with an angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitor and in patients with hereditary or idiopathic angioedema.

Do not coadminister aliskiren with VASOTEC in patients with diabetes (see PRECAUTIONS: DRUG INTERACTIONS).

This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

Last reviewed on RxList: 9/28/2015

Overdosage
Contraindications

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