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Vasotec Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is enalapril (Vasotec)?
- What are the possible side effects of enalapril (Vasotec)?
- What is the most important information I should know about enalapril (Vasotec)?
- What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before taking enalapril (Vasotec)?
- How should I take enalapril (Vasotec)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Vasotec)?
- What happens if I overdose (Vasotec)?
- What should I avoid while taking enalapril (Vasotec)?
- What other drugs will affect enalapril (Vasotec)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Vasotec)?
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next scheduled dose. Do not take extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
What happens if I overdose (Vasotec)?
Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.
Overdose symptoms may include feeling light-headed or fainting.
What should I avoid while taking enalapril (Vasotec)?
Avoid drinking alcohol. It can further lower your blood pressure and may increase some of the side effects of enalapril.
Do not use salt substitutes or potassium supplements while taking enalapril, unless your doctor has told you to.
What other drugs will affect enalapril (Vasotec)?
Tell your doctor about all other medicines you use, especially:
- a diuretic (water pill) such as amiloride (Midamor, Moduretic), spironolactone (Aldactone, Aldactazide), or triamterene (Dyrenium, Maxzide, Dyazide);
- gold injections to treat arthritis;
- lithium (Lithobid, Eskalith);
- a potassium supplement such as Cytra, Epiklor, K-Lyte, K-Phos, Kaon, Klor-Con, or Polycitra; or
- aspirin or other NSAIDs (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs) such as ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin), naproxen (Aleve, Naprosyn, Naprelan, Treximet), celecoxib (Celebrex), diclofenac (Arthrotec, Cambia, Cataflam, Voltaren, Flector Patch, Pennsaid, Solareze), indomethacin (Indocin), meloxicam (Mobic), and others.
This list is not complete and other drugs may interact with enalapril. Tell your doctor about all medications you use. This includes prescription, over-the-counter, vitamin, and herbal products. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist can provide more information about enalapril.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.
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