Can you drink alcohol while taking enalapril?
Enalapril lowers your blood pressure and drinking alcohol can increase its effects. This can make you feel dizzy or light-headed. During the first few days of taking enalapril or after a dose increase, it’s best to stop drinking alcohol until you see how the medicine affects you.
What is renitec plus?
Renitec Plus 20/6 (enalapril maleate and hydrochlorothiazide) is a combination of an angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitor (enalapril maleate) and a diuretic (hydrochlorothiazide).
Who should not take enalapril?
Moderate to severe kidney problems: 2.5 mg taken once per day. Children with moderate to severe kidney problems should not take enalapril. People on dialysis: 2.5 mg taken once per day on dialysis days. On the days that you don’t have dialysis, your doctor will change your dose based on your blood pressure.
What is renitec used for?
RENITEC lowers high blood pressure, which doctors call hypertension. It is also used to treat heart failure. Hypertension: Everyone has blood pressure.
Does alcohol affect blood pressure medication?
A high blood pressure medication combined with drinking alcohol might worsen low blood pressure and lead to side effects like dizziness, lightheadedness, drowsiness, fainting, or a dangerous fall.
How do you take enalapril maleate?
Take this medication by mouth with or without food as directed by your doctor, usually once or twice daily. If you are using the suspension form of this medication, shake the bottle well before each dose. Carefully measure the dose using a special measuring device/spoon.
What is Felodur er used for?
FELODUR ER is used to treat high blood pressure, also called hypertension. FELODUR ER lowers blood pressure by dilating (expanding) small blood vessels, letting the blood be pumped around the body more easily.
Can enalapril cause liver damage?
Introduction. Enalapril is an angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor widely used in the therapy of hypertension and heart failure. Enalapril is associated with a low rate of transient serum aminotransferase elevations and has been linked to rare instances of acute liver injury.