enalapril enalapril

Definition(s):

  • (n) an ACE inhibitor (trade name Vasotec) that blocks the formation of angiotensin in the kidney and so results in vasodilation; administered after heart attacks

Usage(s):

  • The first study compared two similar (but not identical) drugs, captopril and enalapril, both of which are safe and effective.

News

  1. People's Pharmacy: Lisinopril caused cough

    Every time I complained to the doctor who prescribed it about my constant nagging cough, he just prescribed cough medicine. If you are having seemingly unrelated health problems, be sure to check out the meds you take with your doctor or pharmacist to see if there is a connection. A. Great advice! A cough caused by drugs like enalapril, lisinopril and ramipril is a common side effect of ACE ...
    on September 14, 2013     Source: San Antonio Express-News

  2. Lisinopril caused cough

    Every time I complained to the doctor who prescribed it about my constant nagging cough, he just prescribed cough medicine. If you are having seemingly unrelated health problems, be sure to check out the meds you take with your doctor or pharmacist to see if there is a connection. A. Great advice! A cough caused by drugs like enalapril, lisinopril and ramipril is a common side effect of ACE ...
    on September 12, 2013     Source: San Antonio Express-News

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