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Generic: enalapril-felodipine
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It is used to treat high blood pressure
               



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What is this medicine?

ENALAPRIL; FELODIPINE (e NAL a pril; fe LOE di peen) is a combination of two drugs. It is used to treat high blood pressure.

What should I tell my health care provider before I take this medicine?

They need to know if you have any of these conditions:
  • bone marrow disease
  • heart or blood vessel disease
  • if you are on a special diet, such as a low salt diet
  • immune system disease like lupus
  • kidney or liver disease
  • low blood pressure
  • previous swelling of the tongue, face, or lips with difficulty breathing, difficulty swallowing, hoarseness, or tightening of the throat
  • an unusual or allergic reaction to enalapril, felodipine, other medicines, insect venom, foods, dyes, or preservatives
  • pregnant or trying to get pregnant
  • breast- feeding

How should I use this medicine?

Take this medicine by mouth with a glass of water. Follow the directions on the prescription label. Swallow whole. Do not crush, break or chew. Take this medicine regularly either on an empty stomach or with a light meal. Take your doses at regular intervals. Do not take your medicine more often than directed. Do not stop taking except on the advice of your doctor or health care professional.

Talk to your pediatrician regarding the use of this medicine in children. Special care may be needed.

What if I miss a dose?

If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you can. If it is almost time for your next dose, take only that dose. Do not take double or extra doses.

What may interact with this medicine?

Do not take this medicine with any of the following medications:
  • alfuzosin
  • grapefruit juice

This medicine may also interact with the following medications:

  • cimetidine
  • diuretics
  • erythromycin
  • lithium
  • medicines for fungal infections like fluconazole, itraconazole, ketoconazole, voriconazole
  • medicines for high blood pressure
  • medicines for seizures like carbamazepine, phenobarbital, or phenytoin
  • NSAIDs, medicines for pain and inflammation, like ibuprofen or naproxen
  • potassium supplements
  • tacrolimus

               
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