EL

Manufactured by: Sunij Pharma Pvt Ltd

Contains / Salt: Enalapril (2.5 mg)

Prescription Required

123 people have bought this recently

EL

Manufactured by: Sunij Pharma Pvt Ltd

Contains / Salt: Enalapril (2.5 mg)

Prescription Required

123 people have bought this recently

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10 Tablet in 1 Strip

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El Information

El, a prescription drug, is manufactured in various forms such as Tablet. Primarily, it is used for the treatment of High BP. Other than this, El has some other therapeutic uses, which have been discussed ahead.

The optimal dosage of El is largely dependent on the individual's body weight, medical history, gender and age. Individual symptoms and route of administration also determines the right dosage. For detailed information on this, read through the dosage section.

Apart from the aforementioned side effects, El can also lead to other problems, which have been listed below. Usually, these side effects of El go away soon, and do not persist beyond the duration of the treatment. Consult your doctor if these side effects become worse or stay for a longer duration.

It is also important to note that El has a Severe effect for pregnant women and Severe effect on lactating mothers. Warnings related to El's effects on the liver, heart and kidney, if any, have been listed below.

El is not recommended if you suffer from certain medical conditions as it can have adverse effects. Angioedema, Low Blood Pressure (Hypotension) are examples of such conditions. Some other conditions that can be affected by El are listed in the contraindications section below.

Drug interactions for El have been reported in the medical literature. Refer to the list below for further details.

In addition to these precautions, you may also note that El is not safe while driving, and is is not addictive in nature.

  1. El Benefits & Uses
  2. El Dosage & How to Take
  3. El Side Effects
  4. El Related Warnings
  5. Severe Interaction of El with Other Drugs
  6. El Contraindications
  7. Frequently asked Questions about El
  8. El Interactions with Food and Alcohol

El Benefits & Uses

El is used to treat the following -

  1. High BP Primary
  2. Heart Failure
  3. Heart Attack
  4. Diabetic Nephropathy
  5. Chronic Kidney Disease

El Dosage & How to Take

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Ingredients of El

Enalapril

El Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when El is used -

  1. Decreased blood pressure
  2. Cough Mild
  3. Increased Potassium level in Blood
  4. Fatigue Mild
  5. Weakness
  6. Dizziness Mild
  7. Renal Impairment
  8. Headache Mild
  9. Fever Mild
  10. Nausea or vomiting
  11. Abdominal Pain Mild

El Related Warnings

Is the use of El safe for pregnant women?

El should not be taken during pregnancy, or should only be taken on the advice of a doctor as it may have severe side effects.

Severe

Is the use of El safe during breastfeeding?

Women who are breastfeeding may experience severe harmful effects after taking El. It should only be taken after medical advice.

Severe

What is the effect of El on the Kidneys?

Very few cases of side effects of El on kidney have been reported.

Mild

What is the effect of El on the Liver?

El may have mild side effects on the liver. Most people will never see any effect on the liver.

Mild

What is the effect of El on the Heart?

El has very mild side effects on the heart.

Mild

Severe Interaction of El with Other Drugs

El should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Paracetamol,Codeine

    Aspirin

      Ibuprofen

      El Contraindications

      If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take El unless your doctor advises you to do so -

      1. Angioedema
      2. Allergy
      3. Jaundice
      4. Low Blood Pressure (Hypotension)
      5. Liver Disease
      6. Kidney Disease

      Frequently asked Questions about El

      Is this El habit forming or addictive?

      No, you will not get addicted to El.

      No

      Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

      After taking El you may feel sleepy. So it is not advised to perform these activities.

      Dangerous

      Is it safe?

      Yes, El is safe but you must consult your doctor before taking it.

      Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

      Is it able to treat mental disorders?

      No, the use of El in mental disorders is not effective.

      No

      El Interactions with Food and Alcohol

      Interaction between Food and El

      When consumed with certain foods, El may take longer to have an effect. Contact your doctor about this.

      Mild

      Interaction between Alcohol and El

      It is difficult to say anything about the effect of El and alcohol. No research has been done on this yet.

      Unknown
      This medicine data has been created by -
      Vikas Chauhan
      B.Pharma, Pharmacy
      3 Years of Experience

      El Price and Pack Size

      EL 2.5 Mg Tablet

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      References

      1. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Epaned (enalapril maleate)
      2. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 502-503
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