Canis ISSN: 2398-2942

Enalapril

Contributor(s): Vetstream Ltd

Introduction

Name

  • Enalapril.

Class of drug

Description

Chemical name

  • (S)-1-[N-[1-(ethoxycarbonyl)-3-phenylpropyl]-L-alanyl]-L-proline.

Molecular formula

  • C20H28N2O5.

Physical properties

  • Tablets.

Storage requirements

  • <25°C.
  • Store in a dry environment.

Uses

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Indications

Administration

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Precautions

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Interactions

with other drugs

NSAIDs, potassium sparing diuretics and potassium supplementation

Diuretics or vasodilators

  • May cause hypotension.

Adverse Reactions

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers

  • Recent references from PubMed and VetMedResource.
  • Kvart C, Häggström J, Pedersen H D et al (2002) Efficacy of enalpril for prevention of congestive heart failure in dogs with myxomatous valve disease and asymptomatic mitral regurgitation. JVIM 16 (1), 80-88 PubMed.
  • Davidson G, Horeish C (1999) Enalapril maleate. Comp Cont Ed Pract Vet 21 (12), 1118-1121, 1176 VetMedResource.

Other sources of information

  • Ramsey I (2017) Small Animal Formulary. 9th edn. 

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