Canis ISSN: 2398-2942

Enalapril

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

  • Kvart Cet al(2002)Efficacy of enalpril for prevention of congestive heart failure in dogs with myxomatous valve disease and asymptomatic mitral regurgitation.JVIM16(1), 80-88.
  • Davidson G (1999)Enalapril maleate.Comp Cont Ed Pract Vet21(12), 1118-1121.

Other sources of information

  • Based on: Tennant, B (1999)Small Animal Formulary.3rd edn. Cheltenham: BSAVA.

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