Active ingredients: enalapril
What it is used for
Hypertension. All grades of essential hypertension; renovascular hypertension. Congestive heart failure. Treatment of all degrees of symptomatic heart failure. In such patients it is recommended that enalapril be administered together with a diuretic. Left ventricular dysfunction. All degrees of left ventricular dysfunction where the left ventricular ejection fraction is less than 35%, irrespective of the presence of severity of obvious symptoms of heart failure.
How to take it
You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.
- The way to take this medicine: Oral
- Store below 25 degrees Celsius
- Lifetime is 2 Years.
Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
White to off-white barrel-shaped tablet, embossed with EL 'bisect' 5 on one side and '>' on the other side.
Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is
Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?
For the active ingredient enalapril
You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.
For side effects, taking other medicines and more
Download consumer medicine information leaflet (pdf) from the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) website
Reporting side effects
You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.
You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems