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Vasotec (Enalapril Maleate)

Dosage
Dosage ranges from 5 mg to 40 mg once a day or divided into two doses a day.

Action
Used to treat high blood pressure. It acts by blocking the kidney from producing an enzyme which causes an increase in blood pressure.

Side Effects
Most common are: headache, dizziness, tiredness, diarrhea, rash, low blood pressure, cough and nausea. Less common effects: fainting, inability to sleep, nervousness, decreased sexual function.

 

 

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