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Can enalapril be used instead of lisinopril?

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28 Jul 2010

Enalapril is in a group of drugs called ACE inhibitors. ACE stands for angiotensin converting enzyme.

Enalapril is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension), congestive heart failure, kidney problems caused by diabetes, and to improve survival after a heart attack.

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; severe stomach pain; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Call your doctor at once if you have any of these serious side effects:

feeling light-headed, fainting;
urinating more or less than usual, or not at all;
fever, chills, body aches, flu symptoms;
pale skin, easy bruising or bleeding;
fast, pounding, or uneven heartbeats;
chest pain; or
swelling, rapid weight gain.

Less serious side effects may include:

christineATU 28 Jul 2010

Sorry, I chucked at your last sentence. But it is true some doctors do...
No offense intended my Chilean friend!

Anonymous 28 Jul 2010

Hi Chris... I do not understand tour comment... sorry can you be more specific please.

All the best my freind.-

Rajive Goel 29 Jul 2010

I agree with you Chris..

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