Drug interactions between enalapril / hydrochlorothiazide and Lasix
Interactions between your drugs
Applies to: enalapril / hydrochlorothiazide and Lasix (furosemide)
Although enalapril and furosemide are frequently combined together, their effects may be additive on lowering your blood pressure. You may need a dose adjustment or special tests to safely take both medications. Contact your doctor if you have a reduced heart rate, dizziness, fainting, or headaches. It is important to tell your doctor about all other medications you use, including vitamins and herbs. Do not stop using any medications without first talking to your doctor.
Applies to: Lasix (furosemide) and enalapril / hydrochlorothiazide
Before taking furosemide, tell your doctor if you also use hydroCHLOROthiazide. You may need dose adjustments or special tests in order to safely take both medications together. This combination may lower levels of certain minerals in your body such as potassium, magnesium, and sodium. You should contact your doctor if you have symptoms such as dizziness, dry mouth, thirst, tired feeling, muscle cramps, fast heart rate, urinating less than usual, or feeling like you might pass out. Blood pressure and kidney function should be monitored regularly. It is important to tell your doctor about all other medications you use, including vitamins and herbs. Do not stop using your medications without first talking to your doctor first.
Drug and food interactions
Applies to: enalapril / hydrochlorothiazide
It is recommended that if you are taking enalapril you should be advised to avoid moderately high or high potassium dietary intake. This can cause high levels of potassium in your blood. Do not use salt substitutes or potassium supplements while taking enalapril, unless your doctor has told you to.
Therapeutic duplication warnings
No therapeutic duplications were found for your selected drugs.
Drug Interaction Classification
|Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.|
|Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.|
|Minimally clinically significant. Minimize risk; assess risk and consider an alternative drug, take steps to circumvent the interaction risk and/or institute a monitoring plan.|
|No information available.|
Do not stop taking any medications without consulting your healthcare provider.