Drug interactions between enalapril and enalaprilat
Interactions between your drugs
- Enalapril is in the drug class Angiotensin Converting Enzyme Inhibitors.
- Enalapril is used to treat the following conditions:
- Enalaprilat is a member of the drug class Angiotensin Converting Enzyme Inhibitors.
Drug and food interactions
Applies to: enalapril, enalaprilat
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
Therapeutic duplication is the use of more than one medicine from the same drug category or therapeutic class to treat the same condition. This can be intentional in cases where drugs with similar actions are used together for demonstrated therapeutic benefit. It can also be unintentional in cases where a patient has been treated by more than one doctor, or had prescriptions filled at more than one pharmacy, and can have potentially adverse consequences.
Angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors
The recommended maximum number of medicines in the 'angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors' category to be taken concurrently is usually one. Your list includes two medicines belonging to the 'angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors' category:
- enalapril (active ingredient in enalaprilat)
Note: The benefits of taking this combination of medicines may outweigh any risks associated with therapeutic duplication. This information does not take the place of talking to your doctor. Always check with your healthcare provider to determine if any adjustments to your medications are needed.
Drug Interaction Classification
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Do not stop taking any medications without consulting your healthcare provider.