Enalapril Precautions and Warnings

Who Should Not Take Enalapril?

You should not take enalapril if you:
  • Are allergic to Enalapril Maleate, Vasotec, or any inactive component used to make Vasotec or Enalapril Maleate. Your healthcare provider or pharmacist has a list of inactive ingredients.
  • Have a history of angioedema related to previous ACE inhibitor treatment.
  • Have hereditary or idiopathic angioedema.
  • Have diabetes and are also taking any medications that contain aliskiren (Tekturna®, Tekamlo®, Tekturna HCT®, Amturnide®, Valturna®), due to an increased risk for low blood pressure, high blood potassium, and kidney problems in this situation.

A Summary of Enalapril Precautions and Warnings

There are a number of situations in which certain people should not take enalapril, as well as a number of precautions and warnings people should be aware of with enalapril. However, it is possible that not all the precautions or warnings for enalapril were discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your healthcare provider about the enalapril precautions and warnings that may apply to you.
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