The dose of enalapril maleate your healthcare provider recommends will vary, depending on a number of factors, including:
- The medical condition being treated
- Other medical conditions you may have
- Other medications you may currently be taking.
As is always the case, do not adjust your dose unless your healthcare provider specifically tells you to do so.
Can I Overdose on Enalapril Maleate?
People who take too much enalapril maleate may have overdose symptoms such as:
- Lightheadedness, dizziness, or fainting
- Decrease in urine output
- Drowsiness, headache, or back pain
- Slow or irregular heartbeat.
If you happen to overdose on this drug, seek immediate medical attention.
How Should the Medicine Be Stored?
Store enalapril maleate at room temperature, away from moisture and heat. Keep the tablets in an airtight container.
Be sure to keep this and all medications out of the reach of children.
What Should I Do If I Miss a Dose?
If you do not take your enalapril maleate as scheduled, take your missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next scheduled dose, skip the missed one and continue with normal dosing. Never take a double dose.