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What is Co-Renitec (Enalapril Maleate/Hydrochlorothiazide) used for?
Co-Renitec (Enalapril Maleate/Hydrochlorothiazide) is an oral ACE inhibitor prescribed to treat patients suffering from high blood pressure. It operates by relaxing the blood vessels in the body to allow easier circulation and reduce the amount of work placed on the heart. This action may also make it useful for treating mild heart failure in patients with left ventricular dysfunction. Your physician may prescribe it for other unlisted conditions, as well.
How should I use Co-Renitec (Enalapril Maleate/Hydrochlorothiazide)?
Always use Co-Renitec (Enalapril Maleate/Hydrochlorothiazide) according to your physician's instructions to get the most effective results. The typical dosage is one tablet taken once daily, but your particular directions will depend on your health condition and the severity of your symptoms. These should be swallowed whole with a large glass of water and may be taken with or without food, but a snack or meal is recommended prior to use if you experience nausea. Never change the form of the tablets prior to use to avoid destroying or altering the effects of their contents. Ask your physician any questions you have about the medication to ensure the correct usage.
What are the side effects of Co-Renitec (Enalapril Maleate/Hydrochlorothiazide)?
Some patients using Co-Renitec (Enalapril Maleate/Hydrochlorothiazide) have reported experiencing side effects such as:
Immediately inform your physician if any serious or worrying symptoms appear including faintness, flu symptoms, confusion, unusual swelling, urinary retention, severe fatigue, irregular heartbeats, chest pain, sensitive skin, high potassium levels, or jaundice. These conditions may require lower doses, reduced application frequency, or emergency medical attention in more serious cases to prevent further complications from occurring.
Co-Renitec (Enalapril Maleate/Hydrochlorothiazide) should not be used by patients who are pregnant, breastfeeding, lactose intolerant, if you are allergic to ACE inhibitors, have a history of swelling following the use of similar medications, angioneurotic edema, or if you have recently had an organ transplant. Also inform your physician if you are elderly, taking other medications to treat hypertension, undergoing treatment to reduce sensitivity to allergies, if the patient is a child, if you have athersclerosis, diabetes, severe heart failure, edema, renal artery stenosis, aortic stenosis, mitral valve stenosis, collagen vascular diseases, kidney failure, decreased kidney function, or decreased liver function. These conditions may cause unexpected problems requiring special adjustments to you dosage or application frequency.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Co-Renitec (Enalapril Maleate/Hydrochlorothiazide). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have an allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.