Enalaprilat

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Enalaprilat
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2013-05-20 11:08:39
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  1. Enalaprilat

    Names / Class
    • Enalapril
    • Vasotec

    Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme (ACE) Inhibitor
  2. Enalaprilat / Vasotec / Enalapril

    Mechanism of Action
    • Peripheral smooth muscle relaxant, lowers BP (systolic & diastolic)
    • Reduces afterload on the heart, making it effective tx for non-valvular CHF
  3. Enalaprilat / Vasotec / Enalapril

    Onset of Action
    Peak Effect
    Duration
    Half-Life
    • 15 - 30 minutes
    • 1 - 2 hours (may be up to 4 hrs)
    • 6 - 12 hours
    • 1 - 2 days
  4. Enalaprilat / Vasotec / Enalapril

    Indications
    • HTN
    • CHF
  5. Enalaprilat / Vasotec / Enalapril

    Contraindications
    • Pregnancy
    • angioedema
    • known hypersensitivity to the med
  6. Enalaprilat / Vasotec / Enalapril

    Precautions
    • BP can drop significantly, monitor BP closely
    • Angioedema & anaphylaxis have been reported
  7. Enalaprilat / Vasotec / Enalapril

    Side Effects
    • Cough
    • HA
    • Dizziness
    • Syncope
    • Joint Pain
    • Diarrhea
    • Fatigue
    • Fever
    • Hypotension
    • Nausea
    • Rash
  8. Enalaprilat / Vasotec / Enalapril

    Adult Dose
    1.25 - 5 mg (typically 1.25 mg) IV over 5 minutes, can be repeated every 6 hours
  9. Enalaprilat / Vasotec / Enalapril

    Pedi Dose
    Not indicated in pre-hospital setting
  10. Enalaprilat / Vasotec / Enalapril

    Max Dose
    5 mg
  11. Enalaprilat / Vasotec / Enalapril

    Route / How Supplied
    IV

    Unknown

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