Enaril (Enalapril Maleate) is the maleate salt of enalapril, the ethyl ester of a long-acting angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitor, enalaprilat. It is highly effective in the management of hypertension and heart failure. Enaril is available as 5 mg tablet for oral administration. Enaril is indicated for the treatment of all grades of essential hypertension, renovascular hypertension and heart failure.
Enaril Tablet 5 mg
Essential and Renovascular Hypertension : Treatment should be initiated with 5 mg once a day. Where concomitant therapy is a diuretic, the recommended initial dose of Enaril is 2.5 mg. The dose should be titrated to give optimum control of blood pressure. The usual maintenance dose is 10-20 mg given once daily. In severe hypertension, the dosage may be increased incrementally to a maximum of 40 mg once daily.
Heart failure : Enaril can be used as an adjunctive therapy with non-potassium-sparing diuretics and / or digitalis. The recommended starting dose of Enaril is 2.5 mg once daily. The dose of Enaril should be gradually increased depending upon tolerability to the recommended maintenance dose (10-20 mg) given as a single or twice daily dose.