Dilvas 5 MG Tablet is used in the treatment of high blood pressure and certain other heart conditions. Patients are advised to follow a strict exercise and diet regimen along with this medicine to get the best possible effect.
List of substitutes for Dilvas 5 MG Tablet
Canapril 5 MG Tablet
Ena 5 MG Tablet
Alkem Laboratories Ltd.
Enace 5 MG Tablet
Abbott Healthcare Pvt. Ltd.
Enapril 5 MG Tablet
Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
Normace 5 MG Tablet
Unichem Laboratories Ltd.
Major & minor side effects for Dilvas 5 MG Tablet
Dizziness when getting up suddenly from a sitting position
Fever or chills
Lack of strength
Increase in the potassium levels
Uses of Dilvas 5 MG Tablet
What is it prescribed for?
This medicine is used alone or in combination with other medicines for the treatment of high blood pressure which may be caused by genetic or environmental factors.
Congestive Heart Failure
This medicine is used in the treatment of congestive heart failure which is a type of heart disease, characterized by thickening of the walls of the left ventricle.
Left Ventricular Dysfunction
This medicine is used in the treatment of left ventricular dysfunction, which is a type of heart disease that lowers the pumping capacity of the heart.
When not to use?
This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to Enalapril, other ACE inhibitors, or any other inactive ingredients present along with the formulation.
Coadministration of aliskiren and this medicine is not recommended due to the increased risk of serious adverse effects. This risk is especially higher in the elderly population and in patients with diabetes and kidney diseases.
Warnings for special population
This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. The risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.
This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. The risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.
Symptomatic hypotension may occur in patients with volume depletion or patients who are treated with high-dose diuretics. It is advised to correct this condition before initiating treatment with this medicine. Regular monitoring of blood pressure is recommended during treatment with this medicine. Appropriate dose adjustments should be done based on the clinical condition.
This medicine may increase potassium levels in the blood (hyperkalemia). This may cause serious side effects such as fatal cardiac rhythm irregularities. It is advised to avoid potassium-rich foods (potatoes, bananas) and other medicines that may increase potassium levels (ACE inhibitors, potassium-sparing diuretics, and potassium supplements) during treatment with this medicine.
This medicine may cause a persistent nonproductive cough in some patients. It is resolved when the medicine is discontinued.
Impaired liver function
This medicine should be used with caution in patients with liver diseases due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient’s condition. Close monitoring of liver function is recommended for such patients. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition.
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double your dose to make up for the missed one.
Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.
All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol
Consumption of alcohol is not recommended during treatment with this medicine due to the increased risk of side effects such as dizziness, lightheadedness, and fainting. It is advised that you do not perform any activities that require high mental alertness such as driving a vehicle or operating machinery if you consume alcohol during treatment with this medicine.
Interaction with Medicine
Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medicines
This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a history of angioedema or a family history of angioedema due to the increased risk of recurrent symptoms. Report any incidence of swelling of the face, lips, and eyes to the doctor on priority. Replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition.
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This is not an exhaustive list of possible drug interactions. You should consult your doctor about all the possible interactions of the drugs you’re taking.
Take this medicine exactly as prescribed by the doctor. Do not take in larger or smaller quantities than recommended. Ensure that the treatment course is completed. Do not stop the use of this medicine without consulting your doctor.