Vasopril 5mg Tablet

Medically reviewed by Dr. Swaroop Choudhari | Written By Kunal V Kumar

Last updated on: November 02, 2020 3:31 am

Vasopril 5mg Tablet

Uses of Vasopril 5mg Tablet

Vasopril 5mg Tablet is used for the treatment or prevention of the following disease(s):

Hypertension, High Blood Pressure, Heart Failure

Side effects of Vasopril 5mg Tablet

The most common side effects of Vasopril 5mg Tablet are – Headache, Dizziness, Orthostatic Hypotension, Fatigue, Diarrhea, Cough, Syncope, Angina, Abdominal Pain, Vomiting, Nausea, Rash, Asthenia

These side effects can usually occur in patients. However, these are only indicative and not all patients will experience them.

Precautions while using Vasopril 5mg Tablet

Do not use Vasopril 5mg Tablet if you are allergic to – Enalapril

If you have heart disease, liver or kidney disease, drug or alcohol addiction, consult your doctor before using Vasopril 5mg Tablet.

If you are allergic to any medicine or food, consult your doctor before using this medicine.

Use this medicine under the supervision of your doctor.

To avoid an adverse reaction, consult your doctor if you are already taking other medicines.

How Vasopril 5mg Tablet works

Vasopril 5mg Tablet contains – Enalapril

Enalapril works by blocking a substance in the body that causes the blood vessels to tighten. As a result, enalapril relaxes the blood vessels. This lowers blood pressure and increases the supply of blood and oxygen to the heart.

Dosage of Vasopril 5mg Tablet

The dosage of Vasopril 5mg Tablet depends on many factors such as the patient age, health, medical condition or history of the patient and many other conditions.

Please use this medicine as prescribed by your doctor.

Overdose of Vasopril 5mg Tablet

If you forget to take a dose of Vasopril 5mg Tablet, do not take two doses at the same time, there is a risk of overdose.

If you notice any unusual reaction in your body after taking this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or call your local medical emergency number.

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Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.

Envas 5mg Tablet  ( Cadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd. )

50.57  15 Tablets Strip Tablets Strip

Enapril 5mg Tablet  ( Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd. )

48.90  15 Tablets Strip Tablets Strip

Fribit 5mg Tablet  ( Olcare Laboratories )

14.87  10 Tablets Strip Tablets Strip

Nuril 5mg Tablet  ( USV Ltd. )

32.59  10 Tablets Strip Tablets Strip

Enam 5mg Tablet  ( Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Ltd. )

48.80  15 Tablets Strip Tablets Strip


Drug :- Alcohol, antihypertensive agents, diuretics may increase effects. NSAIDs may decrease antihypertensive effect, increase risk of possible acute renal failure.

Potassium-sparing diuretics, potassium supplements may cause hyperkalemia. May increase lithium concentration, toxicity.

Herbs :- Ephedra, ginseng, yohimbe may worsen hypertension. Garlic may increase antihypertensive effect. Licorice may cause sodium/water retention, loss of potassium.

Lab Values :- May increase serum BUN, alkaline phosphatase, bilirubin, creatinine, potassium, ALT, AST. May decrease serum sodium. May cause positive ANA titer.

About Reviewer

Dr. Swaroop Y Choudhari is an MBBS, MD in General Medicine. The doctor holds an experience of 8 years, and has extensive knowledge in his respective field of medicine.

About Author

Kunal is a registered pharmacist with RGUHS with over 11 months experience. He is a medicine content contributor at Zotezo.