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ENALAPRILAT-INJECTABLE, Vasotec IV

GENERIC NAME: ENALAPRILAT - INJECTABLE (en-AL-ah-pril-at)

BRAND NAME(S): Vasotec IV

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WARNING: This drug can cause serious fetal harm (sometimes death) if used during the last six months of pregnancy. If pregnancy occurs, stop using this drug and contact your physician immediately.

USES: Enalaprilat is an injectable form of the oral drug, enalapril. It is used to treat high blood pressure and heart failure when patients cannot take the oral form of this medication. Enalaprilat works by blocking an enzyme in the body called angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE). This enzyme produces a chemical that narrows blood vessels and raises blood pressure.




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