Drug Information for Enalapril Maleate Tablets, USP (Sandoz Inc.): Asymptomatic Left Ventricular Dysfunction

  • In the trial that demonstrated efficacy, patients were started on 2.5 mg twice daily

    and were titrated as tolerated to the targeted daily dose of 20 mg (in divided doses).

    After the initial dose of Enalapril Maleate Tablets, the patient should be observed under medical supervision for at least two hours and until blood pressure has stabilized for at least an additional hour. (See WARNINGSand PRECAUTIONS, Drug Interactions.) If possible, the dose of any concomitant diuretic should be reduced which may diminish the likelihood of hypotension. The appearance of hypotension after the initial dose of enalapril maleate tablets does not preclude subsequent careful dose titration with the drug, following effective management of the hypotension.

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