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What should I discuss with my veterinarian while considering Enalapril?
Tell your veterinarian if your pet has kidney disease, blood abnormalities, a vascular disease such as systemic lupus erythematosis (SLE), may be pregnant, or may be used for breeding.
Notify your veterinarian of any other medications or supplements your pet is taking, and if your pet has had any reactions to previous medications.
What should I do if I miss a dose?
What is the most important information I should know?
Who should not take it?
Use with caution in animals with kidney disease.
What side effects may be seen when taking Enalapril?
If your pet experiences an allergic reaction to the medication, signs may include facial swelling, hives, scratching, sudden onset of diarrhea, vomiting, shock, seizures, pale gums, cold limbs, or coma. If you observe any of these signs, contact your veterinarian immediately.
How is it stored?
What should I do if I know of or suspect there has been an overdose?
What should I avoid when giving my pet Enalapril?
This medication is commonly given along with diuretics such as furosemide (Lasix, Salix), and may require adjustment of the diuretic dose by your veterinarian.
Where is more information available?