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Brand Names: Renitec, Vaseretic
Generic Name: Enalapril maleate
RENITEC (enalapril maleate, MSD) is the maleate salt of enalapril, a derivative of two amino-acids,
L-alanine and L-proline. Following oral administration enalapril is rapidly absorbed and then hydrolysed to enalaprilat which is a highly specific long-acting, non-sulphydryl angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitor.
RENITEC is indicated in the treatment of all grades of essential hypertension , and in renovascular hypertension. It may be used alone as initial therapy or concomitantly with other antihypertensive agents, especially diuretics.
RENITEC is also indicated in the treatment and prevention of heart failure
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Generic name: Enalapril maleate
Brand names: Renitec and Vasotec
Enalapril is an angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor used in the treatment of hypertension and some types of chronic heart failure.. The primary effect of enalapril, as with all ACE inhibitors, is to lower blood pressure.
This drug is shipped in blisters.
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