Felis ISSN 2398-2950

Enalapril

Contributor(s): Mark Rishniw

Introduction

Name

  • Enalapril.

Class of drug

Description

Chemical name

  • (S)-1-[N(1-(ethoxycarbonyl)-3-phenylpropyl]-L-alanyl]-L-proline, (Z)-2-buteedioate.

Molecular formula

  • C20H28N2O5.C4H4O4.

Molecular weight

  • 493.

Physical properties

  • White crystalline powder.

Storage requirements

  • Room temperature.

Uses

This article is available in full to registered subscribers

Sign up now to purchase a 30 day trial, or Login

Indications

Administration

This article is available in full to registered subscribers

Sign up now to purchase a 30 day trial, or Login

Pharmocokinetics

This article is available in full to registered subscribers

Sign up now to purchase a 30 day trial, or Login

Precautions

This article is available in full to registered subscribers

Sign up now to purchase a 30 day trial, or Login

Interactions

with other drugs

Potassium-sparing diuretics, and potassium supplementation

Diuretics or vasodilators

  • May cause hypotension.

Adverse Reactions

This article is available in full to registered subscribers

Sign up now to purchase a 30 day trial, or Login

Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers

  • Davidson G (1999)Enalapril Maleate.Comp Cont Educ Pract Vet21(12), 1118-1121.
  • Rush J E, Freeman L M, Brown D J & Smith F W K Jr (1998)The use of enalpril in the treatment of feline hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.JAAHA34(1), 38-41.
  • Sanders N, Hamlin R, Buffington T, Blaisdell J (1992)Effects of enalpril on healthy cats.JVIM6(2), 139.

Other sources of information

  • Based onSmall Animal Formulary.Tennant, Bryn (1999) 3rd edn. Cheltenham: BSAVA.
  • Plumb D C (1999)Veterinary Drug Handbook.3 rd edn, Iowa State University Press.

ADDED