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Enalapril (Vasotec) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations

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Enalapril (Vasotec) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations

What is the Generic Name for Vasotec?

enalapril

What is the Trade Name for enalapril?

Vasotec

What are the Indications of Enalapril (Vasotec) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations?

hypertension, management of CHF

What are the Actions of Enalapril (Vasotec) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations?

block conversion of angiotensin I to angiotensin II, increases renin levels and decreases aldosterone
leading to vasodilation

What is the Therapeutic Class of Enalapril (Vasotec) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations?

antihypertensives

What is the Pharmacologic Class of Enalapril (Vasotec) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations?

ACE Inhibitor

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Date Published - Jul 24, 2018
Date Modified - May 27, 2018

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