Medicines containing potassium (including dietary salt substitutes).
Medicines for diabetes (including oral antidiabetic medicines and insulin).
Lithium (a medicine used to treat a certain kind of depression).
Medicines for depression called 'tricyclic antidepressants'.
Medicines for mental problems called 'antipsychotics'.
Certain cough and cold medicines and weight reducing medicines which contain something called a 'sympathomimetic agent'.
Certain pain or arthritis medicines including gold therapy.
Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, including COX-2-inhibitors (medicines that reduce inflammation, and can be used to help relieve pain).
Aspirin (acetylsalicylic acid).
Medicines used to dissolve blood clots (thrombolytics).
If not sure if any of these applies, talk to the doctor or pharmacist before taking Enalapril Actavis Tablets.
Clinical trial data has shown that dual blockade of the RAAS through the combined use of ACE-inhibitors, angiotensin II receptor blockers or aliskiren is associated with a higher frequency of adverse events such as hypotension, hyperkalaemia and decreased renal function (includ ing acute renal failure) compared to the use of a single RAAS-acting agent.
Taking Enalapril Actavis Tablets with food and drink: Enalapril Actavis Tablets can be taken with or without food. Most people take Enalapril Actavis Tablets with a drink of water.