What is the active ingredient in Auspril?
The name of your medicine is Auspril. The active ingredient is called enalapril maleate.
What is Auspril used for?
AUSPRIL lowers high blood pressure, a condition which doctors call "hypertension". It is also used to treat heart failure.
How does the medicine Auspril work?
One of the ways Auspril helps lower blood pressure and treat heart failure that widens the blood vessels. This means that blood is able to pass more easily through the blood vessels, limiting its efforts in pumping blood around the body. This means that the heart is able to cope better when extra demands are placed on the heart.
How to take Auspril?
Follow your doctor's instructions carefully, as they may differ from the information contained in this leaflet.
How much Auspril is safe for consumption?
For most patients, the usual starting dose is 5 mg taken once a day. Some patients may need a lower starting dose. The dose may need to be increased depending on your blood pressure. Most patients take between 10 to 40 mg each day.