What is Innozide?
Innozide tablets contain two active ingredients, enalapril and hydrochlorothiazide. Enalapril is a type of medicine called an ACE inhibitor. Hydrochlorothiazide is a type of medicine called a thiazide diuretic. These are both medicines used to lower high blood pressure.
What is Innozide used for?
Innozide is used to deal with mild to moderate high blood pressure (hypertension).
How does Innozide work?
ACE inhibitors such as enalapril work by blocking the action of a compound in the body called angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE). Hydrochlorothiazide removes excess fluid from the body by increasing the production of urine.
How can this medicine affect other medicines?
This medicine will have an additive effect with other medicines that decrease blood pressure, particularly other medicines used to treat high blood pressure (antihypertensives).
What is to be taken care of while consuming this medicine?
Your blood pressure, kidney function and the levels of salts such as potassium in your blood should be regularly monitored while you are taking this medicine.