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Precautions and warnings with Vasotec include avoiding salt substitutes with potassium when taking the medication. Other things to be aware of when taking Vasotec include potential drug interactions that may occur when taking it with other medications (such as diuretics or lithium). There are also serious warnings involving Vasotec and pregnancy -- the drug poses serious risks to the fetus. The following article compiles some (but not all) of the precautions and warnings to be aware of with Vasotec.

Precautions and Warnings With Vasotec: What Should I Tell My Doctor?

You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking Vasotec® (enalapril) if you have:
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you:
  • Are pregnant or trying to become pregnant
  • Are breastfeeding
  • Are on dialysis
  • Will be undergoing surgery or anesthesia.
Tell your healthcare provider about all the medicines you are currently taking, including prescription and nonprescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
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