Drug Interactions With Vasotec

Lithium

Vasotec may increase the risk of lithium toxicity and may increase the lithium levels in the blood. Your healthcare provider may choose to monitor your blood lithium levels more frequently and may need to adjust your lithium dosage.

 

Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs)
Vasotec can interact with NSAIDs in several ways. The combination could cause your blood pressure to increase or may cause swelling (edema), especially if you have congestive heart failure (CHF). If you are elderly, have kidney disease or kidney failure, or are taking a diuretic ("water pill") or are dehydrated, taking NSAIDs and Vasotec together may cause kidney failure. Talk to your healthcare provider about this potential drug interaction before taking these medications together.
  

Potassium

If you are taking a potassium product and Vasotec, the levels of potassium in your blood may become too high. This can cause serious problems. Talk to your healthcare provider about using potassium and Vasotec together in your situation.

 

Potassium-Sparing Diuretics

If you are taking Vasotec and a potassium-sparing diuretic, your blood pressure may decrease too much and/or the levels of potassium in your blood may become too high. Your healthcare provider may choose to monitor your progress closely.

 

Final Thoughts on Vasotec Drug Interactions

It is possible that not every interaction was discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your pharmacist or healthcare provider about drug interactions with Vasotec that may apply to you.
 
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