My 7 year-old poodle mix, (who was supposed to live less than a year with a bad heart murmur), has been on enalapril, 2.5 mg, split into 2, ie, 1.25 mg every 12 hours since she was 2 lbs. She has thrived and 7 years later, finished out at 15 lbs with the same dosage. She is Vet monitored and he sees no reason to change the dosage.
One of her health conditions that we battle is staph infections (via blistering/rashes on her belly and horrendous itching) at least 4 times a year which are only stopped with hydrocortisone pills.
I believe I read somewhere that Vasotec (enalapril being the generic equivalent) has a side effect that includes this.
Is this true, and if so, are there any other measures I can take to either prevent the
Not that I am aware of. vetcare