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Can I use Vasotec if I am taking indomethacin?

If you are taking indomethacin, you may not be able to take the blood pressure drug Vasotec (enalapril). Indomethacin is a type of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). All the drugs in the NSAID category can interact with Vasotec and make it less effective at lowering your blood pressure. Talk to your doctor if you're taking indomethacin and considering going on Vasotec.

If you're already taking Vasotec, talk to your doctor before starting indomethacin. This is particularly important if you have kidney problems—in people with kidney problems, the combination of Vasotec and an NSAID can further damage the kidneys.

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