Hyponatremia due to Enalapril in an Elderly Patient
A Case Report
Hector Gonzalez-Martinez, MD;
James J. Gaspard, MD;
David V. Espino, MD
Arch Fam Med. 1993;2(7):791-793.
Angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors are of value in the treatment of hypertension and congestive heart failure. The combination of proven effectiveness with a favorable side-effect profile makes ACE inhibitors, such as enalapril maleate, reasonable first choices in the treatment of hypertension in the elderly.1,2
From the Department of Family Practice (Drs Gonzalez-Martinez, Gaspard, and Espino), the Division of Geriatrics (Drs Gonzalez-Martinez and Espino), and University Family Physicians Clinic (Dr Gaspard), University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.