Hyponatremia due to enalapril in an elderly patient. A case report

Arch Fam Med. 1993 Jul;2(7):791-3. doi: 10.1001/archfami.2.7.791.


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.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Aged
  • Enalapril / adverse effects*
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Hyponatremia / chemically induced*


  • Enalapril