Lexxel is used to treat high blood pressure.

Lexxel Overview


Lexxel is a prescription medication used to treat high blood pressure. Lexxel is a single product containing 2 medications: enalapril and felodipine. The enalapril component belongs to a group of drugs called angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors. Enalapril works by blocking the ACE enzyme, which helps blood vessels to relax and lowers blood pressure. The felodipine component belongs to a group of drugs called calcium channel blockers, which work by relaxing the blood vessels, making it easier for the heart to pump blood.

This medication comes in tablet form and is typically given once daily. Lexxel can be taken either with food or without food, just take it the same way every time. For example, if you take it without food then always take it without food. 

Common side effects of Lexxel include headache, dizziness, and swelling. 

This brand is no longer available.

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  • Angina Pectoris, Variant
  • Arthritis, Rheumatoid
  • Bartter Syndrome
  • Diabetic Nephropathies
  • Edema
  • Heart Failure
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertension, Malignant
  • Hypertrophy, Left Ventricular
  • Ventricular Dysfunction, Left

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Lexxel consists of multiple generic medications. The generic medications are listed below.


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Lexxel FDA Warning

Use in pregnancy.

When used in pregnancy during the second and third trimesters, ACE inhibitors can cause injury and even death to the developing fetus. When pregnancy is detected, Lexxel should be discontinued as soon as possible. 


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