Enalaprilat injection is a sterile aqueous solution for intravenous administration.
Enalaprilat is an angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitor. It is chemically
described as 1-[N-[(S)-1-Carboxy-3-phenylpropyl]-L-alanyl]-L-proline
dihydrate. Its molecular formula is C18H24N205•2H2O
and its structural formula is:
Enalaprilat is a white to off-white, crystalline powder with a molecular weight of 384.43. It is sparingly soluble in methanol and slightly soluble in water.
Each milliliter of enalaprilat injection contains 1.25 mg enalaprilat (anhydrous equivalent); sodium chloride to adjust tonicity; sodium hydroxide to adjust pH; water for injection, q.s.; with benzyl alcohol, 9 mg, added as a preservative.
Last reviewed on RxList: 9/19/2007
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.