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Drug - Epaned (enalapril maleate powder for oral solution) [Silvergate Pharmaceuticals, Inc]

December 2015

Therapeutic area - Hypertension

Approval criteria patient through age 2

  • Patient has not reached their 3rd birthday AND
  • Patient has a diagnosis of hypertension

Approval criteria patient age 3 or older

  • Patient is 3 years of age or older AND
  • Patient has a diagnosis of hypertension AND
    • Patient cannot swallow a tablet whole and is not taking any other tablet whole by mouth OR
    • Patient experiences an acute situation of extreme anxiety or other acute disorder that prohibits the patient from swallowing a whole tablet OR
    • Patient has a history of non-compliance or “cheeking” medications OR
    • Prescriber provides another reason why the patient cannot take the dose of the medication by an oral tablet or other means, depending on primary route of administration


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