Wait 36 Hours After Stopping an ACEI Before Starting Entresto

You'll hear lots of buzz about Entresto (en-TRESS-toh), a new drug for systolic heart failure.

It's the first "angiotensin receptor neprilysin inhibitor" (ARNI)...and combines valsartan with sacubitril (sah-KYOO-bih-tril).

Sacubitril works by inhibiting the enzyme neprilysin. This increases sodium loss and vasodilation...and enhances ARB efficacy.

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