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The addition of Enalapril to conventional therapy in dogs with chronic congestive heart failure resulted in a significant decrease in clinical signs and a 92% increase in survival time. Mild dizziness is usually the only side effect. This condition, however, is entirely benign and disappears when supplementation is discontinued(108). For a more exact guide, they divide the total level by the HDL level.

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