Medicine Overview of Avopril AS Capsule
Avopril AS 10 mg/75 mg/5 mg Capsule is used for prevention of heart attack and stroke.
Side Effects of Avopril AS are Nausea, Taste change, Stomach pain, Indigestion, Diarrhoea, Constipation, Headache, Weakness, Muscle pain, Increased glucose level in blood, Cough, Dizziness, Decreased blood pressure, Increased liver enzymes, increased bleeding tendency.
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Avopril AS 10 mg/75 mg/5 mg Capsule is to be taken with food.
Taking it with food helps to avoid stomach upset.
Avopril AS 10 mg/75 mg/5 mg Capsule is a combination of three medicines: Atorvastatin, Aspirin / Acetylsalicylic acid and Ramipril which prevent heart attack and stroke. Atorvastatin is a lipid-lowering medication that blocks an enzyme required in the body to make cholesterol. It lowers the "bad" cholesterol (LDL), triglycerides and raises the "good" cholesterol (HDL). Aspirin is an antiplatelet medication. It prevents the platelets from sticking together and decreases the formation of harmful blood clots. Ramipril is a blood-pressure lowering medicine which works by relaxing blood vessels so that blood flows more smoothly and the heart can pump blood more efficiently.
In Depth Information on Avopril AS Capsule
Avopril AS Capsule related warnings
Taking Aspirin with alcohol increases the associated risk of stomach bleeding.
Avopril AS 10 mg/75 mg/5 mg Capsule is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the foetus. Please consult your doctor.
Avopril AS 10 mg/75 mg/5 mg Capsule is probably unsafe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Avopril AS 10 mg/75 mg/5 mg Capsule may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Avopril AS 10 mg/75 mg/5 mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Avopril AS 10 mg/75 mg/5 mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of blood pressure is recommended for dose adjustment.
Avopril AS 10 mg/75 mg/5 mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Avopril AS 10 mg/75 mg/5 mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Inform your doctor if you develop any signs and symptoms of jaundice while taking this medicine.
Frequently asked questions about Avopril AS Capsule
Q. Can the Avopril AS cause muscle pain?
Yes, Avopril AS is known to cause muscle pain by injuring muscle. Talk to your doctor as soon as possible if you are experiencing muscle pain, weakness or muscle cramps. It can be a sign of muscle injury due to Avopril AS.
Q. Will I need to stop Avopril AS before surgery or dental procedure?
Avopril AS may increase the risk of bleeding during a surgery or dental procedure. Therefore, you may be asked by your doctor to stop taking Avopril AS. You should not stop taking Avopril AS on your own.
Q. Can the use of Avopril AS increase the risk of bleeding?
Yes, Avopril AS increases the risk of bleeding. Always be careful while doing activities that may cause an injury or bleeding. Tell your doctor immediately if you notice any abnormal bruising or bleeding.
Q. Which painkiller is safe while taking Avopril AS?
Paracetamol is safe to use while taking Avopril AS for reducing pain. Avoid the use of other painkillers while taking Avopril AS, as they may increase the risk of bleeding.
Q. Can I use Avopril AS in pregnancy?
No, Avopril AS should be avoided in pregnancy. If pregnancy is detected, stop using Avopril AS and contact your doctor immediately. Avopril AS can cause injury and death to the developing baby.
Q. What medicines should I avoid while taking Avopril AS?
Avopril AS can interact with several medicines and can cause serious problems. Talk to your doctor and inform him about using Avopril AS before taking any prescription or non-prescription medicine.
Q. Can the use of Avopril AS cause cough?
Yes, Avopril AS is known to cause cough because it has ramipril as one of the active ingredients. Unfortunately, cough medicines don't usually help for coughs caused by ramipril. Talk to your doctor about Avopril AS If you are experiencing persistent cough.
Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Avopril AS?
Keep this medicine in the packet or container it came in, tightly closed. Store it as mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children, and other people.
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