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Cardika 2.5mg Capsule

Mankind Pharma Ltd

Composition for Cardika 2.5mg Capsule

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Primary uses of Cardika 2.5mg Capsule

6 capsules in 1 strip

Medicine Overview of Cardika Capsule


Uses of Cardika Capsule

Cardika 2.5mg Capsule is used in the treatment of high blood pressure. It lowers the risk of heart attack and stroke.

Cardika Capsule side effects


Decreased blood pressure, Cough, Increased potassium level in blood, Fatigue, Weakness, Dizziness, Renal impairment.


How to use Cardika Capsule

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. Cardika 2.5mg Capsule may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Cardika Capsule works

Cardika 2.5mg Capsule is an angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor. It works by reducing stress on the heart and relaxing blood vessel so that blood flows more smoothly and the heart can pump blood more efficiently.

In Depth Information on Cardika Capsule

Expert advice for Cardika Capsule

  • You may get a dry cough while using Cardika. Report to your doctor if there is a persistent cough.
  • Cardika may cause the level of potassium in blood to go up. Avoid taking potassium supplements and potassium-rich foods such as banana and broccoli.
  • Inform your doctor immediately if you have rapid swelling of the lips, tongue, and throat that may affect breathing.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
  • You shouldn’t take Cardika if you’re pregnant or plan to become pregnant. Cardika may cause birth defects or be fatal to your unborn baby.
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Cardika Capsule related warnings
Special precautions for Cardika Capsule
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Cardika 2.5mg Capsule is unsafe to use during pregnancy.
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
Cardika 2.5mg Capsule is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Cardika 2.5mg Capsule may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Cardika 2.5mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Cardika 2.5mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of blood pressure is recommended for dose adjustment.
Cardika 2.5mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Cardika 2.5mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Inform your doctor if you develop any signs and symptoms of jaundice while taking this medicine.

What if you miss a dose of Cardika Capsule?uses

If you miss a dose of Cardika 2.5mg Capsule, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Cardika Capsule

Frequently asked questions about Ramipril

Q. Is Cardika safe to use?
Cardika is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. Is Cardika a diuretic?
No, Cardika is not a diuretic. It belongs to a class of drugs called ACE inhibitors (angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors), which is mainly used to reduce high blood pressure.
Q. Is Cardika a nitrate or a statin?
Cardika is neither a nitrate nor a statin. It is an ACE inhibitor used to treat high blood pressure.
Q. Can I take Cardika with Ibuprofen?
Ibuprofen can be taken with Cardika, however, it is known that ibuprofen and other NSAIDs may reduce the antihypertensive effects of ramipril. Consult your doctor about any medications currently taken before starting and while on ramipril
Q. Does Cardika cause cough?
Yes, non-productive tickling cough, is one of the common side effects of Cardika.
Q. Does Cardika cause frequent urination?
No, Cardika has no known effect on increasing the frequency of urination. It may rarely increase the urine output but not affect the frequency of urination.
Q. Does Cardika cause itching?
Yes, Cardika may cause itching of skin. However, It is not very commonly observed.
Q. Does Cardika cause an increase in potassium levels in the blood?
Yes, increased potassium levels in the blood (hyperkalemia) is one the common side effects of Cardika.
Q. Does Cardika cause depression?
Yes, Cardika may cause depression; however, it is not very commonly observed.
Q. Does Cardika known to cause thinning of the blood?
No. Cardika has no known effect on blood thinning.
Q. Can I take Cardika with sildenafil?
Yes, Cardika can be taken with Sildenafil. However, there could be an excessive fall in blood pressure when taken together and you can experience symptoms like dizziness, lightheadedness, fainting, flushing, headache, or an increased heart rate. So, special caution must be taken when taking both the drugs together and inform your doctor if you experience any of these symptoms.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Cardika with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Cardika with Sirolimus
Medicines with composition Sirolimus: Siropan, Raparen, Rapacan, Genxtor, Rocas, Emtor, Limus, Sirova, Siromus, Rapamune
Cardika with Ardeparin
Medicines with composition Ardeparin: Lomoparin
Cardika with Reviparin
Medicines with composition Reviparin: Clivarine
Cardika with Mercaptopurine
Medicines with composition Mercaptopurine: Purinetone, 6-MP
Cardika with Flecainide
Medicines with composition Flecainide: Flecarite
Cardika with Parnaparin
Medicines with composition Parnaparin: Fluxium, Fluxum
Cardika with Triamterene
Medicines with composition Triamterene: Trymax
Cardika with Tacrolimus
Cardika with Spironolactone
Medicines with composition Spironolactone: Aldactone, Spilactone
Cardika with Azathioprine
Cardika with Cyclosporine
Cardika with Dalteparin
Medicines with composition Dalteparin: Fragmin, Daltehep
Cardika with Tinzaparin
Medicines with composition Tinzaparin: Innohep
Cardika with Eplerenone
Medicines with composition Eplerenone: Planep, Eptus, Epleran, Exinia, Eplinice, Exenta
Cardika with Nadroparin
Medicines with composition Nadroparin: Fraxiparine, Nadropar, Fraxodi, Cardioparin
Cardika with Bemiparin
Medicines with composition Bemiparin: Hibor
Cardika with Disopyramide
Medicines with composition Disopyramide: Norpace
Cardika with Propafenone
Medicines with composition Propafenone: Pradil
Cardika with Furosemide
Medicines with composition Furosemide: Frussenex, Fru, Lasix, Frusamide, Frusenex, Lasix HD, Urix, Furoped, Laxide
Cardika with Chlorpropamide
Medicines with composition Chlorpropamide: Diabinese
Cardika with Chlorthalidone
Medicines with composition Chlorthalidone: Thiovas, Chlorfid, Lupiclor, Klorzid, Clovet, Thaloric, Thiaklor, Zione, Thalizide, CTD, Chlohat
Cardika with Ginkgo Biloba
Medicines with composition Ginkgo Biloba: Oto Sure
Medicines with composition Metamizole / Dipyrone: Novalgin RC, Bral, Andep, Novalgin
Cardika with Naftopidil
Medicines with composition Naftopidil: Nafodil, Naftomax
Cardika with Glipizide
Cardika with Tolbutamide
Medicines with composition Tolbutamide: Rastinon

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