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Cardiopril 10 Capsule


Overview

Uses of Cardiopril Capsule

Cardiopril 10 Capsule is used in the treatment of high blood pressure and Heart failure.

Cardiopril Capsule side effects

Common
  • Decreased blood pressure
  • Cough
  • Increased potassium level in blood
  • Fatigue
  • Weakness
  • Dizziness
  • Renal impairment

How to use Cardiopril 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. Cardiopril 10 Capsule may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Cardiopril Capsule works

Cardiopril 10 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.

Cardiopril Capsule related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Cardiopril 10 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.
Lactation
CAUTION
Cardiopril 10 Capsule is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Cardiopril 10 Capsule may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Cardiopril 10 Capsule should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Cardiopril 10 Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of blood pressure is recommended for dose adjustment.
Liver
CAUTION
Cardiopril 10 Capsule should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Cardiopril 10 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 Cardiopril Capsule?

If you miss a dose of Cardiopril 10 Capsule, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Cardiopril 10 Capsule to improve blood pressure.
  • Lowering blood pressure reduces the chance of future heart attack & strokes.
  • It may also be used to treat chronic (long-standing) heart failure.
  • It protects kidney function, which is especially useful for people with diabetes or mild-to-moderate kidney diseases.
  • Cardiopril 10 Capsule can make you feel dizzy for the first few days. Take it preferably at bedtime and rise slowly if you have been sitting or lying down.
  • Let your doctor know about any dizziness, cough, or throat irritation that does not go away.
  • It may increase the level of potassium in blood. Avoid taking potassium supplements and potassium-rich foods such as banana and broccoli.
  • Do not take it during pregnancy or breastfeeding. Tell your doctor if you become pregnant while taking Cardiopril 10 Capsule.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Cardiopril with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Thioprinz
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Cnoxrin
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Urinol, Zeric
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Psycolith
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Euroglip, Pridex MG, Glimpee
MODERATE
MODERATE
Brand(s): Diabic, Glicla
MODERATE
Brand(s): Lyma
MODERATE

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Cardiopril

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my mom heart ef is 35 she suffer congestive heart failure says heart rythum is not good aa result he suggest for pacemaker when she admit ef is 30 and after 10 days it shows 35 show it will increase naturally or use medicine life time any medicine in aurveda to live long and natural also suggeat intake only 2liter water a day please suggest me waiting for ur answer thanks
Dr. Deepak Kumar Soni
Skin Specialist
Hi Need to consult to face to face kindly visit any ayurveda doctor at your city
What is BNP test? Pls explain.What is BNP ASSAY?My result is133.0 explain
Dr. Manju Singh
Psychiatrist
BNP levels below 100 pg/mL indicate no heart failure. BNP levels of 100-300 pg/mL suggest heart failure is present. BNP levels above 300 pg/mL indicate mild heart failure. BNP levels above 600 pg/mL indicate moderate heart failure.The level of BNP in the blood increases when heart failure symptoms worsen, and decreases when the heart failure condition is stable
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FAQs

Q. Is Cardiopril safe to use?

Yes, Cardiopril is safe if used in prescribed doses for the prescribed duration advised by your doctor.

Q. Does Cardiopril cause cough?

Yes, Cardiopril causes dry cough. It is one of the common side effects of Cardiopril.

Q. Does Cardiopril cause frequent urination?

No, Cardiopril does not affect the frequency of urination. However, it may increase the amount of urine you pass at one time.

Q. Does Cardiopril cause itching?

Yes, Cardiopril may cause allergic infections like itching of skin. However, it is not very commonly observed.

Q. Does Cardiopril increase the potassium levels in the blood?

Yes, Cardiopril can increase the potassium levels in the blood (hyperkalemia). This is one of the most common side effects of Cardiopril.

Q. Does Cardiopril cause depression?

Yes, Cardiopril may cause depression. However, it is not very commonly observed.

Q. Does Cardiopril cause thinning of the blood?

No, Cardiopril does not cause blood thinning.

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Manufacturer/Marketer Address
Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Ltd., 8-2-337, Road No. 3, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad, Telangana 500034, INDIA
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