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Dexace 5 mg Tablet

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Composition for Dexace 5 mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Dexace 5 mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Dexace Tablet

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Uses of Dexace Tablet

Dexace 5 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of high blood pressure and heart failure.
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Dexace Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Dexace are Decreased blood pressure, Cough, Increased potassium level in blood, Fatigue, Weakness, Dizziness, Renal impairment.

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How to use Dexace Tablet

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. Dexace 5 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Dexace Tablet works

Dexace 5 mg Tablet 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 Dexace Tablet

Expert advice for Dexace Tablet

  • You have been prescribed Dexace 5 mg Tablet 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.
  • Dexace 5 mg Tablet 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 doesn't go away.
  • Dexace 5 mg Tablet may cause the level of potassium in blood to go up. 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 Dexace 5 mg Tablet.
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Dexace Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Dexace Tablet
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Dexace 5 mg Tablet 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
Dexace 5 mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Dexace 5 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Dexace 5 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Dexace 5 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of blood pressure is recommended for dose adjustment.
Liver
CAUTION
Dexace 5 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Dexace 5 mg Tablet 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 Dexace Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Dexace 5 mg Tablet, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Frequently asked questions about Dexace Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Ramipril

Q. Is Dexace safe to use?
Dexace is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. Is Dexace a diuretic?
No, Dexace 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 Dexace a nitrate or a statin?
Dexace is neither a nitrate nor a statin. It is an ACE inhibitor used to treat high blood pressure.
Q. Can I take Dexace with Ibuprofen?
Ibuprofen can be taken with Dexace, 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 Dexace cause cough?
Yes, non-productive tickling cough, is one of the common side effects of Dexace.
Q. Does Dexace cause frequent urination?
No, Dexace 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 Dexace cause itching?
Yes, Dexace may cause itching of skin. However, It is not very commonly observed.
Q. Does Dexace cause an increase in potassium levels in the blood?
Yes, increased potassium levels in the blood (hyperkalemia) is one the common side effects of Dexace.
Q. Does Dexace cause depression?
Yes, Dexace may cause depression; however, it is not very commonly observed.
Q. Does Dexace known to cause thinning of the blood?
No. Dexace has no known effect on blood thinning.
Q. Can I take Dexace with sildenafil?
Yes, Dexace 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 Dexace with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Dexace with Tinzaparin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Tinzaparin: Innohep
Dexace with Tacrolimus
SERIOUS
Dexace with Disopyramide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Disopyramide: Norpace
Dexace with Spironolactone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Spironolactone: Aldactone, Spilactone
Dexace with Eplerenone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Eplerenone: Planep, Eptus, Epleran, Exinia, Eplinice, Exenta
Dexace with Ardeparin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ardeparin: Lomoparin
Dexace with Nadroparin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nadroparin: Fraxiparine, Nadropar, Fraxodi, Cardioparin
Dexace with Flecainide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Flecainide: Flecarite
Dexace with Bemiparin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Bemiparin: Hibor
Dexace with Propafenone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Propafenone: Pradil
Dexace with Azathioprine
SERIOUS
Dexace with Dalteparin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Dalteparin: Fragmin, Daltehep
Dexace with Mercaptopurine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Mercaptopurine: Purinetone, 6-MP
Dexace with Parnaparin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Parnaparin: Fluxium, Fluxum
Dexace with Sirolimus
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sirolimus: Siropan, Raparen, Rapacan, Rocas, Emtor, Limus, Sirova, Siromus, Rapamune
Dexace with Triamterene
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Triamterene: Trymax
Dexace with Reviparin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Reviparin: Clivarine
Dexace with Glipizide
MODERATE
Dexace with Chlorpropamide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Chlorpropamide: Diabinese
Dexace with Ginkgo Biloba
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Ginkgo Biloba: Oto Sure
Dexace with Silymarin
MODERATE
Dexace with Chlorthalidone
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Chlorthalidone: Thiovas, Chlorfid, Lupiclor, Klorzid, Clovet, Thaloric, Thiaklor, Zione, Thalizide, CTD, Chlohat
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Metamizole / Dipyrone: Novalgin RC, Bral, Andep, Novalgin
Dexace with Furosemide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Furosemide: Frussenex, Fru, Lasix, Frusamide, Frusenex, Lasix HD, Urix, Furoped, Laxide
Dexace with Tolbutamide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Tolbutamide: Rastinon
Dexace with Naftopidil
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Naftopidil: Nafodil, Naftomax

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