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Ecator 10 mg Tablet

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Composition for Ecator 10 mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Ecator 10 mg Tablet

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₹11.6/Tablet
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Medicine Overview of Ecator Tablet

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Uses of Ecator Tablet

Ecator 10 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of high blood pressure and heart failure.
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Ecator Tablet side effects

Common

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

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

How Ecator Tablet works

Ecator 10 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 Ecator Tablet

Expert advice for Ecator Tablet

  • You have been prescribed Ecator 10 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.
  • Ecator 10 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.
  • Ecator 10 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 Ecator 10 mg Tablet.
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Ecator Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Ecator Tablet
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Ecator 10 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
Ecator 10 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
Ecator 10 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Ecator 10 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Ecator 10 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of blood pressure is recommended for dose adjustment.
Liver
CAUTION
Ecator 10 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Ecator 10 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 Ecator Tablet?uses

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

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Ecator Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Ramipril

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

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