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Preface 5mg Tablet

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Composition for Preface 5mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Preface 5mg Tablet

MRP
72.5
₹7.25/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Preface Tablet

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Uses of Preface Tablet

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

Common

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

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

How Preface Tablet works

Preface 5mg 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 Preface Tablet

Expert advice for Preface Tablet

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

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

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Preface Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Ramipril

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