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Ramace 10mg Capsule

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Composition for Ramace 10mg Capsule

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Primary uses of Ramace 10mg Capsule

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Medicine Overview of Ramace Capsule

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Uses of Ramace Capsule

Ramace 10mg Capsule is used in the treatment of high blood pressure. It lowers the risk of heart attack and stroke.
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Ramace Capsule side effects

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

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

How Ramace Capsule works

Ramace 10mg 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 Ramace Capsule

Expert advice for Ramace Capsule

  • You may get a dry cough while using Ramace. Report to your doctor if there is a persistent cough.
  • Ramace 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 Ramace if you’re pregnant or plan to become pregnant. Ramace may cause birth defects or be fatal to your unborn baby.
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Ramace Capsule related warnings
Special precautions for Ramace Capsule
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Ramace 10mg 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
Ramace 10mg Capsule is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Ramace 10mg Capsule may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Ramace 10mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Ramace 10mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of blood pressure is recommended for dose adjustment.
Liver
CAUTION
Ramace 10mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Ramace 10mg 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 Ramace Capsule?uses

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

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Ramace Capsule

Frequently asked questions about Ramipril

Q. Is ramipril a diuretic?
No, ramipril is not a diuretic It belongs to a class of drugs called ACE inhibitors (angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors), mainly used to reduce high blood pressure
Q. Is ramipril safe?
Ramipril is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Is ramipril or cardace a calcium channel blocker/alpha blocker/ beta blocker?
No, ramipril or cardace is an ACE inhibitor and shows no known effects on calcium channels or alpha receptors or beta receptors
Q. Is ramipril a nitrate or a statin?
Ramipril is neither a nitrate nor a statin. It is an ACE inhibitor used to treat high blood pressure
Q. What are Cardace / Ramistar/Hopace used for?
Cardace, Ramistar, Hopace are all trade names for the active drug ramipril. Ramipril is an ACE inhibitor used to treat high blood pressure
Q. Can I take ramipril with simvastatin/amlodipine/ Viagra/naproxen/prednisolone/ metformin/ Sudafed (pseudoephedrine-decongestant preparation)?
There are no known serious drug interactions between ramipril when taken with simvastatin/ amlodipine/ Viagra/naproxen/prednisolone/ metformin/Sudafed. However, consult your doctor about all medications currently taken before starting and while on ramipril
Q. Can I take ramipril with ibuprofen?
Ibuprofen can be taken with ramipril, 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 ramipril cause coughing?
Yes, non-productive tickling cough, is one of the common side effects or ramipril
Q. Does ramipril cause frequent urination?
No, ramipril 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 ramipril cause itching?
Yes, ramipril may cause itching of skin. It is not very commonly observed
Q. Does ramipril cause an increase in potassium levels in the blood?
Yes, increased potassium levels is one a common side effects of ramipril
Q. Does ramipril cause depression?
Yes, ramipril may cause depression; however, it is not very commonly observed
Q. Does ramipril thin the blood?
No. ramipril has no known effect on blood thinning
Q. Is ramipril available in India?
Yes, ramipril is available in India with more than 100 brand names.
Q. Can I take Ramace with sildenafil ?
Yes,Ramace 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.
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Taking Ramace with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Ramace with Flecainide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Flecainide: Flecarite
Ramace with Reviparin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Reviparin: Clivarine
Ramace with Disopyramide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Disopyramide: Norpace
Ramace with Cyclosporine
SERIOUS
Ramace with Tinzaparin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Tinzaparin: Innohep
Ramace with Mercaptopurine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Mercaptopurine: Purinetone, 6-MP
Ramace with Dalteparin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Dalteparin: Fragmin, Daltehep
Ramace with Spironolactone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Spironolactone: Aldactone, Spilactone
Ramace with Triamterene
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Triamterene: Trymax
Ramace with Tacrolimus
SERIOUS
Ramace with Propafenone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Propafenone: Pradil
Ramace with Sirolimus
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sirolimus: Siropan, Raparen, Rapacan, Genxtor, Rocas, Emtor, Limus, Sirova, Siromus, Rapamune
Ramace with Parnaparin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Parnaparin: Fluxium, Fluxum
Ramace with Bemiparin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Bemiparin: Hibor
Ramace with Eplerenone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Eplerenone: Planep, Eptus, Epleran, Exinia, Eplinice, Exenta
Ramace with Nadroparin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nadroparin: Fraxiparine, Nadropar, Fraxodi, Cardioparin
Ramace with Azathioprine
SERIOUS
Ramace with Ardeparin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ardeparin: Lomoparin
Ramace with Chlorpropamide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Chlorpropamide: Diabinese
Ramace with Tolbutamide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Tolbutamide: Rastinon
Ramace with Glipizide
MODERATE
Ramace with Furosemide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Furosemide: Fru, Lasix, Frusamide, Frusenex, Lasix HD, Urix, Furoped, Laxide
Ramace with Analgin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Analgin: Novalgin RC, Bral, Andep, Novalgin
Ramace with Naftopidil
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Naftopidil: Nafodil, Naftomax
Ramace with Chlorthalidone
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Chlorthalidone: Thiovas, Chlorfid, Lupiclor, Klorzid, Clovet, Thaloric, Thiaklor, Zione, Thalizide, CTD, Chlohat
Ramace with Ginkgo Biloba
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Ginkgo Biloba: Oto Sure

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