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RAMACT-AM 5MG/5MG TABLET


Overview

Introduction

"RAMACT-AM 5MG/5MG TABLET is a medicine used to treat hypertension (high blood pressure). It is a combination of two medicines that effectively controls blood pressure when a single medication is not effective. It helps to lower high blood pressure and thus reduces the chances of future heart attack and stroke. It should be taken empty stomach regularly a fixed time each day. This medicine should be used along with a proper diet, salt restriction, and regular exercise for best results. Some patients may develop cough and swelling of ankle as side effects of using this medicine. It may also produce dizziness initially, but this improves with time. "

Uses of Ramact-AM Tablet

Ramact-AM Tablet side effects

Common
  • Decreased blood pressure
  • Sleepiness
  • Taste change
  • Headache
  • Ankle swelling
  • Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk)
  • Tiredness
  • Palpitations
  • Increased potassium level in blood
  • Cough
  • Stomach upset

How to use Ramact-AM 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. RAMACT-AM 5MG/5MG TABLET may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Ramact-AM Tablet works

RAMACT-AM 5MG/5MG TABLET is a combination of two medicines: Amlodipine and ramipril which lower blood pressure effectively. It works by relaxing blood vessels so that blood flows more smoothly and the heart can pump blood more efficiently.

Ramact-AM Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with RAMACT-AM 5MG/5MG TABLET.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
RAMACT-AM 5MG/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
RAMACT-AM 5MG/5MG TABLET is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
RAMACT-AM 5MG/5MG TABLET may cause side effects such as dizziness, headaches, nausea or tiredness, all of which could affect your ability to concentrate and drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
RAMACT-AM 5MG/5MG TABLET should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of RAMACT-AM 5MG/5MG TABLET may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of blood pressure is recommended for dose adjustment.
Liver
CAUTION
RAMACT-AM 5MG/5MG TABLET should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of RAMACT-AM 5MG/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.

Alternate Brands

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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed RAMACT-AM 5MG/5MG TABLET for the treatment of high blood pressure.
  • Lowering blood pressure reduces chance of future heart attack & strokes.
  • It may cause dizziness. Get up slowly when rising from a sitting or lying position.
  • Do not take RAMACT-AM 5MG/5MG TABLET if you are pregnant or planning for pregnancy.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Ramact-AM

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Hi, my bp got high suddenly. 160/100. feeling low n giddy. hvin Stone in gallbladder and kidney.
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Diabetes Specialist
ramipril 5mg daily at 9 am
Recently High Blood pressure is detected measurement is 180/90, what to do, go for a medicine or some other alternative is there.
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Diabetes Specialist
ramipril 5mg twice daily 9 am and 8 pm daily for
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References
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