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Ramil 5 mg Capsule

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Overview

Introduction of Ramil Capsule

Ramil 5 mg Capsule helps reduce high blood pressure, thus lowering the chances of any future heart attack and stroke. It may also be used to improve the symptoms of chronic (long standing) heart failure. It helps to preserve kidney function, especially in patients with diabetes. This medicine may be used alone or in combination with other medicines. It is taken by mouth (orally), with or without food, preferably at the same time each day. Some patients may develop cough or throat irritation as a side effect while using this medicine. It may also produce dizziness initially, but this improves with time.

Ramil Capsule side effects

Common
  • Decreased blood pressure
  • Cough
  • Increased potassium level in blood
  • Fatigue
  • Weakness
  • Dizziness
  • Renal impairment

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

How Ramil Capsule works

Ramil 5 mg 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.

Ramil Capsule related warnings

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

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

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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Ramil 5 mg Capsule 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.
  • Ramil 5 mg Capsule 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 does not go away.
  • It may increase the level of potassium in blood. 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 Ramil 5 mg Capsule.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Ramil with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Ramil

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What is BNP test? Pls explain.What is BNP ASSAY?My result is133.0 explain
Dr. Manju Singh
Psychiatrist
BNP levels below 100 pg/mL indicate no heart failure. BNP levels of 100-300 pg/mL suggest heart failure is present. BNP levels above 300 pg/mL indicate mild heart failure. BNP levels above 600 pg/mL indicate moderate heart failure.The level of BNP in the blood increases when heart failure symptoms worsen, and decreases when the heart failure condition is stable
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FAQs

Q. Is Ramil safe to use?

Yes, Ramil is safe if used in prescribed doses for the prescribed duration advised by your doctor.

Q. Does Ramil cause cough?

Yes, Ramil causes dry cough. It is one of the common side effects of Ramil.

Q. Does Ramil cause frequent urination?

No, Ramil does not affect the frequency of urination. However, it may increase the amount of urine you pass at one time.

Q. Does Ramil cause itching?

Yes, Ramil may cause allergic infections like itching of skin. However, it is not very commonly observed.

Q. Does Ramil increase the potassium levels in the blood?

Yes, Ramil can increase the potassium levels in the blood (hyperkalemia). This is one of the most common side effects of Ramil.

Q. Does Ramil cause depression?

Yes, Ramil may cause depression. However, it is not very commonly observed.

Q. Does Ramil cause thinning of the blood?

No, Ramil does not cause blood thinning.

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