Ramipen 2.5mg Tablet

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Composition for Ramipen 2.5mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Ramipen Tablet

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Uses of Ramipen Tablet

Ramipen 2.5mg Tablet is used in the treatment of heart failure and hypertension.
It lowers the risk of heart attack and stroke.
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Side effects of Ramipen Tablet

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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 Ramipen 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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Ramipen 2.5mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Ramipen Tablet works

Ramipen 2.5mg 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 Ramipen Tablet

Expert advice for Ramipen Tablet

  • You may get a dry cough while using Ramipen. Report to your doctor if there is a persistent cough.
  • Ramipen 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 Ramipen if you’re pregnant or plan to become pregnant. Ramipen may cause birth defects or be fatal to your unborn baby.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Ramipen 2.5mg Tablet
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Ramipen 2.5mg 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.
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Lactation
Ramipen 2.5mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactatio
n. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Ramipen 2.5mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired,
or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Ramipen 2.5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Ramipen 2.5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Regular monitoring of blood pressure is recommended for dose adjustment.
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Liver
CAUTION
Ramipen 2.5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Ramipen 2.5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Inform your doctor if you develop any signs and symptoms of jaundice while taking this medicine.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Lomorin NX 60mg Injection, Heplock 10IU Injection, Tacsant 0.5mg Capsule, Captomer 50mg Tablet

Missed Dosageuses

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

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Ramipen 2.5mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for 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 Ramipen with sildenafil ?
Yes,Ramipen 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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