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Ramipril 2.5 mg Capsule

Micro Labs Ltd

Composition for Ramipril 2.5 mg Capsule

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Ramipril 2.5 mg Capsule

10 capsules in 1 strip

Medicine Overview of Ramipril Capsule

Uses of Ramipril Capsule

Ramipril 2.5 mg Capsule is used in the treatment of high blood pressure and heart failure.

Ramipril Capsule side effects


Side Effects of Ramipril are Decreased blood pressure, Cough, Increased potassium level in blood, Fatigue, Weakness, Dizziness, Renal impairment.

How to use Ramipril 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. Ramipril 2.5 mg Capsule may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Ramipril Capsule works

Ramipril 2.5 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.

In Depth Information on Ramipril Capsule

Expert advice for Ramipril Capsule

  • You have been prescribed Ramipril 2.5 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.
  • Ramipril 2.5 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 doesn't go away.
  • Ramipril 2.5 mg Capsule 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 Ramipril 2.5 mg Capsule.
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Ramipril Capsule related warnings
Special precautions for Ramipril Capsule
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Ramipril 2.5 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.
Ramipril 2.5 mg Capsule is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Ramipril 2.5 mg Capsule may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Ramipril 2.5 mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Ramipril 2.5 mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of blood pressure is recommended for dose adjustment.
Ramipril 2.5 mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Ramipril 2.5 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 Ramipril Capsule?uses

If you miss a dose of Ramipril 2.5 mg Capsule, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Frequently asked questions about Ramipril Capsule

Frequently asked questions about Ramipril

Q. Is Ramipril safe to use?
Ramipril is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
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), which is mainly used to reduce high blood pressure.
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. 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 cough?
Yes, non-productive tickling cough, is one of the common side effects of 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. However, It is not very commonly observed.
Q. Does Ramipril cause an increase in potassium levels in the blood?
Yes, increased potassium levels in the blood (hyperkalemia) is one the 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 known to cause thinning of the blood?
No. Ramipril has no known effect on blood thinning.
Q. Can I take Ramipril with sildenafil?
Yes, Ramipril 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 Ramipril with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Ramipril with Ardeparin
Medicines with composition Ardeparin: Lomoparin
Ramipril with Disopyramide
Medicines with composition Disopyramide: Norpace
Ramipril with Sirolimus
Medicines with composition Sirolimus: Siropan, Rapacan, Rocas, Emtor, Limus, Sirova, Siromus
Ramipril with Mercaptopurine
Medicines with composition Mercaptopurine: Purinetone, 6-MP
Ramipril with Tinzaparin
Medicines with composition Tinzaparin: Innohep
Ramipril with Propafenone
Medicines with composition Propafenone: Pradil
Ramipril with Bemiparin
Medicines with composition Bemiparin: Hibor
Ramipril with Triamterene
Medicines with composition Triamterene: Trymax
Ramipril with Spironolactone
Medicines with composition Spironolactone: Aldactone, Spilactone
Ramipril with Nadroparin
Medicines with composition Nadroparin: Fraxiparine, Nadropar
Ramipril with Flecainide
Medicines with composition Flecainide: Flecarite
Ramipril with Azathioprine
Medicines with composition Azathioprine: Thioprinz, Azap, Azoprine, Thiopress, Azofit, Azoran, Aretha, Azithioprine, Zymurine, Imuran, Azimune, Imuza, Transimune
Ramipril with Eplerenone
Medicines with composition Eplerenone: Planep, Eptus, Epleran, Exinia, Eplinice
Ramipril with Reviparin
Medicines with composition Reviparin: Clivarine
Ramipril with Dalteparin
Medicines with composition Dalteparin: Fragmin, Daltehep
Ramipril with Parnaparin
Medicines with composition Parnaparin: Fluxium, Fluxum
Ramipril with Tacrolimus
Medicines with composition Tacrolimus: Imunotac, Emgraf, Taclicept, Pangraf, Tacsant, Tacloran, Rengraf, Vingraf, Tacromus, Tacmus, Tacimun, Seegraf, Rolimus
Ramipril with Chlorthalidone
Medicines with composition Chlorthalidone: Chlornol, Thiovas, Chlorfid, Lupiclor, Klorzid, Clovet, Thaloric, Thiaklor, Zione, Thalizide
Ramipril with Furosemide
Medicines with composition Furosemide: Frussenex, Fru, Frusamide, Frusenex, Lasix HD, Urix, Furoped
Ramipril with Tolbutamide
Medicines with composition Tolbutamide: Told, Rastinon
Ramipril with Silymarin
Ramipril with Naftopidil
Medicines with composition Naftopidil: Nafodil, Naftomax
Ramipril with Metamizole / Dipyrone
Medicines with composition Metamizole / Dipyrone: Pyregin, Novalgin RC, Bral, Andep
Ramipril with Glipizide
Ramipril with Chlorpropamide
Medicines with composition Chlorpropamide: Diabinese

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