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Rampitor 5mg/10mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Rampitor 5mg/10mg Tablet

High blood pressure with high cholesterol
Potentiallyunsafewith
Alcohol
Pregnancy
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Medicine Overview of Rampitor Tablet

Uses of Rampitor Tablet

Rampitor 5mg/10mg Tablet is used in the treatment of high blood pressure with high cholesterol.

Rampitor Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Rampitor are Nausea, Taste change, Indigestion, Stomach pain, Headache, Dizziness, Weakness, Cough, Muscle pain, Increased potassium level in blood, Increased glucose level in blood, Decreased blood pressure, Increased liver enzymes.

How to use Rampitor 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. Rampitor 5mg/10mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Rampitor Tablet works

Rampitor 5mg/10mg Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Ramipril and atorvastatin which treat high blood pressure associated with high cholesterol levels. Ramipril is an ACE inhibitor which works by reducing stress on the heart and relaxing blood vessels so that blood flows more smoothly and the heart can pump blood more efficiently. Atorvastatin is a cholesterol-lowering medicine which works by blocking an enzyme (HMG-CoA-reductase) that is required to make cholesterol. It thus lowers "bad" cholesterol (LDL), triglycerides and raises "good" cholesterol (HDL).

In Depth Information on Rampitor Tablet

Rampitor Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Rampitor Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking Atorvastatin with alcohol may increase the risk of liver damage.
Pregnancy
CAUTION
Rampitor 5mg/10mg Tablet is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the foetus. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
Rampitor 5mg/10mg 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
Rampitor 5mg/10mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Rampitor 5mg/10mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Rampitor 5mg/10mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of blood pressure is recommended for dose adjustment.
Liver
CAUTION
Rampitor 5mg/10mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Rampitor 5mg/10mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Rampitor 5mg/10mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease and active liver disease.

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