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Rampril 2.5mg Capsule

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Composition for Rampril 2.5mg Capsule

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Primary uses of Rampril 2.5mg Capsule

10 capsules in 1 strip

Medicine Overview of Rampril Capsule


Uses of Rampril Capsule

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

Rampril Capsule side effects


Decreased blood pressure, Cough, Increased potassium level in blood, Fatigue, Weakness, Dizziness, Renal impairment.


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

How Rampril Capsule works

Rampril 2.5mg 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 Rampril Capsule

Expert advice for Rampril Capsule

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

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

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Frequently asked questions about Rampril Capsule

Frequently asked questions about Ramipril

Q. Is Rampril safe to use?
Rampril is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. Is Rampril a diuretic?
No, Rampril 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 Rampril a nitrate or a statin?
Rampril is neither a nitrate nor a statin. It is an ACE inhibitor used to treat high blood pressure.
Q. Can I take Rampril with Ibuprofen?
Ibuprofen can be taken with Rampril, 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 Rampril cause cough?
Yes, non-productive tickling cough, is one of the common side effects of Rampril.
Q. Does Rampril cause frequent urination?
No, Rampril 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 Rampril cause itching?
Yes, Rampril may cause itching of skin. However, It is not very commonly observed.
Q. Does Rampril cause an increase in potassium levels in the blood?
Yes, increased potassium levels in the blood (hyperkalemia) is one the common side effects of Rampril.
Q. Does Rampril cause depression?
Yes, Rampril may cause depression; however, it is not very commonly observed.
Q. Does Rampril known to cause thinning of the blood?
No. Rampril has no known effect on blood thinning.
Q. Can I take Rampril with sildenafil?
Yes, Rampril 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 Rampril with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Rampril with Dalteparin
Medicines with composition Dalteparin: Fragmin, Daltehep
Rampril with Sirolimus
Medicines with composition Sirolimus: Siropan, Raparen, Rapacan, Rocas, Emtor, Limus, Sirova, Siromus, Rapamune
Rampril with Azathioprine
Rampril with Mercaptopurine
Medicines with composition Mercaptopurine: Purinetone, 6-MP
Rampril with Bemiparin
Medicines with composition Bemiparin: Hibor
Rampril with Nadroparin
Medicines with composition Nadroparin: Fraxiparine, Nadropar, Fraxodi, Cardioparin
Rampril with Disopyramide
Medicines with composition Disopyramide: Norpace
Rampril with Reviparin
Medicines with composition Reviparin: Clivarine
Rampril with Tinzaparin
Medicines with composition Tinzaparin: Innohep
Rampril with Propafenone
Medicines with composition Propafenone: Pradil
Rampril with Parnaparin
Medicines with composition Parnaparin: Fluxium, Fluxum
Rampril with Tacrolimus
Rampril with Triamterene
Medicines with composition Triamterene: Trymax
Rampril with Spironolactone
Medicines with composition Spironolactone: Aldactone, Spilactone
Rampril with Eplerenone
Medicines with composition Eplerenone: Planep, Eptus, Epleran, Exinia, Eplinice, Exenta
Rampril with Ardeparin
Medicines with composition Ardeparin: Lomoparin
Rampril with Flecainide
Medicines with composition Flecainide: Flecarite
Rampril with Ginkgo Biloba
Medicines with composition Ginkgo Biloba: Oto Sure
Rampril with Naftopidil
Medicines with composition Naftopidil: Nafodil, Naftomax
Medicines with composition Aspirin / Acetylsalicylic acid: Colsprin, Asprin, Loprin, Aspirin, Aspeeday, Acetyl Salicylic Acid, Delay Release Asprin, Aspin, Sprintas, CV Sprin, Sprin, Aspent, Delisprin, Ascad, E Prin, Asa
Rampril with Furosemide
Medicines with composition Furosemide: Frussenex, Fru, Lasix, Frusamide, Frusenex, Lasix HD, Urix, Furoped, Laxide
Rampril with Glipizide
Rampril with Tolbutamide
Medicines with composition Tolbutamide: Rastinon
Medicines with composition Metamizole / Dipyrone: Novalgin RC, Bral, Andep, Novalgin
Rampril with Chlorthalidone
Medicines with composition Chlorthalidone: Thiovas, Chlorfid, Lupiclor, Klorzid, Clovet, Thaloric, Thiaklor, Zione, Thalizide, CTD, Chlohat
Rampril with Chlorpropamide
Medicines with composition Chlorpropamide: Diabinese

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