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Rugen 2.5 mg Capsule


Uses of Rugen Capsule

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

Rugen Capsule side effects

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

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

How Rugen Capsule works

Rugen 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.

Rugen Capsule related warnings

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Rugen 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.
Rugen 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.
Rugen 2.5 mg Capsule may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Rugen 2.5 mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Rugen 2.5 mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of blood pressure is recommended for dose adjustment.
Rugen 2.5 mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Rugen 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 Rugen Capsule?

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

Alternate Brands

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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Rugen 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.
  • Rugen 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 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 Rugen 2.5 mg Capsule.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Rugen with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Urinol, Zeric
Brand(s): Psycolith
Brand(s): Thioprinz
Brand(s): Cnoxrin
Brand(s): Euroglip, Pridex MG, Glimpee
Brand(s): Diabic, Glicla
Brand(s): Lyma

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Rugen

Hi! My diagnosed me with Tinea Cruris which is like a red patch between my thighs near my genitals so he recommended me ITRASYS-200 MG (Twice Daily) for 30 days and gave an ointment EBERNET-M. After taking them the Tinea was almost gone when suddenly I had a breakout again and it itches a lot. I would appreciate your opinion on this matter. Thanks! :)Also kindly let me know should I take the same again? Or maybe if you could be able to suggest something better?
Dr. Souvik Sardar
Skin Specialist
Apply ebernet cream not ebernet m Twice daily for 6wksStart itraconazole 200 mg - 1cap daily after lunch for 3wksTake itraconazole only if u dnt HV any heart problem like heart failure
What is BNP test? Pls explain.What is BNP ASSAY?My result is133.0 explain
Dr. Manju Singh
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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Q. Is Rugen safe to use?

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

Q. Does Rugen cause cough?

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

Q. Does Rugen cause frequent urination?

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

Q. Does Rugen cause itching?

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

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

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

Q. Does Rugen cause depression?

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

Q. Does Rugen cause thinning of the blood?

No, Rugen does not cause blood thinning.
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F-67-68 Phase- VII, Industrial Area,Mohali -160055 Punjab, (India)
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