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Rugen 5 mg Tablet

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Composition for Rugen 5 mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Rugen 5 mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Rugen Tablet

Uses of Rugen Tablet

Rugen 5 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of high blood pressure and heart failure.

Rugen Tablet side effects

Common

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

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

How Rugen Tablet works

Rugen 5 mg 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 Rugen Tablet

Expert advice for Rugen Tablet

  • You have been prescribed Rugen 5 mg Tablet 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 5 mg Tablet 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.
  • Rugen 5 mg Tablet 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 Rugen 5 mg Tablet.
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Rugen Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Rugen Tablet
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Rugen 5 mg 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.
Lactation
CAUTION
Rugen 5 mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Rugen 5 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Rugen 5 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Rugen 5 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of blood pressure is recommended for dose adjustment.
Liver
CAUTION
Rugen 5 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Rugen 5 mg Tablet 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 Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Rugen 5 mg Tablet, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Rugen Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Ramipril

Q. Is Rugen safe to use?
Rugen is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. Is Rugen a diuretic?
No, Rugen 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 Rugen a nitrate or a statin?
Rugen is neither a nitrate nor a statin. It is an ACE inhibitor used to treat high blood pressure.
Q. Can I take Rugen with Ibuprofen?
Ibuprofen can be taken with Rugen, 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 Rugen cause cough?
Yes, non-productive tickling cough, is one of the common side effects of Rugen.
Q. Does Rugen cause frequent urination?
No, Rugen 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 Rugen cause itching?
Yes, Rugen may cause itching of skin. However, It is not very commonly observed.
Q. Does Rugen cause an increase in potassium levels in the blood?
Yes, increased potassium levels in the blood (hyperkalemia) is one the 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 known to cause thinning of the blood?
No. Rugen has no known effect on blood thinning.
Q. Can I take Rugen with sildenafil?
Yes, Rugen 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 Rugen with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Rugen with Heparin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Heparin: Celparin, Oparin, V Parin, Heparen, Beparine, Keparin, Nuparin, Geohep, Thinla, Neporin
Rugen with Mercaptopurine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Mercaptopurine: Purinetone, 6-MP
Rugen with Tacrolimus
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Tacrolimus: Imunotac, Emgraf, Taclicept, Pangraf, Tacsant, Tacloran, Rengraf, Vingraf, Tacromus, Tacmus
Rugen with Parnaparin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Parnaparin: Fluxium, Fluxum
Rugen with Spironolactone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Spironolactone: Aldactone, Spilactone
Rugen with Lithium
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lithium: Psycolith, Cartil, A Lith, Likon, Lidep, Cylith, Elith, Litholite, Lithocent, Lisalt
Rugen with Allopurinol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Allopurinol: Urinol, Zeric, Seloric, Aluric, Alopinol, Xoric, Algor, Purolic, Urxoall, Alur
Rugen with Cyclosporine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Cyclosporine: Imudrops, Neoral, Consiral, Hydroeyes, Oncyclo, Panimun Bioral, Cyrin, Cyclophil ME, Sandimmun Neoral, Sandimmun
Rugen with Flecainide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Flecainide: Flecarite
Rugen with Triamterene
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Triamterene: Trymax
Rugen with Sirolimus
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sirolimus: Siropan, Rapacan, Rocas, Emtor, Limus, Sirova
Rugen with Reviparin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Reviparin: Clivarine
Rugen with Azathioprine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Azathioprine: Thioprinz, Lazorin, Azap, Azoprine, Thiopress, Azofit, Azoran, Aretha, Azithioprine, Zymurine
Rugen with Dalteparin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Dalteparin: Fragmin, Daltehep
Rugen with Enoxaparin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Enoxaparin: Cnoxrin, Clenox, Leeparin, Alnaparin, Loparin, Faciloc, Enoxion, Lomoh, Lmwx, Lonopin
Rugen with Eplerenone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Eplerenone: Planep, Eptus, Epleran, Exinia
Rugen with Nadroparin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nadroparin: Fraxiparine
Rugen with Tinzaparin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Tinzaparin: Innohep
Rugen with Propafenone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Propafenone: Pradil
Rugen with Bemiparin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Bemiparin: Hibor
Rugen with Furosemide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Furosemide: Frussenex, Fru, Frusamide, Frusenex, Lasix HD, Urix
Rugen with Chlorpropamide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Chlorpropamide: Diabinese
Rugen with Ginkgo Biloba
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Ginkgo Biloba: Ginkonex
Rugen with Naftopidil
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Naftopidil: Nafodil, Naftomax
Rugen with Glibenclamide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Glibenclamide: No Gluco, Diabnil, D Con, Semi Daonil, Daonil, Semi-Euglucon, Aviglen, Glybovin, Gliconil, Diabetnil
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Metamizole / Dipyrone: Pyregin, Novalgin RC, Bral
Rugen with Tolbutamide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Tolbutamide: Told, Rastinon
Rugen with Torasemide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Torasemide: Torsevent, Uromide, Torstar, Vrochitor, Solimade, Tormis, Torvigress, TOR, Meltor, Torvel
Rugen with Gliclazide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Gliclazide: Diabic, Glywin, Carryl, Glucoril, Glurob, Aliza, GZ, Diabezide, Monoglide, Betazide
Rugen with Glipizide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Glipizide: Glunase, Glazulin, Egly, Libiz, M Diab, Glyson, Lipi, Glynase, Glytop, Glucotrol
Rugen with Glimepiride
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Glimepiride: Euroglip, Pridex MG, Glimpee, Prideme, Glimpse, Glimipill, Sunglim, Sysril, Glydin, Glyde
Rugen with Silymarin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Silymarin: Lyma, Livon S, Chimarin, Osilma, Merin, Alrin B, Hepatoz, Sivylar, Syloliv, Silbostin
Rugen with Chlorthalidone
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Chlorthalidone: Chlornol, Thiovas, Chlorfid, Lupiclor, Klorzid, Clovet, Thaloric, Thiaklor, Zione
Medicines with composition Aspirin / Acetylsalicylic acid: Disprin, M Spirin, Colsprin, Asprin, Loprin, Aspeeday, Acetyl Salicylic Acid, Delay Release Asprin, Sprintas, CV Sprin
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