Ramichek

Indoco Remedies Ltd

Composition for Ramichek Products

About Ramichek Products

Uses of Ramichek Products

Ramipril is used in the treatment of Hypertension (high blood pressure), prevention of heart attack and stroke and Heart failure.

Ramichek Products side effects

Common

Side Effects of Ramichek are Cough, Decreased blood pressure, Dizziness, Fatigue, Vomiting.

How Ramichek Products work

Ramipril 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.

Patient Concerns about Ramichek Products

Frequently asked questions about Ramichek Products

Frequently asked questions about Ramipril

Q. I have been diagnosed with heart failure and the doctor has prescribed me Ramichek 5mg Tablet. Why?
Ramichek 5mg Tablet belongs to angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor group of drugs. It relaxes and widens the blood vessels, making it easier for the blood to pass through the vessels. As a result of this, the heart does not have to work more to push the blood. Since the workload on the heart is reduced, it is beneficial in heart failure. Additionally, it is also used to lower blood pressure and prevent stroke.
Q. Can Ramichek 5mg Tablet increase potassium levels? If yes, what should be done?
Ramichek 5mg Tablet may increase potassium levels in the blood, especially if you have uncontrolled diabetes mellitus, kidney problems and dehydration. Potassium levels may also increase in patients using potassium salts or medicines which increase potassium levels or are aged more than 70 years of age. If you have any of these conditions and are using Ramichek 5mg Tablet, you need to be careful and get regular blood tests done to monitor potassium levels.
Q. When can I expect my blood pressure to be normal after starting Ramichek 5mg Tablet?
Ramichek 5mg Tablet takes a few hours to reduce high blood pressure but since there are no symptoms, you will not notice any difference. It takes a few weeks for the blood pressure to get fully controlled. Do not stop taking the medicine. Keep taking it even if you feel better or if your blood pressure is normalized.
Q. Ever since I started taking Ramichek 5mg Tablet, I noticed that I have developed dry cough which is very irritating and is not relieved by any medicine. Why is it?
Ramichek 5mg Tablet commonly is responsible for dry cough which can be persistent and is not relieved by any medicine. Talk to your doctor if it bothers you or you have trouble sleeping, as another medicine may be better. Even if you stop taking Ramichek 5mg Tablet, the cough may take a few days to a month to go away.
Q. I accidentally took a 25 mg Ramichek 5mg Tablet tablet instead of one 5 mg. Will it have any harmful effects?
Yes, you may feel lightheaded, dizzy, your pulse may become slow and you may even faint. You should take the help of a relative or friend for emergency or seek immediate medical support.
Q. Will there be any problem if I am taking Ramichek 5mg Tablet and I have a surgery scheduled in a week?
Inform your doctor that you are taking Ramichek 5mg Tablet. Ramichek 5mg Tablet can reduce your blood pressure when it is used with a general anesthetic. Your doctor may advise you to stop taking it 24 hours before surgery.
Q. Can Ramichek 5mg Tablet affect my fertility?
There is no evidence that Ramichek 5mg Tablet has any effect on fertility in both men and women. However, if you are planning to get pregnant, talk to your doctor first because Ramichek 5mg Tablet is not recommended in pregnancy.
Q. I have diabetes. Does Ramichek 5mg Tablet have any effect on blood sugar levels?
Yes, Ramichek 5mg Tablet may have some effect on antidiabetic medicines and insulin and may lower your blood sugar levels. Therefore, you need to check your blood sugar levels regularly.
Q. I have been using Ramichek 5mg Tablet for blood pressure since sometime, but now I have noticed that I often have a sore throat along with fever. I want to stop Ramichek 5mg Tablet and see if this goes, can I stop Ramichek 5mg Tablet?
No, you should not stop Ramichek 5mg Tablet suddenly as this may cause a sudden increase in your blood pressure which may be harmful for you. In addition to this, Ramichek 5mg Tablet can very rarely decrease your white blood cell count which are important to fight infections in your body. Consult your doctor and get a blood test done. If your white cell count is decreased, it could be due to Ramichek 5mg Tablet. Ask your doctor for an alternative medicine for blood pressure. You can continue taking Ramichek 5mg Tablet if your investigations are normal.
Q. Is it safe to take Ramichek 5mg Tablet for a long time?
Yes, Ramichek 5mg Tablet is safe and works best if taken for a long time. But, taking Ramichek 5mg Tablet for a long time can sometimes affect the working of your kidneys. To keep track of this, your doctor will get regular blood tests done and check how well your kidneys are working.

Products for Ramichek

Ramichek 5mg Tablet
strip of 10 tablets
Indoco Remedies Ltd
MRP
68.25
Not Available
Ramichek 2.5mg Tablet
strip of 10 tablets
Indoco Remedies Ltd
MRP
59.65
Not Available
Ramichek 1.25mg Tablet
strip of 10 tablets
Indoco Remedies Ltd
MRP
19.81
Not Available

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