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Ramipril

The generic drug Ramipril belongs to a family of ACE Inhibitors. The drug is normally sold under the brand name Ramipril
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Ramipril

Ramipril 1.25mg

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Ramipril 10mg

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Ramipril 2.5mg

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Ramipril 5mg

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Usage

What are Ramipril uses?  

This medicine is mainly used for treating high blood pressure which is also known as hypertension. Lowering the high blood pressure can help you in preventing strokes, kidney problems as well as heart attacks. Ramipril capsules are also given in order to improve survival after a heart attack. Ramipril medication can also be used in patients who are at a high risk of heart disease as well as diabetes in order to prevent heart attacks and strokes. This medicine is also effective in treating heart failure in patients who have recently suffered from a heart attack.  

Altace medication might also be used for treating heart failure in patients who have had a recent heart attack. Since this medicine is an ACE inhibitor which works by relaxing the blood vessels in order to ensure that blood flows easily.  

Ramipril generic drug is available in the brand name of Altace. You can buy this medicine from our pharmacy at a reasonable cost.  

What is the dosage of Ramipril? 

You need to take this medicine by mouth with or without the food as directed by your doctor, mainly once or twice a day. If you are taking Ramipril capsules then you need to swallow it whole. In case you find difficulty in swallowing the capsule then you can open the capsule and sprinkle the content onto cool applesauce or mix it in a half glass of water or apple juice. Once it is done, you need to swallow or drink the whole mixture. You can store the mixture for up to 24 hours at room temperature and for up to 48 hours in a refrigerator.  

This medicine is available in different strengths such as Ramipril 5mg, Ramipril 10 mg and Ramipril 2.5 mg, so the dosage is completely based upon your medical condition as well as response to the treatment.  

In order to reduce your side effects, there are chances that your doctor tells to start this medicine at a low dose and then with time gradually increase your dose. Make sure that you strictly follow your doctor’s instructions.  

If you want to get the most benefits from it then use Ramipril tablet on a regular basis. In order to ensure that you remember to take it on a regular basis, take the medicine at the same time every day. Even if you start feeling well after a few days make sure that you continue this medicine. It has been seen that many people who are suffering from high blood pressure do not feel sick.  

For the treatment of high blood pressure, this medicine might take the time of several weeks before you get the full benefit. In case your condition gets worse or does not improve then get the emergency medical help immediately.  

During the intake of this medicine, make sure that you drink plenty of water. In case you are going for any surgery then inform your doctor well in advance that you are using this medicine. Thus, there are chances that you need to use blood pressure medicine for the rest of your life.  

Do not take Altace generic drug in larger or smaller amounts and also longer than recommended by your doctor.  

Make sure that you store this medicine at room temperature right away from direct heat, light as well as moisture.  

What happens if you miss a dose? 

The moment you remember to take the missed dose. But if it’s time for your next dose then skip the missed dose because two doses cannot be taken at the same time. Never take extra medicine just to cover up the dose.  

What you should avoid while taking this medicine? 

While the intake of Ramipril 5mg, Ramipril 10 mg and Ramipril 2.5 mg you should not use salt substitutes or potassium supplements until and unless your doctor tells you to do so.  

Stop the intake of alcohol and alcoholic beverages during your Ramipril medication because it will lower your blood pressure and can increase some of the side effects of this medicine.  

You should also avoid getting up too fast from a lying or sitting position because you might feel dizzy. Always get up slowly and steady yourself in order to prevent fall.  

Can you take Ramipril during pregnancy? 

If you are pregnant then immediately stop the intake of Ramipril 5mg, Ramipril 10 mg and Ramipril 2.5 mg. While taking this medicine, if you become pregnant then stop this medicine and call your doctor immediately. This medicine is known to cause injury and even death to an unborn baby if you take this medicine during your second or third trimester. Make sure that you use effective birth control.  

Can a breastfeeding mother use Ramipril? 

Since it is not known that this medicine passes into the breast milk or not or whether it harms a nursing baby. So you should avoid the intake of Ramipril tablets if you breastfeed your baby.  

Precautions to be taken while using this medicine 

Remember that you should not use Ramipril generic drug in case you are allergic to it or if:

  • You recently took a heart medicine known as sacubitril
  • You have a history of angioedema
  • If you are allergic to any other ACE inhibitors like lisinopril, benazepril, trandolapril, captopril, fosinopril, etc. 

You should not take this medicine within 36 hours before or after taking medicine that is known to contain sacubitril like Entresto. In case you are suffering from diabetes, then you should not use this medicine with any other medication that is known to contain aliskiren like Tekamlo or Tekturna.  

If you are suffering from kidney disease then you need to avoid taking Ramipril with aliskiren. In order to ensure that this medicine is safe for you, make sure that you inform your doctor well in advance if you have suffered from:

  • Kidney disease
  • A connective tissue disease like Marfan syndrome, rheumatoid arthritis, lupus or scleroderma
  • Liver disease
  • If you are taking telmisartan 

Keep this medicine away from children, while you also need to take this medicine only for the prescribed time not more than that because it can cause serious side effects.  

What are the side effects of Ramipril?

Remember that your doctor has given this medicine to you because he or she thinks that the benefits of this medicine are more as compared to its side effects. Many people using this medicine have not come across any major side effects.   

Some of the common side effects of Ramipril tablets are: 

  • Tired feeling 
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Weakness and cough

Contact your doctor immediately if you have any signs of an allergic to this medicine such as serious stomach pain, swelling of your face, throat, lips or tongue, hives and difficulty in breathing.  

Get the medical help immediately if you have:

  • Signs of high potassium such as tingly feeling, loss of movement, nausea, tingly feeling, irregular heartbeats & weakness
  • Jaundice
  • Fever, cold or flu symptoms, chills or sore throat
  • Little or no urination

Therefore, this is not the complete list of side effects so if you suffer from anything else which is not mentioned in this list then make sure that you contact your doctor immediately.  

Ramipril Interactions 

Drug interaction can completely change how your medications work or can also increase your risk for severe side effects. Make a list of all the products that you are using and share it with your doctor such as prescription drugs, nonprescription drugs as well s herbal products. You should never stop, start or change the dosage of any medicine without the approval of your doctor.  

There are many products that are known to contain ingredients which can raise your blood pressure as well as worsen your heart failure. So if you are using cold & cough products, diet aids or any other products then inform your doctor well in advance so that he can tell you how to use it safely.  

There are total 352 drugs that are known to interact with Ramipril medication.  

35 major drug interactions

289 moderate drug interactions

28 minor drug interactions  

Some of the names of drug that interact with Ramipril tablets include Allopurinol, Aspirin, Atorvastatin, Crestor, Januvia, Lasix, Metformin, Lyrica, Lantus, etc.  

How do Ramipril works? 

This medicine works by relaxing the blood vessels in order to ensure that blood flows more easily in your body.  

Ramipril Warnings 

This medicine should strictly not be used if you are pregnant because it can harm an unborn baby. If while taking Ramipril pills, you become pregnant then make sure that you inform the doctor immediately. You should never take Ramipril within 36 hours before or after taking medicine which is known to contain sacubitril like Entresto. If you have ever suffered from angioedema in past then you should not use this medicine.  

Don’t share your medicine with anyone even if he or she has the same symptoms as yours. It can complicate the conditions. Therefore, if you are suffering from diabetes then you should not use Ramipril tablets with any medicine which is known to contain aliskiren.    


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