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CARDACE 10 MG


$18.00$50.00

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Country of Origin

India

Dosage Form

Tablets

Equivalent Brand

Altace

Generic Name

Ramipril

Indication

High blood pressure, Heart failure

Manufacturer

Sanofi India Ltd

Packaging

10 tablets in 1 strip

Composition

Ramipril (10mg)

Pack Size PricePrice/UnitQuantity
30 Tablet/s $18.00$0.60 /Piece
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60 Tablet/s $35.00$0.58 /Piece
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90 Tablet/s $50.00$0.56 /Piece
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Description

Cardace 10 mg (Ramipril)

What is Ramipril 10mg?

Ramipril 10mg, also sold under the trade names Altace, Ramipres (made by Cipla), Ramace (Astra Zenaca), and Cardace (Aventis) among several other brands is an ACE (angiotensin converting enzyme) inhibitor drug. It is prescribed primarily for the treatment of hypertension (high blood pressure), congestive heart failure, and to improve the chances of survival after a heart attack. Ramipril 10mg may also be given for conditions not mentioned here.

Important Information about Ramipril 10mg

Do not take Ramipril 10mg (Altace, Ramipres, Ramace, Cardace) if you are allergic to it or to any other ACE inhibitor such as benazepril, captopril, fosinopril, enalapril, moexipril, an others. To make sure that this medicine is safe for you, inform your doctor in advance if you have any of these conditions: congestive heart failure, kidney disease (or if you are on dialysis), liver disease, a connective tissue disorder like Marfan syndrome, Sjogren’s syndrome, lupus, scleroderma, or rheumatoid arthritis, or if you are on a low salt diet. If you have diabetes or kidney disease, you may not be able to take this medicine if you are also taking a blood pressure medicine that has aliskiren
Excessive sweating, diarrhea, or vomiting may cause loss of too much body water and increase the risk of dehydration and electrolyte imbalance while taking Ramipril 10mg. Notify your doctor if you have persistent diarrhea or vomiting while taking this medicine. Ensure that you take plenty of fluids.
Ramipril 10mg is a pregnancy category D drug. Do not take if you are a pregnant woman. If you become pregnant during the treatment with this medicine, stop taking it and contact your doctor immediately. Ramipril 10mg can cause injury or death of an unborn baby if pregnant women take it in the second or third trimester. Use of effective birth control is recommended while taking this medicine. Ramipril can pass into breast milk and harm a nursing baby. Do not take this medicine without your doctor’s advice if you are breast feeding.
If you are being treated for high blood pressure, continue taking Ramipril 10mg even if you don’t have any symptoms. High blood pressure doesn’t have any outwardly signs. You may have to take this medicine for the rest of your life.

Before taking Cardace 10 mg

Before taking Cardace (Altace, Ramipres, Ramace, Cardace), take care of all precautions mentioned above. Discuss them with your doctor and clear all doubts which you may have about this drug.

How should I take Cardace 10 mg?

Take Cardace strictly according to your doctor’s direction or according to the instructions on the medication label. Do not alter the dosage unless your doctor advises you to do so. Also, do not take this medication after the prescribed period is over. All medications come with a patient leaflet. Refer the instructions in them for detailed information on that particular medication. Cardace can be taken with or without food. Always store this medicine in a cool and dry place.

What if I miss a dose?

If you miss a dose of Ramipril, take it as soon as you remember. Don’t take the missed dose if the time to take the next dose is almost up. Taking multiple doses near to each other can lead to excess medication in your body which can be harmful.

What if I overdose?

In case of an overdose of Ramipril, get emergency medical attention or call the Doctor Immediately. Overdose may lead to severe dizziness, light headedness, or fainting.

Common side effects

Allergic reaction, Cough, Dizziness, Difficulty in swalloing, Shortness of breath, Facial swelling, Generalised swelling, Headache, Vomiting, Stomach upset

Frequently asked questions

Ramipril
Q. Is ramipril a diuretic?
No, ramipril is not a diuretic It belongs to a class of drugs called ACE inhibitors (angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors), mainly used to reduce high blood pressure.

Q. Is ramipril safe?
Ramipril is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.

Q. Is ramipril or cardace a calcium channel blocker/alpha blocker/ beta blocker?
No, ramipril or cardace is an ACE inhibitor and shows no known effects on calcium channels or alpha receptors or beta receptors.

Q. Is ramipril a nitrate or a statin?
Ramipril is neither a nitrate nor a statin. It is an ACE inhibitor used to treat high blood pressure.

Q. What are Cardace / Ramistar/Hopace used for?
Cardace, Ramistar, Hopace are all trade names for the active drug ramipril. Ramipril is an ACE inhibitor used to treat high blood pressure.

Q. Can I take ramipril with ibuprofen?
Ibuprofen can be taken with ramipril, 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 ramipril cause depression?
Yes, ramipril may cause depression; however, it is not very commonly observed.

Q. Does ramipril thin the blood?
No. ramipril has no known effect on blood thinning.

Q. Is ramipril available in India?
Yes, ramipril is available in India with more than 100 brand names.

Additional information

Country of Origin

India

Dosage Form

Tablets

Equivalent Brand

Altace

Generic Name

Ramipril

Indication

High blood pressure, Heart failure

Manufacturer

Sanofi India Ltd

Packaging

10 tablets in 1 strip

Composition

Ramipril (10mg)

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