Ramilace 2.5 MG Tablet

Manufactured byShrrishti Healthcare
ContainsRamipril
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Description

Ramilace 2.5 MG Tablet is used in the treatment of high blood pressure and certain other heart conditions. Patients are advised to follow a strict exercise and diet regimen along with this medicine to get the best possible effect.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Ramilace 2.5 MG Tablet

  • Blurred vision
  • Sweating
  • Dizziness
  • Unusual tiredness and weakness
  • Back pain
  • Chest tightness
  • Increased heartbeat
  • Cough
  • Diarrhea
  • Vomiting

Uses of Ramilace 2.5 MG Tablet

What is it prescribed for?

  • Hypertension
  • Cardiovascular risk reduction
  • Congestive Heart Failure
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • Onset of action
    The effect of this medicine can be observed within 1-2 hours of administration of the dose.
  • Duration of effect
    The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 24 hours.
  • Safe with alcohol?
    Consumption of alcohol is not recommended during treatment with this medicine due to the increased risk of side effects such as dizziness, lightheadedness, and fainting. It is advised that you do not perform any activities that require high mental alertness such as driving a vehicle or operating machinery if you consume alcohol during treatment with this medicine.
  • Is it habit forming?
    No habit forming tendency has been reported.
  • Usage in pregnancy?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. Discuss all the risks and benefits with your doctor before taking this medicine. Your doctor may prescribe a safer alternative based on your clinical condition.
  • Usage while breast-feeding?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. Discuss all the risks and benefits with your doctor before taking this medicine. Your doctor may advise you to discontinue breastfeeding or to discontinue the drug based on your clinical condition.

Allergy

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to ramipril, other ACE inhibitors, or any other inactive ingredients present along with this medicine.

Aliskiren

Coadministration of aliskiren and this medicine is not recommended due to the increased risk of serious adverse effects. This risk is especially higher in the elderly population and in patients with diabetes and kidney diseases.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. Discuss all the risks and benefits with your doctor before taking this medicine. Your doctor may prescribe a safer alternative based on your clinical condition.

Breast-feeding

This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. Discuss all the risks and benefits with your doctor before taking this medicine. Your doctor may advise you to discontinue breastfeeding or to discontinue the drug based on your clinical condition.
General warnings

Hypotension

This medicine may cause hypotension, especially when used in combination with other high blood pressure medicines. Regular monitoring of blood pressure is recommended during treatment with this medicine. Appropriate dose adjustments should be done based on the clinical condition.

Hyperkalemia

This medicine may significantly increase the potassium levels in the blood. This may cause serious adverse effects. Report any unusual symptoms to the doctor immediately. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition of the patient.

Impaired liver function

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with liver diseases due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Close monitoring of liver function tests, appropriate dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition of the patient.

Pediatric population

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients less than 18 years of age since the safety and efficacy of use are not clinically established.

Cough

This medicine may cause a persistent, nonproductive cough that is usually resolved once the medicine is discontinued.

Missed Dose

Take the missed dose as soon as you remember it. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double your dose to make up for the missed one.

Overdose

Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of overdose.
All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol

Description

N/A

Instructions

Consumption of alcohol is not recommended during treatment with this medicine due to the increased risk of side effects such as dizziness, lightheadedness, and fainting. It is advised that you do not perform any activities that require high mental alertness such as driving a vehicle or operating machinery if you consume alcohol during treatment with this medicine.
Interaction with Medicine

Dexamethasone

Aliskiren

Insulin

Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medicines

Angiotensin Receptor Blockers (ARB)

Disease interactions

Angioedema

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a history of angioedema or a family history of angioedema due to the increased risk of recurrent symptoms. Report any incidence of swelling of the face, lips, and eyes to the doctor on priority. Replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
Take this medicine exactly as prescribed by the doctor. Do not take in larger or smaller quantities than recommended. Ensure that the treatment course is completed. Do not stop the use of this medicine without consulting your doctor.
Miscelleneous

Can be taken with or without food, as advised by your doctor

To be taken as instructed by doctor

May cause sleepiness

How it works
This medicine works by relaxing the blood vessels. This allows the blood to flow smoothly and decreases the blood pressure.
Legal Status

Approved

Approved

Approved

Approved

Classification

Category

Angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors

Schedule

Schedule H

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https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/medicine/30283

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https://www.accessdata.fda.gov/drugsatfda_docs/label/2011/022021s007lbl.pdf
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