Ace 2.5mg Strip Of 10 Tablets
By PARAX IMPEX
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
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The composition of Ace 2.5mg Tab 10'S consists of the main ingredient, ramipril, that belongs to the anti-hypertensive (angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors) group of medicines.
Uses of Ace 2.5mg Tab 10'S
- Chronic congestive heart failure (CCF)
- Prevent heart attack and stroke
- High blood pressure
- Diabetic kidney disease
Contraindications of Ace 2.5mg Tab 10'S
- Allergic to this medicine
- Angioedema (itching hives, swelling of face, tongue, throat, difficulty breathing)
- Renal artery stenosis where blood supply to kidney is hampered
- Low blood pressure
Side effects of Ace 2.5mg Tab 10'S
- Cough, low blood pressure, headache, and dizziness
- Skin rash
- Cramps in legs
- Increase potassium in blood test
- Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea
- Abnormal kidney function
Precautions and Warnings of Ace 2.5mg Tab 10'S
Can I take the medicine during pregnancy?
The medicine is not to be taken during pregnancy. It can be harmful to the baby. If pregnancy is expected do not start treatment with this medicine. If pregnancy is detected while on this medicine, consult your doctor immediately.
Can I take the medicine while breastfeeding?
You should not take the medicine if you are breast-feeding.
Can I drive if I have consumed the medicine?
If you feel dizzy while taking this medicine then try to avoid driving.
Can I consume alcohol with the medicine?
Alcohol consumption with this medicine can cause dizziness or light-headedness. Caution is advised.
Other General Warnings
Talk to your doctor if
You have heart, liver or kidney problems; high amounts of potassium or decreased sodium levels in your blood (shown on blood test results); collagen vascular disease such as scleroderma or systemic lupus erythematosus
Mode of Action of Ace 2.5mg Tab 10'S
How Does It Work?
Angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) helps in forming angiotensin, which causes spasm or tightening of healthy blood vessels. ACE-inhibitors like Ace 2.5mg Tab 10'S work by decreasing angiotensin, thus in smooth blood flow, so that the heart can pump blood more efficiently and also lowers the blood pressure.
Directions for Use of Ace 2.5mg Tab 10'S
The dosage of Ace 2.5mg Tab 10'S should be taken as directed by the doctor.
Interactions of Ace 2.5mg Tab 10'S
Interactions with other medicines
You should check with your doctor of all possible interactions of Ace 2.5mg Tab 10'S with other medicines, as all medicines are known to interact differently from patient to patient.
Interactions with food items
No known interaction with food.
Storage and disposal of Ace 2.5mg Tab 10'S
Store it at room temperature and keep away from excess heat and moisture. Keep out of reach of children.
Dosage of Ace 2.5mg Tab 10'S
Overdose of Ace 2.5mg Tab 10'S can lead to side effects such as extremely low blood pressure, increased levels of sodium or potassium in the blood and sudden kidney failure
Missed a Dose
If you missed any dose take it as soon as you remember. If it is time for your next dose then skip the missed dose. Do not take extra medicine to compensate for the missed dose.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: What should I inform my healthcare professional before I start treatment with the medicine?
A: Notify your doctor immediately if you are pregnant or are planning a pregnancy during the administration of this medicine because it is contraindicated in pregnancy. You must give an account of your past and present diseases, especially diabetes, and all the ongoing medications, supplements and herbal medicines that you are taking. If you take antidiabetic medication or insulin, track your blood sugar carefully while taking this medicine, particularly during the first month of its use. Combining this medicine with diabetes medicines may cause significant changes in your blood sugar levels.
Q: Does this medicine cause weight gain?
A: Yes, this medicine can cause weight gain as side effect.
Q: Can I stop Ace 2.5mg Tab 10'S if I feel better?
A: No, you should not stop this medicine suddenly as this may cause sudden increase in blood pressure. Consult your doctor before stopping this medicine.
Q: Is this medicine safe?
A: Yes, this medicine is safe and can be continued for long time.
Q: How long this medicine to be taken?
A: Continue taking your medicine as long as your doctor tells you.
Last Updated on: 15 Aug 2020 | 11:56 AM (IST)
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