Cadpril 5mg Tablet
By ZYDUS CADILA HEALTHCARE LTD
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Cadpril 5mg Tab is a medication that comes under the class of blood pressure-reducing medicines. The generic name of the medicine is ramipril.
Uses of Cadpril 5mg Tab
The uses of Cadpril 5mg Tab are in the treatment and control of heart attack, increased blood pressure, kidney problems due to increased blood sugar and heart rhythm abnormalities
Contraindications of Cadpril 5mg Tab
- Abnormal functions of kidney
- Allergy to the medicine or its ingredients
- Pregnancy or breastfeeding women
- Extreme high blood pressure
Side effects of Cadpril 5mg Tab
- Loss of consciousness
- Skin problems
- Increased cough
- High potassium
- Low blood pressure
- Headache or dizziness
- Cramps in legs
- Kidney problems
Precautions and Warnings of Cadpril 5mg Tab
Can I take the medicine during pregnancy?
The administration of this medicine is found to be harmful for the unborn child. Do not use this medicine unless it is advised by your doctor.
Can I take the medicine while breastfeeding?
It is not recommended to take this medicine during breastfeeding.
Can I drive if I have consumed the medicine?
The administration of this medicine can cause light-headedness. Do not drive if you feel such symptoms.
Can I consume alcohol with the medicine?
This tablet can cause a drop in blood pressure if it is consumed with alcohol.
Other General Warnings
Talk to your doctor if
- You have major heart-, liver- or kidney-related ailments
- You have high levels of potassium
- You have reduced sodium levels
Mode of Action of Cadpril 5mg Tab
How Does It Work?
The composition of Cadpril 5mg Tab acts on the substance that triggers an increase in blood pressure and also reduces the burden on the heart.
Directions for Use of Cadpril 5mg Tab
Take the dosage of Cadpril 5mg Tab in the manner prescribed by your doctor.
Interactions of Cadpril 5mg Tab
Interactions with other medicines
Angiotensin receptor blockers, e.g., valsartan Pregabalin Aspirin Azathioprine Spironolactone, triamterene, amiloride and potassium salts Trimethoprim alone or in combination with sulfamethoxazole (for infections) Heparin (for thinning blood)
Interactions with food items
This medicine does not have any interactions with foods.
Other general Interactions
Individuals suffering from angioedema (characterised by itching hives, swelling of face, tongue, throat and difficulty in breathing) , renal artery stenosis (where blood supply to the kidneys is hampered) and low blood pressure along with pregnant women are all advised to inform their doctor about their respective conditions and go for alternative medicines.
Storage and disposal of Cadpril 5mg Tab
Store the tablet in a place (ambient temperature) where you can remember. Do not keep it near children or pets. Make sure there are no temperature fluctuations. Standard waste management methods are advised to be followed in the disposal of these medicines.
Dosage of Cadpril 5mg Tab
The symptoms of overdose of Cadpril 5mg Tab are a rapid loss of blood pressure, elevation in the levels of sodium and potassium in blood stream and immediate kidney dysfunction. Do not use more than advised tablets to avoid such overdose.
Missed a Dose
If you forget to administer a tablet, take it when you realise it. If the time for the next administration is close, do not take the missed dose and follow the remaining dose as per the schedule.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: Will there be any changes to my dose?
A: You may be initially give a small dose. Depending on your blood pressure, your dose may be changed. If your dose is more, you may experience slight dizziness.
Q: Is this medicine safe for a longer period?
A: This tablet is usually safe to be continued for the prescribed period of time (how long that might be).
Q: Should I change my eating habits?
A: Your doctor may advise you to stop salt-containing food products which are high in potassium content. When these food products are combined with this tablet, it can cause an increased concentration of potassium levels in the blood. Take proper regular low-fat meals for effective treatment.
Q: Does this tablet affect fertility?
A: There is no clear information available that whether fertility issues are caused by the administration of this tablet.
Last Updated on: 15 Aug 2020 | 01:31 PM (IST)
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