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Cardace 1.25mg Tablet 15'S

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Ramipril(1.25 Mg)
therapy
Therapeutic classification
ANTI-HYPERTENSIVE

Medical Description

Cardace 1.25mg Tablet 15'S contains Ramipril as its active ingredient. It is used in the treatment of high blood pressure. It is also used in treating & preventing some heart diseases like heart failu...
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    Uses
    Contraindications
    Side effects
    Precautions and Warnings
    Mode of Action
    Directions for Use
    Interactions
    Storage and disposal
    Dosage
    FAQs
    References
    Other Products
uses

Uses of Cardace 1.25mg Tablet 15'S

  • Cardace 1.25mg Tablet 15'S is used to treat high blood pressure.
  • It is also used to prevent and treat certain heart diseases like heart attack, heart failure.
contraindications

Contraindications of Cardace 1.25mg Tablet 15'S

  • If you are allergic to Ramipril or any of the ingredient of Cardace 1.25mg Tablet 15'S.
  • If you are on dialysis.
  • If you have low blood pressure.
  • If you have problems with your liver or kidney.
  • If you are pregnant (second and third trimesters).
  • If you are taking sacubitril/valsartan used to treat heart failure.
  • If you have a history of serious allergic reaction called angioedema (recurrent episodes of swelling).
  • If you have diabetes or kidney dysfunction and you are taking blood pressure lowering medicine like aliskiren.
sideEffects

Side effects of Cardace 1.25mg Tablet 15'S

  • Headache, tiredness, fever
  • Dizziness, nausea, vomiting
  • Stomach pain, diarrhoea, indigestion
  • Muscle pain, muscle cramps
  • Unable to sleep, anxiety, feeling nervous or restless
  • Skin rash, itching, redness
  • Dry cough, sinus, bronchitis, shortness of breath
  • Fainting, low blood pressure
  • Chest pain, irregular heartbeats
  • High potassium levels in the blood
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Cardace 1.25mg Tablet 15'S

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Cardace 1.25mg Tablet 15'S during pregnancy?
A:
This medicine must be avoided during pregnancy as it may cause serious harm to the unborn baby. When pregnancy is detected, this medicine should be discontinued immediately. If you are pregnant or think you may be, you should consult your doctor before starting this medicine.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Cardace 1.25mg Tablet 15'S while breastfeeding?
A:
This medicine is not recommended during breastfeeding as it is unknown if Ramipril passes into human milk, hence you should not breastfeed while taking this medicine.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Cardace 1.25mg Tablet 15'S?
A:
This medicine may make you dizzy, hence you should avoid driving if you do not feel well or are unable to be alert.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Cardace 1.25mg Tablet 15'S?
A:
Avoid drinking when you are taking this medicine as it is known to cause low blood pressure when taken with this medicine.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have serious problems related to your liver or kidney disease.
  • You have diabetes or any heart related disease.
  • You are pregnant or are planning to have a baby.
  • You are planning to get allergy shots for bee or wasp stings.
  • You have lupus or a condition of thickening, tightening of the skin, blood vessels.
  • You have lost a lot of body fluids due to vomiting, sweating, diarrhoea or are taking water tablets for a long time.
  • You are on a low salt diet or have electrolyte imbalance of sodium, magnesium, potassium and have symptoms of dryness of mouth, thirst, drowsiness, muscle pain, nausea, vomiting, etc.
  • You have a high level of potassium in your blood or have conditions that may lower sodium levels in your blood.
  • You are planning to have surgery and will be given an anaesthetic, you should tell your doctor or dentist that you are taking Cardace 1.25mg Tablet 15'S.
  • You are taking medicines that may increase the risk of angioedema like temsirolimus, vildagliptin, sacubitril/valsartan.
  • You are taking medicines to treat high blood pressure like valsartan, telmisartan, irbesartan or aliskiren.
  • Cardace 1.25mg Tablet 15'S is not recommended in patients below 18 years and elderly people may be more sensitive to this medicine.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Cardace 1.25mg Tablet 15'S

How Does It Work?

Ramipril lowers the blood pressure by blocking the action of a hormone called angiotensin, responsible for narrowing of blood vessels, thus allowing your blood vessels to relax and widen, making it ea...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Cardace 1.25mg Tablet 15'S

  • Take Cardace 1.25mg Tablet 15'S as a whole with a sufficient amount of water, with or without food.
  • It is recommended, you take this medicine in the morning.
  • You should take Cardace 1.25mg Tablet 15'S regularly and without fail as directed by your doctor.
interactions

Interactions of Cardace 1.25mg Tablet 15'S

Interactions with other medicines

  • Cardace 1.25mg Tablet 15'S should not be used concomitantly with valsartan/sacubitril. Valsartan/sacubitril should not be used for 36 hours after the use of ramipril, as it can increase the risk of an...
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  • Medicines used to treat pain and inflammation like aspirin, ibuprofen and naproxen interferes with the way this medicine works.
  • Concomitant use of ramipril with temsirolimus, everolimus, sirolimus or vildagliptin can increase the risk of angioedema and thus should be used with caution.
  • This medicine can decrease your blood pressure abruptly if taken with other blood pressure lowering-medicine (methyldopa, lisinopril, furosemide, candesartan, telmisartan).
  • Your blood potassium levels may increase if you are taking potassium supplements (amiloride, spironolactone), cyclosporin, heparin, potassium salts, trimethoprim alone or in combination with sulfameth...
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  • The use of antidiabetics (insulin, sitagliptin) along with this medicine can affect your blood sugar level. The doctor may ask you to monitor blood sugar level regularly.
  • Your blood cell production may be hampered if you take this with anticancer medicines like cyclophosphamide and methotrexate, allopurinol, procainamide
  • Other medicines like lithium, racecadotril, aliskiren, prednisolone, ephedrine, noradrenaline or adrenaline should be used cautiously with Cardace 1.25mg Tablet 15'S.
  • You should always tell the doctor if you are taking any other medicines, herbal preparation and supplements to avoid any interaction.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Cardace 1.25mg Tablet 15'S

  • Cardace 1.25mg Tablet 15'S does not require any special storage conditions.
  • Keep the medicine away from children and pets.
  • Do not use expired or damaged medicines. Discard any unused medicine properly. Do not flush in the toilet or throw it into the drain.
dosage

Dosage of Cardace 1.25mg Tablet 15'S

Overdose

  • Symptoms of overdose may include low blood pressure, shock, dizziness, nausea, vomiting, salt imbalance, slow heartbeats, kidney failure.
  • If you experience any of the symptoms or think you have taken too much of this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital.

Missed a Dose

  • Missing a dose of anti-hypertensives may lead to high blood pressure and other heart-related complications.
  • If you missed any dose of medicine take it as soon as you remember.
  • If it's time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dose schedule.
  • Do not take a double dose of medicine to compensate the missed one.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can I stop Cardace 1.25mg Tablet 15'S on my own?

  • No, you should not suddenly stop taking Cardace 1.25mg Tablet 15'S without consulting your doctor.
  • If you stop the medication suddenly, you may suffer from severe heart and blood pressure related problems.
  • Your doctor will decrease your dose gradually over weeks before stopping it.

Q: What are the complications if my high blood pressure is not under control?

A: Uncontrolled high blood pressure is known to cause serious complications in several body parts. It can cause heart failure, kidney damage, bleeding in the brain and eyes.
Last Updated on: 20 Mar 2021 | 09:46 AM (IST)
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