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Cardace 2.5mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

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Ramipril(2.5 Mg)
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Medical Description

Cardace 2.5 tablet is an anti-hypertensive medicine that contains ramipril as its active ingredient. It belongs to the class of medicines called angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors (ACEI). It is ...
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Uses of Cardace 2.5mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

  • Cardace 2.5 tablet is used to treat high blood pressure.
  • It is also used to prevent and treat certain heart diseases like heart attack, heart failure.

Contraindications of Cardace 2.5mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

  • If you are allergic to ramipril or any other ingredients present in Cardace 2.5 tablet.
  • If you have facial swelling.
  • If you have any kind of pre-existing medical condition such as low blood pressure, diabetes, liver or kidney problem etc.
  • If you are in the 2nd or 3rd trimester of pregnancy.
  • If you have kidney artery stenosis (where the blood supply to the kidney is obstructed).
  • If you are on sacubitril/valsartan therapy (used to treat heart failure).

Side effects of Cardace 2.5mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

  • Dry cough
  • Headache
  • Reduced blood pressure
  • Dizziness
  • High potassium levels in the blood
  • Skin rashes
  • Leg cramps
  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Loose stools

Precautions and Warnings of Cardace 2.5mg Strip Of 15 Tablets



Can I take Cardace 2.5 tablet during pregnancy?
You should not take Cardace 2.5 tablet during pregnancy or if you are planning to have a baby. This medicine may cause serious harm to your baby. If you become pregnant while taking this medicine, discontinue the treatment and consult your doctor immediately. Your doctor may switch you to a safer alternative.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Cardace 2.5 tablet while breastfeeding?
Can I take Cardace 2.5 tablet during pregnancy?


Can I drive if I have consumed Cardace 2.5 tablet?
This medicine may make you feel dizzy or tired. Individuals must avoid driving or operating heavy machinery immediately after consuming this medicine.


Can I consume alcohol with Cardace 2.5 tablet?
Avoid consuming alcohol while taking this medicine as alcohol can affect the concentration of this medicine in your body and can also affect its desired action.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have any liver, heart and kidney problems or diseases.
  • You are on any medication for a specific medical condition.
  • You have low sodium levels and high potassium levels in the blood.
  • You are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • You have low blood pressure.
  • You are undergoing any surgery.
  • You develop a cough, allergic condition or facial swelling after taking this medicine.
  • Cardace 2.5 tablet should not be used in children below 16 years of age.

Mode of Action of Cardace 2.5mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

How Does It Work?

Cardace 2.5 tablet acts by inhibiting the formation of angiotensin II which constricts the blood vessels. Thus, the inhibitory action causes the relaxation of blood vessels, lowers the blood pressure ...
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Directions for Use of Cardace 2.5mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

Take Cardace 2.5 tablet without breaking or chewing along with water. Cardace 2.5 tablet can be taken either with or without a meal. It is advised to take the tablet at the same time every day and at ...
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Interactions of Cardace 2.5mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

Interactions with other medicines

  • Certain medicines can interfere with the action of Cardace 2.5 tablet if, taken at the same time. You should always tell the doctor if you are taking any other medicines, herbal preparation and supple...
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  • Concomitant use of Cardace 2.5 tablet with valsartan/sacubitril should not be used for 36 hours after the use of ramipril, as it can increase the risk of angioedema.
  • 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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  • Cardace 2.5 tablet can decrease your blood pressure abruptly if taken with other blood pressure lowering-medicine (methyldopa, lisinopril, furosemide, candesartan, telmisartan).
  • Other medicines that should be used with caution are anti-diabetics, antibiotics, anti-gout medicines, brain-related medicines, immunosuppressants, steroids etc.

Storage and disposal of Cardace 2.5mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

  • Store this medicine below 25°C in a cool and dry place.
  • Protect it from light and moisture.
  • Keep product out of the reach and sight of children and pets.

Dosage of Cardace 2.5mg Strip Of 15 Tablets


Individuals may experience symptoms like very low blood pressure, decreased heart rate, changes in blood salt levels, kidney damage, fainting, etc. if the medicine is taken more than the recommended d...
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Missed a Dose

Do not miss a dose of this medicine is it may lead to a rise in blood pressure. 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 misse...
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Content Details


Dr. Abhishek B L

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: What is the composition of the Cardace 2.5 tablet?

A: Cardace 2.5 tablet composition includes 2.5 mg of ramipril.

Q: Do I need to have any restrictions on diet?

A: It is advised to reduce the intake of salt and avoid foods containing potassium while on the prescription of this medicine.

Q: Is Cardace 2.5 tablet suitable for use for children?

A: Cardace 2.5 tablet use is not recommended in children below 16 years due to the lack of safety and efficacy.

Q: When and how to consume Cardace 2.5 tablet?

A: Take Cardace 2.5 tablet exactly as prescribed by your physician. Do not alter the dosages and duration unless advised. Do not suddenly stop the drug since it can have adverse reactions. Do not chew, crush or break the tablet. Swallow it whole with a glass of water.

Q: What precautions should I follow to control my high blood pressure?

A: Restrict salt intake in your diet. Follow a low carb, low-fat food, eat more fruits and leafy vegetables. Avoid packaged food. Exercise regularly for 30- 40 minutes every day. Maintain a healthy weight. Take proper medication as prescribed by your doctor.

Q: Can I stop Cardace 2.5 tablet if experience more side effects?

A: No, you should never stop any of the medication without consulting your doctor as it may lead to serious complications. Talk to your doctor about all the intolerable side effects. Your doctor can suggest some alternative medicine.


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ContainsRamipril(2.5 Mg)
UsesHigh blood pressure and heart conditions
Side effectsDry cough, headache, dizziness, low blood pressure
Last Updated on: 08 Sep 2021 | 07:15 PM (IST)
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