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Cardiopril 1.25mg Capsule

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Ramipril(1.25 Mg)
Therapeutic classification
ANTI-HYPERTENSIVE

Medical Description

The composition of Cardiopril 1.25mg Cap contains ramipril, a medicine used to treat blood pressure elevation.

Uses of Cardiopril 1.25 MG

  • Chest pain
  • Disorders of the heart
  • Diabetes-related kidney disease

Contraindications of Cardiopril 1.25 MG

  • Allergic reaction with this medicine
  • Low blood pressure
  • Pregnancy
  • Blood vessel narrowing of the kidneys

Side effects of Cardiopril 1.25 MG

  • Unconsciousness
  • Skin problems
  • Vomiting
  • Coughing
  • Pain in the head

Precautions and Warnings of Cardiopril 1.25 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Cardiopril 1.25mg Cap during pregnancy?
A:
This capsule is not suitable to lower your blood pressure during pregnancy. This medicine is known to cause severe problems in the foetus.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take the medicine while breastfeeding?
A:
This medication is not recommended during breastfeeding.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Cardiopril 1.25mg Cap?
A:
If you experience spinning of the head or any difficulty while driving, avoid performing that activity.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Cardiopril 1.25mg Cap?
A:
This medicine causes extreme reduction of blood pressure with alcohol. Do not combine both of them to prevent undesirable consequences.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
You have kidney, heart, and liver function abnormalities; increased potassium level in the blood; and decrease in sodium levels

Mode of Action of Cardiopril 1.25 MG

How Does It Work?

It stops an enzyme that produces a substance responsible for increasing blood pressure. This then decreases the strain on heart muscles and helps in the normal working of the heart.

Directions for Use of Cardiopril 1.25 MG

Take this capsule with meals or without them, but take it at a fixed time.

Interactions of Cardiopril 1.25 MG

Interactions with other medicines

This medicine is found to affect the working of a variety of medicines. Take them only if your doctor finds it beneficial for you.

Interactions with food items

This medicine should not be combined with any sodium or potassium-containing foods.

Other general Interactions

Stop taking the medicine if you have any allergies or swelling problems. Do not attempt to take this medicine in conditions other than that specified by your doctor.

Storage and disposal of Cardiopril 1.25 MG

Store this medicine in the original container. Do not leave it open unless you are about to consume it. Ensure that the storage room is devoid of temperature fluctuations. Do not keep or use expired c...
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Dosage of Cardiopril 1.25 MG

Overdose

Overdose can cause severe fatal problems. The symptoms of overdose are similar to the side effects of Cardiopril 1.25mg Cap and include fainting, extreme dryness of mouth, drastic low blood pressure, ...
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Missed a Dose

The missed dose should be taken as soon as you remember it. If it is the subsequent day, then skip the missed medicine and continue with the rest.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can this capsule cause severe problems while taking anaesthetics?

A: Anaesthetics can enhance the action of this medication and can majorly affect the blood pressure leading to adverse reactions. It is always necessary to let your doctor know if you are going to have any surgery under anaesthesia.

Q: How long will it start to show its effect?

A: The dosage of Cardiopril 1.25mg Cap will show its effect within hours and should be continued for weeks to get the maximum benefit.

Q: Are there any other alternatives for this capsule?

A: There are other medicines in the same category. They are prescribed if this medication causes some severe side effects to you.

Q: How should this capsule be taken?

A: This capsule is to be taken by mouth. Do not break the capsule as it should be swallowed whole. Crushing or breaking into halves may not provide the required dose. Drink plenty of water to stay hydrated.
Product Details
Brand
CARDIOPRIL
Last Updated on: 31 Jul 2020 | 07:00 PM (IST)
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