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Cardiopril 10mg Capsule
Cardiopril 10mg Capsule
Cardiopril 10mg Capsule
Cardiopril 10mg Capsule

Cardiopril 10mg Capsule

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Ramipril(10.0 Mg)
Therapeutic classification

Medical Description

Cardiopril 10mg Cap is an angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor consisting of ramipril as its primary composition. It is an anti-hypertensive medicine for lowering blood pressure.

Uses of Cardiopril 10mg Cap

The uses of Cardiopril 10mg Cap include the treatment of high blood pressure or hypertension, kidney disease caused due to diabetes, myocardial infarction or heart attack, or congestive heart failure.

Contraindications of Cardiopril 10mg Cap

  • Individuals who are allergic to the medicine or other angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors
  • Patients with angioedema

Side effects of Cardiopril 10mg Cap

  • Headache
  • Diarrhoea
  • Abnormal kidney function
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Skin rash
  • Dizziness
  • Leg cramps

Precautions and Warnings of Cardiopril 10mg Cap


Can I take Cardiopril 10mg Cap during pregnancy?
A prescription of the medicine is not safe for a pregnant woman.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Cardiopril 10mg Cap while breastfeeding?
It is not recommended to a breastfeeding mother, as the medicine can result in severe side effects to the feeding baby.


Can I drive if I have consumed the medicine?
Driving can be compromised if the side-effects of the medicine, such as dizziness, are persistent.


Can I consume alcohol with the medicine?
Consuming excess alcohol can lower the blood pressure, which can be harmful.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
You have any ongoing or previous condition of the heart, liver or kidneys

Mode of Action of Cardiopril 10mg Cap

How Does It Work?

The medicine inhibits the working of angiotensin, which is present in the body and contracts blood vessels. The inhibition causes the blood vessels to return to their normal state, facilitating a normal flow of blood and decreased pressure on the heart.
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Directions for Use of Cardiopril 10mg Cap

The dosage of Cardiopril 10mg Cap must be according to the prescription provided by the doctor.

Interactions of Cardiopril 10mg Cap

Interactions with other medicines

  • Taking another angiotensin receptor blocker along with the medicine can bring the blood pressure to a dangerously low level
  • Anticoagulants, such as warfarin, when taken with the medicine can result in very low blood pressure

Interactions with food items

The diet low in sodium and potassium is recommended.

Other general Interactions

Patients with scleroderma, which is a collagen vascular condition, are advised to consult a doctor before taking up a prescription of the medicine.

Storage and disposal of Cardiopril 10mg Cap

The medicine should be stored at room temperature and in a dry place.

Dosage of Cardiopril 10mg Cap


Overdosing on the medicine can be life-threatening. It can lead to a heart attack. The first signs of a suspected overdose are hypotension and nausea or vomiting. It is advised to take the person to a medical professional for help.
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Missed a Dose

It is advised to make up for a missed dosage as soon as possible, but ensure that the next scheduled dosage is spaced sufficiently to avoid an overdose.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: Can I stop taking the medicine once my blood pressure is under control?

A: The prescription is to be followed as advised by the doctor. Stopping the medicine can raise the blood pressure.

Q: What are the complications for those individuals who have low sodium levels?

A: The medicine can cause angioedema in individuals with low sodium levels more easily than others.

Q: How long does it take for the medicine to start working?

A: It takes around a couple of hours for the medicine to start working after an oral administration.

Q: Is it safe to take a contraceptive medicine with an ongoing prescription of the medicine?

A: The medicine does not affect the working of any contraceptives, but it is advised to discuss with a doctor before taking the medicines together.

Q: Is taking painkillers along with the medicine going to have an effect?

A: Taking painkillers with the medicine for a long period of time can lead to decreasing effects of the latter.
Last Updated on: 15 Aug 2020 | 02:39 PM (IST)
The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not be treated as a replacement for physical medical consultation or advice. We do not guarantee the accuracy and the completeness of the information so provided. The absence of any information and/or warning to any drug shall not be considered and assumed as an implied assurance of the Company. We do not take any responsibility for the consequences arising out of the aforementioned information and strongly recommend you for a physical consultation in case of any queries or doubts. Please click here for detailed T&C.
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