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Cardiopril 5mg Capsule
Cardiopril 5mg Capsule

Cardiopril 5mg Capsule

By DR REDDY'S LABORATORIES LTD
10 Capsule(s) in Strip
69.97*
MRP 82.32
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Cardiopril 5 MG Description

This composition of Cardiopril 5mg Cap contains ramipril, and it belongs to the anti-hypertensive (angiotensin-converting enzyme [ACE] inhibitors) group of medicines.

Product Summary

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ContainsRamipril(5.0 Mg)
TherapyANTI-HYPERTENSIVE
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Uses of Cardiopril 5 MG

  • Chronic congestive heart failure
  • Heart attack and stroke
  • High blood pressure
  • Diabetic kidney disease

Contraindications of Cardiopril 5 MG

  • Allergic to this medicine
  • Angioedema (itching hives; swelling of the face, tongue and throat; and difficulty in breathing)
  • Renal artery stenosis where blood supply to the kidney is hampered
  • Low blood pressure
  • Pregnancy

Side effects of Cardiopril 5 MG

  • Cough
  • Low blood pressure
  • Headache and dizziness 
  • Fainting
  • Skin rash
  • Leg cramps
  • Increased potassium in the blood
  • Nausea, vomiting and diarrhoea
  • Abnormal kidney function

Precautions and Warnings of Cardiopril 5 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take the medicine during pregnancy?
A:
This medicine should not to be taken during pregnancy as it can be harmful to the developing baby. If you plan a pregnancy, do not start treatment with this medicine. If pregnancy is detected while on this medicine, consult your doctor immediately.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take the medicine while breastfeeding?
A:
You should not take the medicine if you are breastfeeding.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Cardiopril 5mg Cap?
A:
You should avoid driving if you feel dizzy after taking this medicine.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Cardiopril 5mg Cap?
A:
Alcohol consumption with this medicine can cause dizziness or light-headedness. Caution is advised.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have heart, liver or kidney problems
  • You have high levels of potassium or decreased sodium levels in your blood (shown in blood test results)
  • You have systemic lupus erythematosus

Mode of Action of Cardiopril 5 MG

How Does It Work?

Angiotensin, which is synthesised using ACE, causes spasm or tightening of healthy blood vessels. ACE-inhibitors, such as Cardiopril 5mg Cap, work by decreasing angiotensin, causing smooth blood flow,...
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Directions for Use of Cardiopril 5 MG

The dosage of Cardiopril 5mg Cap should be as directed by your doctor.

Interactions of Cardiopril 5 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Taking another angiotensin receptor blocker along with this 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

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 5 MG

Store it at room temperature and keep away from excess heat and moisture. Keep out of reach of children.

Dosage of Cardiopril 5 MG

Overdose

An overdose of Cardiopril 5mg Cap can cause extremely low blood pressure, increased levels of sodium or potassium in the blood and sudden kidney failure. Please seek immediate medical help is such cas...
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Missed a Dose

It is recommended to compensate for a missed dosage at the earliest, but ensure that the next scheduled dosage is spaced sufficiently to avoid an overdose.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What should I inform my healthcare professional before I start treatment with the medicine?

A: Notify your doctor immediately if you are pregnant or planning a pregnancy during the administration of this medicine because it is contraindicated in pregnancy. You must give an account of your past and present diseases, especially diabetes, and all the ongoing medications, supplements and herbal medicines that you are taking. If you take antidiabetic medication or insulin, track your blood sugar carefully while taking this medicine, particularly during the first month of its use. The combination of the diabetes medicine and this medicine may cause significant changes in your blood sugar levels.

Q: Does this medicine cause weight gain?

A: Yes, one of the side-effects of the medicine is weight gain.

Q: Can I stop the medicine if I feel better?

A: No, you should not stop this medicine suddenly, as this may cause a sudden increase in blood pressure. Consult your doctor before stopping this medicine.

Q: Is this medicine safe?

A: Yes, this medicine is safe and can be continued for a long time.

Q: How long should this medicine be taken?

A: Continue taking your medicine as long as your doctor recommends.
Product Details
Brand
CARDIOPRIL
Expires on or After
30/07/2023
Last Updated on: 15 Aug 2020 | 02:37 PM (IST)

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