Hopace 2.5mg Strip Of 10 Tablets
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This medicine belongs to the group of angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACEs) inhibitors, which are primarily known as antihypertensive medicines. The generic name of this medicine is ramipril.
Uses of Hopace 2.5mg Tab 10'S
The uses of Hopace 2.5mg Tab 10'S are for the treatment and control of hypertension, myocardial infarction (heart attack), diabetic kidney disease and chronic congestive heart failure.
Contraindications of Hopace 2.5mg Tab 10'S
- Individuals allergic to this medicine and other ACEs
- Liver or kidney ailments
Side effects of Hopace 2.5mg Tab 10'S
- Nausea and vomiting
- Low blood pressure
- Skin rashes and other allergic reactions
- Abnormality in kidney functions
Precautions and Warnings of Hopace 2.5mg Tab 10'S
Can I take Hopace 2.5mg Tab 10'S during pregnancy?
This is a harmful medicine for pregnant women, and pregnant women are advised against the use of this prescription.
Can I take Hopace 2.5mg Tab 10'S while breastfeeding?
It is advised not to take up a prescription of this medicine while breastfeeding as the medicine can result in several side effects by transporting through the milk and being ingested by the breastfeeding infant.
Can I drive if I have consumed this medicine?
It is not advised to drive while taking this medicine as its administration is known to cause side effects such as drowsiness and confusion that can result in losing control of the vehicle.
Can I consume alcohol with this medicine?
Excess consumption of alcohol with this medicine can result in lowering of the blood pressure.
Other General Warnings
Talk to your doctor if
- You have any ongoing or history of a heart condition
- You are suffering from severe liver or kidney issues
- You have renal artery stenosis (a condition in which there is a restriction of blood supply to the kidneys)
Mode of Action of Hopace 2.5mg Tab 10'S
How Does It Work?
The composition of Hopace 2.5mg Tab 10'S obstructs the action of angiotensin, which is a substance found in the body, further leading to the contraction of the blood vessels. This action of this medicine causes the blood vessels to expand back to their normal width, thereby resulting in a smooth circulation of blood and decreased pressure on the heart muscles.
Directions for Use of Hopace 2.5mg Tab 10'S
The medicine is to be taken in same quantity as prescribed by the doctor without any alterations in the dosage. The doctor can also instruct on following a certain diet plan along with the medicine.
Interactions of Hopace 2.5mg Tab 10'S
Interactions with other medicines
When taken with other angiotensin receptor blockers, this medicine can result in a further lowering of the blood pressure Taking blood thinners with this medicine can contribute to the lowering of the blood pressure and result in hypotension Pregabalin Aspirin
Interactions with food items
There are no complications found with any food products. However, you should abstain from the foods rich in potassium while on the prescription of this medicine.
Other general Interactions
Individuals with a high amount of potassium in their blood, liver or kidney disorders, and renal artery stenosis are advised to inform the doctor at the time of consultation, as the condition can lead to several side effects like heart palpitations, anxiety, etc.
Storage and disposal of Hopace 2.5mg Tab 10'S
It is strongly recommended that you keep this medicine at room temperature (between 22 and 24°C). It should also be kept away from heat, moisture, direct sunlight and children. The unused or expired medicines need to be correctly disposed while following standard waste management protocols.
Dosage of Hopace 2.5mg Tab 10'S
Overdose of Hopace 2.5mg Tab 10'S can result in serious side effects, which can be life-threatening. The suspected individual can experience extreme hypotension and sickness. In adverse cases, an overdose can also lead to a heart attack. It is advised to rush the person to emergency care in case of an overdose.
Missed a Dose
A missed dosage should be taken as soon as possible but it must not be taken if the next scheduled dose is not separated well with a proper gap.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: Is it safe to quit the administration of this medicine when the blood pressure is under control?
A: Quitting an anti-hypertensive medicine without the consent of a doctor before the prescribed period can result in the blood pressure rising back up. In severe cases, this can result in a heart attack. You must consult with your doctor if your blood pressure is getting back in control as he/she will properly advise you.
Q: Can I take NSAIDs while on a prescription of this medicine?
A: Taking a regular dosage of painkillers can result in the decrease in the efficacy of this medicine, leading to an increase in the blood pressure. Kindly consult with your doctor before taking any medicine
Q: Can the regular administration of this medicine result in an addiction when taken for long?
A: No reports of development of addiction are known in the extended prescription of this medicine.
Q: How long does it takes for this medicine to get the blood pressure under control?
A: The medicine can usually take up to three to four hours to get the blood pressure under control. It can vary from person to person based on their condition.
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Hopace 2.5mg Tab 10'S
Last Updated on: 15 Aug 2020 | 03:33 PM (IST)
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