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Hopace Am 5mg Capsule

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Hopace Am 5mg Capsule Description

Hopace Am Capsule is an antihypertensive medication. It contains a combination of ramipril and amlodipine as active substances. Hopace Am Capsule is used in the treatment of high blood pressure in adu...
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ContainsAmlodipine(5.0 Mg),Ramipril(2.5 Mg)
UsesHigh blood pressure
Side effectsHeadache, dizziness, dry cough, nausea, vomiting
ClassificationANTI-HYPERTENSIVE
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Uses of Hopace Am 5mg Capsule

Hopace Am Capsule is used in the treatment of high blood pressure in adults aged 18 years or above.

Contraindications of Hopace Am 5mg Capsule

  • If you are allergic to amlodipine, ramipril, other ACE inhibitors (enalapril, captopril), other dihydropyridine derivatives (felodipine, nifedipine), or any of the other ingredients of Hopace Am Capsu...
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  • If you are using medicines called sacubitril/valsartan for treating heart failure. If you are not sure what these medicines are, please confirm with your doctor.
  • If you are taking medicines containing aliskiren, and you are diabetic and/or have kidney problems.
  • If you have unstable or abnormal blood pressure, which causes insufficient blood flow to your organs.
  • If you are more than three months pregnant.
  • If you have a narrowing of both the arteries that provide blood flow to the kidneys or a narrowing of the artery in a single functioning kidney.
  • If you have a history of angioedema (swelling underneath the skin).
  • If you have severe low blood pressure.
  • If you have a shock.
  • If you have a blockage in a portion of the left ventricle of the heart through which blood passes.
  • If you have had heart failure after a heart attack.
  • If you are undergoing dialysis.

Side effects of Hopace Am 5mg Capsule

  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Dry cough
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting

Precautions and Warnings of Hopace Am 5mg Capsule

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Hopace Am 5mg Capsule during pregnancy?
A:
Limited information is available on the effect of Hopace Am Capsule in human pregnancy. Hence, this medicine should not be used in pregnancy. Hopace Am Capsule is contraindicated for use in the last 6 months of pregnancy.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Hopace Am 5mg Capsule while breastfeeding?
A:
Hopace Am Capsule may pass into the human breast milk. This medicine should not be used in breastfeeding women unless recommended by the doctor after assessing the need and the risk.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Hopace Am 5mg Capsule?
A:
Hopace Am Capsule may cause dizziness, tiredness, or headache. If you experience any such effects after taking this medicine that may affect your ability to drive safely, it is advised to avoid driving.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Hopace Am 5mg Capsule?
A:
No, alcohol should not be consumed during treatment with Hopace Am Capsule as it may increase the risk of low blood pressure.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • If you are pregnant.
  • If you have severe high blood pressure.
  • If you have heart failure or kidney disorder.
  • If you have a blockage in a portion of the left ventricle of the heart through which blood passes.
  • If you have a narrowing of the arteries that supply blood to the kidneys.
  • If you have or may develop a deficiency of fluid/salt (dehydration or low fluid volume in the body).
  • If you are taking medicines called diuretics like furosemide or hydrochlorothiazide.
  • If you have liver cirrhosis or fluid accumulation within your abdomen.
  • If you are going to have major surgery or take anaesthesia.
  • If you have diabetic nephropathy.
  • If you are elderly((> 70 years).
  • If you develop swelling under the skin after using this medicine.
  • If you are using other medicines to treat other health conditions.
  • If you have uncontrolled diabetes mellitus.
  • If you are taking potassium supplements (including salt substitutes).
  • If you have conditions like lupus erythematosus or scleroderma.

Mode of Action of Hopace Am 5mg Capsule

How Does It Work?

  • Hopace Am Capsule contains a combination of ramipril and amlodipine as active substances.
  • Ramipril is an ACE inhibitor (angiotensin converting enzyme). ACE is responsible for the constriction of the blood vessels and the increase in blood pressure. Blocking the action of ACE by ramipril he...
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  • Amlodipine is a calcium channel blocker that stops calcium from moving into the blood vessel wall. This prevents the blood vessels from tightening and increasing blood pressure.

Directions for Use of Hopace Am 5mg Capsule

  • Take Hopace Am Capsule as a whole with sufficient water.
  • Always take this medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor.
  • Do not cut, break, or chew the medicine.
  • Do not consume more than the prescribed dose.
  • Do not discontinue the medicine on your own without consulting your doctor.

Interactions of Hopace Am 5mg Capsule

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Hopace Am Capsule works, or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Inform your doctor about all the medicines, supplements, or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.
  • The use of Hopace Am Capsule with other medicines for lowering blood pressure (angiotensin II receptor blockers like losartan and aliskiren) may cause an increased number of side effects like low bloo...
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  • The use of this medicine with sacubitril/valsartan is contraindicated as this increases the risk of
  • swelling under the skin.
  • When Hopace Am Capsule is used with racecadotril (used for treating diarrhoea), vildagliptin (used for treating diabetes), or mTOR inhibitors like sirolimus (used to prevent organ rejection after tran...
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  • Medicines that may decrease blood pressure like nitrates, diuretics like furosemide, tricyclic antidepressants like amitriptyline, anaesthetics like propofol, muscle relaxants like baclofen, medicines...
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  • Medicines that constrict the blood vessels like isoproterenol, dobutamine, dopamine, and adrenaline and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medicines like ibuprofen may reduce the blood pressure lowering ...
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  • Medicines such as allopurinol (used for treating gout), immunosuppressants like tacrolimus (used to prevent organ rejection after transplant), corticosteroids (used to reduce inflammation), procainami...
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  • Lithium used for the treatment of mental disorders when used with this medicine may reduce the removal of lithium from the body.
  • The use of Hopace Am Capsule with medicines used for the treatment of diabetes/insulin may increase the risk of low blood sugar.
  • Caution should be exercised when this medicine is given along with medicines that can increase the blood potassium levels like potassium-sparing diuretics (spironolactone), trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazo...
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  • Hopace Am Capsule when used together with heparin (blood thinner), may increase the risk of high blood potassium levels.
  • Particular care should be taken if you are taking medicines to treat HIV (ritonavir, indinavir), fungal infections (clotrimazole, ketoconazole), bacterial infections (erythromycin), high blood pressur...
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Interactions with food items

The use of Hopace Am Capsule with grapefruit or grapefruit juice is not recommended as it may increase the blood pressure lowering effects of the medicine.

Storage and disposal of Hopace Am 5mg Capsule

  • Store Hopace Am Capsule below 30°C in a cool and dry place away from direct sunlight.
  • Keep out of reach of children and pets.

Dosage of Hopace Am 5mg Capsule

Overdose

If you think you have taken too much of Hopace Am Capsule, contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital.

Missed a Dose

If you missed any dose of Hopace Am Capsule, take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule. Do not take a d...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What is Hopace Am Capsule used for?

A: Hopace Am Capsule is used in the treatment of high blood pressure in adults aged 18 years or above.

Q: How does Hopace Am Capsule work?

  • Hopace Am Capsule contains a combination of ramipril and amlodipine as active substances.
  • Ramipril is an ACE inhibitor (angiotensin converting enzyme). ACE is responsible for the constriction of the blood vessels and the increase in blood pressure. Blocking the action of ACE by ramipril he...
    Read more
  • Amlodipine is a calcium channel blocker that stops calcium from moving into the blood vessel wall. This prevents the blood vessels from tightening and increasing blood pressure.
Product Details
Brand
HOPACE AM
Expires on or After
26/09/2022

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