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Macpril 1.25mg Tablet
Macpril 1.25mg Tablet

Macpril 1.25mg Tablet

By MACLEODS PHARMACEUTICALS
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
36.55*
MRP 43.00
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Macpril 1.25 MG Description

This medicine comes under the classified under the anti-hypertensive (angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors) group of medicines. The generic name of Macpril 1.25mg Tab is ramipril.

Product Summary

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ContainsRamipril(1.25 Mg)
TherapyANTI-HYPERTENSIVE
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Uses of Macpril 1.25 MG

  • Chronic congestive heart failure (CCF)
  • Prevention of heart attack and stroke
  • High blood pressure
  • Diabetic kidney disease

Contraindications of Macpril 1.25 MG

  • Allergy to this medicine or other ACE inhibitors
  • Angioedema (itching hives, swelling of face, tongue, throat, difficulty in breathing)
  • Renal artery stenosis (a condition in which the blood supply to the kidneys is hampered)
  • Low blood pressure
  • Pregnancy

Side effects of Macpril 1.25 MG

  • Cough, low blood pressure, headache and dizziness 
  • Fainting
  • Skin rashes
  • Cramps in legs
  • Increased levels of potassium in blood test
  • Nausea, vomiting or diarrhoea
  • Abnormal kidney function

Precautions and Warnings of Macpril 1.25 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take the medicine during pregnancy?
A:
This medicine must not be administered during pregnancy as it can be harmful to the baby. If pregnancy is expected, 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 Macpril 1.25mg Tab while breastfeeding?
A:
You should not take this medicine in the time period of breastfeeding.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed the medicine?
A:
If you feel dizzy after taking this medicine, then try to avoid driving. You should only drive if you feel okay.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Macpril 1.25mg Tab?
A:
Alcohol consumption with this medicine can cause dizziness or lightheadedness. Caution is advised and you must limit the intake of alcohol.

Other General Warnings

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

Mode of Action of Macpril 1.25 MG

How Does It Work?

Angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) helps in the formation of angiotensin, which causes spasm or tightening of healthy blood vessels. The composition of Macpril 1.25mg Tab (ACE inhibitors) works by de...
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Directions for Use of Macpril 1.25 MG

The dosage of Macpril 1.25mg Tab should be administered as per the instructions provided by the doctor.

Interactions of Macpril 1.25 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • All angiotensin receptor blockers (valsartan)
  • Pregabalin
  • Aspirin
  • Azathioprine
  • If medicines like spironolactone, triamterene, amiloride, potassium salts, trimethoprim alone or in combination with sulfamethoxazole (for infections) and heparin (for thinning blood) are taken with t...
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Interactions with food items

There are no reported interactions with food. However, you are advised to go for low-salt diet and abstain from food rich in potassium (spinach, banana, etc.).

Other general Interactions

People with heart, liver or kidney problems, high levels of potassium in blood, decreased levels of sodium and collagen vascular disease such as scleroderma or systemic lupus erythematosus are request...
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Storage and disposal of Macpril 1.25 MG

For its preservation for a longer period of time, this medicine must be kept in its original package at ambient temperature in the absence of moisture, heat, light and children. Effective disposal of ...
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Dosage of Macpril 1.25 MG

Overdose

Overdose of Macpril 1.25mg Tab causes side effects such as extremely low blood pressure, increased levels of sodium or potassium in the blood and sudden kidney failure. An overdose of this medicine ne...
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Missed a Dose

The missed dose is supposed to be taken when it is recalled and should be skipped when the time for next scheduled dose is nearby. Extra doses for atoning the missed dose should never be taken.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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

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

Q: Does this medicine cause weight gain?

A: Yes, this medicine can cause weight gain as a side effect.

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

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

Q: Is this medicine safe?

A: Yes, this medicine is safe to be administered

Q: How long this medicine to be taken?

A: You need to take this medicine for the time period (how much long that may be) directed by your doctor.
Product Details
Brand
MACPRIL
Expires on or After
30/10/2023
Last Updated on: 15 Aug 2020 | 12:20 PM (IST)

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