Macpril 5mg Tablet
Macpril 5mg Tablet

Macpril 5mg Tablet

By MACLEODS PHARMACEUTICALS
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
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MRP 87.92
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Ramipril(5.0 Mg)
therapy
Therapeutic classification
ANTI-HYPERTENSIVE

Medical Description

Macpril 5mg Tab belongs to angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors. It is an anti-hypertensive medicine that is used for treating high blood pressure and risk of heart attack and stroke.
uses

Uses of Macpril 5 MG

  • Diabetic kidney diseases
  • Chronic congestive heart failure
  • Myocardial infarction
  • High blood pressure
contraindications

Contraindications of Macpril 5 MG

  • Renal artery stenosis
  • Very low blood pressure
  • Allergy to this medicine
  • Angioedema (itching hives, swelling of face, tongue and throat)
  • Pregnancy
sideEffects

Side effects of Macpril 5 MG

  • The common side effects of Macpril 5mg Tab include nausea, vomiting, fainting, skin rash, cramps in legs and increased levels of potassium in blood
  • The serious side effects include diarrhoea and abnormal kidney function
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Macpril 5 MG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Macpril 5mg Tab during pregnancy?
A:
You should not use this medicine during or if you are planning to get pregnant as it maybe harmful to your baby.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take the medicine while breastfeeding?
A:
It is unsafe to use this medicine while breastfeeding as it passes into the breastmilk.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed the medicine?
A:
The usage of this medicine may lead to certain undesirable effects. In such cases, you should not drive or operate tools and machines.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the medicine?
A:
You should avoid the consumption of alcoholic beverages along with this medicine as it is unsafe and may cause adverse effects.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You want to start, alter the dose or stop the medicine
  • You want to give this medicine to children or infants
  • You have completed the course of this medicine
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Macpril 5 MG

How Does It Work?

The composition of Macpril 5mg Tab contains ramipril, which decreases angiotensin levels (which cause spasm or tightening of healthy blood vessels), thus ensuring a smooth blood flow and enabling the ...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Macpril 5 MG

  • You should take this medicine orally according to your doctor's prescription
  • You should not overdose on this medicine beyond the prescribed dose
  • You should swallow this medicine completely with water
  • You should not chew, crush or break this medicine
interactions

Interactions of Macpril 5 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Aspirin
  • Azathioprine
  • Angiotensin receptor blockers
  • Pregabalin
  • Spironolactone
  • Triamterene
  • Amiloride

Interactions with food items

This medicine is not known to have any interactions with food. You should consult your doctor for more details.

Other general Interactions

Macpril 5mg Tab for diabetic kidney diseases is known to interact with medical conditions such as angioedema (itching hives, swelling of face, tongue and throat) and renal artery stenosis
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Macpril 5 MG

  • This medicine must be kept away from children
  • You should avoid using this medicine beyond its expiry date
  • You should store this medication in a closed container
  • You should keep this medicine at room temperature
  • You should follow medical waste management protocols when taking this medicine
dosage

Dosage of Macpril 5 MG

Overdose

The dosage of Macpril 5mg Tab is for a prescribed course of a set duration and dose. You should avoid overdosing as it may result in various side effects. In case of an overdose, you should seek immed...
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Missed a Dose

The dosage of this medicine is metered and equated for continuous and timely intake. You should avoid missing a dose. In case of a missed dose, it is advisable to skip the missed dose and take the fol...
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What information should I provide my healthcare provider prior to starting this medicine?

A: It is advisable to provide your complete medical history along with the intake of all prescription, non-prescription and herbal medications. Also, you should inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive.

Q: Is this medicine legal in India?

A: Yes, this medicine has been legalised in India. You can purchase it with a valid medical prescription.

Q: How should I use this medicine?

A: This medication is for oral consumption only. You should read the directions for use for the proper procedure of administrating this medicine.

Q: Can I buy this medicine on online platform?

A: This medicine is available on online platforms for purchase; however, it is advisable to buy it at your nearest pharmacy by producing a valid medical prescription

Q: Can I start a fresh course with the old prescription?

A: You should not start a new course without your doctor's advice or with your previous prescription. You should consult your doctor for more details.
Last Updated on: 15 Aug 2020 | 10:31 AM (IST)
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