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Rigard R 2.5mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

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Rigard R 2.5mg Strip Of 10 Tablets Description

Rigard R Tablet is an antihypertensive medicine. It is used in the treatment of high blood pressure. It is a combination medicine containing ramipril and losartan as active substances.

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ContainsRamipril(2.5 Mg),Losartan(50.0 Mg)
UsesHigh blood pressure
Side effectsDizziness, fatigue, low blood pressure
ClassificationANTI-HYPERTENSIVE
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Uses of Rigard R 2.5mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

For the treatment of high blood pressure.

Contraindications of Rigard R 2.5mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

If you are allergic to ramipril, losartan or any other ingredients of Rigard R Tablet If you have diabetes or kidney dysfunction and you are taking blood pressure lowering medicine like aliskiren If...
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Side effects of Rigard R 2.5mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • Headache
  • Tiredness
  • Dizziness
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach pain
  • Diarrhoea
  • Low blood pressure

Precautions and Warnings of Rigard R 2.5mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Rigard R Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Rigard R Tablet should not be taken during pregnancy. When pregnancy is detected, stop taking this medicine immediately and contact your doctor. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, think you may be pregnant or you are planning to have a baby.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Rigard R Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Rigard R Tablet is not recommended for use while breastfeeding as there is limted safety data available, hence consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Rigard R Tablet?
A:
Rigard R Tablet may cause dizziness or drowsiness. If you experience any side effects after taking this medicine that may affect your ability to drive safely, it is suggested to avoid driving.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Rigard R Tablet?
A:
Avoid consuming alcohol while taking Rigard R Tablet as it may worsen the side effects of this medicine, such as dizziness.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have serious problems related to your heart, liver or kidneys.
  • You have lost a lot of body fluids due to vomiting, sweating, diarrhoea or are taking water tablets for a long time.
  • You are planning to get allergy shots for bee or wasp stings.
  • If you are planning to have surgery and will be given anaesthesia, you should tell your doctor or dentist that you are taking Rigard R Tablet.
  • You are diabetic and taking medicines like enalapril, lisinopril, ramipril or aliskiren.
  • You have lupus or a condition of thickening or tightening of the skin and blood vessels.
  • You ever had angioedema (swelling of the face, lips, throat, tongue).
  • You are pregnant or are planning a pregnancy.
  • You are taking medicines that may increase the risk of angioedema like temsirolimus, vildagliptin and sacubitril/valsartan.
  • You are taking medicines to treat high blood pressure like valsartan, telmisartan and irbesartan.
  • You are taking medicines like diuretics (water pills) or are under a low salt diet.
  • Your blood vessels leading to your kidneys are narrow or you had a kidney transplant.
  • You have a high level of potassium in your blood or have conditions that may lower sodium levels in your blood.
  • You are suffering from a condition called primary hyperaldosteronism.

Mode of Action of Rigard R 2.5mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

How Does It Work?

Rigard R Tablet lowers the blood pressure by blocking the action of a hormone called angiotensin, responsible for narrowing of blood vessels, thus allowing your blood vessels to relax and widen, makin...
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Directions for Use of Rigard R 2.5mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • Rigard R Tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor.
  • Swallow it whole with a glass of water, do not cut, break or chew the medicine.
  • It can be taken with or without food.
  • You should take this medicine regularly and without fail as directed by your doctor.
  • You should not consume more than that prescribed by your doctor.

Interactions of Rigard R 2.5mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Rigard R Tablet works or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interactions.
  • Especially if you are taking medicines to treat heart problems, diabetes or are taking aliskiren, medications like blood thinners (warfarin, heparin), anti-cancer medicines, medicines for psychiatric ...
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Storage and disposal of Rigard R 2.5mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • Store Rigard R Tablets in a cool and dry place.
  • Keep the medicine away from children and pets.

Dosage of Rigard R 2.5mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Overdose

Symptoms of overdose may include dizziness, nausea, vomiting, low blood pressure. If you experience any of the symptoms or think you have taken too much of Rigard R Tablet, contact your doctor immedia...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed taking any dose of Rigard R Tablet, take it as soon as you remember. If it is time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and continue your regular dosing schedule. Do not take a d...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What is the use of Rigard R Tablet?

A: Rigard R Tablet is used for the treatment of high blood pressure.

Q: What is the composition of Rigard R Tablet?

A: Rigard R Tablet is a combination medicine containing ramipril and losartan.
Product Details
Brand
RIGARD R
Expires on or After
01/10/2022
Last Updated on: 20 Jun 2022 | 10:52 AM (IST)

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