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Ziram 5mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

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Ziram 5 MG Description

Ziram 5 tablet is an antihypertensive medication. It is used to lower high blood pressure. It also reduces the risk of a heart attack or stroke. Ziram 5 tablet contains ramipril as the active substan

ce. It works by relaxing the blood vessels and decreasing the production of certain substances in the body, which increase blood pressure. Take this medicine in the exact dose and duration recommended by your doctor. Do not take more than the prescribed dose. Do not stop taking this medicine on your own. Before starting Ziram 5 tablet, inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning on becoming pregnant, breastfeeding, and about your complete medical history. Along with taking this medicine, it is recommended to make specific lifestyle changes like eating a balanced diet, reducing salt intake, exercising regularly, and avoiding smoking and alcohol to control your blood pressure levels.


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ContainsRamipril(5.0 Mg)
UsesHigh blood pressure
Side effectsHeadache, dry cough, dizziness, diarrhoea
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Uses of Ziram 5 MG

  • Ziram 5 tablet is used for lowering increased blood pressure.
  • It is also used to reduce the risk of a heart attack or stroke.

Contraindications of Ziram 5 MG

  • If you are allergic to ramipril, any other ACE inhibitors, or any other ingredient of Ziram 5 tablet.
  • If you have a history of allergic reaction called angioedema (swelling of lips, tongue, throat, itching, red marks on hands and feet).
  • If you have taken or are taking sacubitril/valsartan for the management of heart failure in adults. If you are not sure what these medicines are, please confirm with your doctor.
  • If you are on dialysis or any other type of blood filtration.
  • If you have a condition called renal artery stenosis where the blood supply to your kidney is reduced.
  • If you are more than 3 months pregnant.
  • If your blood pressure is abnormally low or unstable.
  • If you have diabetes or kidney disorder and you are treated with a blood pressure lowering medicine containing aliskiren.

Side effects of Ziram 5 MG

  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Dry tickly cough
  • Diarrhoea
  • Indigestion

Precautions and Warnings of Ziram 5 MG



Can I take Ziram 5 tablet during pregnancy?
Ziram 5 tablet is not recommended for use during the first 3 months of pregnancy. This medicine should not be used in women who are more than 3 months pregnant. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning on becoming pregnant before starting this medicine. Also, if you become pregnant while taking this medicine, talk to your doctor immediately.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Ziram 5 tablet while breastfeeding?
Ziram 5 tablet is not recommended during breastfeeding. Inform your doctor if you are breastfeeding before starting this medicine.


Can I drive if I have consumed Ziram 5 tablet?
Ziram 5 tablet may cause dizziness. If you experience any such effects after taking this medicine that may affect your ability to drive safely, it is advised to avoid driving.


Can I consume alcohol with Ziram 5 tablet?
Drinking alcohol with Ziram 5 tablet may cause dizziness or lightheadedness. Thus, it is recommended to avoid alcohol intake during treatment with this medicine.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have heart, liver, or kidney disorders.
  • You have diarrhoea, vomiting, sweating more than usual, on a low salt diet, taking diuretics (water
  • tablets) for a long time or having dialysis.
  • You are going to have a treatment called desensitization to reduce your allergy.
  • You are scheduled for surgery and are going to receive an anesthetic.
  • You have high potassium levels in your blood.
  • You are taking medicines or have conditions that may decrease sodium levels in your blood.
  • You are taking medicines that may increase the risk of an allergic reaction called angioedema.
  • You have conditions like scleroderma or systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE).
  • You think you are pregnant or planning on becoming pregnant.
  • You are taking any other medicines for treating other health conditions.

Mode of Action of Ziram 5 MG

How Does It Work?

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Directions for Use of Ziram 5 MG

  • Ziram 5 tablet should be taken exactly as recommended by the doctor.
  • Swallow it as a whole with a glass of water.
  • Do not crush, break, or chew the medicine.
  • Do not take more than the prescribed dose.

Interactions of Ziram 5 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way how Ziram 5 tablet works or this medicine itself might affect the working of other medicines.
  • Inform your doctor about all the medicines, herbals, or supplements that you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction. Also, you should inform your doctor if you have a pla...
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  • Particular care should be taken if you are taking medicines called NSAIDs like aspirin (used to treat pain); blood sugar-lowering medicines; valsartan, telmisartan, losartan: angiotensin receptor bloc...
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  • Amiloride, spironolactone, or triamterene, which increase urine output can increase potassium levels when used along with this medicine.
  • Caution should be exercised when using antibiotics like trimethoprim alone or with sulfamethoxazole as it may increase potassium levels.

Storage and disposal of Ziram 5 MG

  • Store Ziram 5 tablet below 25°C protected from sunlight and moisture.
  • Keep out of sight and reach of children and pets.

Dosage of Ziram 5 MG


Seek emergency medical help if you think you have taken an excess of Ziram 5 tablet.

Missed a Dose

  • If you missed any dose of Ziram 5 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 double dose of medicine to compensate for a missed one.

Content Details


Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: What is the composition of Ziram 5 tablet?

A: Ziram 5 tablet consists of ramipril as the active substance.

Q: Any diet restriction I have to follow if I have high blood pressure?

  • Avoid high potassium-containing foods (spinach, banana, peas, kidney beans).
  • Low-salt diet is preferred.
  • Avoid fruits, foods, and health supplements with a high potassium content.

Q: Is Ziram 5 tablet suitable for children?

A: Ziram 5 tablet is not recommended for use in children below 18 years of age.

Q: Is Ziram 5 tablet available without a prescription?

A: No, you need a proper prescription from your doctor for buying Ziram 5 tablet.

Q: What is Ziram 5 used for?

  • Ziram 5 tablet is used for lowering increased blood pressure.
  • It is also used to reduce the risk of a heart attack or stroke.
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Last Updated on: 27 Oct 2022 | 11:13 AM (IST)

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