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Cardace H 2.5/12.5 MG Tablet 10

Cardace H 2.5/12.5 MG Tablet 10

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    Uses :

    Ramipril Ramipril is used to treat several heart conditions such as high blood pressure, heart failure, and to increase the chances of survival of heart attack patients. It also reduces the risk of getting heart diseases. Hydrochlorothiazide Hydrochlorothiazide is used to treat hypertension. It is also used in the treatment of fluid retention in congestive heart failure or liver cirrhosis. Hydrochlorothiazide is used as a diuretic to removes excess salts from the body.

    Mode of drug action


    Ramipril Ramipril is an ACE (angiotensin converting enzyme) inhibitor. It prevents the conversion of angiotensin I to angiotensin II, a compound which causes constriction of blood vessels. Thereby, ramipril relieves the high blood pressure. Hydrochlorothiazide Hydrochlorothiazide acts by eliminating excess salts from the body by inhibiting sodium reuptake in the body. Hydrochlorothiazide blocks sodium-chloride symporter, it reduces osmotic gradient and water reabsorption throughout the body.

    What are the common side effects?

    Ramipril Ramipril side effects are low blood pressure, dizziness, moderate to extreme tiredness, and cough. The other less common but serious side effects includes severe and serious allergic reactions, inflammation of the pancreas, liver toxicity, etc. Hydrochlorothiazide The common reported hydrochlorothiazide symptoms are excessive thirst, abnormal heart rhythms, increased sensitivity to light, dry mouth, skin allergies, headache, GI disorder, decreased potassium levels, and tingling in hands legs and feet.

    Warning

    Pregnancy: Unsafe Breast feeding: Safe under medical guidance Alcohol: Unsafe Kidney dysfunction: Caution required Liver dysfunction: Caution required

    Special precautions for safe use

    • Avoid Cardace H if an allergic reaction has been experienced in the past with ramipril or any other drug of the same class (i.e. other ACE inhibitors).

    • Diabetics and kidney disease patients should not take the drug aliskiren together with Cardace H for the management of high blood pressure.

    • Take the doctor’s suggestion before taking any over-the-counter medicine along with Cardace H medicine.

    • People with a history of swelling under the skin with the use of ramipril drug should avoid taking it.

    • Pregnant and breastfeeding women should avoid taking the medication Cardace H.

    • People with kidney impairment require additional monitoring while taking Cardace H.

    • Follow the instructions of the physician carefully and use the medicine.

    • Do not take more than prescribed dose.

    What else should I know?

    1. What should I do if I get jaundice while using ramipril? You must discontinue the use of ramipril because it can lead to more severe jaundice and even death.

    2. What is the ramipril dosage for high blood pressure in adults? The initial dose of ramipril for high blood pressure in adults is

    2.5 mg once daily orally. This may be increased in the later stages for the maintenance of blood pressure. However, take your doctor’s advice regarding the exact dose suitable for you.

    3. What happens if I take ramipril during pregnancy? Taking ramipril during pregnancy can lead to injury or even death of the fetus. This risk is high during 2nd and 3rd trimesters of pregnancy.

    4. How should I take ramipril? You may take ramipril with or without food.

    5. How long may I need ramipril for treating high blood pressure? You may have to use the drug for your whole life. This is because high blood pressure does not always produce symptoms.

    6. How can I avoid dizziness with ramipril? You must change your positions (which may include sitting or standing or lying down) slowly to avoid dizziness. Hydrochlorthiazide

    1. I am pregnant. Should I stop taking hydrochlorothiazide? Hydrochlorothiazide is safe during pregnancy. However, consult your doctor before taking the drug.

    2. I am suffering from a thyroid disorder. Can I use hydrochlorothiazide? Discuss with the doctor about the safe use of the drug in thyroid disorders.

    3. Can I give hydrochlorothiazide to my 15-year-old child? No, hydrochlorothiazide is not recommended for the children younger than 18 years of age.

    4. What are the side effects of hydrochlorothiazide in diabetic patients? Hydrochlorothiazide may affect the blood sugar levels of diabetic patients. Talk to your doctor before using the drug.

    5. I am allergic to sulpha drugs. Can I take hydrochlorothiazide? No, sulfa drugs may react with hydrochlorothiazide. Discuss with your doctor about the safe use of the drug.

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