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Cardace Meto 25/2.5 MG Tablet 10

Cardace Meto 25/2.5 MG Tablet 10

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    • Rs. 120.00

    Uses :

    Metoprolol Metoprolol uses include treatment of hypertension, chest pain relief (i.e. angina), and irregular heartbeat. It is also used for reducing the risk of death in patients with heart attack. Ramipril Ramipril tablets are 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.

    Mode of drug action


    Metoprolol Metoprolol is a beta-blocker which reduces the workload of the heart, reducing the chest pain. It reduces the amount of blood pumped by the heart, thus, lowering the blood pressure. 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.

    What are the common side effects?

    The side effects of metoprolol which are commonly experienced by the patients are constipation or diarrhea, dizziness, dry mouth, gas, headache, heartburn, muscle pain, vomiting, nausea, stomach pain, trouble sleeping, unusual tiredness or weakness. The 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.

    Warning

    Pregnancy: Unsafe Breast feeding: Unsafe Alcohol: Unsafe Kidney dysfunction: Caution required Liver dysfunction: Caution required

    Special precautions for safe use

    • Avoid Cardace Meto tablet if an allergic reaction has been experienced in the past with ramipril, metoprolol 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 tab Cardace Meto for the management of high blood pressure.

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

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

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

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

    What else should I know?

    1. How should I store metoprolol tablets? Store the tablets at room temperature, away from heat, moisture and children.

    2. Can I suggest metoprolol tablets to any other persons who are having chest pain? You should never prescribe any medicine to others. A doctor will decide the right drug and dosage for his/her patient.

    3. Should I stop taking metoprolol if I feel tired for several days with the drug? It is common to feel tired for few weeks with metoprolol. But you should still continue taking the drug. Talk to your doctor if you develop any other symptoms.

    4. What should I do if have an overdose of metoprolol? You may experience symptoms such as shortness of breath, or slow breath, fainting and weakness if you have an overdose with the drug. You should immediately contact a doctor for help.

    5. How can I avoid dizziness with metoprolol? You should change your positions (i.e. sitting or standing or lying down) slowly to prevent dizziness and falls. In the case, you feel dizzy, immediately sit down slowly. Ramipril

    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.

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