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Ramipril 5mg Capsules, 28 Capsules
Ramipril 5mg capsules are used to treat high blood pressure and heart failure. They work by relaxing the blood vessels and reducing the amount of work that the heart has to do. This can help to reduce blood pressure and make it easier for the heart to pump blood around the body. Ramipril 5mg capsules are also used to treat kidney problems caused by type 2 diabetes.
Ramipril 5mg capsules are generally well tolerated but side effects can include headache, dizziness, and feeling tired. Some people may also experience a dry cough. If you experience any side effects, please speak to your doctor or pharmacist.
If you are looking for a treatment for high blood pressure or heart failure, then speak to your doctor about Ramipril
Ramipril capsules work by:
Decreasing your body’s production of substances that could raise your blood pressure
Making your blood vessels relax and widen
Making it easier for your heart to pump blood around your body
Ramipril capsules can be used:
To treat high blood pressure (hypertension)
To reduce the risk of you having a heart attack or stroke
To reduce the risk or delay the worsening of kidney problems (whether or not you have diabetes)
To treat your heart when it cannot pump enough blood to the rest of your body (heart failure)
As treatment following heart attack (myocardial infarction) complicated with heart failure
Can someone who is pregnant or breastfeeding use Ramipril 5mg Capsules?
If you are pregnant or breast-feeding, think you may be pregnant or are planning to have a baby, ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before taking this medicine.
You must tell your doctor if you think that you are (or might become) pregnant
You should not take Ramipril capsules in the first 12 weeks of pregnancy, and you must not take them at all from the 13th week as their use during pregnancy may possibly be harmful to the baby.
If you become pregnant while on Ramipril capsules, tell your doctor immediately. A switch to a suitable alternative treatment should be carried out in advance of a planned pregnancy.
You should not take Ramipril capsules if you are breast-feeding. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before taking any medicine
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What is the price of Ramipril 5mg Capsules in Nigeria?
The price of Ramipril 5mg Capsules is N600
Where can you buy Ramipril 5mg Capsules In Nigeria?
You can Buy Ramipril 5mg Capsules at Asset Pharmacy Lagos Nigeria, Nigeria’s Largest Online Pharmacy.
Ramipril 5mg Capsules is a prescription drug that legally requires a medical prescription to be dispensed.
To order this product you confirm that you are under the care of your doctor or consultant and have been given permission by them for purchase, fulfillment & use in treatment with their written consent.
You will be required to send Asset Pharmacy your prescription
How to Use
How to use Ramipril 5mg Capsules
Always take this medicine exactly as your doctor has told you. You should check with your doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure.
Taking this medicine
- Take this medicine by mouth at the same time of the day each day.
- Swallow the capsules whole with liquid.
- Do not crush or chew the capsules.
How much to take Treatment of high blood pressure
- The usual starting dose is 1.25 mg or 2.5 mg once daily.
- Your doctor will adjust the amount you take until your blood pressure is controlled.
- The maximum dose is 10 mg once daily.
- If you are already taking diuretics (water tablets), your doctor may stop or reduce the amount of the diuretic you take before beginning treatment with Ramipril capsules.
To reduce the risk of you having a heart attack or stroke
- The usual starting dose is 2.5 mg once daily.
- Your doctor may then decide to increase the amount you take.
- The usual dose is 10 mg once daily.
- Treatment to reduce or delay the worsening of kidney problems
- You may be started on a dose of 1.25 mg or 2.5 mg once daily.
- Your doctor will adjust the amount you are taking.
- The usual dose is 5 mg or 10 mg once daily.
- Treatment of heart failure
- The usual starting dose is 1.25 mg once daily.
- Your doctor will adjust the amount you take.
- The maximum dose is 10 mg daily.
Two administrations per day are preferable.
Treatment after you have had a heart attack
- The usual starting dose is 1.25 mg once daily to 2.5 mg twice daily.
- Your doctor will adjust the amount you take.
The usual dose is 10 mg daily.
- Two administrations per day are preferable.
Your doctor will reduce the initial dose and adjust your treatment more slowly. If you take more Ramipril capsules than you should Tell a doctor or go to the nearest hospital casualty department straight away. Do not drive to the hospital, get somebody else to take you or call for an ambulance. Take the medicine pack with you. This is so the doctor knows what you have taken.
Product Information of Ramipril 5mg Capsules
What you need to know before you take Ramipril capsules
Do not take Ramipril capsules: · If you are allergic to Ramipril, any other ACE inhibitor medicine or any of the ingredients of this medicine (listed in section 6). Signs of an allergic reaction may include a rash, swallowing or breathing problems, swelling of your lips, face, throat or tongue · If you have ever had a serious allergic reaction called “angioedema”. The signs include itching, hives (urticaria), red marks on the hands, feet and throat, swelling of the throat and tongue, swelling around the eyes and lips, difficulty breathing and swallowing · If you have taken or are currently taking sacubitril/ valsartan, a medicine used to treat a type of long-term (chronic) heart failure in adults. · If you are having dialysis or any other type of blood filtration. Depending on the machine that is used, Ramipril capsules may not be suitable for you · If you have kidney problems where the blood supply to your kidney is reduced (renal artery stenosis) · If you have diabetes or impaired kidney function and you are treated with a blood pressure lowering medicine containing aliskiren · During the last 6 months of pregnancy (See section below on “Pregnancy and breast feeding”) · If your blood pressure is abnormally low or unstable. Your doctor will need to make this assessment. Do not take Ramipril capsules if any of the above apply to you. If you are not sure, talk to your doctor before taking Ramipril capsules. Warnings and precautions: Talk to your doctor or pharmacist before taking Ramipril capsules: · If you have heart, liver or kidney problems · If you have lost a lot of body salts or fluids (through being sick (vomiting), having diarrhoea, sweating more than usual, being on a low salt diet, taking diuretics (water tablets) for a long time or having had dialysis) · If you are going to have treatment to reduce your allergy to bee or wasp stings (desensitization) · If you are going to receive an anaesthetic. This may be given for an operation or any dental work. You may need to stop your Ramipril capsules treatment one day beforehand; ask your doctor for advice · If you have high amounts of potassium in your blood (shown in blood test results) · If you are taking medicines or have conditions which may decrease sodium levels in your blood. Your doctor may carry out regular blood tests, particularly for checking the levels of sodium in your blood especially if you are elderly. · If you are taking medicines that may increase the risk of angioedema, a serious allergic reaction, such as mTOR inhibitors (e.g. temsirolimus, everolimus, sirolimus, vildagliptin neprilysin (NEP) inhibitors (such as racecadontril) or sacubitril/valsartan. For sacubitril/valsartan, see section 2 “Do not take Ramipril capsule”. · If you have collagen vascular disease such as scleroderma or systemic lupus erythematosus · You must tell your doctor if you think that you are (or might become) pregnant. Ramipril is not recommended in the first 3 months of pregnancy and may cause serious harm to your baby after 3 months of pregnancy, see section below on “Pregnancy and breast feeding” · If you are taking any of the following medicines used to treat high blood pressure: o an angiotensin II receptor blocker (ARBs) (also known as sartans – for example valsartan, telmisartan, irbesartan), in particular if you have diabetes-related kidney problems. o aliskiren Your doctor may check your kidney function, blood pressure, and the amount of electrolytes (e.g. potassium) in your blood at regular intervals. See also information under the heading “Do not take Ramipril capsules” Children and adolescents Ramipril capsules are not recommended for use in children and adolescents below 18 years of age because the safety and efficacy of ramipril in children has not yet been established. If any of the above apply to you (or you are not sure), talk to your doctor before taking Ramipril Capsules. Other medicines and Ramipril capsules: Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking, have recently taken or might take any other medicines. This is because Ramipril capsules can affect the way some other medicines work. Also some medicines can affect the way Ramipril capsules work Tell your doctor if you are taking any of the following medicines. They can make Ramipril capsules work less well: · Medicines used to relieve pain and inflammation (e.g. Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs) such as ibuprofen or indometacin and aspirin) · Medicines used for the treatment of low blood pressure, shock, cardiac failure, asthma or allergies such as ephedrine, noradrenaline or adrenaline. Your doctor will need to check your blood pressure. Tell your doctor if you are taking any of the following medicines. They can increase the chance of getting side effects if you take them with Ramipril capsules: · Sacubitril/valsartan – used for treating a type of long term (chronic) heart failure in adults (see section 2 ‘Do not take Ramipril capsules’) · Medicines used to relieve pain and inflammation (e.g. Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs) such as ibuprofen or indometacin and aspirin) · Medicines for cancer (chemotherapy) · Medicines to stop the rejection of organs after a transplant such as ciclosporin · Diuretics (water tablets) such as furosemide · Medicines which can increase the amount of potassium in your blood such as spironolactone, triamterene, amiloride, potassium salts, trimethoprim alone or in combination with sulfamethoxazole (for infections) and heparin (for thinning blood)Steroid medicines for inflammation such as prednisolone · Allopurinol (used to lower the uric acid in your blood) · Procainamide (for heart rhythm problems) · Temsirolimus (for cancer) · Sirolimus, everolimus (for prevention of graft rejection) · Vildagliptin (used for treating type 2 diabetes) · Racecadotril (used against diarrhoea) · Your doctor may need to change your dose and/or to take other precautions if you are taking an angiotensin II receptor blocker (ARB) or aliskiren (see also information under the heading “Do not take Ramipril Capsules” and “Warnings and precautions”). Tell your doctor if you are taking any of the following medicines. They may be affected by Ramipril capsules: · Medicines for diabetes such as oral glucose lowering medicines and insulin. Ramipril capsules may lower your blood sugar amounts. Check your blood sugar amounts closely while taking Ramipril capsules · Lithium (for mental health problems). Ramipril capsules may increase the amount of lithium in your blood. Your lithium amount will need to be closely checked by your doctor. If any of the above apply to you (or you are not sure), talk to your doctor before taking Ramipril capsules. Ramipril capsules with food, drink and alcohol · Drinking alcohol with Ramipril capsules may make you feel dizzy or light-headed. If you are concerned about how much you can drink while you are taking Ramipril capsules, discuss this with your doctor as medicines used to reduce blood pressure and alcohol can have additive effects. · Ramipril capsules may be taken with or without food. Pregnancy, breast-feeding and fertility If you are pregnant or breast-feeding, think you may be pregnant or are planning to have a baby, ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before taking this medicine. Pregnancy You must tell your doctor if you think that you are (or might become) pregnant You should not take Ramipril capsules in the first 12 weeks of pregnancy, and you must not take them at all from the 13th week as their use during pregnancy may possibly be harmful to the baby. If you become pregnant while on Ramipril capsules, tell your doctor immediately. A switch to a suitable alternative treatment should be carried out in advance of a planned pregnancy. Breast-feeding You should not take Ramipril capsules if you are breast-feeding. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before taking any medicine. Driving and using machines You may feel dizzy, while taking Ramipril capsules. This is more likely to happen when you start taking Ramipril capsules or start taking a higher dose. If this happens, do not drive or use any tools or machines.
Side Effects of Ramipril 5mg Capsules
Possible side effects
Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them. Stop taking Ramipril capsules and see a doctor straight away, if you notice any of the following serious side effects – you may need urgent medical treatment: · Swelling of the face, lips or throat which make it difficult to swallow or breathe, as well as itching and rashes. This could be a sign of a severe allergic reaction to Ramipril capsules. · Severe skin reactions including rash, ulcers in your mouth, worsening of a pre-existing skin disease, reddening, blistering or detachment of skin (such as Stevens-Johnson syndrome, toxic epidermal necrolysis or erythema multiform). Tell your doctor immediately if you experience: · Faster heart rate, uneven or forceful heartbeat (palpitations), chest pain, tightness in your chest or more serious problems including heart attack and stroke. · Shortness of breath or a cough. These could be signs of lung problems. · Bruising more easily, bleeding for longer than normal, any sign of bleeding (e.g. bleeding from the gums), purple spots blotching on the skin or getting infections more easily than usual, sore throat and fever, feeling tired, faint, dizzy or having pale skin. These can be signs of blood or bone marrow problems. · Severe stomach pain which may reach through to your back. This could be a sign of pancreatitis (inflammation of the pancreas). · Fever, chills, tiredness, loss of appetite, stomach pain, feeling sick, yellowing of your skin or eyes (jaundice). These can be signs of liver problems such as hepatitis (inflammation of the liver) or liver damage. Other side effects include: Tell your doctor if any of the following gets serious or lasts longer than a few days. Common (may affect up to 1 in 10 people) · Headache or feeling tired · Feeling dizzy. This is more likely to happen when you start taking Ramipril capsules or start taking a higher dose · Fainting, hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure), especially when you stand or sit up quickly · Dry tickly cough, inflammation of your sinuses (sinusitis) or bronchitis, shortness of breath · Stomach or gut pain, diarrhoea, indigestion, feeling or being sick · Skin rash with or without raised area · Chest pain · Cramps or pain in your muscles · Blood tests showing more potassium than usual in your blood. Uncommon (may affect up to 1 in 100 people) · Balance problems (vertigo) · Itching and unusual skin sensations such as numbness, tingling, pricking, burning or creeping on your skin (paraesthesia) · Loss or change in the way things taste · Sleep problems · Feeling depressed, anxious, more nervous than usual or restless · Blocked nose, difficulty breathing or worsening of asthma · A swelling in your gut called “intestinal angioedema” presenting with symptoms like abdominal pain, vomiting and diarrhoea · Heartburn, constipation or dry mouth · Passing more water (urine) than usual over the day · Sweating more than usual · Loss or decrease of appetite (anorexia) · Increased or irregular heartbeats · Swollen arms and legs. This may be a sign of your body holding onto more water than usual · Flushing · Blurred vision · Pain in your joints · Fever · Sexual inability in men, reduced sexual desire in men or women · An increased number of certain white blood cells (eosinophilia) found during a blood test · Blood tests showing changes in the way your liver, pancreas or kidneys are working. Rare (may affect up to 1 in 1,000 people) · Feeling shaky or confused · Red and swollen tongue · Severe flaking or peeling of the skin, itchy, lumpy rash · Nail problems (e.g. loosening or separation of a nail from its bed) · Skin rash or bruising · Blotches on your skin and cold extremities · Red, itchy, swollen or watery eyes · Disturbed hearing and ringing in your ears · Feeling weak · Blood tests showing a decrease in the number of red blood cells, white blood cells or platelets or in the amount of haemoglobin. Very rare (may affect up to 1 in 10,000 people) · Being more sensitive to the sun than usual. Other side effects reported: Tell your doctor if any of the following gets serious or lasts longer than a few days. · Difficulty concentrating · Swollen mouth · Blood tests showing too few blood cells in your blood · Blood tests showing less sodium than usual in your blood · Concentrated urine (dark in colour), feel or are sick, have muscle cramps, confusion and fits which may be due to inappropriate ADH (anti-diuretic hormone) secretion. If you have these symptoms, contact your doctor as soon as possible · Fingers and toes changing colour when you are cold and then tingling or feeling painful when you warm up (Raynaud’s phenomenon) · Breast enlargement in men · Slowed or impaired reactions · Burning sensation · Change in the way things smell · Hair loss Reporting of side effects If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor or pharmacist or nurse. This includes any possible side effects not listed in this leaflet
Product Ingredients of Ramipril 5mg Capsules
For 5 mg: Each capsule contains 5 mg Ramipril
How to store
How to store Ramipril 5mg Capsules
- Keep this medicine out of the sight and reach of children · Do not use this medicine after the expiry date which is stated on the carton after “EXP”. The expiry date refers to the last day of that month. · Store below 25°C. Store in the original package in order to protect from moisture. · Do not throw away any medicines via wastewater or household waste. Ask your pharmacist how to throw away medicines you no longer use. These measures will help protect the environment.
This product requires a prescription from your Doctor.
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To order this product you confirm that you are under the care of your doctor or consultant and have been given permission by them for purchase, fulfillment & use in treatment with their written consent
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