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Cardace 1.25 MG Tablet

Manufacturer: Sanofi India Ltd
Medicine composition: Ramipril
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required

Cardace tablet is an Angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE). It is used for the treatment of hypertension or high blood pressure.

The regular dose for a patient suffering from hypertension is 2.5 to 20 mg. While taking this drug avoid alcohol as it might have an adverse effect on your blood pressure. take medical help if you have any kind of kidney disease, liver disease, allergies or diabetes.

This medication helps in treating the following problem in the human body:

Side effects of this medication which can be seen in a patient are:

  • How long is the duration of effect?

    This medicine is excreted in urine and faeces. The effect of this medicine lasts for a duration of 24 hours approximately.
  • What is the onset of action?

    The peak effect of this medicine can be observed within 1 to 2 hours.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    This medicine is not recommended for pregnant women.
  • Is it habit forming?

    No habit forming tendency has been reported.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    This medicine is not recommended for breastfeeding women.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Cardace 1.25 MG Tablet , and hence can be used as its substitute.

  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    The missed dose should be taken as soon possible. It is advisable to skip the missed dose if it's already time for your next scheduled dose.
  • Are there any overdose instructions?

    Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of overdose.

This medication works by inhibiting an enzyme called angiotensin-converting enzyme which results in decreased plasma angiotensin II and decreased aldosterone secretion. Thus prevents the blood vessel constriction, water reabsorption and helps in lowering the blood pressure.

Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.

  • Interaction with Alcohol


    You should avoid the consumption of alcohol while taking this medicine as it may cause dizziness, headache, and changes in heart rate. Avoid driving or operating heavy machinery if you have these symptoms.
  • Interaction with Medicine


    This drug interacts with Dexamethasone, Aliskiren, Insulin and others.
  • Interaction with Food


    Information not available.
  • Interaction with Disease


    Do not use this medication if you suffer from Angioedema.
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About Cardace 1.25 MG Tablet
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