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Cardace 10 MG Tablet

Manufacturer: Sanofi India Ltd
Medicine composition: Ramipril
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required
Last Updated: December 14, 2018

Cardace 10 MG Tablet is an Angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor. Cardace 10 MG Tablet is used for the treatment of hypertension or high blood pressure. It is also given to patients who have suffered from heart attacks previously, to improve their condition. It works by preventing the blood vessels from tightening. It relaxes the blood vessels. This lowers blood pressure and increases the oxygen and blood supply to the heart. It also prevents the narrowing of arteries and thus reduces the stress on heart muscles.

Cardace 10 MG Tablet is an Angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor. Cardace 10 MG Tablet is used for the treatment of hypertension or high blood pressure. It is also given to patients who have suffered from a heart attack to improve their condition. It works by preventing the blood vessels from tightening. It relaxes the blood vessels. This lowers blood pressure and increases the oxygen and blood supply to the heart. After a heart attack, the muscles might weaken. It makes the pumping of blood difficult for the heart. Cardace 10 MG Tablet ensures less train on heart muscles by normalizing blood pressure

The regular dose of Cardace 10 MG Tablet for a patient suffering from hypertension is 2.5 to 20 mg. For a patient who has suffered from congestive heart attack, the dose amount is a 5mg tablet to be taken twice a day orally. It is important to follow the doctor’s prescription and continue the intake until he/she recommends not to. If you miss a dose, never try to compensate by overdosing as it is very dangerous.

While taking Cardace 10 MG Tablet, avoid alcohol as it might have an adverse effect on your blood pressure. To ensure that the intake of Cardace 10 MG Tablet is safe, if you have any kidney disease, liver disease,allergies or diabetes, mention it to your doctor. Also it is dangerous for pregnant women to take this medication. So a pregnant women or someone who is trying to get pregnant should avoid Cardace 10 MG Tablet. It has a harmful effect on the development of the baby. Also, avoid breast feeding while using it. If while using Cardace 10 MG Tablet, you suffer from vomiting or diarrhea, you should immediately consult a doctor.

Some common side effects of Cardace 10 MG Tablet are dizziness, nausea, sweating or weariness . Some other side effects such as chest pain, jaw pain ,cloudy urine, cold sweat and shortness of breath. Some of these side effects normally don’t require medical attention, but you can consult with your to doctor on how to reduce them.

Cardace 10 MG Tablet.should be stored at a cold temperature and should be kept out of the reach of children.

Information given here is based on the salt and content of the medicine. Effect and uses of medicine may vary from person to person. It is advicable to consult a Cardiologist before using this medicine.

  • Hypertension

    Cardace 10 MG Tablet is used to treat an increase in the blood pressure caused by genetic and/or environmental factors.
  • Cardiovascular Risk Reduction

    Cardace 10 MG Tablet is used to reduce the risk of heart complications such as coronary artery disease and stroke in the elderly population.
  • Allergy

    Avoid if you have a known allergy to Cardace 10 MG Tablet or any medicine of the same class.
  • Aliskiren

    Use of these medicines is not recommended in the elderly population with diabetes and kidney disease with CrCl less than 60 ml/min.
  • 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 10 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.
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Cardace 10 MG Tablet 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 Disease

    Angioedema

    Cardace 10 MG Tablet is not recommended in patients with a history of Angioedema or a family history of Angioedema. Any symptoms of swelling of face, lips, and eyes should be informed to the doctor. If necessary, an alternate medicine should be considered based on the clinical condition.
  • Interaction with Alcohol

    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 Lab Test

    Lab

    Information not available.
  • Interaction with Food

    Food

    Information not available.
  • Interaction with Medicine

    Aliskiren

    Use of these medicines is not recommended especially in the elderly population with diabetes and kidney disease with CrCl less than 60 ml/min. You experience weakness, confusion, and irregular heartbeat if these medicines are taken together. Regular monitoring of blood pressure and kidney function tests are to be performed. An alternate medicine should be considered under the doctor's supervision.

    Losartan

    Use of these medicines is not recommended as it may increase the risk of kidney impairment and low blood pressure. You may experience weakness, confusion, and irregular heartbeat if these medicines are taken together. Regular monitoring of blood pressure and kidney function tests are to be performed. An alternate medicine should be considered under the doctor's supervision.

    Dexamethasone

    The desired effect of Cardace 10 MG Tablet will not be obtained if these medicines are taken together. This interaction is more likely to happen if dexamethasone is taken for more than 1 week. Inform the doctor if you have a sudden weight gain, swelling of hands and feet. If coadministration is needed then suitable dose adjustments are to be made under the doctor's supervision. Regular monitoring of blood pressure and kidney function tests are to be performed.

    Diclofenac

    The desired effect of Cardace 10 MG Tablet will not be obtained if these medicines are taken together. The risk of kidney impairment will increase if these medicines are taken together especially in elderly population or having pre-existing kidney disease. Inform the doctor if you have an increased or decreased urination and unexplained weight gain or weight loss. Regular monitoring of blood pressure and kidney function tests are to be performed.

    Insulin

    The effect of insulin will increase if these medicines are taken together. You may experience dizziness, headache, sweating if these medicines are taken together. Regular monitoring of blood glucose levels is needed. Suitable dose adjustments or an alternate medicine should be considered under the doctor's supervision.
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