Ramipro

Ramipro

ramipril

Manufacturer:

InnoGen Pharmaceuticals

Distributor:

InnoGen Pharmaceuticals
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Ramipril
Indications/Uses
HTN, heart failure, MI. Reduce the risk of CV events.
Dosage/Direction for Use
HTN Initially 1.25 mg once daily. Maintenance dose: 2.5-5 mg daily, or up to 10 mg daily. Management of heart failure Initially 1.25 mg once daily. Max: 10 mg daily, take ≥2.5 mg daily as a single or in 2 divided doses. MI Initially ≥2.5 mg as a single or in 2 divided doses. Prophylaxis of CV events Initially 2.5 mg once daily. If tolerated, increase to 5 mg once daily after 1 wk. Maintenance dose: 10 mg once daily after further 3 wk.
Administration
May be taken with or without food.
Special Precautions
Not to be used in patients w/ aortic stenosis or outflow tract obstruction. Patients w/ peripheral vascular disease or generalized atherosclerosis; history of idiopathic or hereditary angioedema. Renal function should be assessed in all patients prior to administration. Elderly. Not to be used during pregnancy & lactation.
Adverse Reactions
Hypotension, dizziness, fatigue, GI & taste disturbances, persistent dry cough & other resp tract symptoms, skin rashes (erythema multiforme & toxic epidermal necrolysis), angioedema, hypersensitivity reactions, renal impairment, hypokalemia, hyponatremia & blood disorders. Chest pain, palpitations, tachycardia, stomatitis, abdominal pain, pancreatitis, hepatocellular injury or cholestatic jaundice, alopecia, muscle cramps, paraesthesias, mood & sleep disturbances, impotence.
Drug Interactions
May lead to excessive blood K levels w/ K supplements, salt substitutes or diuretics (eg, spironolactone).
MIMS Class
ACE Inhibitors/Direct Renin Inhibitors
ATC Classification
C09AA05 - ramipril ; Belongs to the class of ACE inhibitors. Used in the treatment of cardiovascular disease.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Ramipro tab 10 mg
Packing/Price
30's (P780/pack)
Form
Ramipro tab 2.5 mg
Packing/Price
30's (P450/pack)
Form
Ramipro tab 5 mg
Packing/Price
30's (P525/pack)
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