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ramipril

Pronunciation: RAM i pril

Brand: Altace

Ramipril

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1.25 mg, capsule, yellow, imprinted with 54 328

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Ramipril

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2.5 mg, capsule, orange, imprinted with 54 794

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Ramipril

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5 mg, capsule, red, imprinted with 54 145

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Ramipril

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10 mg, capsule, blue, imprinted with 54 602

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Ramipril

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2.5 mg, capsule, orange, imprinted with IG272, 2.5 mg

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Ramipril

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5 mg, capsule, red, imprinted with IG273, 5 mg

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Ramipril

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10 mg, capsule, blue, imprinted with IG274, 10 mg

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Ramipril

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1.25 mg, capsule, white/yellow, imprinted with APO, 1.25

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Ramipril

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2.5 mg, capsule, orange/white, imprinted with APO, 2.5

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Ramipril

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5 mg, capsule, red/white, imprinted with APO, 5

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Ramipril

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10 mg, capsule, blue/white, imprinted with APO, 10

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Altace

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1.25 mg, capsule, yellow, imprinted with ALTACE 1.25 mg, MP

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Altace

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2.5 mg, capsule, orange, imprinted with ALTACE 2.5 mg, MP

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Altace

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5 mg, capsule, red, imprinted with ALTACE 5 mg

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Altace

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10 mg, capsule, blue, imprinted with ALTACE, 10 MG MP

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Ramipril

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5 mg, capsule, red, imprinted with LUPIN, RAMIPRIL 5mg

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Ramipril

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10 mg, capsule, blue, imprinted with LUPIN, RAMIPRIL 10mg

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Ramipril

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1.25 mg, capsule, yellow, imprinted with IG271, 1.25 MG

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Ramipril

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2.5 mg, capsule, orange, imprinted with IG272, 2.5 mg

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Ramipril

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5 mg, capsule, red, imprinted with IG273, 5 mg

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Ramipril

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10 mg, capsule, blue, imprinted with IG274, 10 mg

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Altace

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1.25 mg, capsule, yellow, imprinted with ALTACE 1.25 mg, MP

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Altace

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10 mg, capsule, blue, imprinted with ALTACE 10 MG, HOECHST

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Altace

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2.5 mg, capsule, orange, imprinted with ALTACE 2.5 mg, MP

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Altace

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5 mg, capsule, red, imprinted with ALTACE 5 mg

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Ramipril

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1.25 mg, capsule, yellow, imprinted with D, 05

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Ramipril

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1.25 mg, capsule, white/yellow, imprinted with ZA-43, 1 25mg

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Ramipril

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1.25 mg, capsule, white/yellow, imprinted with LOGO, RP 1.25

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Ramipril

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10 mg, capsule, blue, imprinted with D, 08

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Ramipril

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10 mg, capsule, blue/white, imprinted with ZA 46, 10 mg

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Ramipril

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10 mg, capsule, blue/white, imprinted with LOGO, RP 10

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Ramipril

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10 mg, capsule, blue, imprinted with 93 7438

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Ramipril

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2.5 mg, capsule, orange, imprinted with D, 06

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Ramipril

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2.5 mg, capsule, white, imprinted with ZA-44, 2 5mg

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Ramipril

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2.5 mg, capsule, orange/white, imprinted with LOGO, RP 2.5

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Ramipril

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2.5 mg, capsule, yellow, imprinted with 93 7436

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Ramipril

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5 mg, capsule, red, imprinted with D, 07

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Ramipril

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5 mg, capsule, red/white, imprinted with ZA 45, 5 mg

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Ramipril

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5 mg, capsule, red/white, imprinted with LOGO, RP 5

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Ramipril

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5 mg, capsule, red, imprinted with 54 145

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Ramipril

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5 mg, capsule, pink, imprinted with 93 7437

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What is the most important information I should know about ramipril?

What is the most important information I should know about ramipril?

Do not use if you are pregnant. If you become pregnant, stop taking this medicine and tell your doctor right away.

You should not use ramipril if you have ever had angioedema. Do not take ramipril within 36 hours before or after taking medicine that contains sacubitril (such as Entresto).

If you have diabetes, do not use ramipril together with any medication that contains aliskiren (a blood pressure medicine).

What is ramipril?

What is ramipril?

Ramipril is an ACE inhibitor that is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension). Lowering blood pressure may lower your risk of a stroke or heart attack.

Ramipril is also used to treat congestive heart failure.

Ramipril may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.

What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before taking ramipril?

What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before taking ramipril?

You should not use ramipril if you are allergic to it, or if:

  • you recently took a heart medicine called sacubitril; or
  • you have ever had a severe allergic reaction to any ACE inhibitor (benazepril, captopril, enalapril, fosinopril, lisinopril, moexipril, perindopril, quinapril, or trandolapril).

Do not take ramipril within 36 hours before or after taking medicine that contains sacubitril (such as Entresto).

If you have diabetes, do not use ramipril together with any medication that contains aliskiren (a blood pressure medicine).

You may also need to avoid taking ramipril with aliskiren if you have kidney disease.

Tell your doctor if you have ever had:

  • kidney disease (or if you are on dialysis);
  • an electrolyte imbalance (such as high levels of potassium in your blood);
  • liver disease;
  • a connective tissue disease such as Marfan syndrome, Sjogren's syndrome, lupus, scleroderma, or rheumatoid arthritis;
  • if you are on a low-salt diet; or
  • if you are also taking telmisartan (Micardis).

Do not use if you are pregnant. If you become pregnant, stop taking this medicine and tell your doctor right away. Ramipril can cause injury or death to the unborn baby if you take the medicine during your second or third trimester.

You should not breast-feed while you are using ramipril.

Ramipril is not approved for use by anyone younger than 18 years old.

How should I take ramipril?

How should I take ramipril?

Follow all directions on your prescription label and read all medication guides or instruction sheets. Your doctor may occasionally change your dose. Use the medicine exactly as directed.

Swallow the tablet whole.

Your blood pressure will need to be checked often, and you may need blood tests.

Call your doctor if you have ongoing vomiting or diarrhea, or if you are sweating more than usual. You can easily become dehydrated while taking ramipril. This can lead to very low blood pressure, electrolyte disorders, or kidney failure.

If you need surgery, tell the surgeon ahead of time that you are using ramipril.

If you are being treated for high blood pressure, keep using this medicine even if you feel well. High blood pressure often has no symptoms. You may need to use blood pressure medication for the rest of your life.

Store at room temperature away from moisture, heat, and light. Keep the bottle tightly closed when not in use.

What happens if I miss a dose?

What happens if I miss a dose?

Take the medicine as soon as you can, but skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next dose. Do not take two doses at one time.

What happens if I overdose?

What happens if I overdose?

Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.

What should I avoid while taking ramipril?

What should I avoid while taking ramipril?

Avoid getting up too fast from a sitting or lying position, or you may feel dizzy.

Do not use potassium supplements or salt substitutes, unless your doctor has told you to.

What are the possible side effects of ramipril?

What are the possible side effects of ramipril?

Get emergency medical help if you have signs of an allergic reaction: hives; severe stomach pain; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat. You may be more likely to have an allergic reaction if you are African-American.

Call your doctor at once if you have:

  • a light-headed feeling, like you might pass out;
  • jaundice (yellowing of your skin or eyes);
  • little or no urination;
  • fever, chills, sore throat; or
  • high potassium --nausea, weakness, tingly feeling, chest pain, irregular heartbeats, loss of movement.

Common side effects may include:

  • headache;
  • cough; or
  • dizziness, weakness, tired feeling.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

What other drugs will affect ramipril?

What other drugs will affect ramipril?

Tell your doctor about all your current medicines. Many drugs can affect ramipril, especially:

  • a diuretic ("water pill"), or any other blood pressure medications;
  • lithium;
  • gold injections to treat arthritis;
  • insulin or oral diabetes medicine; or
  • NSAIDs (nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs) --aspirin, ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin), naproxen (Aleve), celecoxib, diclofenac, indomethacin, meloxicam, and others.

This list is not complete and many other drugs may affect ramipril. This includes prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products. Not all possible drug interactions are listed here.

Where can I get more information?

Where can I get more information?

Your pharmacist can provide more information about ramipril.

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