RAMIPRIL 5 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG: Uses, Dosage, Side effects, Composition & more - Zoylo
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RAMIPRIL 5 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG: Uses, Dosage, Side effects, Composition & more - Zoylo

INFORMATION ABOUT RAMIPRIL 5 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG

RAMIPRIL 5 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG uses

RAMIPRIL 5 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG is a combination of two drugs: Ramipril (Angiotensin Converting Enzyme (ACE) Inhibitor) and Hydrochlorothiazide (Thiazide diuretic). It is used to lower blood pressure in hypertensive patients.

Common side-effects

• Dry mouth
• Constipation
• Headache
• Muscle pain and weakness
• Nausea
• Dizziness

It is not necessary for all people to experience the above side-effects.

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR RAMIPRIL 5 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG

• Take RAMIPRIL 5 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG irrespective of meals, preferably at morning.
• You are advised to drink plenty of water to stay hydrated.
• Read label carefully before taking RAMIPRIL 5 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG. If you are allergic to ramipril, hydrochlorothiazide or any of the ingredients mentioned in the label, do not take RAMIPRIL 5 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG and immediately speak to your doctor.
• Take RAMIPRIL 5 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG with caution if you have liver problems, kidney problems, angioedema, electrolyte imbalance, or having dialysis.
• Always check with your doctor if you are pregnant. Use of RAMIPRIL 5 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG is not safe for the baby if it is taken in during the last 6 months of pregnancy.
• RAMIPRIL 5 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG may affect laboratory test results. Inform your doctor if you are taking parathyroid test. If you are a professional sportsperson, you are recommended to stop taking RAMIPRIL 5 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG before taking anti-dope test as RAMIPRIL 5 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG may affect the results.
• Before driving or operating machinery, observe your mental alertness. Drive only if you do not observe dizziness or sleepiness.
• Maintaining low-salt diet, along with medication, helps you to keep your blood pressure under control.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Q) How does RAMIPRIL 5 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG work? A) RAMIPRIL 5 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG belongs to a group of medicines called antihypertensives. It lowers the blood pressure by acting on your blood vessels and kidneys. The combination is used when the treatment with individual drugs are not effective.
Q) Does RAMIPRIL 5 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG cause angioedema? A) RAMIPRIL 5 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG is known to cause angioedema rarely. Angioedema is a serious condition in which he/she may experience swelling of hands, lips, feet, eyes, throat or other parts of the body. As a result, you may have difficulty in breathing. If you experience any of these symptoms, immediately contact your doctor.
Q) Can I take cough syrup with RAMIPRIL 5 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG? A) The cough syrups containing sympathomimetics/beta-receptor agonists are not recommended to take with RAMIPRIL 5 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG. Taking them together may reduce the potassium levels in your body. You are recommended to take RAMIPRIL 5 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG within prescribed doses. If you are taking any cough syrup containing sympathomimetics (e.g.: albuterol, terbutaline etc.), please discuss with your doctor.
Q) Can I take RAMIPRIL 5 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG if I have diabetes? A) RAMIPRIL 5 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG can be given to diabetic patients but he/she needs to take certain precautions. Changes in blood sugar levels can be expected. You may need to change your insulin dose. If you experience hypo/hyperglycaemic symptoms, please contact your doctor.
Q) How is RAMIPRIL 5 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG stored? A) RAMIPRIL 5 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG is stored at room temperature. Try to store RAMIPRIL 5 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG in a dry place and away from direct sunlight. Keep RAMIPRIL 5 MG + HYDROCHLOROTHIAZIDE 12.5 MG away from children. Check the expiry date on label from time to time. Please do not store expired medicines.

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