What is Ramipres (Ramipril) used for?
Ramipres (Ramipril) is in a class of drugs known as angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors (more commonly known as ACE inhibitors). It is effective in treating high blood pressure and is also able to lower the risk of heart attacks and strokes in patients considered to be at risk of this occurring. By decreasing the chemicals responsible for constricting the blood vessels, this drug helps the blood to flow more smoothly, thereby allowing the heart to pump blood more efficiently.
How should I use Ramipres (Ramipril)?
Ramipres (Ramipril) tablets should be taken orally. A normal dose is 1 to 2 tablets per day. Patients who have been prescribed this medication should never take more than the amount prescribed by their physician.
What are the side effects of Ramipres (Ramipril)?
Ramipres (Ramipril) may cause:
Consult your physician immediately if these side effects become worse, or if other more serious side effects occur.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Ramipres (Ramipril). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have any allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.