Why it’s used
Ramitace Tablet is used to treat high blood pressure, signs of heart failure (symptomatic heart failure), kidney damage due to the presence of high amounts of proteins in urine in diabetic patients, kidney damage due to increased levels of urine albumin in diabetic patients. This medicine is also used to treat kidney failure and presence of protein in the urine in patients withoutdiabetes mellitus. It is a prescription medicine. It works by blocking the hormone system that controls the blood pressure and fluid balance (called as, renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system). It helps by lowering the blood pressure. Ramitace is also used to reduce the risk of heart attack, stroke and other fatal conditions associated with heart diseases.
Ramitace Tablet may also be taken in combination with other medicines to treat certain conditions as recommended by the doctor. Ramitace Tablet is used together with thiazide diuretics to treat high blood pressure. Ramitace is also used with other antihypertensive, antiplatelet drugs, or Lipid lowering drugs to reduce the risk of heart attack, stroke and other fatal conditions associated with heart diseases.
Angiotensin Converting Enzyme Inhibitor
Ramitace belongs to a class of medicines called Angiotensin Converting Enzyme Inhibitor. Angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors treat a variety of conditions, such as high blood pressure, migraines, and scleroderma. It helps in relaxing the blood vessels.
How to use
Read the directions on the product label, patient guide, or medicine guide provided by the medicine company or your pharmacist before starting to use Ramitace Tablet. If you have any questions related to this medicine, ask your doctor or pharmacist. Eat this medicine as recommended by your doctor.
You should keep track of your blood pressure regularly. Share your results with the doctor and discuss if your blood pressure measurements are too low or too high. Your treatment plan may need changes.
Ramitace Tablet is eaten with or without food. Ramitace capsules should be swallowed whole. It can also be taken by mixing with a small amount (4 ounces approx) of applesauce or mixed in 120 ml (4 ounces) of water or apple juice. These mixtures can be stored at room temperature for 24 hours or under refrigeration for 48 hours.
The typical dose of Ramitace is 2.5 mg to 20 mg once daily and dose may be adjusted after 2 to 4 weeks based on patient’s blood pressure response. The maximum adult dose of Ramitace is 10 mg once daily in a day. Ramitace is commonly used at the same time every day.
This medicine is to be used for longer periods of time.
Talk to your doctor if your condition worsens. Tell your doctor if burning sensation, hair loss, dark concentrated urine, swollen mouth, difficulty while focusing, low blood sodium level, breast enlargement in men, slowed reactions, muscle cramps, fits,confusion, low blood cell count, and altered smelling sensations. If you have any kidney disease, In patients with abnormal functioning of the kidney, the recommended initial dose of Ramitace is 1.25 mg once daily. Dosage may be increased up to the maximum dose of 5 mg by controlling high blood pressure conditions. If you have issues with the health of your liver, In patients with the abnormal functioning of the liver, the maximum daily dose of 2.5 mg Ramitace is given under close supervision.
Your doctor may recommend a lower initial dose of this medicine to see the impact of this medicine on the body. Please follow your doctor’s directions. Older patients may see an increase in the incidence of side-effects with this medicine. As a result, a lower dose may be recommended for older patients.
The safety and effectiveness of using Ramitace Tablet in children has not been established. No safety and effectiveness data has been established in children.
Consult with your doctor on the consumption of alcohol with Ramitace.
You should store Ramitace Tablet at 15° to 30°C (59° to 86°F) for #NAME capsules, 20° to 25°C (68° to 77°F) for Ramitace tablets, and away from moisture. Store the medicine away from the reach of children and pets.
Medicines may be prescribed for uses other than those listed in the medicine guide. Do not use Ramitace Tablet for conditions for which it was not prescribed. Do not give Ramitace Tablet to other people who might have the same conditions or symptoms that you have. Self-medication may harm them.
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