- 1 Overview
- 2 Usage
- 3 Frequently Asked Questions
- 4 How Do I Take It?
- 5 Precautions for CARDACE AM 2.5MG TAB and its Constituents
- 6 Symptoms of Overdosage
- 7 Common Side-Effects
- 8 Serious Side-Effects
- 9 Rare Side-Effects
- 10 Food Interactions
- 11 Disease Interactions
- 12 Technical Classification
- 13 Available Alternatives for CARDACE AM 2.5MG TAB
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OverviewCARDACE AM 2.5MG TAB is a Schedule H drug.
CARDACE AM 2.5MG TAB is composed of: AMLODIPINE (5 MG), RAMIPRIL (2.5 MG)
Amlodipine is an Calcium channel blocker that dilates blood vessels and improves blood flow.
Amlodipine is used to treat chest pain.
Ramipril is an ACE inhibitor. ACE stands for angiotensin converting enzyme.Ramipril is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension) or congestive heart failure, and to improve survival after a heart attack.It works by reducing stress on the heart and relaxing blood vessel so that blood flows more smoothly and the heart can pump blood more efficiently.
UsageAMLODIPINE is generally used to treat: Hypertension, Coronary Artery Disease
AMLODIPINE can address symptoms like: Chest Pain
RAMIPRIL is generally used to treat: Congestive Heart Disease, Hypertension
RAMIPRIL can address symptoms like: Chest Pain, Irregular Heartbeat, Fever, Head Headache, Dizziness, Ankles Swelling, Legs Swelling, Shortness Of Breath, Difficulty Breathing, Rapid Heart Rate (pulse)
Frequently Asked QuestionsQ: Is it safe on my liver?
A: Not Safe
Q: Is it safe on my kidney?
A: Not Safe
Q: Can I take it with alcohol?
A: Not Safe
Q: Is it safe for children?
A: Not Advised for age < 6yrs
Q: Can it be taken during pregnancy?
A: Studies indicate Risk – Doctor advice is must
Q: Is it safe to take for someone breastfeeding?
A: Not Safe
How Do I Take It?CARDACE AM 2.5MG TAB is generally taken Before Food.
Precautions for CARDACE AM 2.5MG TAB and its Constituents
Caution should be exercised in patients with history of heart failure or liver disease.
It may causes drowsiness Dont drive while taking this medication.
- Do not use ramipril if you are pregnant.
- You should not use ramipril if you have ever had angioedema.
- Do not take this medicine within 36 hours before or after taking medicine that contains sacubatril.You should not use ramipril if you are allergic to it.
- If you have diabetes, do not use ramipril together with any medication that contains aliskiren.
- You may also need to avoid taking ramipril with aliskiren if you have kidney disease.
- Take ramipril exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Follow all directions on your prescription label. Your doctor may occasionally change your dose.
- Do not take this medicine in larger or smaller amounts or for longer than recommended.
- Swallow the tablet whole.
- Drink plenty of water each day while you are taking this medication
- Do not take extra medicine to make up the missed dose. Avoid drinking alcohol. It can further lower your blood pressure and may increase some of the side effects of ramipril.
- Avoid getting up too fast from a sitting or lying position, or you may feel dizzy. Get up slowly and steady yourself to prevent a fall.
- Ramipril can make you feel dizzy for the first few days. Take it preferably at bedtime.
Symptoms of OverdosageAMLODIPINE over-dosage can result in: Dizziness, Fainting, Rapid Heart Rate (pulse)
RAMIPRIL over-dosage can result in: Dizziness, Fainting
Common Side-EffectsAMLODIPINE : Edema, Palpitation, Dizziness, Headache, Abdominal Pain, Ankles Swelling, Feet Swelling
RAMIPRIL : Acute Renal Failure, Hypotension, Head Headache, Cough, Dizziness, Weakness (generalized), Fatigue (tiredness), Arms Pain, Back Pain, Jaws Pain, Chills, Chest Discomfort, Cloudy Urine With Strong Odor, Decreased Urination, Irregular Heartbeat, Fainting, Shortness Of Breath, Nausea, Vomit, Confusion, Body Excessive Sweating
Serious Side-EffectsAMLODIPINE : Rhinitis, Insomnia, Myalgia, Tinnitus, Vomiting, Dry Mouth, Syncope, Dizziness, Wheezing, Difficulty Breathing
RAMIPRIL : Angioedema, Hyperkalemia, Eyes Blurred Vision, Face Swelling, Eyes Swelling, Swollen Lips, Hoarse Voice, Difficulty Swallowing, Difficulty Breathing, Eyes Yellow Eyes
Rare Side-EffectsAMLODIPINE : Dysuria, Chronic Cough, Xerophthalmia, Black (tar) Colored Stools, Gums Bleeding, Chills, Confusion, Cough, Fever
RAMIPRIL : Acute Liver Failure, Neutropenia, Skin Rash
Using amlodipine with multivitamin containing minerals decrease the effects of amlodipine.
Disease InteractionsRAMIPRIL can interfere with: Angioedema, Acute Renal Failure, Congestive Heart Disease, Hyperkalemia, Diabetes Mellitus, Diarrhoea, Vomiting, Hyponatremia, Acute Liver Failure
Technical ClassificationAMLODIPINE is categorized as: CALCIUM CHANNEL BLOCKING AGENTS / CARDIOVASCULAR AGENTS
RAMIPRIL is categorized as: ANGIOTENSIN CONVERTING ENZYME INHIBITORS / CARDIOVASCULAR AGENTS
Available Alternatives for CARDACE AM 2.5MG TAB
What are the commonly available Substitutes?
|AMPINE RL 5MG/2.5MG TAB||INR 35.33 for 10 TABLETS||AMLODIPINE 5.0 MG, RAMIPRIL 2.5 MG|
|CARDACE AM 2.5MG TAB||INR 94.54 for 10 TABLETS||AMLODIPINE 5 MG, RAMIPRIL 2.5 MG|
|CARDACE AM 5MG/2.5MG TAB||INR 90.04 for 10 TABLETS||AMLODIPINE 5.0 MG, RAMIPRIL 2.5 MG|
|CARDACE-AM 2.5/5MG||INR 94.54 for 10 TABLETS||AMLODIPINE 5 MG, RAMIPRIL 2.5 MG|
|HOPACE AM 5MG/2.5MG CAP||INR 130.85 for 10 CAPSULES||AMLODIPINE 5.0 MG, RAMIPRIL 2.5 MG|
|HOPECARD AM 5MG/2.5MG CAP||INR 34.67 for 10 CAPSULES||AMLODIPINE 5.0 MG, RAMIPRIL 2.5 MG|
|RACE A 5MG/2.5MG CAP||INR 67.37 for 10 CAPSULES||AMLODIPINE 5.0 MG, RAMIPRIL 2.5 MG|
|RAMISTAR A 5MG/2.5MG TAB||INR 58.5 for 10 TABLETS||AMLODIPINE 5.0 MG, RAMIPRIL 2.5 MG|
|RAMISTAR- A CAP||INR 47.5 for 10 CAPSULES||AMLODIPINE 5 MG, RAMIPRIL 2.5 MG|
|SERVACE AM 5MG/2.5MG TAB||INR 43.31 for 10 TABLETS||AMLODIPINE 5.0 MG, RAMIPRIL 2.5 MG|
|STAMACE 5MG/2.5MG CAP||INR 71 for 10 CAPSULES||AMLODIPINE 5.0 MG, RAMIPRIL 2.5 MG|
|STAMACE CAP||INR 57 for 10 CAPSULES||AMLODIPINE 5 MG, RAMIPRIL 2.5 MG|
|ZIRAM AM 5MG/2.5MG CAP||INR 28 for 10 CAPSULES||AMLODIPINE 5.0 MG, RAMIPRIL 2.5 MG|
What are the other drugs with similar Ingredients?
|ALIS R 2.5MG/2.5MG TAB||INR 28.87 for 10 TABLETS||AMLODIPINE 2.5 MG, RAMIPRIL 2.5 MG|
|ASOMEX R 2.5MG/2.5MG TAB||INR 109.7 for 10 TABLETS||RAMIPRIL 2.5 MG, AMLODIPINE 2.5 MG|
|CARDACE AM 5MG TAB||INR 147.57 for 10 TABLETS||RAMIPRIL 5 MG, AMLODIPINE 5 MG|
|CARDACE AM 5MG/10MG TAB||INR 193.26 for 10 TABLETS||RAMIPRIL 10.0 MG, AMLODIPINE 5.0 MG|
|CARDACE AM 5MG/5MG TAB||INR 140.55 for 10 TABLETS||AMLODIPINE 5.0 MG, RAMIPRIL 5.0 MG|
|CARDIKA AM 2.5MG/5MG CAP||INR 16.5 for 6 CAPSULES||RAMIPRIL 5.0 MG, AMLODIPINE 2.5 MG|
|ESLORIL 2.5MG/2.5MG TAB||INR 70.78 for 10 TABLETS||AMLODIPINE 2.5 MG, RAMIPRIL 2.5 MG|
|RAMI RACE 5 TAB||INR 96.7 for 10 TABLETS||RAMIPRIL 5.0 MG, AMLODIPINE 5.0 MG|
|RAMISTAR A 2.5MG/2.5MG TAB||INR 58.5 for 10 TABLETS||AMLODIPINE 2.5 MG, RAMIPRIL 2.5 MG|
|STAMACE 5MG/5MG CAP||INR 101.5 for 10 CAPSULES||AMLODIPINE 5.0 MG, RAMIPRIL 5.0 MG|
|TRI CARDACE 5MG/10MG/5MG KIT||INR 149.87 for 10 KIT||ATORVASTATIN 10.0 MG, AMLODIPINE 5.0 MG, RAMIPRIL 5.0 MG|
|TRI CARDACE FORTE KIT||INR 152.76 for 10 KIT||ATORVASTATIN 20.0 MG, AMLODIPINE 5.0 MG, RAMIPRIL 5.0 MG|