Generic Name -Ramipril
Category - Hypertension
Hypertension, Heart failure
GenericAltace* is indicated for the treatment ofhypertension or high blood pressure. Hypertension is a common disorder in which the blood pressure remains abnormally high. Heart failure is the cessation of normal heart function. Generic for Altace* works by decreasing certain chemicals that tighten the blood vessels, so blood flows more smoothly and the heart can pump blood more efficiently.
Generic for Altace* Contraindications and Drug Interactions
Generic for Altace* is contraindicated in patients, who are hypersensitive to this drug, medications that belong to this class of drugs or had an allergic reaction to it in the past.
GenericAltace* should not be taken by patients who have history of the following ailment conditions
Kidney or liver disease
There are a number of medications that interact with Generic for Altace*. It is important to take the doctor's counsel if you are taking any of the following.
Generic for Altace* Dosage
The following information just highlights the general average dosage of GenericAltace*
The recommended initial dose of Generic for Altace* for patients not receiving a diuretic is 2.5 mg once a day. Dosage should be adjusted according to the blood pressure response. The usual maintenance dosage range is 2.5 to 20 mg per day administered as a single dose or in two equally divided doses.
Generic for Altace* Adverse Effects
Some of the most serious Generic for Altace* side Effects include anxiety, arthritis, bruises, change in taste, constipation, convulsions, depression, diarrhea, difficulty swallowing, dry mouth, fainting, fatigue, feeling of general discomfort, fever and fluid retention.
This is not a complete list of all Side effects. Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are taking Generic for Altace*.
Generic for Altace* and Pregnancy
Generic for Altace* can lower blood pressure especially during the second and third trimesters of your pregnancy. In some cases intake of Ramipirl during pregnancy can even lead to the death of newborn.
Generic for Altace* and Breastfeeding
It is not knownwhether Generic for Altace* passes into human milk or not. However breastfeeding woman must consult the doctor before taking Generic for Altace*.
Generic for Altace* and Pediatric
The safety and effectiveness of Generic for Altace* in pediatric patients have not been established.
Generic for Altace* and Geriatric
There is no overall difference in effectiveness and safety of Generic for Altace* is patients of age 65 and above. However, greater sensitivity of some older individuals cannot be ruled out.
The above information about GenericAltace* serves as an information resource only and is not intended to substitute professional medical advice, examination, diagnosis and treatment.Always seek the counsel of your doctor, physician or pharmacist before starting any new treatment or making changes to existing therapy.