RAMISTAR 10MG TABLET contains Ramipril, which belongs to the group of medicines called Antihypertensives. It is used in the treatment of high blood pressure (hypertension). Blood pressure is the force exerted by the circulating blood on the walls of blood vessels. Hypertension is a condition in which the blood pressure is too high.
RAMISTAR 10MG TABLET reduces the risk of kidney problems and can be used as a treatment following a heart attack. RAMISTAR 10MG TABLET is also used to treat heart failure (a condition when the heart is not able to pump enough blood). Symptoms include headache, breathlessness, excess sweating, sleep disturbance, tingling and dizziness.
Your doctor might ask you to make certain lifestyle changes such as eating healthy, adequate sleep, weight and stress management, quitting smoking and alcohol. Your doctor may also advise you to take relevant tests before and during the treatment with RAMISTAR 10MG TABLET.
RAMISTAR 10MG TABLET is not recommended for use in patients having kidney problems where blood supply to the kidney is reduced (renal artery stenosis), patients undergoing dialysis or having collagen vascular diseases (scleroderma and systemic lupus erythematosus).
If you are pregnant or breast-feeding, consult your doctor for advice before taking RAMISTAR 10MG TABLET. RAMISTAR 10MG TABLET is not recommended for use in children and adolescents (under 18 years of age). The most common side effects are headache, dizziness, hypotension (reduced blood pressure), inflammation of the sinuses (sinusitis), diarrhea, skin rash.