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RAMIPRIL 2.5MG+TELMISARTAN 40MG
By Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd
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M.R.P.: Rs.160.00
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What is Ramipril + Telmisartan combination used for?

Ramipril + Telmisartan combination is used for the treatment of high blood pressure (hypertension). Ramipril + Telmisartan combination is also used to reduce the risk of heart attack and stroke.

Ramipril + Telmisartan combination may also be prescribed for other conditions as determined by the doctor.

How does Ramipril + Telmisartan combination work?

In Ramipril + Telmisartan combination, Ramipril belongs to the class of drugs called angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors. This drug acts by reducing the synthesis of angiotensin II, which results in the relaxation of blood vessels. Thus, it widens the blood vessels and decreases the blood pressure.

Telmisartan belongs to the class of drugs called angiotensin receptor blockers (ARBs). This drug acts by inhibiting the binding of angiotensin II to the receptor. Thus, the blocking of vasoconstrictor and aldosterone-secreting effects decreases the vascular resistance and blood pressure.

How to take Ramipril + Telmisartan combination?

The dosage and the drug form depend on the age, weight and medical condition of an individual. Take Ramipril + Telmisartan combination as prescribed by your doctor.

Swallow the tablet whole. Do not crush or chew the tablet. Take the drug with or without food. However, taking the drug with food prevents stomach upset.

If you miss a dose of Ramipril + Telmisartan combination, please take it immediately once you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule. Do not take a double dose to make up for the missed dose.

The overdose symptoms of Ramipril + Telmisartan may include:

  • Severe dizziness
  • Trouble breathing

What are the drugs that interact with Ramipril + Telmisartan combination?

Drugs that interact with Ramipril + Telmisartan include the following:

  • Aliskiren
  • Amiloride
  • Amlodipine
  • Benazepril
  • Captopril
  • Dexamethasone
  • Diclofenac
  • Ephedrine
  • Hydrochlorothiazide
  • Hyoscyamine
  • Insulin
  • Olmesartan
  • Sulfamethoxazole
  • Trimethoprim

This is not a comprehensive list of drug interactions. Consult your doctor to know more about other possible drug interactions.

What are the side effects of Ramipril + Telmisartan combination?

The following are the most common side effects of Ramipril + Telmisartan combination:

  • Abdominal pain
  • Diarrhoea
  • Unusual weakness
  • Fever
  • Muscle pain
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Chest pain
  • Sweating

The following are the severe side effects and you may require immediate medical attention:

  • Weight gain
  • Trouble breathing
  • Severe dizziness
  • Swelling of feet or hands
  • Yellowing of skin or eyes
  • Light-headedness

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Please consult your doctor to know more about other possible side effects.

What special precautions should be followed while taking Ramipril + Telmisartan combination?

  • Avoid using the medicine if you are allergic to Ramipril + Telmisartan or similar drugs.
  • Avoid driving or operating heavy machinery if Ramipril + Telmisartan combination causes severe drowsiness or blurred vision.
  • Keep the medication away from the reach of children.
  • Do not stop using the medication abruptly unless instructed by the doctor. Discontinuing the medication suddenly may cause the illness to return.
  • Monitor your blood pressure and serum creatinine levels if you have any history of reduced renal function.

You are advised not to take Ramipril + Telmisartan combination if

  • it has passed the expiry date of the medicine printed on the pack.
  • the foil or packaging is torn or shows signs of tampering or there is discolouration.

What should you tell your doctor before taking Ramipril + Telmisartan combination?

  • Tell your doctor if you have any history of kidney problems.
  • Inform the doctor if you are taking any other drugs, OTC medications, herbal products or nutritional supplements.
  • Inform the doctor if you have any hypersensitivity to any of the drugs in Ramipril + Telmisartan

Frequently asked questions about Ramipril + Telmisartan combination

  1. Can I discontinue Ramipril + Telmisartan combination if I feel better?
  2. Do not discontinue or alter the dose of Ramipril + Telmisartan combination without medical supervision.

  3. Do I need to follow any dietary precautions while on Ramipril + Telmisartan combination?
  4. Avoid taking potassium rich foods while taking Ramipril + Telmisartan combination, as it may increase the levels of potassium in the blood.

  5. Is it safe to take Ramipril + Telmisartan combination while suffering from liver disease?
  6. A low dose of Ramipril + Telmisartan combination may be prescribed for the patients with hepatic impairment. Please consult your doctor for the safe use of the drug.

  7. Do I need to be monitored for any laboratory parameters while taking Ramipril + Telmisartan combination?
  8. You must monitor your blood pressure and serum potassium levels while taking Ramipril + Telmisartan combination.

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