Cardace H 2.5 Tablet

Medically reviewed by Dr. Naresh Dang | Written By Sonu Kumar Rao

Last updated on: November 02, 2020 10:43 am

Cardace H 2.5 Tablet

Uses of Cardace H 2.5 Tablet

Cardace H 2.5 Tablet is used for the treatment or prevention of the following disease(s):

Hypertension, Heart Failure

Side effects of Cardace H 2.5 Tablet

The most common side effects of Cardace H 2.5 Tablet are – Fever, Headache, Insomnia, Sleep Disturbance, Chest Pain, Abdominal Pain, Constipation, Diarrhea,Nausea, Vomiting

These side effects can usually occur in patients. However, these are only indicative and not all patients will experience them.

Precautions while using Cardace H 2.5 Tablet

Do not use Cardace H 2.5 Tablet if you are allergic to – Ramipril, Hydrochlorothiazide

If you have heart disease, liver or kidney disease, drug or alcohol addiction, consult your doctor before using Cardace H 2.5 Tablet.

If you are allergic to any medicine or food, consult your doctor before using this medicine.

Use this medicine under the supervision of your doctor.

To avoid an adverse reaction, consult your doctor if you are already taking other medicines.

How Cardace H 2.5 Tablet works

Cardace H 2.5 Tablet contains – Ramipril, Hydrochlorothiazide

Ramipril works by blocking a substance in the body that causes blood vessels to tighten. As a result, ramipril relaxes the blood vessels. This lowers blood pressure and increases the supply of blood and oxygen to the heart.

Hydrochlorothiazide increases sodium and water excretion by inhibiting sodium and chloride reabsorption in distal segment of the nephron.

Dosage of Cardace H 2.5 Tablet

The dosage of Cardace H 2.5 Tablet depends on many factors such as the patient age, health, medical condition or history of the patient and many other conditions.

Please use this medicine as prescribed by your doctor.

Overdose of Cardace H 2.5 Tablet

If you forget to take a dose of Cardace H 2.5 Tablet, do not take two doses at the same time, there is a risk of overdose.

If you notice any unusual reaction in your body after taking this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or call your local medical emergency number.

Precautions & Warnings

Alcohol

Information will be added soon.

Pregnancy

Information will be added soon.

Breastfeeding

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Driving

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Kidney

Information will be added soon.

Liver

Information will be added soon.

Interaction

Drug :- allopurinol, bone marrow depressants, corticosteroids systemic, procainamide: Increased risk of fatal neutropenia or agranulocytosis.

CNS depressants, other hypotensionproducing drugs: Additive hypotensive effect.

cyclosporine, potassium preparations, potassium-sparing diuretics: Possibly hyperkalemia.

insulin, oral antidiabetics: Increased risk of hypoglycemia.

lithium: Increased risk of lithium toxicity.

NSAIDs, sympathomimetics: Decreased antihypertensive effect of ramipril.

sodium aurothiomalate: Increased risk of nitritoid reaction facial flushing, nausea, vomiting, hypotension.

telmisartan: Possibly increased risk of adverse effects, especially renal dysfunction.

tetracyclines: Reduced tetracycline absorption.

Food :- low-salt milk, salt substitutes: Increased risk of hyperkalemia.

Activity :- alcohol use: Additive hypotensive effects.

About Reviewer

Dr. Naresh Dang is an MD in Internal Medicine. He has special interest in the field of Diabetes, and has over two decades of professional experience in his chosen field of specialty. Dr. Dang is an expert in the managememnt of Diabetes, Hypertension and Lipids. He also provides consultation for Life Style Management.

About Author

Sonu Kumar is a registered pharmacist with Bihar State Pharmacy Council with over 6 months experience. He is a medicine content contributor at Zotezo.

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