Altace

Active Ingredient(s): Ramipril
FDA Approved: * January 28, 1991
Pharm Company: * KING PHARMS
Category: Blood Pressure

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Altace Overview

Ramipril, sold under the brand name Altace among others, is an angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor, used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension) and congestive heart failure. By inhibiting an enzyme, ACE inhibitors relax the muscles around small arteries (arterioles). The arterioles expand and allow blood to flow through more easily. This reduces blood pressure. Contents 1 Medical uses 2 Contraindications 3 Adverse effects 4 Mechanism of action 5 US patent 6 Brand names 7 Cl...

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Altace for high blood pressure

Trying to find out the safety of this medicine. ## My aunt had high bp. One evening she took two pills with out any food from morning. And she died 6 hours later. Is it possible? This was told by her relatives. Her age was 36 and her bp readings are 145/95. ## Only her doctor can answer that question. Her numbers aren't crazy high, but they do increase the risk of heart attack, or stroke, which can be fatal. Do you know what medication she was taking? Why didn't she take them with food? Did she take both pills at once, or separately? Altace contains the active ingredient Ramipril. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, increased urination, and hypotension. What dosage has been prescribed?

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High Blood Pressure medication - safe?

My Husband Takes Medication (Altace) For High Blood Pressure Is It Safe for Him To Take Zertalin Azitromicina 500 Mg ## Altace contains the active ingredient Ramiprim and I haven't found any problems or interactions listed between it and the antibiotic Azithromycin, though you should always double check this information to be safe. Since the Azithromycin is an antibiotic, it may cause side effects such as nausea, dizziness, non-allergic skin rash and diarrhea. Are there any other questions? There are more Altace details available here and you can find more Azithromycin details available here.

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Alternative Remedy To Protect Kidnies Due Diabetes

My doctor recommended me to take Altace 2.5mg to protect my kidneys due to my Type 2 Diabetes, is there a natural remedy for this? I don't have High blood pressure. Thank you! ## Hi Mari, I'm not understanding why your doctor recommended Altace to protect your kidneys, as this drug is only used to treat high blood pressure and congestive heart failure. NOTE: One of the side effects of Altace is low blood sugar (in patients taking medication for diabetes), causing sweating or shakiness. Learn More: Altace Details As far as natural remedies go (for kidney protection), I would highly recommend juicing fresh fruits and vegetables. Just about every fruit or vegetable can be very beneficial in this regard; but parsley in particular, is known to be excellent for the kidneys. In additio...

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Altace (Ramipril)

I have been taking Ramipril (Altace) 10mg for over ten years and they have ALWAYS been white and BLUE capsules. Last week when I renewed this prescription, they were white and PURPLE. With all the news lately about counterfeit drugs on the market, this has me wondering. Has anyone else experienced this? Does anyone know where I could have this new PURPLE and white capsule analyzed to see if it actually has the same ingredients as the previous BLUE and white capsules? I am in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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rdy 441

Capsule with RDY 441 imprint, half white half blue ## Can you tell me what this pill is, rdy 441 And what is it used for. thank you ## this drug is used for high blood pressure but is not working. rdy 441 ## I WANT TO MAKE SURE THAT PILL HALF WHITE AND HALF BLUE CAPSULE, RDY 411 RELATE TO ALTACE, 10MG?

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alternative medicine

What alternative medication you can suggest, as I am travelling and Altace is not avaiablle where I am presently. ## this site is not medical professionals, so this site does not advise people on what medications to use. Please speak to a doctor or pharmacist.

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Altace for angina treatment

I was wondering if anyone can answer one question for me,... I'm on altace 5mg. Of course i have angina, doctor keep telling me i will never get a heart attack, is that true or false? I get the feeling he tells me that so i do not panic however i need to know the truth, so i can take care of myself better than i do right now. Would someone kindly let me know? ## No one can say that you WILL never get a heart attack, it is always possible, no matter what medications you are taking. So yes, taking care of yourself is advisable, even if you aren't worried about having a heart attack.

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Ramipril
  • Capsule: 1.25mg, 10mg, 2.5mg, 5mg
  • Tablet: 1.25mg, 10mg, 2.5mg, 5mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Altace: (5 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 49999-871 Altace 10 mg Oral Capsule by Lake Erie Medical & Surgical Supply Dba Quality Care Products LLC
  • 61570-110 Altace 1.25 mg Oral Capsule by Pfizer Laboratories Div Pfizer Inc
  • 61570-111 Altace 2.5 mg Oral Capsule by Pfizer Laboratories Div Pfizer Inc
  • 61570-112 Altace 5 mg Oral Capsule by Pfizer Laboratories Div Pfizer Inc
  • 61570-120 Altace 10 mg Oral Capsule by Pfizer Laboratories Div Pfizer Inc

Other drugs which contain Ramipril or a similar ingredient: (1 result)

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