CARDACE H 10 mg/12.5 mg 10 Tablet

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About

Prescription status:

Prescription required

 

Manufacturer Name: 

SANOFI INDIA LIMITED

 

Drug classification: 

Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme (ACE) inhibitors, diuretics

 

What is this used for:

  • Treat high blood pressure (Hypertension)
  • Edema associated with congestive heart failure

 

When to not take this medicine:

  • Have had an allergic reaction to ramipril or Hydrochlorothiazide
  • Heart failure
  • Liver diseases
  • Kidney Diseases
  • Unstable or Low blood pressure (Hypotension)
  • Diabetes Mellitus

 

How should i take the medicine:

Take this medicine with an adequate amount of water as directed by the physician. Do not take this medicine in small or larger amounts than recommended.

 

How this medicine works:

It works by decreasing certain chemicals that tighten the blood vessels, so blood flows more smoothly and the heart can pump blood more efficiently. Hydrochlorothiazide increases the excretion of sodium & water.

 

Side effects

  • Abdominal pain (less common)
  • Diarrhea (common)
  • Dizziness (less common)
  • Fatigue (less common)
  • Headache (common)
  • Loss of appetite (less common)
  • Nausea and vomiting (less common)
  • Chest pain (rare)
  • Fainting (rare)
  • Numbness or tingling in the hands or feet (rare)
  • Rash (rare)
  • Sore or swollen throat (less common)

 

Pregnancy warning: (Not assigned)/ unknown

Use of this medicine is not recommended for individuals who are pregnant or planning to become pregnant unless absolutely necessary as the safety and efficacy of this medicine is not well established. Inform your doctor about the use of either medicines. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

 

Lactation warning:

 

Use of this medicine is not recommended for lactating and breastfeeding mothers unless absolutely necessary. Inform your doctor about the use of this medicine. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

 

Renal dose adjustments:

 

Care must be taken for individuals with kidney disease while taking this medicine. Please discuss appropriate dose adjustments with your doctor. Your doctor may also prescribe a suitable alternative on the basis of creatinine clearance values.

 

Hepatic dose adjustments:

 

Care must be taken for individuals with liver disease while taking this medicine. Please discuss appropriate dose adjustments with your doctor. Your doctor may also prescribe a suitable alternative.

 

Drug interactions:

  • Acetylsalicylic Acid - Moderate

Inform your doctor about the use of either medicines. The use of these medicines are contraindicated since they may give serious adverse reactions which may lead to coma or death. Suitable alternatives may be considered based on the condition of the patient.

 

  • Ibuprofen - Moderate

Inform your doctor about the use of either medicines. When these medicines are taken or used together, may affect your kidney function, especially when they are used together frequently or chronicallyIf you experience any signs and symptoms like nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite, increased or decreased urination, sudden weight gain or weight loss, fluid retention, swelling, shortness of breath, muscle cramps, tiredness, then inform the doctor on priority. Appropriate dose adjustments may be done, or suitable alternate medicine may be considered based on the condition.


  •  Amlodipine - Minor

Inform your doctor about the use of either medicines. The use of these medicines are contraindicated since they may give serious adverse reactions which may lead to coma or death. Suitable alternatives may be considered based on the condition of the patient.


  • Diphenhydramine - Moderate

Inform your doctor about the use of either medicines. When these medicines are taken or used together, may have additive effects in lowering your blood pressure. If you experience any signs and symptoms like dizziness, lightheadedness, fainting, and/or changes in pulse or heart rate.then inform the doctor on priority. Appropriate dose adjustments may be done, or suitable alternate medicine may be considered based on the condition.


  • Sildenafil - Moderate

Inform your doctor about the use of either medicines. When these medicines are taken or used together may add to the blood pressure-lowering effect of enalapril . If you experience any signs and symptoms like dizziness, lightheadedness, fainting, flushing, headache, or a rapid pulse or heart rate then inform the doctor on priority. Appropriate dose adjustments may be done, or suitable alternate medicine may be considered based on the condition.

 

Alcohol interactions:

Consumption of alcohol is not recommended while receiving/taking this medicine as it may cause interactions and lead to serious adverse effects and may worsen the health condition.

 

Food interactions: N/A.

 

Expert Advice:

  1. Food instruction: You may take this medicine with or without food
  2. Report any side effects like nausea, vomiting, etc.experienced immediately to the doctor.
  3. It is recommended not to perfrom any activities related to mental alertness like driving or operating manchines as it may give drowsiness or dizziness.
  4. Do not use salt substitutes.

 

Missed dose instructions:

Take this medicine as soon as you remember. However if it is almost the for your next dose skip the dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not double dose to make up for the missed dose.

 

Over dose Instructions:

Seek emergency treatment or contact your physician in case if you experience any unusual signs and symptoms during the treatment with this medicine.

 

Storage Instructions:

  • Store at room temperature away from moisture and heat. 
  • Keep away from children
  • Keep the bottle tightly closed when not in use.
  • Do not freeze. 
  • Discard medicine not used within 60 days.


References:


  1. [Internet]. 2020 [cited 1 December 2020]. Available from: http://products.sanofi.in/Cardace-H.pdf
  2. [Internet]. 2020 [cited 1 December 2020]. Available from: https://www.accessdata.fda.gov/drugsatfda_docs/label/2011/040735s004,040770s003lbl.pdf
  3. DailyMed - Hydrochlorothiazide tablet [Internet]. Dailymed.nlm.nih.gov. 2020 [cited 1 December 2020]. Available from: https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/drugInfo.cfm?setid=7b38ac8a-4540-4eb2-aedd-9aa966d22190
  4. DailyMed - Ramipril capsule [Internet]. Dailymed.nlm.nih.gov. 2020 [cited 1 December 2020]. Available from:https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/drugInfo.cfm?setid=8b59207a-ea5c-4697-a8b6-94c3015a00de


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