Generic Altace (Ramipril)
Altace
Altace is an angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitor which reduces cardiovascular risk and manages high blood pressure.
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Product Description
Common use

Antihypertension drug (decreasing blood pressure) belongs in a class of drugs called angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors. Suppressing synthesis of angiotensin II it diminishes its vasoconstrictor activity (blood vessel narrowing) and its stimulating influence on secretion (extretion) of aldosteron. The medication facilitates activity of renin in blood plasma and inhibits metabolism (destruction in organism) of badicidin. This medication also decreases total resistance of peripheral blood vessel system. Treatment with ACE inhibitors is particularly beneficial to people with congestive heart failure. The drug is also administered in hypertension, congestive heart failure, prophylactic of sudden death after myocardial infarction.



Dosage and direction

The usual dose of Altace is 2.5-20 mg a day as a single dose or two divided doses is taken in mornings with a glass of water. Patients taking diuretics or ones with renal artery stenosis may require lower doses as well as people whose age exceeds 65 y.o.



Precautions

Alcohol may lower your blood pressure and this way it increases some of the side effects of Altace. Do not use salt substitutes or potassium supplements while taking this medication. In all cases first consult your doctor before taking this drug.



Contraindications

hypersensitivity, stenosis of kidney artery, condition after kidney transplantation, aorta constriction, non-inflammatory heart diseases of uncertain or disputable origin leading to its enlargement , pregnancy, breath-feeding, severe kidney disorders, liver failure. Infants how are younger 14 y.o. For drivers and other employees who work requires high concentration of attention should be treated carefully with this medication.



Possible side effect

Kidney failure and increased levels of potassium in the blood, hypotension, collapse, heart arrhythmia are serious side effects of the Altace. Altace generally is well tolerated, and side effects are transient. Persistent dry cough, abdominal pain, constipation, diarrhea, rash, dizziness, fatigue, headache, loss of taste, loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, fainting and numbness or tingling in the hands or feet were marked among them.



Drug interaction

The use of ACE inhibitors with potassium supplements, salt substitutes or diuretics that increase potassium in the blood are able to cause excessive potassium levels. Concomitant use of ACE inhibitors with these drugs require monitoring of potassium levels. Aspirin and other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS) may reduce the effects of ACE inhibitors.



Missed dose

Never take a double dose of this medication. If it is almost time of the next dose just skip the missed portion and continue to take the medicine according to the schedule.



Overdose

Symptoms of a Altace overdose are extreme dizziness or fainting. If you experience these symptoms call your doctor immediately.





Storage

Tablets and capsules should be stored at room temperature 15-30 C (59-86 F).



Disclaimer

We provide only general information about medications which does not cover all directions, possible drug integrations, or precautions. Information at the site cannot be used for self-treatment and self-diagnosis. Any specific instructions for a particular patient should be agreed with your health care adviser or doctor in charge of the case. We disclaim reliability of this information and mistakes it could contain. We are not responsible for any direct, indirect, special or other indirect damage as a result of any use of the information on this site and also for consequences of self-treatment.

Accutane

Other names used:

  • Roaccutane®

Active Ingredients:

  • Isotretionin

How does Accutane work and what pharmaceutical group does it belong to?

Isotretionin the active ingredient of Accutane belongs to a group of drugs called retinoids, which are used mainly in treatment of skin disorders. The exact mechanism of Accutane is not currently known however it is clinically determined that the drug exerts dose-dependent suppressive effect on the sebaceous glands activity and decreases their size. The drug also expresses anti-inflammatory effect on skin as well as inhibits the formation of comedones. The effects of the drug are temporary however the acne remissions may be controlled.

Which conditions are treated with Isotretinoin?

The drug is indicated in treatment of:

  • Severe cystic acne vulgaris
  • Acne rosacea
  • Hidradenitis suppurativa

What should a patient know before using Accutane?

The Isotretinoin should not be used in cases of:

  • Known hypersensitivity to any components of the preparation or to other retinoids
  • Pregnancy
  • Liver or renal failure
  • Vitamin A hypervitaminosis
  • Severe hyperlipidemia

Tell your doctor about the following if any apply to you:

  • You have relatives with increased levels of lipids in blood and are predisposed to hyperlipidemia
  • You or your relatives suffer from diabetes
  • You are suffering from Alcoholism
  • You are treating a depression

Which adverse effects may manifest when using the medication?

The side effects of Accutane include:

  • Vitamin A hypervitaminosis manifested in the following: dry skin and mucous membranes, haemorrhage in the nasal cavity, hoarseness, conjunctivitis and etc.
  • Skin problems: rash, itching, facial dermatitis, sweatiness, hyperpigmentation, reversible allopecia and etc.
  • Locomotor system: muscle pain, joint pain, hyperostosis, tendonitis
  • CNS: behavior changes, depression, headache, increased intracranial pressure, seizures
  • Sensory organs: decreased vision acuity, photosensibilisation, cataract, decreased hearing , keratitis
  • Gastrointestinal tract: nausea, colitis, GI hemorrhage, rarely hepatitis.
  • Respiratory organs: bronchospasm
  • Haemopoietic system: decreased leukocyte and erythrocyte levels, increase or decrease of thrombocyte levels
  • Immune system: local or systemic infections caused be gram-positive bacteria
  • Other: Hematuria, pancreatitis, vasculitis, lymphadenopathy

It is not necessary that the side effects will manifest in an individual but the possibility still exist. For more information please consult your health care provider.

Which groups of drugs or specific preparations may interact with Isotretinoin?

The drug is affected by the following:

  • Vitamin A supplements
  • Corticosteroids
  • Tetracycline antibiotics
  • Epilepsy treatment
  • Oral contraceptives
  • St.John's worth

Tell your doctor about all the herbal preparations as well as prescription drugs that you are currently taking even if they are not on the list.

Important information for the patient: Accutane is supplied for individual use. Do not use it to treat other conditions not listed in the leaflet. Keep the product out of children reach. Do not reuse any disposable materials if supplied with the preparation.