Macpril 5 Tablet

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    Macpril 5 Tablet Information

    Macpril 5 Tablet, a prescription drug, is manufactured in various forms such as Tablet. It is primarily used for the treatment of High BP. The alternative uses of Macpril 5 Tablet have also been explained below.

    Medical history of the patient along with age and gender determines the dosage of Macpril 5 Tablet. Besides the medical condition it is advised for, the route of administration also plays an important role in determining the correct drug dosage. For detailed information on this, read through the dosage section.

    The side effects typically associated with Macpril 5 Tablet include Confusion. Apart from the aforementioned side effects, Macpril 5 Tablet can also lead to other problems, which have been listed below. Normally, these side effects of Macpril 5 Tablet are not long lasting and go away when the treatment is finished. If, however, they worsen or do not go away, please speak with your physician.

    Macpril 5 Tablet's effect during pregnancy is Severe and Mild while nursing. Warnings related to Macpril 5 Tablet's effects on the liver, heart and kidney, if any, have been listed below.

    Individuals suffering from medical conditions like Angioedema, Heart Failure, Low Blood Pressure (Hypotension) must refrain from the use of Macpril 5 Tablet since this can cause severe adverse effects. The section on Macpril 5 Tablet contraindications lists all such conditions.

    Drug interactions for Macpril 5 Tablet have been reported in the medical literature. See below for a complete list.

    In addition to the above precautions for Macpril 5 Tablet, it is important to know that it is not safe while driving, and is not habit-forming.



    Macpril 5 Tablet Benefits & Uses

    Macpril 5 Tablet is used to treat the following -

    Main Benefits

    Other Benefits

    Macpril 5 Tablet Dosage & How to Take

    This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

    Find the right dosage based on disease and age

    Age Group Dosage
    Adult
    • Disease: High Blood Pressure
    • Before or After Meal: After Meal
    • Single Maximum Dose: 2.5 mg
    • Dosage Form: Tablet
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 1 daily
    • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
    • Special Instructions: Dose slowly may increase up to 20 mg/day
    Geriatric
    • Disease: High Blood Pressure
    • Before or After Meal: After Meal
    • Single Maximum Dose: 2.5 mg
    • Dosage Form: Tablet
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 1 daily
    • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
    • Special Instructions: Dose slowly may increase up to 20 mg/day


    Macpril 5 Tablet Side Effects

    Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Macpril 5 Tablet is used -

    Mild

    Common

    • Confusion

    Macpril 5 Tablet Related Warnings

    • Is the use of Macpril 5 Tablet safe for pregnant women?


      Macpril shows severe side effect on pregnant women. For this reason, pregnant women should only take it after taking medical advice.

      Severe
    • Is the use of Macpril 5 Tablet safe during breastfeeding?


      Side effects of Macpril for breastfeeding are little to none, so you can take it without doctor's advice.

      Mild
    • What is the effect of Macpril 5 Tablet on the Kidneys?


      Macpril has very mild side effects on the kidneys.

      Mild
    • What is the effect of Macpril 5 Tablet on the Liver?


      Side effects of Macpril rarely affect the liver.

      Mild
    • What is the effect of Macpril 5 Tablet on the Heart?


      Side effects of Macpril rarely affect the heart.

      Mild


    Severe Interaction of Macpril 5 Tablet with Other Drugs

    Macpril 5 Tablet should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

    Severe

    Moderate

    Chlorpheniramine,Dextromethorphan,Paracetamol,Phenylephrine
      Amitriptyline


      Macpril 5 Tablet Contraindications

      If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Macpril 5 Tablet unless your doctor advises you to do so -



      Frequently asked Questions about Macpril 5 Tablet

      • Is this Macpril 5 Tablet habit forming or addictive?


        Macpril 5 Tablet is not addictive in nature.

        No
      • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


        You may feel sleepy or tired after taking Macpril 5 Tablet. So it is best to avoid driving.

        Dangerous
      • Is it safe?


        Macpril 5 Tablet should be used only after doctor's advice.

        Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
      • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


        No, the use of Macpril 5 Tablet in mental disorders is not effective.

        No

      Macpril 5 Tablet Interactions with Food and Alcohol

      • Interaction between Food and Macpril 5 Tablet


        Macpril 5 Tablet may take longer to act if you eat some foods while taking it. Follow your doctor's advice on this.

        Mild
      • Interaction between Alcohol and Macpril 5 Tablet


        No research has been done on this till date. Therefore, it is not known what the effect of taking Macpril 5 Tablet with alcohol will be.

        Unknown


      Frequently asked Questions about Macpril 5 Tablet

      Question almost 4 years ago

      Does Macpril cause stomach upset?

      Dr. Braj Bhushan Ojha BAMS , Gastroenterology, Dermatology, Psychiatry, Ayurveda, Sexology, Diabetology

      Yes, Macpril can cause stomach upset. It is a common side effect of this drug. Please inform your doctor if you are experiencing stomach upset after taking this medicine.

      Question about 4 years ago

      How does Macpril work?

      Dr. Amit Singh MBBS , General Physician

      Macpril is an ACE inhibitor. It works by decreasing the production of a substance that raises the blood pressure, it also dilates and relaxes the blood vessels which make it easier for the heart to pump blood around the body. Hence in this way, Macpril reduces blood pressure as well as another heart-related disease.

      Question over 3 years ago

      Does Macpril cause erectile dysfunction?

      Dr. R.K Singh MBBS , Diabetology

      Yes, Macpril may cause erectile dysfunction. It is an uncommon side effect of this drug. If you experience erectile dysfunction after consuming this drug, please inform a doctor, they might give you alternate treatment.

      Question over 3 years ago

      Does Macpril cause memory loss?

      Dr. Ramraj Meena MBBS , General Physician

      No, use of Macpril does not cause memory loss in the patients who are taking it. It has not been reported to cause memory loss.

      Question almost 4 years ago

      How to take Macpril?

      ravi udawat MBBS , General Physician

      Ideally, Macpril should be taken by mouth once or twice daily as advised by your doctor. It can be taken with food or without food at any time of the day. Precautions must be taken in patients with liver disease, diabetes, kidney disease, lupus, and scleroderma.



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      This medicine data has been created by -

      Vikas Chauhan

      B.Pharma, Pharmacy
      5 Years of Experience



      References

      US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Altace (ramipril)

      April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 163-169

      KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 503



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