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Effect of extra dose of Ramipril

Patient: I take Ramipril 5mg everyday morning as per doctor’s prescription. But by mistake I took another 5mg at night too. Will this have any adverse effect?

 

 

Symptoms: Nil

 

 

Doctor: HiThank you for the question.Ramipril is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension) or congestive heart fai lure, and to improve survival after a heart attack.Overdose can cause:-Blurred vision-confusion-dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position-sweating-unusual tiredness or weakness.If any of these symptoms develop please seek immediate medical attention. I hope this will help you. Take care.

 


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Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

Dr. Suneel Sharman completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Toronto. He currently operates Infinity Health Centre, a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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