Altace-another gipotenzivny drug. It operates a substance ramipril. On the composition of this tool is analogous to medications Hartil. According to the method of effects Ramipril on the human body, it belongs to the Group of ACE inhibitors.
As a result of biochemical transformations, under the influence of this drug occurs vasodilatation, reduced their resistance and pressure drops. Effect after taking doses Ramipril, comes after a couple of hours, reaching a maximum of a few hours. Long-term care this means positively affects the heart condition. Therefore, this drug is indicated for patients with heart failure. In addition, improving the status of the patients with kidney disease.
- Altace Hypertension;
- Cardiac or renal insufficiency;
Coronary heart disease, myocardial infarction, coronary artery bypass surgery patients and so on.
Release Form are Altace pills. Their dose and duration of therapy identifies specialist. Instruction of the drug Altace talks about what standards exist for its use on various grounds. For example, for patients with arterial hypertension initial dose is assigned, which can be increased, after a week or two. If the patient is taking diuretics, then starting treatment Altace, should reduce their dosage or cancelled altogether diuretics.
Altace is contraindicated in LF:
- rejecting drugs from a group of ACE inhibitors;
- Narrowing (stenosis) of renal or cardiac vessels;
- No kidneys, kidney transplant, periodic hemodialysis, kidney nephropathy;
- obstructive cardiomyopathy;
- expressed hypotension;
- Decompensated chronic heart failure;
- some violations of carbohydrate metabolism;
- pregnancy, lactation, under the age of 18 years; LF-be wary-LF diseases of heart, kidneys;
- Heavy systemic ailments. For example, diabetes mellitus;
therapy elderly patients;
- Therapy patients using certain medicines-glukokorticosteroida, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and so on.
Side effects and overdose of Altace.
We list Here only those unwanted effects of the drug, which, according to the classification of its researchers are common-at least one out of every hundred patients.
So, when taking the first doses Altace or when used in conjunction with diuretics, blood pressure can fall heavily. The patient can faint. Also, some patients are having headache, dizziness. Receiving ACE inhibitors often leads to a dry cough. Moreover, they often suffer nonsmokers and women. The health of the digestive system may suffer-develop vomiting, inflammation of mucous membranes and so on. In addition, you may experience cramps or muscle pain, skin rash.
The extremely high dose Altace leads to failure of pressure, slow heart rate, shock States. Position the patient should be lying down, with the level of the head, below the feet. Severe overdose of this drug is a reason for hospitalization.
Reviews about Altace.
Arterial hypertension is a disease that affects a huge number of people. Moreover, not only the elderly. In this regard, comments about Altace is not rare.
It is necessary to note, that this drug helps not in all cases. An example may serve an elderly patient, which for a long time I didn’t know that it develops hypertension. Then she acquired the tonometer and proved that the blood pressure throughout the day reaches high levels. This doctor has a patient Altace, but its use is not allowed to take the pressure under control.
Of course there and backward history is Altace, which have replaced other drugs allowed to solve the problem of high blood pressure.
As causes of hypertension-a lot, the lot and ways of treatment. The patient can never simply “feels like” understand which medications should normalize its status. Therefore, all changes in therapy Altace should be made by the attending physician.