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Cardace 1.25mg Tablet 15's

Manufacturer

Sanofi India Ltd

Pack Of

15 TABLETS

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Product Details

About Cardace 1.25mg Tablet 15's

Cardace 1.25mg Tablet 15's belongs to the group of blood pressure-lowering medications called 'Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme (ACE) Inhibitors' primarily used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension) and reduce the risk of having a heart attack, stroke or heart failure. High blood pressure is a chronic condition in which the pressure in the blood vessels is high. The blood exerts a high pressure on the walls of blood vessels (arteries), leading to hypertension. Heart failure can occur when your heart is unable to pump blood sufficiently required to the remaining of the body. Heart attack or stroke is the blockage of blood flow to the heart muscle. The blockade usually occurs due to build-up of fat/cholesterol in the coronary artery (supplies blood to the heart).

Cardace 1.25mg Tablet 15's works by lowering the body’s production of substances that could increase the blood pressure. Cardace 1.25mg Tablet 15's relaxes and widens the blood vessels making it easier for the heart to pump blood to all parts of the body thereby lowering the raised blood pressure and the reduce the risk of having a heart attack, stroke or heart failure.

Take Cardace 1.25mg Tablet 15's with or without food. Do not chew, crush, or break the tablet, swallow it as a whole with a glass of water. Take Cardace 1.25mg Tablet 15's at the same time every day. In some cases, you may experience certain common side-effects like headache, dizziness, fatigue, and cough. Most of these side-effects do not require medical attention and will resolve gradually over time. Talk to your doctor if you experience these side-effects persistently.

To treat you condition effectually continue taking Cardace 1.25mg Tablet 15's for as long as your doctor has prescribed it. Try not to stop taking it on your own as it may cause sudden increase the blood pressure, chest pain or heart attack. Regular monitoring of blood pressure, electrolyte levels and kidney functioning is advised while taking Cardace 1.25mg Tablet 15's. It would help if you consumed low salt (table salt) and low-fat diet while taking Cardace 1.25mg Tablet 15's. Avoid taking Cardace 1.25mg Tablet 15's if you are pregnant or breast-feeding. Talk to your doctor, he/she may prescribe you with alternate medicine. Cardace 1.25mg Tablet 15's is not recommended for children below 18 years of age as the efficacy and safety have not been established.

Uses of Cardace 1.25mg Tablet 15's

Hypertension (high blood pressure), Prevention of heart attack, stroke, and heart failure.

Directions for Use

Swallow the tablet with a glass of water as a whole. Do not crush, break or chew the tablet. Cardace 1.25mg Tablet 15's can be taken with or without food at the same time daily for best results. Take Cardace 1.25mg Tablet 15's exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Cardace 1.25mg Tablet 15's should not be taken unless prescribed by a doctor. Based on your medical condition your doctor will advise for how long you need to take Cardace 1.25mg Tablet 15's.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of Cardace 1.25mg Tablet 15's

Like all medicines, Cardace 1.25mg Tablet 15's may cause side-effects, although not everybody experiences them. Headache, nausea, dizziness, weakness, low blood pressure, inflammation of the sinus (sinusitis), shortness of breath, stomach pain, diarrhea, indigestion, skin rash, chest pain, muscle pain and increased levels of potassium in blood are the common side-effects of Cardace 1.25mg Tablet 15's. Please consult your doctor if you experience any of these side-effects persistently.

In-Depth Precautions and Warning

Drug Warning

Do not take Cardace 1.25mg Tablet 15's if you are allergic to any of its contents. Talk to your doctor if you have heart, kidney or liver problems. Cardace 1.25mg Tablet 15's may sometimes cause a decrease in blood pressure than normal, especially in dehydrated people, are taking diuretics (medicines to treat oedema) and low levels of sodium. Regularly check your blood pressure levels to avoid any risk. Avoid taking Cardace 1.25mg Tablet 15's if you are pregnant or breast-feeding. Talk to your doctor, he/she may prescribe you with alternate medicine. Cardace 1.25mg Tablet 15's is not recommended for children below 18 years of age as the efficacy and safety have not been established. Inform your doctor about all the medicines you are taking and about your health condition to rule out any unpleasant side-effects. Consult your doctor if you have lost a lot of body fluids through vomiting, diarrhoea or sweating more than normal or if you are taking low water tablets to treat oedema (diuretics), or if you undergo dialysis. Stop taking Cardace 1.25mg Tablet 15's one day before receiving an anaesthetic to undergo any surgery or dental procedure. Inform your doctor that you are taking Cardace 1.25mg Tablet 15's. Regular monitoring of blood pressure, electrolyte levels and kidney functioning is advised while taking Cardace 1.25mg Tablet 15's.

Safety Advice

  • Alcohol

    Consult Your Doctor

    You are recommended to avoid alcohol consumption while taking Cardace 1.25mg Tablet 15's to avoid unpleasant side-effects. Alcohol intake might interfere with the working of Cardace 1.25mg Tablet 15's. Please consult your doctor if you have any concerns regarding this.

  • Pregnancy

    Consult Your Doctor

    It is not recommended to take Cardace 1.25mg Tablet 15's while you are pregnant. Please consult your doctor if you have any concerns regarding this, your doctor will decide whether Cardace 1.25mg Tablet 15's can be given to pregnant women or not.

  • Breast Feeding

    Consult Your Doctor

    It is not recommended to take Cardace 1.25mg Tablet 15's while you are breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor if you have any concerns regarding this, your doctor will decide whether Cardace 1.25mg Tablet 15's can be given to breast-feeding mothers or not.

  • Driving

    Cardace 1.25mg Tablet 15's may cause dizziness, do not drive or operate heavy machinery if you feel dizzy.

  • Liver

    Dose adjustment may be needed. Cardace 1.25mg Tablet 15's should be used with caution in patients with liver impairment/liver disease. Please consult your doctor if you have any concerns regarding this.

  • Kidney

    Dose adjustment may be needed. Cardace 1.25mg Tablet 15's should be used with caution in patients with kidney impairment/liver disease. Please consult your doctor if you have any concerns regarding this.

Other Information (CAR1089)

This item is Not Returnable.

Expires on or after - September 2021

Patients Concern

FAQs

Cardace 1.25mg Tablet 15's belongs to the group of medicines called Angiotensin Converting Enzyme (ACE) Inhibitors that works by lowering the body’s production of substances that could increase the blood pressure. Cardace 1.25mg Tablet 15's relaxes and widens the blood vessels making it easier for the heart to pump blood to all parts of the body. This helps in lowering the blood pressure and the risk of having a heart attack or stroke.

If you are diabetic you should monitor your blood glucose levels often especially in the first few weeks because Cardace 1.25mg Tablet 15's can lower glucose/sugar levels in blood. However, please consult your doctor before taking Cardace 1.25mg Tablet 15's if you are diabetic.

You are recommended not to take alcohol with Cardace 1.25mg Tablet 15's as alcohol may alter the working of Cardace 1.25mg Tablet 15's. Taking alcohol along with Cardace 1.25mg Tablet 15's may lead to very unpleasant side effects such as low blood pressure levels, dizziness and lightheadedness.

Please do not stop taking Cardace 1.25mg Tablet 15's without consulting your doctor on your own as it may lead to rise in blood pressure. Continue taking Cardace 1.25mg Tablet 15's for as long as your doctor has prescribed it to you. Do not be reluctant to speak with your doctor if you experience any difficulty while taking Cardace 1.25mg Tablet 15's.

Yes, orthostatic hypotension could be a side-effect of Cardace 1.25mg Tablet 15's especially in people who are dehydrated. Orthostatic hypotension is a sudden lowering in blood pressure leading to dizziness on standing. If you experience this, do not try to stand up suddenly or start walking, instead lie down and get up slowly only when you feel better. People taking Cardace 1.25mg Tablet 15's are advised to regularly monitor their blood pressure levels to avoid such unpleasant events.

Do not overdose on Cardace 1.25mg Tablet 15's or any medicine as it could lead to very unpleasant side-effects. Take Cardace 1.25mg Tablet 15's only as prescribed by your doctor. Overdose of Cardace 1.25mg Tablet 15's can cause increased heartbeat, dizziness and sleepiness. Rush to your nearest doctor as early as possible if you have overdosed on Cardace 1.25mg Tablet 15's.

PRODUCT SUBSTITUTES

Cardace 1.25mg Tablet 15's

Manufacturer/Marketer address

Sanofi House, CTS No.117-B, L&T Business Park, Saki Vihar Road, Powai, Mumbai 400072

Cardace 1.25mg Tablet 15's

Cardace 1.25mg Tablet 15's

MRP: 80.04

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15 Tablet in 1 Strip