Ramipril (GenRx) is a medicine containing the active ingredient(s) ramipril. On this page you will find out more about Ramipril (GenRx), including side effects, age restrictions, food interactions and whether the medicine is subsidised by the government on the pharmaceutical benefits scheme (PBS)
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Active ingredient in this medicine: ramipril
Pack size information
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Information for medicine and pack size:
Ramipril (GenRx) 10 mg hard capsule, 30
Consumer Medicine Information leaflet:
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What this medicine is for
Treatment of hypertension. Data are currently not available to support the use of GenRx Ramipril capsules in renovascular hypertension. Post MI heart failure. Prevention of progressive renal failure in patients with persistent proteinuria in excess of 1 g/day. For reducing the risk of myocardial infarction, stroke, cardiovascular death or the need for revascularisation procedures in patients 55 years of age or more who have clinical evidence of coronary artery disease, stroke, or peripheral vascular disease. For reducing the risk of myocardial infarction, stroke, cardiovascular death or revascularisation procedures in diabetic patients 55 years or more with one or more of the following risk factors: systolic blood pressure >160mmHg or diastolic blood pressure >90mmHg (or on antihypertensive treatment); total cholesterol >5.2mmol/L; HDL cholesterol <0.9mmol/L; current smoker; known microalbuminuria; any evidence of previous vascular disease.
Table of characteristics
Size '4' capsule with light blue cap, imprinted with 'RAMI' in black ink and light blue body imprinted with '10' in black ink, containing white to off-white powder.
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|Dosage Form||Capsule, hard|
|Route of administration||Oral|
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We were unable to verify that this medicine is available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme). Please consult your pharmacist if you need further information
The PBS provides a list of government subsidised medicines available to be dispensed to patients. Further information can be found on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme website.
Is this medication banned in sport?
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