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Brand name: Trandolapril (Generic Health) TM

Active ingredients: trandolapril

What it is used for

Trandolapril is indicated for the treatment of hypertension. Data to support the usage of trandolapril in renovascular hypertension are, at present, not available. Trandolapril is also indicated for patients with left ventricular dysfunction post myocardial infarction [ejection fraction less than or equal to 35% or WMI (Wall Motion Index) less than or equal to 1.2].

How to take it

The way to take this medicine is: Oral. This medicine is taken by mouth.

  • Store below 25 degrees Celsius
  • Store in a Dry Place
  • Shelf lifetime is 18 Months.

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.

Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.

Visual appearance

"Size 4" Orange coloured cap imprinted with 'TR' in black ink and ivory coloured body imprinted with '0.5' in black ink

Food interactions

For the active ingredient trandolapril

  • Herbs that may attenuate the antihypertensive effect of trandolapril include: bayberry, blue cohash, cayenne, ephedra, ginger, ginseng (American), kola and licorice.
  • High salt intake may attenuate the antihypertensive effect of trandolapril.
  • Take without regard to meals.
  • Trandolapril may decrease the excretion of potassium. Salt substitutes containing potassium may increase the risk of hyperkalemia.

Do I need a prescription?

This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is Schedule 4 : Prescription Only Medicine.

Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?

For the active ingredient trandolapril

You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.

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Reporting side effects

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