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Ramipril is used to treat hypertension, Altace is the common brand name under the drug class called ACE inhibitors. The recommended dosage of Ramipril is 2.5 mg.
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Basic Medical Information
Common Brand Name Altace 
Drug Class Ace Inhibitors  vs 17.6% Hypertension Drugs have ACE inhibitors
Legal Status Pom (uk), Rx-only (us) 
Possible Side Effects Low Blood Sugar, Dry Cough, Dizziness, Tiredness, Mouth Dryness, Nausea, Vomiting, Diarrhea, Fainting, Change In Amount Of Urine, Yellowing Of Eyes Or Skin, Dark Urine, Abdominal Pain, Neutropenia, Impotence 
Precautions & Contraindications Angina, Atherosclerosis, Mitral Insufficiency, Renovascular Hypertension, Diabetic Or Nondiabetic Nephropathy, Erythrocytosis 
Excretion Renal, Fecal  vs 11.8% Hypertension Drugs have Renal Fecal
Dosage, Usage and Forms
Route of Administration Oral  vs 82.4% Hypertension Drugs have Oral
Dosage 2.5 Mg  vs 9.1% Hypertension Drugs have 2.5 mg
Maximum daily dose
20 mg (204.22 mg lower than average)
224.22 mg

Forms Capsule  vs 5.9% Hypertension Drugs have Capsule
Capsule Formulations 1.25 Mg, 2.5 Mg, 5 Mg, 10 Mg 
Chemical Data
Molecular mass (g/mol)
416.51  (63.99 higher than average)

Half Life (hours)
(7.63 lower than average)

Chemicals Carbon, Hydrogen, Nitrogen, Oxygen 
Formula C23H32N2O5  
Melting Point (C)
109  (75.25 lower than average)

Phase (solid/liquid) Solid 

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