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Ramipril

Also known as Altace, Triapin, Tritace

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  • ramipril cough

    Ive had the most awful/exhausting cough for months and just came across this forum when searching something else. Thanks so much everyone hopefully now i have found the  reason for the cough. went to my GP today who has now changed my meds to Losartan . looking forward to losing the cough and getting...

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  • Weight gain

    i have gained 2 stone in 2 years sine starting ramipril 2.5mg. I also have a nightime cough and joint pain. If i stop taking it will weight reduce. I plan to minitor bp. I was given the choice to wait or commence treatment for borderline hypertension nd chose to start ramipril

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  • Ramipril

    Im 49 been on raipril and levothyroxine for 5years since losing my mum... Just recently Friday week ago was rushed into A&E as I woke with an extremely DRY COUGH and not being able to BREATHE... When ambulance came the girls were so thorough they seen my FACE TONGUE LIPS SWOLLEN and HEAVY HARD BREATHING...

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  • Headaches and confusion after one dose

    I'm new to this forum hello everyone. I've recently been prescribed rampiril 1.25 mgs for blood pressure 145/90 but am getting horrible headaches, dizziness and confusion after one dose. Should I stop taking it?

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  • Ramipril Cough

    All the colds and coughs I kept getting never seemed to clear up, my doctor was even going to sent me for an X-ray, I researched the side effects of Ramipril and found they caused a dry tickly cough just like the ones I had been getting for about a year, I was even beginning to think I had something...

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  • ramipril and tiredness

    I've been on ramipril for 2 months.  Have the cough.  Had increase in migraines but that seems to have eased.  But I feel unbelievably and inexplicably tired.  I can hardly keep my eyes open, even while on holiday and having a quiet, relaxing time.  Anyone else get this side...

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  • High blood pressure in the evening

    Hello, I’ve just changed Ramipril dosage from 2.5 to 5mg, because the former dosage had no effect. For 3 data my BP was ideal, but today in the evening it was pretty high. Why is that? PS. I had 4 pints od beer  the evening before. 

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  • My nana believes Ramipril is making her depressed

    Hello,  My nana has always had depression and is a very timid woman. She doesn't like leaving the house and never has enjoyed being surrounded by people. She almost missed all three of her childrens' weddings because of her conditions and missed my graduation last week because of how she...

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  • Ramipril and migraines

    I started taking ramipril 4 weeks ago. In the last 2 weeks I have had a migraine (flashing lights) on 7 days. I get them very occasionally normally. Has anyone else experienced this? Thanks for any replies

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  • Ramipril joint pain side effect

    I have been taking Ramipril 10mg for a few months now. I have experienced the tickly cough, but not often so thats ok, the one problem I'm worried by is joint pain. I went from 5mg to 7.5mg to 10mg it has been whilst I have been on this higher dose that my arm joint to my shoulder have started...

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  • Ramipril side effects that dreadful cough

    have been taking Ramipril for 3 months now and at first didnt link the dreadful cough with this drug until I researched it on the web. I have developed a dreadful dry tickly cough which starts at the back of the throat and immediately starts to make my eyes water. The coughing then starts to go into...

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  • Rhinitis

    Has anyone else had this as a side effect of Ramipril ?  I have been on rampiril nearly 4 years but this has just started. Constant runny nose and eyes. 

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  • Ramapril

    Hello, iwas prescribed Ramapril three months ago. Initially 2.5mg. BP was 175/95. Was very overweight (5 stone over ideal weight) and poor diet. Lost 2 stone through excercise and BP dropped to 140/80 resting heart rate 54-62 Broke my elbow two moths ago, stopped excerciseing, weight increased and BP...

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  • Ramipril

    Been on this for a week,2.5mg.Got headache, neck ache,aching legs ,stomach cramps,lethargy,generally feeling awful.How long do I give it before I come off it ?Was on amlodopine which I stopped due to same.My blood pressure hasn't really come down either,169/125,was 180/125 when started.Have been...

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  • Should you take ramipril if you have very low blood pressure?

    My mother had a heart attack about 8 weeks ago. There was ‘moderate to severe’ damage to her heart and so she’s been given Ramipril and a beta blocker to help prevent future heart failure. However, her blood pressure has been consistently too low since starting Ramipril and she’s still on the lowest...

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  • Ramipril cough

    Have been on Ramipril now for about 5 months and the only side effects I have noticed is that damed cough and a very dry mouth especially overnight. The cough isn't all the time but once it starts with a dry tickle at the back of your throat it can be quite a vigorous bout of coughing. This sometimes...

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  • Ramipril

    I been on ramipril for 2 weeks the low dose and got Constance spasm in my lower back Has anyone else suffered this

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  • Ramipril

    Female heart attack & stroke age 47 , I was put on atenolol & Ramipril, creator & ezetrol. That was 7 yrs ago. I seem to be feeling more sick in the last year....anyone else like This? I am sure it's not a flu that lasts months!!!

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  • Cold medications

    I have had a cold for the past few days, but was told by the chemist not to use any of the cold medications that I normally take as they cause high blood pressure. What she suggested instead has done nothing, so does anyone have any recommendations?

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  • Want to come off ramipril

    I have been taking ramipril 5mg for about five years now and am really unsure wether they are benfitting my blood pressure and whether they are giving me side effects. I am 59 years old, retired, slim build and very active (cycling,swimming etc) but previously my diet was not great.. About...

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  • Blood test

    My doctor told me I needed a blood test a week after starting to take Ramipril. I had one booked for the end of October anyway. Should wait till a week before this test to start taking the Ramipril, or can I start right away.  ​I took my blood pressure and it is high, so I am worried about waiting,

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  • RAMIPRIL COUGH

    I have a terrible cough on this drug and have only been on it from Friday just gone, it's a dry weird feeling, I keep getting a tickle in my throat too and it's keeping me up at night, I am also breathless and am struggling to get to a to b, I know it's the ramipril because I never had the...

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  • Worried about increasing dosage

    I am on 2.5mg per day after a heart attack in March. My heart rate is slowed- resting used to be 70/80 but now 50/60 and my BP used to be 148/100 but now 110/65 consistently. Cardio nurse wants dosage increased as per NICE Guidelines to titrate upwards as long as tolerated. However I am worried about...

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  • Side effects of ramipril

    I have been on ramipril for 18 months I have hypothyroidism and was told need to reduce my thyroxine which then created high blood pressure. The side effects of ramipril was really painful itchy hands and stomache issues and incredibly low blood pressure causing dizziness . My thyroid also stopped working....

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  • Week 3 of Ramipril !

    Week 1 I saw dramatic decreases in my blood pressure down to 126/80 (single dose) Week 2 bp down to 113-120/79! (Double dose started Week 3 BP seems to be flatlining at 130-148 so is actually increasing Has anyone experienced this?? Also - side effects I'm experiencing are night sweats, dull...

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  • Rampiril Worries

    My husband has been taking Rampiril for about a year now for high blood pressure.  He has developed the cough which a lot of people seem to mention, although it does seem a little better recently and he is more tired in the evenings,  he has also gained weight too. What is really worrying...

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