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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Ramipril

    Hi there all, I wonder if anyone has experienced itching arms and legs (urticaria) due to the Ramipril? I've been taking the medicine for about 6 years. Could this happen after all these years? It's driving me mad!!

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  • Reaction to Ramipril

    Help! I had to go into hospital on Dec 2nd after a bout of chest pain in Nov. The angiogram showed normal arteries, but that i had \"BROKEN HEART SYNDROME\"following big sadness the day before.The MRI scan showed slight swelling of part of the heart, they gave overall diagnosos of myocarditis....

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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 Issues

    I was prescribed 2.5mg per day of this drug and took it for two weeks in which time my hair started badly falling out and I was pretty constantly in the loo needing a wee. I then stopped the medication a week ago and am seeing my doctor on Tuesday (earliest appointment) but have been feeling dizzy and...

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  • Ramipril

    Hi - just joined today after searching for side effects of Ramipril. I have got to the stage where I probably need councilling for constant anxiety over symptoms that I have had for months.  I am also on a low dose of citalpram for anxiety.   My anxiosness is caused by fear of something seriously...

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  • Ramapril and High BP

    I have been using Ramipril for several months now and have gone through all of the usual side effects. My BP currently varies between 110/55 up to 195/95. For the past 6 months my GP's have been conducting trials having been taken off Bendrofloumethiazide.  I am taking 10mg at 2200 every night...

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  • Reduced dose

    Hi. Has anyone reduced their dose of ramipril from 2.5mg to 1.25mg and had any withdrawal symptoms.

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  • Tired and headache with rampril

    My dad who is 80 is on 5mg of rampril for high bp but is getting headache and tired all the time, doc has told him to go onto 10mg of rampril, but I am not sure if he should as if these are the side effects on 5mg will they be worse on 10 mg

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  • Ramipril

    Have been taking Ramiprol 5mg for 3yrs and have been fine.  Recently had the dose upped to 10mg and can't keep awake.  Well -not quite true but am sleeping  much more than normal - dozing off during the afternoons as well as sleeping about 10 hours at night and feel quite floaty. ...

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  • How long does this go on...?

    I have been on Ramipril for just 10 days and I am so tired. My eyes look like I have not slept for a week, (although I do sleep OK). My GP did not mention any side effects and I only discovered this when I Googled it. So......How long does this go on? Will I ever start to feel 'normal' again?...

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  • Tired, yawning, feeling cold and dizzy

    My GP increased my dose from 5 to 10mg a few weeks ago. I started to feel tired, now exhausted and dizzy. No side effects from Ramipril over the last few years on 5 mg dose. Think I need to get it reviewed. Can't really function like this.

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  • How long does it take for Rampirol to reduce BP?

    Hi every one I've just joined the group ,as now on Rampirol. Just had the dose increased from 1.25 to 2.5 I'm so tired I could cry , my elbows knees and fingers hurt and I'm Reading this is common !! I'm Also on altorvastatin . When did you see any continual change/ reduction in your...

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  • Ramipril

    Hi all, Hope every one is well.. I have been on ramipril for almost 4 years. Started on a low dose and have been on 10mg since. About six months ago i started experiencing strange sensations off falling feeling and as though i was walking round with concrete boots on. I have thought about everything...

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  • Ramapril

    I have just started getting joint pain and insomnia and am on 2.5 Ramapril. Been on them for 3 years but these are new side effects. I have just been told that it depends on which chemist you get them from. Anybody had this experience?

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  • side effects of taking ramipril

    Having taken ramipril for several months now, I find that having a sore throat has now become a sore mouth,besides the annoying cough.also veins in my legs appear to be bursting, and red spots almost like blood blister are apperaing anywhere on my body, has anyone else experienced these effects

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  • Insomnia

    Find it difficult sleeping and sore upper arm joints. Could this be the 2.5 Ramapril?

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  • Raised Blood Glucose

    Has anyone found that their blood glucose has been raised due to taking Ramapril? Been on it two and a held years and just discovered my blood glucose is raised 6.6. GP going to double my tablet (on 2.5 at the minute). Not sure if I really want this without finding out a bit more. Any help greatly appreciated.

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