Compare Altace vs. Mavik

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Altace
(ramipril)

Mavik
(trandolapril)

Lowers blood pressure. Altace (ramipril) is a good blood pressure-lowering medicine that protects your kidney function. It's also a good option if you have trouble swallowing pills since you can open the capsules.Coming soon.
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Best available price for 30 (10mg) capsules of altace
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Best available price for 30 (4mg) tablets of trandolapril
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Side effects
AltaceMavik
  • Low blood pressure 6%
  • Increased cough 4%
  • Dizziness 1%
  • Chest pain 1%
  • Nausea 1%
  • Low blood pressure when standing up 1%
  • Fainting 1%
  • Vomiting 1%
  • Vertigo 1%
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How it works
AltaceMavik
Altace (ramipril) is an angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor. It blocks a chemical that usually tightens blood vessels. By making blood vessels relax, it lowers blood pressure and allows more blood and oxygen to get to your heart and other organs.Coming soon.
Type of medication
AltaceMavik
Prescription only
Available as
AltaceMavik
  • Pill
  • Pill
Used for
AltaceMavik
  • Congestive Heart Failure Hypertension Impaired Left Ventricular Function Myocardial Infarction With Complication
Risk factors for serious side effects
AltaceMavik
  • Women of childbearing age
  • African descent
  • Current kidney problems
  • Medicines that increase potassium
  • Using salt substitutes
Detailed Altace (ramipril) risks & warnings »
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    Pregnancy

    Research studies with real people found harmful effects on unborn babies, but the benefits might outweigh the risks even if you’re pregnant. Talk with your doctor.

    Research studies with real people found harmful effects on unborn babies, but the benefits might outweigh the risks even if you’re pregnant. Talk with your doctor.

    Kidneys and liver
    AltaceMavik
    • Requires routine blood tests to check how your kidneys are working.
    • Protects kidney function, which is especially useful for people with diabetes or mild-to-moderate kidney disease.
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    Upsides and benefits
    AltaceMavik
    • Altace (ramipril) is a first-choice blood pressure treatment for many people.
    • It lowers your risk of heart attack and stroke.
    • Protects kidney function, which is especially useful for people with diabetes or mild-to-moderate kidney disease.
    • It's recommended for anyone with heart failure since it lowers the risk of death and further damage to your heart.
    • Altace (ramipril) is the only ACE inhibitor that you can open and sprinkle in applesauce or water.
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    Downsides and risks
    AltaceMavik
    • Some people can get a dry cough while using this medicine. It ranges from a mild tickle in the throat to a persistent hacking cough.
    • You'll need to get routine blood tests to see how this medicine is affecting your body.
    • Women, be sure to use contraception while taking this medication since it can harm a fetus. It's also not safe to use if you're already pregnant.
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    Tips from our pharmacists for people taking the medication
    AltaceMavik
    • Altace (ramipril) can make you feel dizzy for the first few days.
    • Check your blood pressure one week after starting Altace (ramipril) or changing your dose.
    • Tell your doctor about any dizziness, cough, or throat irritation that doesn't go away.
    • Requires routine blood tests to check how your kidneys are working.
    • Don't take Altace (ramipril) if you're pregnant.
    • If you can't swallow the capsule, you can open it up and mix with water, apple juice, or apple sauce.
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