Ramipril is used in the treatment of heart failure and hypertension.
It lowers the risk of heart attack and stroke.
Hydrochlorothiazide is used in fluid retention (edema), heart failure, hypertension and kidney stone.
How it works
Ramipril is an angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor. It works by reducing stress on the heart and relaxing blood vessel so that blood flows more smoothly and the heart can pump blood more efficiently.
Hydrochlorothiazide lowers the blood pressure and swelling by removing extra water and electrolytes from the body.
Common side effects
Decreased blood pressure, Cough, Increased potassium level in blood, Fatigue, Weakness, Dizziness, Renal impairment.
Headache, Nausea, Increased blood uric acid, Decreased potassium level in blood, Glucose intolerance, Altered blood lipids.