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- Pharmacology For Imidapril
ImidaprilAbout ImidaprilAn ACE inhibitor, Antihypertensive.Mechanism of Action of ImidaprilImidapril is an angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitor prevents the conversion of angiotensin-I to angiotensin-II and abolishes the pressor actions of angiotensin. It dilates the arterioles. Both systolic and diastolic BP is lowered. It has no effect on cardiac output and cardiovascular reflexes. Incidence of cough is less as compared to EnalaprilPharmacokinets of ImidaprilAbsorption: It is well absorbed after oral administration. Distribution: It is widely distributed in the body in protein bound form. Metabolism: It undergoes hydrolysis and produces active metabolite Imidaprilat. Excretion: It is excreted in urine and faeces.Onset of Action for ImidaprilN/ADuration of Action for ImidaprilN/AHalf Life of Imidapril24 hoursSide Effects of Imidapril1.Cough
Contra-indications of Imidapril1.Hypersensitivity to Imidapril
Special Precautions while taking Imidapril1.Hepatic impairment
11.Patient at high risk of cardiogenic shock, severe heart failure etc
Pregnancy Related InformationContraindicatedOld Age Related InformationUse with cautionBreast Feeding Related InformationContraindicatedChildren Related InformationUse with cautionIndications for ImidaprilHypertensionInteractions for ImidaprilN/ATypical Dosage for ImidaprilAdult: 5mg / day, if needed dose can be increased to 10mg / day after 3 weeks. If blood pressure remains uncontrolled dose can be increased to 20mg /day and given with a diuretic.Schedule of ImidaprilHStorage Requirements for ImidaprilStore at room temperature in a well closed container and protect from moisture. Keep out of the reach of children.Effects of Missed Dosage of ImidaprilTake the missed dose as soon as noticed and if it is the time for next dose then skip the missed dose. Continue the regular schedule. Do not double the dose.Effects of Overdose of ImidaprilTreatment is supportive and symptomatic. Drug can be removed by inducing emesis or by gastric lavage.
Home Delivery for Imidapril in Your City
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However, we do publish a comprehensive directory of Pharmacies, Chemists and Druggists in cities all over India. You can use this directory to find the medicine stores in your city (or area) that provide home delivery services for imidapril and other medicines and health products. Home delivery services for imidapril may be free or they may cost you depending on the pharmacy and the minimum order requirements. It would be best to get this clarified while placing the order.
Please be aware that you should take imidapril only if a doctor has recommended or prescribed it. Some or all pharmacies who provide a home delivery service for medicines might insist on a prescription for imidapril before they complete the sale. You can get this information while placing the order for imidapril with the pharmacy.
Imidapril is a generic medicine name and there are several brands available for it. Some of the brands for imidapril might be better known than imidapril itself. If the pharmacy that's willing to deliver medicines to your home doesn't have imidapril in stock, you can ask for one of the branded alternatives for imidapril.