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Review: taking Ramipril and Diclofenac together

Summary: drug interactions are reported among people who take Ramipril and Diclofenac together.

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Ramipril and Diclofenac. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 758 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

 

 

 

 

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What are the drugs

Ramipril has active ingredients of ramipril. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from 31,884 Ramipril users)

Diclofenac sodium has active ingredients of diclofenac sodium. It is often used in arthritis. (latest outcomes from 14,957 Diclofenac sodium users)

On Feb, 27, 2015: 758 people who take Ramipril, Diclofenac Sodium are studied

Ramipril, Diclofenac Sodium outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Ramipril (ramipril)
- Diclofenac Sodium (diclofenac sodium)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Ramipril is effectiven/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
66.67%
(2 of 3 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/a
Diclofenac Sodium is effective0.00%
(0 of 3 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
n/a50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
n/an/a

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Ramipril is effective33.33%
(1 of 3 people)
33.33%
(2 of 6 people)
Diclofenac Sodium is effective33.33%
(1 of 3 people)
50.00%
(2 of 4 people)

Drug effectiveness by age :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Ramipril is effectiven/an/an/an/a100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
25.00%
(1 of 4 people)
33.33%
(1 of 3 people)
Diclofenac Sodium is effectiven/an/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
60.00%
(3 of 5 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Renal Failure AcuteRenal Failure AcuteOedema PeripheralAnaemiaAngioedemaHyperkalaemiaTransient Ischaemic AttackRenal Failure Acute
Tubulointerstitial NephritisTubulointerstitial NephritisRhabdomyolysisBlood Pressure DecreasedHyperkalaemiaRenal Failure AcuteCerebrovascular AccidentChest Pain
Blood Creatinine IncreasedBlood Creatinine IncreasedGastrointestinal HaemorrhageCoronary Artery StenosisRenal Failure AcuteDyspnoeaRinging In The EarsNausea
Blood Urea IncreasedChest PainHaematemesisGastrointestinal Stromal TumourSeptic ShockSeptic ShockDizzinessDiarrhoea
Chest PainBlood Urea IncreasedCerebral HaemorrhageDisseminated Intravascular CoagulationRespiratory FailureWeight IncreasedAnaphylactic ShockPain
Oedema PeripheralRenal Failure ChronicHaemoglobin DecreasedShock HaemorrhagicWeight IncreasedRespiratory FailureFall
Blood Calcitonin IncreasedAtrial FibrillationDuodenal Ulcer PerforationPericardial EffusionOedemaOedemaOedema Peripheral
Lactic AcidosisHyperkalaemiaNauseaRenal Failure AcuteDyspnoeaOedema PeripheralPain In Extremity
Renal Failure ChronicNauseaContusionAngina PectorisDuodenal UlcerMusculoskeletal StiffnessDyspnoea
AnuriaSepsisMusculoskeletal StiffnessBlood Creatinine IncreasedMelaenaPulmonary HaemorrhageAnxiety

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
Renal Failure AcuteRenal Failure Acute
Chest PainChest Pain
DiarrhoeaRhabdomyolysis
NauseaDehydration
FallDyspnoea
Oedema PeripheralAnaemia
OsteoarthritisFatigue
PainNausea
Tubulointerstitial NephritisGeneral Physical Health Deterioration
AnxietyPain

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
n/an/an/aGastritis NosSudden DeathPainRenal Failure AcuteRenal Failure Acute
Shock HaemorrhagicSeptic ShockChest PainChest Pain
Gastrointestinal Stromal TumourChest DiscomfortOedema PeripheralRhabdomyolysis
Disseminated Intravascular CoagulationArthralgiaNauseaBlood Creatinine Increased
Disease ProgressionLimb DeformityDepressionTubulointerstitial Nephritis
Ear InfectionOsteoarthritisPain In ExtremityAnaemia
Differential White Blood Cell Count AbnormalMalaiseAnxietyFatigue
ArthritisFace OedemaCoughDehydration
Upper Respiratory Tract InfectionOedema MouthCardiomegalyDyspnoea
AnaemiaSurgical FailureInjuryDiarrhoea

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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- support group for people who take Ramipril and Diclofenac
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Can you answer these questions (Ask a question):

  • How long ringing in ear after stopping drugdiclofenac
    ringing in ears how long before it goes away after stopping drug,diclofenac
  • Full body joint pain
    At a real loss for what's happening to my body. I'm white, female 46, and feel absolutely crippled. Cannot crouch and get up, my knees are in agony. The Dr. feels I have some type of viral infection. He has not tested me for any strain of Hepatitis due to no sign of jaundice in the eyes.
    First sign of this was a month ago. Woke up could hardly move. Let up slightly for a few weeks, could tolerate the pain. Then is switched to terrible. The meds help somewhat, but some days it acts like nothing is working. My joints are starting to crack at times. Mornings my neck and wrists hurt bad, then the knees once moving around.
    Three months before this I had gallbladder issues (bad pain after eating) Had CT scan and ultrasound. Showed small stones and small fibroid in gallbladder and slightly distended gallbladder. Cannot see specialist until July 2015. He doesn't feel this is in anyway related.
    I'm having a second set of blood tests run, and should have more results soon I hope.
    Thoughts????
  • Can i take diclofenac sodium with my phentermine pills.
    I take the phentermine pills for my weightloss and the diclofenac for my back pain but I am not sure if you can mix the two together.
  • Does humira cause excessive sweating?
    Having psoriaticarthritis,fibromyalgia,psoriais,restless leg syndrome,roseacea and high blood pressure means complex health issues and a complex list of medication to go with it. Iam suffering extreme sweating,flushing and now a tickled cough. Now it could be due to going through the change (menopause) but that started a year ago and although I was getting the flushes and sweating,it was nothing like it is now! To me,it seems the excessive sweating started roughly a month after taking Humira. Having so many health issues I'm in tune with any changes and note and monitor them. I started Humira 10 months ago now. My Psoriasis has cleared completely so I'm really pleased. Usually,there's a trade off and you end up with something else! Could the issues I have be down to a single drug on the list,or a combination?
  • Is anyone experiencing joint pain (1 answer)
    The joint pain started on my left arm to the point where picking up a glass of water was painful. It progressed to the right arm and then the lower back

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