ramipril

(triapin, tritace, Ramipril)

Available as tablets or capsules.
Tablets, capsules
Available as soluble tablets?
No
Available as a liquid?
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Available as something for placing under your tongue?
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Available as something for placing on your gum?
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Available as granules?
-
Available as a patch for putting on your skin?
-
Available as an injection?
-
Available as nasal/oral spray?
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Safe or appropriate to crush
Licensed alternative formulations available and therefore crushing is not recommended.Crushing or dispersing should always be used as a last resort but current text books and resources suggest it is likely to be safe.Clinicians should be aware that this is an unlicensed use of the medication.
Additional information for Healthcare Professionals+
Generic name
Ramipril
Usual formulation brand names
triapin, tritace
Is tablet/capsule specially coated?
Yes, some
Modified release
Yes, some
Film coated
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Enteric coated
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Sugar coated
-
Soluble tablet strength
-
Sublingual/buccal formulation strength
-
Granule strength
-
Transdermal patch strength
-
Injection strength
-
Nasal/oral spray Strength
-
Available as a licensed liquid or special?
Yes - oral solution
Are specials or imports available?
-
Liquid strengths
2.5mg/5mL (Rosemont), 5mg/5mL (Rosemont), 10mg/5mL (Rosemont)
Is the liquid medicine sugar free?
Yes (Rosemont is, check with other manufacturers). Safe for people with diabetes.
Licensed for administration via enteral tube
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Advice on administration via enteral tube
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Notes
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