Active substance: Ramipril

Dosage: 10 mg, 5 mg, 2.5 mg, 1.25 mg

Price: €25.83 – €217.67

ACE inhibitors are a group of medicines used to treat and prevent heart and kidney failure. They help normalise hypertension and reduce the risk of stroke. A widely used ACE inhibitor is Altace. It helps reduce high blood pressure and the risk of cardiovascular disease. You can buy Altace and other medicines cost-effectively on our website by filling out a simple online order form. Guaranteed quality of medicines available without prescription, lowest price in the UK and fast delivery!

What is Altace

Altace is an ACE inhibitor, available in 1.25 mg, 2.5 mg, 5 mg and 10 mg tablets. The main active ingredient, ramipril, has a hypotensive effect by increasing coronary and renal blood flow.

The therapeutic effect starts 1-2 hours later and is most active 3-6 hours after ingestion.


The medicinal product is indicated for the following diseases and symptoms:

  • arterial hypertension
  • chronic heart failure
  • nephropathy
  • prevention of myocardial infarction and stroke;
  • arterial hypertension
  • coronary artery disease
  • history of stroke or myocardial infarction;
  • diabetes mellitus with additional risk factors.

Dosage and Administration

The tablets are taken orally, independent of meals. The recommended starting dose is 2.5 mg daily; the dose is gradually increased every 2-3 weeks. The maximum daily dose is 10 mg per day. If there is no therapeutic effect, combination therapy is prescribed. If a patient is taking diuretics, the dose should be reduced or discontinued several days before starting treatment with Altace. The starting dose for these patients is 1.25 mg per day.


Do not take Altace in case of hypersensitivity to ramipril or other components of the drug, cardiogenic shock, severe arterial hypotension, severe renal or hepatic insufficiency, acute myocardial infarction, pregnancy and lactation, age below 18 years, unstable angina pectoris.

Side effects

Apparent decrease in blood pressure, tachycardia, arrhythmia, peripheral oedema, weakness, headache, insomnia, tremor, dry cough, bronchitis, dyspnoea, nausea, vomiting, inflammatory processes in the stomach and intestines, muscle cramps, chest pain.