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Do you need a prescription for ramipril?

Yes, ramipril is only available with a valid physician Rx.

How much is ramipril without Insurance in the US?

Our website gives two competitive savings options to US customers who wish to purchase ramipril, as either a brand or generic, if available. The first is access to medications through our mail-order online pharmacy. The second is by using the Now Patient Rx Advantage Card, which can be used in over 65,000 pharmacies nationwide, across America. If you are insured, then in most cases, the cash price will be significantly cheaper than the copay.

What will my out-of-pocket cost be for ramipril in the US?

There are no out-of-pocket (OOP) costs because we are currently only offering a cash-based option to purchase medications.

Is Now Patient a ramipril savings card?

Yes. Save up to 90% on your ramipril with the FREE Now Patient Rx Advantage card*.
*Based on the difference between the U&C submitted by the pharmacy and the price the patients pay.

Can you handle Rx transfers for home delivery in the US?

Yes. If you use the mail-order online pharmacy option, then we can handle requests by you to have your prescription transferred to our pharmacy for home delivery. We can even help you manage your refills by giving you timely reminders, so you do not run out of your medication.

Is Now Patient a ramipril coupon provider in the US?

No. Now Patient does not provide ramipril coupons or FREE ramipril samples.

Do you accept commercial, Medicare or Medicaid coverage for ramipril in the US?

No. Currently, we only offer cash-based options for purchase, therefore we do not require your insurance benefit details. In the future, our plan is to be able to handle commercial insurance, Medicare and Medicaid including cases where you have multiple health plans that provide benefit coverage (e.g. Medicaid and Commercial). We also anticipate being able to handle more complex scenarios such as using primary insurance combined with a manufacturer copay assistance program.

Does Now Patient work with Medicare?

Our cash-based prices for medications are typically cheaper than Medicare copays. We do not bill Medicare Part D (standalone drug coverage) or Medicare Advantage (combined health and drug coverage). When you purchase your medication from Now Patient, you will be doing so out of your pocket. The spend will not count towards your plan deductibles or gaps.

Does Now Patient work with Commercial Insurance?

Our cash-based prices for medications are typically cheaper than commercial plan copays. We do not bill your commercial plan. When you purchase your medication from Now Patient, you will be doing so out of your pocket. The spend will not count towards your plan deductibles or gaps.

What should you do if you use too much ramipril?


Call your doctor right away or seek immediate medical attention if your symptoms do not improve or they become worse after using ramipril. You can also call 800-222-1222 to reach the American Association of Poison Control Centers or use its online resource if you think you’ve used too much ramipril. But if you have severe symptoms, call 911 (or your local emergency number) immediately or go to the nearest emergency room.


If you think it is an emergency, call 999 or find your nearest A&E
If you need help now, but it’s not an emergency go to 111.nhs.uk or call 111. Alternatively you can speak to one of our pharmacists or use the Now Patient app to make an appointment with your GP.

What should I do if I miss my dose?

There are occasions when people forget to take their medication at correct prescribed times. This may not only have an effect on potentially making the medication less effective but it may also inadvertently lead to taking doses too close together, thereby increasing the risks of side effects.

Click here to find out what to do if you forgot to take your medication

What is generic ramipril?

Generic ramipril refers to the non-brand-name version of the medication. It contains the same active ingredient as the brand-name drug but is typically less expensive.

FDA approval of ramipril

Ramipril is approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of hypertension (high blood pressure) and heart failure.

Active ingredient of ramipril

The active ingredient of ramipril is ramipril.

US brand name of ramipril and manufacturer

Ramipril is available under various brand names in the US, including Altace. These medications are manufactured by different pharmaceutical companies.

UK brand name of ramipril and manufacturer

In the UK, ramipril is available under various brand names, including Tritace and Ramace. The manufacturers may vary.

Prescription requirement for ramipril

A prescription (Rx) is required for ramipril in both the US and the UK.

Availability of ramipril in the UK with NHS prescription

Ramipril is available in the UK with an NHS prescription.

Conditions treated by ramipril

Ramipril is used to treat hypertension (high blood pressure) and to improve survival and reduce the risk of congestive heart failure following a heart attack (myocardial infarction).

How does ramipril work?

Ramipril belongs to a class of medications called ACE inhibitors (angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors). It works by relaxing blood vessels and reducing the production of certain substances that can constrict blood vessels. This helps lower blood pressure and improve blood flow.

Forms of ramipril available

Ramipril is available in the form of oral tablets or capsules.

Dosage of ramipril

The dosage of ramipril may vary depending on the specific condition being treated, the severity of the condition, and individual patient factors. It is important to follow the prescribed dosage instructions provided by the healthcare professional

Directions for ramipril use

Ramipril should be taken exactly as directed by the healthcare provider. It is usually taken once or twice daily, with or without food. It is important to take the medication consistently at the same time each day.

Warnings and precautions for ramipril

  • Ramipril may cause a drop in blood pressure (hypotension), especially at the start of treatment or with higher doses. Blood pressure should be monitored regularly
  • It may interact with certain medications, including diuretics, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), and potassium supplements. It is important to inform the healthcare provider about all medications being taken, including salt substitutes
  • Do not take ramipril within 36 hours of taking any medicine that contains sacubatril
  • Tell your doctor if you have ever had heart or kidney disease, liver problems, lupus, scleroderma, or diabetes
  • It is not known if ramipril passes into breast milk. Speak to your doctor before breast-feeding

Use of ramipril during pregnancy

Ramipril is not recommended during pregnancy, especially during the second and third trimesters. Consultation with a healthcare provider is necessary to discuss the potential risks and benefits.

Use of ramipril while breastfeeding

Ramipril is generally not recommended while breastfeeding. Consultation with a healthcare provider is necessary to discuss alternative treatment options.

Possible side effects of ramipril

Common side effects of ramipril may include dizziness, lightheadedness, cough, sore throat, tiredness, a slow or irregular heartbeat, and gastrointestinal symptoms. Serious side effects are rare but can include kidney problems, jaundice (yellowing of your skin or eyes), and low blood pressure. Get medical help right away if you have a serious allergic reaction. Symptoms include hives, trouble breathing, chest pain, swelling of the face, tongue or throat (angioedema), skin rash, and severe skin reactions. Promptly report any adverse effects to a healthcare provider for medical advice.

Interactions with other drugs

Ramipril may interact with other medications, including aliskiren, lithium, drugs that increase potassium levels such as valsartan, sacubitril, telmisartan or NSAIDs such as ibuprofen. It is important to inform your healthcare provider about all the prescription drugs, over the counter nonprescription medication, supplements, and vitamins you are taking to avoid potential drug interactions.

Similar drugs to ramipril

Other ACE inhibitors used to treat hypertension and heart failure include benazepril, captopril, enalapril, lisinopril, perindopril, or trandolapril.


  • FDA Prescribing Information for Ramipril
  • MHRA product information for Ramipril
  • NHS UK
  • Drugs.com
  • WebMD

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