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Can You Get Altace (Ramipril) Online?

Yes, licensed medical doctors can prescribe Altace (Ramipril) online after a medical evaluation.

You can speak with one of our online doctors to learn more about Altace. Book an online appointment with one of our top doctors using your phone or computer.

During your virtual visit, a physician will review your symptoms and medical history to provide a diagnosis. If the doctor determines that a patient would qualify for Altace, they can write a prescription and electronically send it to a nearby pharmacy for pickup.


What Is Altace (Ramipril)?

Altace is the brand name for ramipril, an ACE (angiotensin converting enzyme) inhibitor. Altace is used to lower high blood pressure.

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How does Altace work?

ACE inhibitors like Altace work by relaxing blood vessels and the heart muscle. This helps to reduce high blood pressure.

What is the typical dosage prescribed for Altace?

For people who are not taking diuretics (water pills), the usual starting dosage of Altace is 2.5 mg per day.

People on diuretics typically start at 1.25 mg per day. Maintenance dosages of Altace are typically 2.5-20 mg taken once per day or split into two doses per day.

What are the benefits of Altace?

Altace helps to lower high blood pressure. High blood pressure can lead to problems like heart attack, stroke, and kidney disease, so Altace helps reduce those risks. Altace also may improve survival after a heart attack or treat heart failure in people who have recently had a heart attack.

What are possible side effects of Altace?

Altace helps to lower high blood pressure. High blood pressure can lead to problems like heart attack, stroke, and kidney disease. While Altace is a generally safe medication, it does carry a risk of side effects. Side effects that you may experience on Altace include:

  • Lightheadedness
  • Fatigue
  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • High potassium levels
  • Fainting
  • Kidney problems
  • Liver problems
  • Serious allergic reaction
  • Cough
  • Rash
  • Abdominal pain
  • Loss of taste
  • Loss of appetite
  • Chest pain
  • Low blood pressure
  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea
  • Dehydration
  • Skin swelling
  • Vertigo (feeling of spinning)
  • Tingling or numbness in feet or hands

What are considerations and precautions of Altace?

Altace is generally safe, but it is not right for everybody. To prevent serious complications, always tell your doctor your complete medical history and about any medications you are currently taking.

What are potential Altace interactions?

Some medications may cause serious interactions with Altace. Make sure your doctor knows about every medication you take, including over the counter medications, supplements, and vitamins. Be especially sure to mention if you take any of the following:

  • Aliskiren
  • Protein A column
  • Sacubitril
  • Lithium
  • Alcohol
  • Marijuana

Altace and Pregnancy or Breastfeeding

ACE inhibitors like Altace are toxic for a fetus. Do not take Altace if you are pregnant or planning on becoming pregnant, because it can cause injury or death to unborn children. If you become pregnant while on Altace, contact your doctor immediately and stop taking it.

Altace may pass into breastmilk and should not be taken by breastfeeding women.

Can You Request an Altace Prescription Online?

You can request an Altace prescription from a licensed doctor during an online medical evaluation. Book an appointment to speak with a physician about whether Altace may be right for you. If your doctor decides to prescribe Altace as part of your care or treatment plan, they will then electronically send a prescription to your local pharmacy for pick up.

Telehealth is not appropriate for serious conditions that require immediate attention or emergency care. If you experience any life-threatening issues, call 911 or go to an emergency room immediately.

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