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Generic Name
Trade Name
Aventis Pharma
Risk Category
  • Positive evidence of human fetal risk exists.
  • Potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks (e.g. life threatening situations or serious illness).
The risk category is C in the first trimester.
FDA Pregnancy Risk Categories

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  • Angiotensin - converting enzyme inhibitor.
  • antihypertensive.
  • Fetal Risk
    Fetal Risk
  • The use of angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors in general during the second and third trimesters is associated with skull defects (hypocalvaria), renal defects, decreased renal perfusion leading to oligohydramnios and neonatal hypotension and anuria.
  • No data about the use of this drug in human pregnancy.
  • Breast Feeding
    Breast Feeding
  • Women receiving Ramipril should not breast feed.
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