Essential hypertension

Active Ingredient: Imidapril

Indication for Imidapril

Population group: only elderly (65 years old or older)

Imidapril is indicated for the treatment of essential hypertension in adults.

For this indication, competent medicine agencies globally authorize below treatments:

2.5-10 mg once a day

Route of admnistration


Defined daily dose

2.5 - 10 mg

Dosage regimen

From 2.5 To 10 mg once every day

Loading dose

2.5 mg

Detailed description

The initial dose is 2.5 mg once a day. The dose should be titrated according to blood pressure response. The recommended maximum dose is 10 mg once a day.

Dosage considerations

It is recommended that the tablets be taken at about the same time of day about 15 minutes before meals, conditions under which efficacy has been demonstrated.

Active ingredient


The hypotensive effect of imidapril in hypertension appears to result primarily from the suppression of the plasma renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system.

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