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Perindopril

Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required
Last Updated: November 28, 2019

Perindopril is an ACE inhibitor, which is used for treating high blood pressure. It is also used for treatment of heart failure and heart attacks. High blood pressure if not treated can be fatal and can cause serious medical issues like heart attack, heart failure, stroke, kidney failure, loss of vision and even damage to the brain. Perindopril tablet is generally taken once or twice a day, but consult your doctor regarding the right dosage.

Before you start using Perindopril:

  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding
  • Let your doctor know if you have diabetes and if you are taking any medicine for it
  • Tell your doctor if you have had heart failure, lupus, scleroderma, angioedema or if you are on dialysis
  • Inform your doctor of any allergies that you might have
  • Tell your doctor if you are taking any prescription medicine, over the counter drug or any health supplement

Some common side effects of Perindopril include headache, diarrhea, weakness, dizziness, stomach pain and cough. Seek immediate medical attention in case any of these get severe or if you notice any serious side effects like light headedness, fainting, fast heartbeat, fever, chills, sore throat, hoarseness, swelling of the face, throat, tongue, lips, eyes, hands and legs.

Information given here is based on the salt content of the medicine. Uses and effects of the medicine may vary from person to person. It is advisable to consult a Internal Medicine Specialist before using this medicine.
  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    Taking Losartan with alcohol may excessively lower the blood pressure.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Adpace 4 mg/50 mg tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy.
    There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
  • Does this affect kidney function?

    Caution should be advised in patients with renal impairment.
  • Does this affect liver function?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Below is the list of medicines, which contains Perindopril as ingredient

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This medication belongs to the class of an ACE(Angiotensin-converting enzyme) inhibitor that is used in the treatment of high blood pressure. By inhibiting the action of the Renin-Angiotensin-Aldosterone System, the drug helps in reducing blood pressure in the blood vessels.

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