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Perindopril
(Generic alternative to Aceon)

Formulation : Tablet

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Aceon
(Perindopril)

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What is Aceon /Perindopril used for?

Aceon is used for those diagnosed with high blood pressure. It also protects those with coronary heart disease from heart attacks.

How should Aceon /Perindopril be stored?

Store Aceon at room temperature away from moisture.

General information

This medication should only be used by prescribed patient, do not give it to other people. The information provided is advisory only and does not contain all information pertaining to this medication. Talk to your doctor, pharmacist, or health care provider for question about this medication.

How should I take Aceon/Perindopril ?

Take Aceon as prescribed by your health care professional. You can take this medication with or without food.

When should Aceon /Perindopril not be taken?

If you have allergies to any ingredient in this medication, do not use Aceon. If you are in the second or third trimester of pregnancy, or if you have taken dextran sulfate within the past 72 hours you should not take Aceon. If you have a history of an allergic reaction or inflammation due to ACE inhibitors do not use this medication.

What precautions should I follow when taking Aceon /Perindopril ?

If you have kidney or liver disease, heart conditions, diabetes, or a connective tissue disease, you should consult your doctor before using Aceon. If you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or breastfeeding you should consult with your doctor if Aceon is right for you. Inform your doctor of your allergies, if you are undergoing dialysis; have high blood potassium, low blood sodium, or a sodium restricted diet. Also tell your doctor if you have liver or kidney problems which may affect their function, if you have lupus, or if you are dehydrated.

What special warning(s) should I be aware of when taking Aceon /Perindopril ?

Allergic reactions are uncommon, but if they occur, immediately contact a doctor as you may need emergency treatment. If you have abdominal pain you should contact your doctor as this may be a sign of intestinal swelling. Be cautious when participating in activities which require your undivided attention, as Aceon may cause drowsiness. Aceon has been known in rare cases to cause kidney damage. Occasionally Aceon may increase the body's potassium level outside of its normal zone.

When should Aceon /Perindopril not be taken?

Severe: Severe allergic reaction; increase or decrease in frequency/amount of urination; chest pain; change in color of urine; trouble swallowing; fainting; quickened or other changes in heartbeat; fever; hoarseness; hammering in the chest; persistent nau

Common: Unusual skin feelings; arm or leg aches; back aches; cough; depression; diarrhea; lightheadedness; sleepiness; headache; faintness; nausea; runny nose; weakness.

Other: None.

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