Coversyl (Perindopril Erbumine)
What is Coversyl (Perindopril Erbumine) used for?
Coversyl (Perindopril) is an ACE inhibitor prescribed to treat patients who are suffering from hypertension or heart failure. The medicine operates by dilating the blood vessels to allow easier circulation and reduce the amount of work required by the heart to pump the blood. This may also make it useful for reducing the risk of heart attacks in patients with stable coronary heart disease. Your doctor may prescribe this medicine to be used along with others or for the treatment of other unlisted conditions.
How should I use Coversyl (Perindopril Erbumine)?
Coversyl (Perindopril) should be used strictly according to your doctor`s instructions to get the safest and most effective results from treatment. The normal dosage is one tablet administered once or twice each day, but your individual directions will depend on your age, weight, health condition, and the severity of your symptoms. The tablets should be swallowed along with a large glass of water and may be taken on an empty stomach, although a meal or snack is suggested prior to use if you experience nausea. Do not crush or split the tablets prior to use as this may destroy or change the effects of their contents.
What are the side effects of Coversyl (Perindopril Erbumine)?Coversyl (Perindopril) may cause side effects in some patients including:
Stop taking the medicine and contact your doctor as soon as possible if you experience any serious side effects such as unusual swelling, weight gain, fever, flu symptoms, faintness, urinary retention, sensitive skin, easier bruising, high potassium levels, or jaundice. These conditions may require lower doses, reduced administration frequency, or immediate medical attention in serious cases to prevent further health problems from occurring.
Coversyl (Perindopril) should not be used by patients who are pregnant, breastfeeding, lactose intolerant, allergic to ACE inhibitors, who have had a bad reaction to similar treatments in the past, or who have angioneurotic oedema. Also inform your doctor if you have cardiovascular disease, renovascular hypertension, renal artery stenosis, athersclerosis, diabetes, systemic lupus, mitral valve stenosis, hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy, kidney failure, reduced liver function, reduced kidney function, or patients who are undergoing densitisation procedures for allergies. These conditions may cause unexpected health problems requiring special adjustments to your regimen.
Strictly use Coversyl (Perindopril) as prescribed and follow all instructions provided by your doctor. Safe, suitable, and optimum dosage can vary and is dependent on the patient`s health and medical history, as well as the condition you are treating.
Coversyl (Perindopril) may not be safe or suitable for all patients. Always ensure your doctor is informed if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, using any other type of medication (including non-prescription medicine, vitamins, and supplements), as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or pre-existing medication conditions.
Seek immediate medical attention or proceed to your nearest accident and emergency department if you suffer a hypersensitive or allergic reaction. Symptoms usually present during a reaction of this nature include difficulty breathing or swallowing, swelling of the limbs or face, tight chest, hives, and skin rashes.