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Coversyl 8MG Tablet 10s

AlKhaleej Pharmacy
Rs.316.43
Uses

It is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension) and to prevent heart attack in people with coronary artery disease.

Side Effects

The use of this medicine is associated with side effects such as rash, tiredness, gout, abdominal pain, headache, mild cough, decrease in red cells and platelets, proteinuria (excess protien in urine), pruritis (unpleasant sensation of the skin), hypotension (low blood pressure), dysgeusia (distortion of sense of taste), GI upset, muscle cramps, parasthesia, dizziness, visual disturbance, tinnitus (ringing in ears), dyspnoea (difficulty in breathing), hyperkalaemia (high potassium level in blood).

When not to use

Hypersensitivity to the drug, History of hereditary or angioedema associated with previous ACE inhibitor treatment.

Precaution

Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially of: history of an allergic reaction which included swelling of the face/lips/tongue/throat (angioedema), blood filtering procedures (such as LDL apheresis, dialysis), high level of potassium in the blood, liver disease.

Precaution

This medication may increase your potassium levels. Before using potassium supplements or salt substitutes that contain potassium, consult your doctor or pharmacist.

Precaution

It is unknown if perindopril passes into breast milk. Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.

Pregnancy

This drug may pose risks to your pregnancy, therefore please do not take this medicine without consulting your doctor first.

Indications:
It is used to treat hypertension (high blood pressure) and heart faliure.

Pregnancy:
This medication is contraindicated in pregnancy.

Lactation:
It is suggested to use this medicine after consulting a doctor as the effect of this medicine is undetermined.

Precautions:
It is not suggested to be used in patients with kidney impairment and those undergoing surgery. Risk factors for hypotension (low blood pressure), hypertrophic cardiac myopathy (heart muscle is abnormally thick), unstable angina (chest pain) during first month of treatment, desensitisation, hyperkalaemia (high potassium level in blood), Monitor serum electrolytes. 

Contraindications:
This medication is contraindicated in patients with history of angioedema (swelling of lower layer of skin) with previous ACE inhibitor therapy.

Side effects:
The use of this medicine is associated with side effects such as rash, tiredness, gout, abdominal pain, headache, mild cough, decrease in red cells and platelets, proteinuria (excess protien in urine), pruritis (unpleasant sensation of the skin), hypotension (low blood pressure), dysgeusia (distortion of sense of taste), GI upset, muscle cramps, parasthesia, dizziness, visual disturbance, tinnitus (ringing in ears), dyspnoea (difficulty in breathing), hyperkalaemia (high potassium level in blood).

Drugs to avoid

Drugs that may interact with this drug are Aliskiren, valsartan, allopurinol, diclofenac, celecoxib.

Marketed By: Servier Research And Pharmaceuticals Pakistan
Generic Category: Anti-Hypertensive
Ingredients: Perindopril