This leaflet answers some common questions about COVERSYL. It does not contain all the available information. It does not take the place of talking to your. On this page about Coversyl you will find information relating to side effects, age restrictions, food interactions, whether the medicine is available at a. perindopril erbumine 2 mg tablet, 30 (PI, CMI), 1, 30, 5, $, $, $ Available brands. APO-Perindoprila. Blooms the Chemist Perindoprila.
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Reading this leaflet does not take the place of talking to your doctor or pharmacist. All medicines have risks and benefits. If you have any concerns about taking this medicine, ask your doctor or pharmacist. Keep this leaflet with the medicine. You may need to read it again. The medicine contains the active ingredients perindopril arginine and indapamide hemihydrate. Perindopril belongs to a group of medicines called angiotensin converting enzyme ACE inhibitors. Indapamide belongs to a group of medicines called diuretics a type of “water” tablet.
This pressure helps to circulate blood all around the body. Your blood pressure may covfrsyl different at different c,i of the day, depending on how busy or stressed you are. You have high blood pressure also known as hypertension when your blood pressure stays higher than is needed, even when you are calm and relaxed.
If high blood pressure is not treated it can lead to serious health problems. You may feel fine and have no symptoms, but eventually it can cause stroke, heart disease and kidney failure.
Please read the lists below. If you think any of these situations apply to you, or you have any questions, please consult your doctor or pharmacist. You are allergic to sulphonamide sulpha antibiotics, or to thiazide diuretics a type of ‘fluid’ or ‘water’ tablet.
You are allergic to another angiotensin converting enzyme ACE inhibitor. You are pregnant or trying to become pregnant. You are breastfeeding or plan to breast-feed. You undergo cogersyl where your blood is treated outside of the body also known as extracorporeal treatments that may increase your risk of allergic reactions, treatments such as:. You are treated with a blood pressure lowering medicine containing aliskiren and have diabetes or impaired kidney function.
You have kidney problems where the blood supply coversyp your kidneys is reduced renal artery stenosis. You are suffering from decreases in the amount, or absence of, urine produced by the kidney. If you have low blood potassium. If you have severe liver disease or suffer from a condition called hepatic encephalopathy degenerative disease of the brain that occurs as a result of liver disease.
You have experienced serious swelling of the face, tongue, lips or throat either suddenly or in response to another medicine in the past a rare allergic condition known as angioedema. The packaging is damaged or shows signs of tampering, or the tablets do not look quite right. The expiry date EXP on the pack has passed. Tell your foversyl straight away if: You have a severe allergic reaction with swelling of the face, lips, mouth, tongue or throat which may cause difficulty in swallowing or breathing angioedema.
This may occur at any time during treatment. You are undergoing desensitisation treatment, or have had an allergic reaction during previous desensitisation treatment e.
You are undergoing, or you are intending to undergo, treatments where your blood is treated outside of the body also known as extracorporeal treatments. You are undergoing a medical test that requires injection of an iodinated contrast agent a substance that makes organs like the kidney or stomach visible on an X-ray. You have recently suffered from diarrhoea or vomiting, or are dehydrated.
You are on a salt restricted cm or use salt substitutes which contain potassium. You are of African origin since you may have a higher risk of angioedema and this medicine is less effective in lowering your blood pressure. You are taking lithium used to treat mania or depression. You are taking any of the following medicines used to treat high blood pressure:. You have any other health problems, including:.
Kidney disease or if you are on renal dialysis. High or low levels of potassium, sodium, or other coversyp with salt balance. Hardening of the arteries.
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Hyperparathyroidism overactive parathyroid gland. Photosensitivity reactions increased sensitivity of the skin to sun. Systemic lupus erythematosus or scleroderma a disease affecting the skin, joints and kidneys.
Abnormally increased levels of a hormone called aldosterone in your blood primary aldosteronism. This could be a sign that you are developing glaucoma. Taking other medicines Tell your doctor if you are taking any other medicines, including medicines that you buy without a prescription from a pharmacy, supermarket or health food shop. You may need different amounts of your medication or to take different medicines. Some antibiotic and medicines used to treat infections e.
Amphotericin B by injection to treat severe fungal disease. Tetracosactide to treat Crohn’s disease. Some anti-inflammatory medicines including high dose aspirin, ibuprofen for pain relief.
Medicines used to treat mood swings and some types of depression lithium, tricyclic antidepressants, antipsychotics. Some drugs used to cim cancer or to suppress the immune system. Medicines used to treat diabetes e. Baclofen a foversyl used to treat muscle stiffness in diseases such as multiple sclerosis. Medicines used for the treatment of low blood pressure, shock or asthma e. Gold salts, especially with intravenous administration used to treat symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis.
Medicines which may affect the blood cells, such as allopurinol, procainamide. Medicines which may increase the risk of angioedema a severe allergic reaction such as. Mammalian target of rapamycin mTOR inhibitors used to avoid rejection of transplanted organs e.
Iodinated contrast agent used in certain medical tests. Methadone a medicine used to treat severe pain or opioid addiction. Medicines used for heart rhythm problems e. Digoxin or other cardiac glycosides for the vmi of heart problems.
However, some older people have reduced kidney function – in which case additional care may be required. If you do not understand the instructions on the label, ask your doctor or pharmacist for help. The usual dose is one tablet once daily.
Swallow your tablet s with water, preferably in the morning. Take the next dose at the usual time and continue as normal. If your next dose is more than 6 hours away, take the dose you have missed as soon as you realise. Then take the next dose at the usual time and continue as normal. Do not try to make up for missed doses by taking more than one dose at a coveryl.
The most coveryl effect in case of overdose is low blood pressure which can make you feel dizzy. If this happens, lying down with the legs elevated can help. Other effects like, nausea, vomiting, cramps, sleepiness, confusion changes in the amount of urine produced by the kidney are possible.
You may require urgent medical attention.
Telephone your doctor or the Poisons Information Centre 13 11 26 in Australia; 03 in New Zealandor go to the Accident and Emergency department at your nearest hospital. Do this coveryl if there are no signs of discomfort or poisoning. Otherwise you may not get the benefits from treatment.
Make sure you drink enough water during exercise and hot weather especially if you sweat a lot. This will help you avoid any dizziness or light-headedness caused by a sudden drop in blood pressure. Things you must not do Do not give this medicine to anyone else, even they have the same condition as you. This is because your blood pressure is falling. If you have these foversyl when standing up or getting out of bed then getting up more slowly can help. This allows coversyk body to get used to the change in position and blood pressure.
If you have these symptoms and they don’t get better in a short time then talk to your doctor. All medicines can have cooversyl effects. Sometimes they are serious, most of the time they are not. While these side effects when they occur are usually mild they can be serious. Dizziness becoming severe or fainting induced by low blood pressure. Difficulty breathing or wheezing, tightening of the chest. If you develop such symptoms described below you should tell your doctor immediately or go to the Accident and Emergency department at your nearest hospital.
These side vmi are extremely rare but can become serious. Swelling of your extremities limbs, hands or feetlips, face, mouth, tongue or throat.