Coversyl (Perindopril Erbumine)
What is Coversyl (Perindopril Erbumine) used for?
Coversyl (Perindopril Erbumine) is used to stop people suffering from coronary artery disease from suffering a heart attack, and to lower high blood pressure. Its active ingredient is a type of ACE inhibitor. ACE stands for angiotensin-converting enzyme. It inhibits the action of ACE, which helps the blood vessels to relax, thereby lowering blood pressure.
How should I use Coversyl (Perindopril Erbumine)?
Patients taking Coversyl (Perindopril Erbumine) must consult their physician so that they can be prescribed the correct dosage. Patients are generally never prescribed more than 16mg per day. It is common for patients to be prescribed one tablet per day. Your physician may increase your dosage over a period of time depending on your response to treatment.
What are the side effects of Coversyl (Perindopril Erbumine)?
Side effects of Coversyl (Perindopril Erbumine) include:
Should you experience swollen hands or feet, fainting, chest pain or any other serious side effects, you should consult your physician immediately.
As this drug can seriously harm an unborn baby or cause birth defects, it should not be taken by women who are pregnant or breastfeeding.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Coversyl (Perindopril Erbumine). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have any allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.