Aceon (Perindopril)

Aceon is a blood pressure medication that is also effective in preventing heart attack in patients who have coronary artery disease.

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How it works

Aceon is an ACE inhibitor. It restricts the production of an enzyme in the body that causes arteries to be constricted.

Guidelines for usage

Follow the dosage instructions provided by your doctor or as mentioned in the instruction booklet/product label.

Always use only as prescribed. Never exceed the dosage.

Aceon may be used with or without food.

Doctors recommend that you swallow the whole tablet/capsules with a glass of water unless it is specified that it can be broken or chewed.

NOTE: Use only if prescribed to you and intended for your use. Do not share with others.

Missed Dose

It is common for people to forget their dosage times and miss doses.

Do not panic if you have missed a dose.

Instead, skip the missed dose and take your next dose at the scheduled time. Do not double up or take more than what the doctor has prescribed.

How & where do I store Aceon?

The medicine label contains detailed instructions regarding safe storage of the medication. Most medicines are best stored at room temperature between 15 and 30 degrees C (59 and 86 degrees F). Some medications may require to be refrigerated. Please check the product label.

Keep it away from the reach of children. Ensure that it is not exposed to direct sunlight or moisture.

Ask your pharmacist about safely disposing off medication that is past expiry date.

Overdose Related Information

If you accidentally consume more medication than what was prescribed, then contact an emergency healthcare center immediately.
Safety Information/ Warning Precautions

Discuss your medical history with your healthcare provider before you start using any new medication.

Ensure that you mention the following:

Any prior serious ailment, lifestyle disease or surgery
All the prescription drugs, OTC health supplements, herbal supplements that you are using currently
Your alcohol intake and whether you smoke or not
Any history of a known allergic reaction to prescription drugs or food
if you have a persistent, unproductive cough.
kidney disease (or if you are on dialysis);
liver disease;
heart disease or congestive heart failure;
diabetes; or a connective tissue disease such as Marfan syndrome, Sjogren's syndrome, lupus, scleroderma, or rheumatoid arthritis.

This will allow your healthcare provider to prescribe the apt dosage of the medication for you.

To be avoided

You must avoid using Aceon if it you are allergic to any ingredient in it or if you have conditions like

Using Alcohol

Aceon is known to cause drowsiness or dizziness. Your vision may be blurred and your judgement affected if you consume alcohol with this medication. So, avoid using alcohol while using Aceon.

These effects may also get aggravated due to hot weather or fever or severe exercise. So, be cautious when you stand up after a long time from a sitting or lying position. If you feel giddy then lie down immediately and seek medical help.

Possible Drug & Food Interactions

Certain prescription drugs or health supplements or even food items are known to interact with the effects of medications. Aceon is known to have possible interactions with the following medications.

Additional Information

Patients may feel tired or lethargic during the first few weeks of starting treatment with blood pressure medications. Doctors recommend that you continue using the medication even if this occurs.

Aceon can weaken your immune system. This makes you prone to infections. Avoid contact with people who have contagious infections.

It is not clear whether Aceon is safe for use by children below years of age. So, if the patient is under this age, then speak to your doctor regarding the possible risks.

Important Information for Pregnant Women

Aceon is categorized under FDA pregnancy category D

Discuss the potential risks with your healthcare provider before using the medication.

Certain medications may be found in breast milk so speak to your child’s doctor to rule out any possibilities of risk.
Side Effects

Report the following side effects to your doctor only if they become bothersome or do not stop on their own

Back pain; or

The following side effects require immediate medical attention. So report these to your doctor immediately.

A light-headed feeling, like you might pass out;
Fever, chills, body aches, flu symptoms, sores in your mouth and throat;
Little or no urinating;
Swelling, rapid weight gain;
High potassium (slow heart rate, weak pulse, muscle weakness, tingly feeling);
Pale skin, easy bruising or bleeding; or
Jaundice (yellowing of the skin or eyes)