Aceon (Perindopril) is an angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor medicine which helps to control blood pressure. It is prescribed to prevent heart attacks for people with coronary artery disease.
Usually it is prescribe to take 2mg Aceon twice a day with an overall dose of 4mg. But depending on your health conditions, your doctor may increase your dose up to 16 mg a day.
The action of Aceon increases an ability of your heart to pump blood in some types of heart failure.
If you missed a dose of Aceon take it as soon as you remember.
Aceon Safety information
Avoid drinking alcohol and using salt substitutes during treatment with Aceon. Do not perform any activity that need concentration and thinking. Aceon may affect your concentration.
Some patients report cough as a side effect of this medicine. Tell your doctor if this has happened to you.
Store at room temperature. Avoid direct light, store in tight container.
Aceon Side effects
Do not use Aceon if you are pregnant, because it can cause death or injury of fetal. If you are pregnant, tell your doctor and stop taking Aceon immediately. The most widespread side effects are: cough, dizziness, headache, leg pain, light-headedness, nasal inflammation, sore throat, upper respiratory infection, weakness. They usually soon disappear if you continue treatment.