Patheon | Aceon (Medication)
Aceon/perindopril is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension). Lowering high blood pressure helps prevent strokes, heart attacks, and kidney problems. This medication is also used to prevent heart attacks in patients with a certain type of heart disease (stable coronary artery disease). It belongs to a class of drugs known as ACE (angiotensin converting enzyme) inhibitors. It works by relaxing blood vessels so blood can flow more easily.
This medication may also be used to treat congestive heart failure and to help protect the kidneys from damage due to diabetes. ...
A very serious allergic reaction to this drug is unlikely, but seek immediate medical attention if it occurs. Symptoms of a serious allergic reaction may include:rash, itching/swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat), severe dizziness, trouble breathing.
Tell your doctor immediately if any of these unlikely but serious side effects occur:muscle cramps, weakness, fast/slow/irregular heartbeat, fainting, signs of infection (e. g. , fever, chills, persistent sore throat), numbness/tingling/swelling of the hands/feet, chest pain. Dizziness, lightheadedness, headache, tiredness, or dry cough may occur as your body adjusts to the medication. You may also experience decreased sexual ability. ...
Before taking Aceon, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to perindopril or any ACE inhibitors (e. g. , captopril, lisinopril) or if you have any other allergies (including an allergic reaction after exposure to certain membranes used for blood filtering).
This drug may make you dizzy. Do not drive, use machinery, or do any activity that requires alertness until you are sure you can perform such activities safely. Limit alcoholic beverages.
Avoid heavy exercise, and keep cool in hot weather.
During pregnancy and breastfeeding is not recommended to use this medicine without your doctor's advice. ...