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Perindopril

Indications
  • Essential hypertension.
  • Stable coronary artery disease: reduction of risk of cardiac events in patients with a history of myocardial infarction and/or revascularization.
  • Treatment of symptomatic heart disease or failure.
Administration/Absorption

Dosage

Distribution

Mechanism
Excretion

Side effects
  • Rare and mild, usually at the start of treatment.

    • Cough
    • fatigue
    • asthenia
    • headache
    • disturbances of mood and/or sleep
  • Less often
    • taste impairment
    • epigastric discomfort
    • nausea
    • abdominal pain
    • rash
Interactions

Contraindications
  • Children
  • Pregnancy
  • Lactation
  • Situations where a patient has a history of hypersensitivity to Coversyl (perindopril).
  • Renal failure
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