Lowers blood pressure.
Our pharmacists’ bottom line
Aceon (Perindopril) is a good blood pressure-lowering medicine that protects kidney function.
- A first-choice blood pressure treatment for many people.
- Lowers the risk of heart attack and stroke.
- Protects kidney function, which is especially useful for people with diabetes or who have mild-to-moderate kidney disease.
- Recommended for anyone with heart failure since it lowers the risk of death and further damage to your heart.
- Up to 1 in 10 people can get a dry cough with this class of medicine. It ranges from a mild tickle in the throat to a persistent hacking cough.
- Requires a yearly blood test to see how the medicine is affecting your body.
- Not safe to use if you're pregnant.
- Not always covered by insurance, so it can be expensive.
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- (30) 8mg tablet
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Side effects for Aceon (Perindopril)
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- Can cause dizziness in the first few days.
- Check your blood pressure and kidney function one week after starting or changing your dose of Aceon (Perindopril).
- Tell your doctor about any dizziness, cough, or throat irritation that doesn't go away.
- Requires routine blood tests to check how your kidneys are working.
- Don't take it if you're pregnant.
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- Higher risk if:
- › Women of childbearing age
Aceon (Perindopril) can cause birth defects. If you're pregnant or considering having a baby, talk to your doctor about alternative medicines.
This is a black box warning. The FDA requires this warning when there is a significant risk of serious or life-threatening effects that anyone taking the drug should consider.
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- Upsides and downsides from our pharmacists
- › Protects kidney function, which is especially useful for people with diabetes or who have mild-to-moderate kidney disease.
- Tips from our pharmacists
- › Check your blood pressure and kidney function one week after starting or changing your dose of Aceon (Perindopril).
- › Requires routine blood tests to check how your kidneys are working.
- Risks from our pharmacists
- › Aceon (Perindopril) has a risk of making your kidneys not work as well. It's important to get blood work done to check your kidney function before starting Aceon (Perindopril) and at least yearly after.