Prestalia

(perindopril / amlodipine)

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Lowers blood pressure.

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Prestalia (perindopril / amlodipine) combines two medicines into one pill to treat high blood pressure. Prestalia (perindopril / amlodipine) may be more expensive than other similar medicines since it is not available as a generic.

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Quick facts about Prestalia
  • Drug class: Cardiovascular
  • Rx status: Prescription only
  • Generic status: No lower cost generic available

Upsides

  • Prestalia (perindopril / amlodipine) combines two very effective medicines to treat high blood pressure. Lowering your blood pressure also lowers your risk of stroke and heart attack.
  • You only need to take one pill instead of the two medicines combined in Prestalia (perindopril / amlodipine) separately.
  • The two medicines in Prestalia (perindopril / amlodipine) help each other to work better at controlling your blood pressure.
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Downsides

  • Prestalia (perindopril / amlodipine) can have more side effects since it is a combination of two medicines.
  • Prestalia (perindopril / amlodipine) is not available as a generic, which can make it more expensive. However, each medicine in Prestalia (perindopril / amlodipine) is available as a generic.
  • Prestalia (perindopril / amlodipine) is not for women who are pregnant.
  • Stopping Prestalia (perindopril / amlodipine) suddenly can make your blood pressure go up, which can be dangerous.
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How it works

Prestalia (perindopril / amlodipine) is a combination of two medicines to treat high blood pressure, perindopril and amlodipine. Both medicines work to lower pressure by relaxing and widening the blood vessels.

Quick facts about Prestalia
  • Drug class: Cardiovascular
  • Rx status: Prescription only
  • Generic status: No lower cost generic available

Dosage forms

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What to expect when you take Prestalia (perindopril / amlodipine) for High blood pressure

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  • Possible side effects
  • Swelling in arms or legs
  • Cough
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
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Side effect rates for Prestalia (perindopril / amlodipine)

From 279 clinical trials of Prestalia when taken for high blood pressure (14 mg/10 mg)
  • Swelling in arms or legs
    7%7%
  • Cough
    3%3%
  • Headache
    3%3%
  • Dizziness
    3%3%
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The placebo bar shows how common a side effect was for people taking a sugar pill instead of Prestalia.

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People taking Prestalia felt side effect more

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Risks and Warnings for Prestalia (perindopril / amlodipine)

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    • Higher risk if:
    • Women of childbearing age

    Prestalia (perindopril / amlodipine) can cause birth defects. If you find you're pregnant, stop taking Prestalia (perindopril / amlodipine) right away and talk to your doctor.

    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.

Means that some groups have a high risk of experiencing this side effect

Common concerns from people taking Prestalia (perindopril / amlodipine)

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Food
  • Take Prestalia (perindopril / amlodipine) once daily with or without food. If it upsets your stomach, take Prestalia (perindopril / amlodipine) with food.