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General Information on Perindopril and Indapamide

Generic Name : Perindopril and Indapamide

Pronunciation : per-IN-doh-prill- in-DAP-a-mide

Latest prescription information about Perindopril and Indapamide. Learn how to pronounce the drug's name, its indications, dosage, how to take, when to take, when not to take, side effects, special precautions, its storage instructions and warnings if any when taken during pregnancy. Also listed are the International and Indian trade name(s) of the drug and its price list.
ICD Code : Y52.5 | Therapeutic Classification : Anti- Hypertensives

Trade Names/Brand Names of Perindopril and Indapamide

Why is Perindopril and Indapamide Prescribed? (Indications)

This combination medication contains an angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor and thiazide diuretic, prescribed for high blood pressure.  

When should Perindopril and Indapamide not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in patients with untreated decompensated heart failure, during pregnancy and in lactating women, and hypersensitivity.

What is the dosage of Perindopril and Indapamide?

Adult: PO- Per tab contains perindopril 4 mg and indapamide 1.25 mg: 1 tab once daily.

How should Perindopril and Indapamide be taken?

It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, in the morning and before a meal.

What are the warnings and precautions for Perindopril and Indapamide?

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of liver cirrhosis, liver or kidney impairment, high blood pressure due to arterial blockage, heart failure, hardening of the arteries (athersclerosis), thickening of the internal heart muscle, abnormal heart beat, diabetes, gout, who are taking other medications, any allergy, and elderly.

Avoid alcohol consumption.

It may cause dizziness or light-headedness, do not drive a car or operate machinery and get up slowly from bed while taking this medication.

Monitor blood sugar, blood pressure, blood electrolyte levels, kidney function, and urine protein regularly while taking this medication.

What are the side effects of Perindopril and Indapamide?

   Central Nervous System : Headache, dizziness, weakness.
   Heart : Slow heart rate, low blood pressure.
   Gastrointestinal : Constipation, dry mouth, nausea, abdominal pain, loss of appetite, and taste disturbances.

What are the other precautions for Perindopril and Indapamide?

Avoid excess dosage.

What are the storage conditions for Perindopril and Indapamide?

Store below 25C. Store in original package.

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