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Active ingredients: perindopril
What it is used for
Treatment of hypertension. Treatment of heart failure. In such patients it is recommended that perindopril be given with a diuretic and/or digoxin under close medical supervision. (The safety and efficacy of perindopril have not been demonstrated for New York Heart Association category IV patients). Patients with established coronary artery disease (see Clinical trials) who are stable on concomitant therapy and have no heart failure, to reduce the risk of nonfatal myocardial infarction or cardiac arrest.
How to take it
You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.
- The way to take this medicine: Oral
- Store below 25 degrees Celsius
- Protect from Light
- Protect from Moisture
- Lifetime is 3 Years.
Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
white, capsule shaped, biconvex tablets, engraved "PE" bisect "4" on one side, and "APO" on the reverse
Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is
Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?
For the active ingredient perindopril
You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.
Reporting side effects
You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.
You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems