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About Aceon

Aceon is not a cure for, but can help lower blood pressure. Aceon is effective in blocking angiotensin converting enzyme allowing the blood vessels to relax, thereby allowing the blood to flow freely.

Your Prescribing Doctor Must Know

Tell your physician if you have experienced any of these conditions for Aceon:
  • Diabetes
  • Previous swelling of the tongue, lips or face accompanied by difficulty breathing or swallowing, hoarseness or tightening of the throat
  • Kidney disease
  • Heart or blood vessel disease
  • An unusual or abnormal reaction to perindopril, other ACE inhibitors, foods, dyes or preservatives
  • Bone marrow disease
  • Low blood pressure
  • Autoimmune disease such as lupus or suppressed immune function
  • On a special diet including a low salt diet
  • Pregnant or trying to get pregnant
  • Breastfeeding

If you are pregnant, breast feeding or currently trying to become pregnant, make sure your doctor is aware of your maternal condition; as Aceon may not be recommended for certain situations.

Administering Aceon

It is important that you leave regular intervals between every dose of medication. Doing so will help the efficiency of this drug. Every prescription comes with instructions on the reverse side of each bottle or packaging. It is important that you follow the written instructions carefully as not all of them are identical.

Aceon tablet should be taken orally one hour before eating a meal. Remember, when taking Aceon or any prescription drug to always follow the label closely. Be sure to space your doses evenly and do not take more than directed.

Aceon should only be taken as instructed by a professional physician. Be sure to remember not to stop taking this medicine without consulting your physician first about how to stop safely. If you are researching this medication for your child, keep in mind that children often have special dosage instructions. Ask your physician about these differences prior to starting this medication if this is the case.

What if I Miss a Dose of Aceon

In the event that a dose of Aceon was missed, take one as soon as you can. But if your next scheduled dose is near, wait until that next dose is due and just skip the one you’ve already missed.

Caution: You should NEVER take double or extra doses of Aceon. Always ask your physician further about missed doses, as he may have special instructions.

Conflicting Medications

Always consult the doctor who prescribed Aceon to you; as this is only a partial interacting medicines list:
  • Heparin
  • Potassium salts
  • Hawthorn
  • Antiinflammatory drugs
  • Water pills
  • Lithium
  • Medicines for high blood pressure
It is important that your physician knows if you are currently taking any medications along with Aceon; as there may be conflicting interaction. Let your physician know if you:
  • Are a smoker
  • Use any other legal or illegal drugs or substances
  • Consume alcohol or caffeine on a regular basis

All of the activities listed above could affect the results you see from taking Aceon.

Aceon Common side effects

The following are side effects known to be common of Aceon and they are experienced by users. These are common, side effects but if you feel uneasy or they persist do not hesitate to contact your physician.

  • Headache
  • Fatigue
  • Cough

None of the above listed side effects require immediate medical attention. If you continue to experience these Common side effects for a few days, consult your prescribing physician for more advice. It is very important that you do not try to treat these symptoms on your own. Note: that elderly patients have a higher likelihood of experiencing side effects.

Aceon Least Common side effects

The following side effects are rare and should not be taken lightly. If you experience any of these less common side effects from taking Aceon consult your healthcare professional immediately. The following are less common side effects associated with Aceon:

  • Fever or chills
  • Skin rash, itching
  • Sore throat
  • Difficulty breathing or swallowing
  • Numbness or tingling in your toes or fingers
  • Dizziness, lightheadedness or fainting spells
  • Swelling of your tongue, lips or face
  • Decreased amount of urine
  • Fast or uneven heart beat, palpitations or chest pain

It is important that you contact your physician right away if you've experienced any of the Less Common side effects listed above.

Aceon Precautions

You should receive physical checkups on a regular basis; especially while taking prescription medicines. This is an easy way to monitor your progress and ensure your physical health as well. Your body may build up a dependency on Aceon and you may experience dizziness or drowsiness up to a few days after you stop taking this medication.

Patients are advised not to operate heavy machinery or automobiles until the full effect of Aceon is known. Do not consume alcohol while taking Aceon. Make sure your doctor is aware of upcoming surgeries you may have scheduled; or will be scheduling while taking this medication.

Contact your doctor for professional advice if you experience a cold, coughs or allergies. You should not try to treat yourself for such symptoms. Some ingredients found in other medications may have conflicting affects while taking Aceon and may affect desired results. Aceon cannot be given to any person without a prescription. Sharing Aceon is against the law.

How To Store Aceon

The following is general storage information for Aceon:

  • It is important that you store Aceon at temperatures between 59 and 86 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Make sure Aceon is kept away from direct sunlight and moisture.
  • Be sure to store Aceon out of reach of any pets or small children; in a small childproof container.
  • Dispose of any expired or unused Aceon properly.

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Conditions of USE: The prescription drug information on this database is to be used for instructional purposes only; it is not intended to substitute for the knowledge of a healthcare professional. Please consult a physician before and while you are taking Aceon. If you experience any other side effects while taking Aceon please consult an experienced professional. This database does not contain all the information regarding Aceon nor is it intended to cover all possible directions, side effects, and uses. If you need more information regarding Aceon, contact your physician or any other healthcare provider.

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