Coversyl (Perindopril)

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    Coversyl is a prescription medication to treat high blood pressure and used for patients at risk of congestive heart failure or other cardiac events resulting from their elevated blood pressure. In rarer instances it may be prescribed for individuals following a heart attack, and as an ACE inhibitor medication it works by relaxing blood vessels so that they are less constricted and blood pressure is reduced from it. Coversyl is often prescribed with instructions to use this medication along with digoxin or diuretics, and dosage will vary based on specific treatment aims related to high blood pressure itself or risk factors related to it.

    You can buy Coversyl with a prescription, and your best price on it will be when you order medication online from Canada Pharmacy.


    High blood pressure control / after heart attack: Starting dose of Coversyl 5mg taken once daily. The dose may be increased after 2 weeks up to a maximum of 8 mg once daily depending on blood pressure control.

    Congestive heart failure: Starting dose of Coversyl 2 mg taken once daily. It may then be increased to 4 mg once daily depending on the effect of the medication and side effects. 

    Coversyl medication should be taken before a meal and on an empty stomach. Once-daily doses should be taken in the morning before breakfast. Seniors and people with kidney disease may require smaller doses. 


    The active ingredient in Coversyl is Perindopril. 


    Inform your doctor of any history of hereditary angioedema or standard angioedema, narrowing of the arteries in the kidneys, diabetes, kidney disease, galactose intolerance, Lapp lactase deficiency or glucose-galactose malabsorption. Coversyl medication may also not be suitable for people who are currently receiving dialysis or any other type of blood filtration. 

    Patients instructed to use Coversyl 5mg with a diuretic should stop taking the diuretic 3 days before starting on Coversyl, and then resuming taking it at a later date that will be specified by your physician. 

    Combination with neuroleptics or imipramine-type drugs may increase the hypotensive effect. 

    May increase serum levels and toxicity of lithium. 

    Same time administration with NSAIDs may also increase the risk of renal impairment. 

    Increased risk of hypoglycemia with antidiabetic agents. 


    Negative drug interaction risks are possible between Coversyl and other Rx or OTC medications, including acetazolamide / aldesleukin / aliskiren / allopurinol / clonidine / methyldopa / amifostine / amiodarone / dextroamphetamine / lisdexamfetamine / captopril / enalapril / ramipril / candesartan / losartan / clozapine / olanzapine / quetiapine / risperidone / apomorphine / azathioprine / butalbital / pentobarbital / phenobarbital / atenolol / propranolol / sotalol / brimonidine / bromocriptine / amlodipine / diltiazem / nifedipine / verapamil / conivaptan / dexmethylphenidate / insulin / metformin, / saxagliptin / digoxin / drospirenone / duloxetine / eplerenone / everolimus / guanfacine / heparin / levodopa / methylphenidate / nabilone / Obinutuzumab / pentoxifylline / sildenafil / tadalafil / vardenafil / pramipexole. 

    Inform your doctor of all medications you are currently taking before getting a prescription and proceeding to buy Coversyl online. 

    Side Effects

    Coversyl side effects are possible, and some users may experience chest pain, numbness or tingling in the fingers or toes, pounding or irregular heartbeat, ringing in the ears, severe abdominal pain with or without nausea and vomiting, skin rash, or edema. If Coversyl side effects are experienced, it may be best to discontinue use and speak to your doctor again about high blood pressure treatment medication options.

    IMPORTANT NOTE: The above information is intended to increase awareness of health information and does not suggest treatment or diagnosis. This information is not a substitute for individual medical attention and should not be construed to indicate that use of the drug is safe, appropriate, or effective for you. See your health care professional for medical advice and treatment.

    Product Code : 13713

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