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Rs.251.43/Pack
Rs 295.80

Rs.25.14/tablet

10 tablet(s)/Pack

Pack Size : 10 tablet

Rs.295.8 Total

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Coversam 4mg/5mg tablet

Coversam 4mg/5mg tablet is composed of

Perindopril (4mg)
Amlodipine (5mg)

Primarily used for

Hypertension Angina

Belongs to the category

ACE Inhibitor

Precaution:

It is not suggested to be used in patients with kidney impairment and those undergoing surgery. Risk factors for hypotension (low blood pressure), hypertrophic cardiac myopathy (heart muscle is abnormally thick), unstable angina (chest pain) during first month of treatment, desensitisation, hyperkalaemia (high potassium level in blood), Monitor serum electrolytes. 

This medication should be used with caution in patients who recently had MI (heart attack), or have history of impaired hepatic (liver) function, hypertensive crisis, and heart failure.

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usesUses of Perindopril

It is used to treat hypertension (high blood pressure) and heart faliure.

side-effectsSide effects of Perindopril

The use of this medicine is associated with side effects such as rash, tiredness, gout, abdominal pain, headache, mild cough, decrease in red cells and platelets, proteinuria (excess protien in urine), pruritis (unpleasant sensation of the skin), hypotension (low blood pressure), dysgeusia (distortion of sense of taste), GI upset, muscle cramps, parasthesia, dizziness, visual disturbance, tinnitus (ringing in ears), dyspnoea (difficulty in breathing), hyperkalaemia (high potassium level in blood).

pillsWhen not to use Perindopril



This medication is contraindicated in patients with history of angioedema (swelling of lower layer of skin) with previous ACE inhibitor therapy.

food-pillsHow to take Perindopril

This medicine should not be taken with food

usesUses of Amlodipine

This medicine is used to treat hypertension (high Blood pressure), myocardial ischemia (decreased blood supply to heart muscle) associated with stable (chest pain triggered by activity), or vasospastic angina (chest pain triggered with vasospasm of coronary artery).

 

 

side-effectsSide effects of Amlodipine

Patients using this medicine may commonly experience headache, edema, fatigue, nausea, dizziness (lightheadedness), flushing (reddening of the skin), rashes, and gingival hyperplasia (overgrowth of gum). Patients may rarely experience alopecia (spot baldness), pruritus (itching), abdominal and back pain, hyperglycemia, increased urination, palpitations, and GI (stomach) upset. 

pillsWhen not to use Amlodipine

This medicine is contraindicated in patients having history of cardiogenic shock (inability of heart to pump enough blood), aortic stenosis (narrowing of aortic valve opening), unstable angina (chest pain triggered by minimum or no activity), severe hypotension, unstable heart failure following MI, and hypersensitivity to dihydropyridines.

 

pills Expert Advice for Perindopril

Indications:
It is used to treat hypertension (high blood pressure) and heart faliure.

Pregnancy:
This medication is contraindicated in pregnancy.

Lactation:
It is suggested to use this medicine after consulting a doctor as the effect of this medicine is undetermined.

Precautions:
It is not suggested to be used in patients with kidney impairment and those undergoing surgery. Risk factors for hypotension (low blood pressure), hypertrophic cardiac myopathy (heart muscle is abnormally thick), unstable angina (chest pain) during first month of treatment, desensitisation, hyperkalaemia (high potassium level in blood), Monitor serum electrolytes. 

Contraindications:
This medication is contraindicated in patients with history of angioedema (swelling of lower layer of skin) with previous ACE inhibitor therapy.

Side effects:
The use of this medicine is associated with side effects such as rash, tiredness, gout, abdominal pain, headache, mild cough, decrease in red cells and platelets, proteinuria (excess protien in urine), pruritis (unpleasant sensation of the skin), hypotension (low blood pressure), dysgeusia (distortion of sense of taste), GI upset, muscle cramps, parasthesia, dizziness, visual disturbance, tinnitus (ringing in ears), dyspnoea (difficulty in breathing), hyperkalaemia (high potassium level in blood).

pills Expert Advice for Amlodipine

  • Take with or without meals.
  • To avoid stomachache, take with meals.
  • Take missed dose as soon as you remember and next dose in 24 hours.
  • Contact prescriber if there is unrelieved headache, vomiting, weight gain, palpitations, or difficulty in breathing.
  • Check blood pressure regularly.

 

Q: Which medicines should be avoided with Amlodidpine?
Q: I have been experiencing swelling in hands and foot since I started using the medicine. I amconcerned whether this swelling will persist?
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Q: I am a patient of dialysis and have a history of getting treated for hepatitis C too. So, is the medicine safe for me?
Q: What is the best time to take this medicine?
Q: Why taking this medicine at night is useful?
Q: How much does this medicine help reduce blood pressure?
Q: Can I stop taking this medicine once my blood pressure is normal?
Q: Can I stop taking this medicine once my blood pressure is normal?
Q: Can I get a cough because of this medicine?
Q: Can I take painkillers (brufen and asprin) while taking this drug?
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Warnings

  • drive

    Driving

    Perindopril

    Please avoid driving when taking this medicine as it may affect your ability to drive.

    Amlodipine

    Please avoid driving when taking this medicine as it may affect your ability to drive.

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    Alcohol

    Perindopril

    Please avoid consuming alcohol when taking this medicine.

  • pregnant

    Pregnancy

    Perindopril

    This medication is contraindicated in pregnancy.

    Amlodipine

    This medicine is not safe to be administered in pregnant females. Consult your doctor for more information.

  • mother

    Breast Feeding

    Perindopril

    It is suggested to use this medicine after consulting a doctor as the effect of this medicine is undetermined.

    Amlodipine

    This medicine is not recommended for lactating females.

What side-effects did you experience while using this medicine?

How did you take this medicine?

With food


53.57%

With or without food


39.29%

Empty Stomach


7.14%

How much was the improvement?

1


7.14%

2


17.86%

3


32.14%

4


35.71%

5


7.14%

What are you using this medicine for?

Hypertension


100%

Angina


0%

Others


0%

Number of survey's Available: 28