What health conditions may interact with perindopril?
This drug may interact with underlying conditions. This interaction may worsen your health condition or alter the way the drug works. Therefore, it is important to always let your doctor and pharmacist know all the health conditions you currently have.
The information provided is not a substitute for any medical advice. Therefore, you should always consult with your doctor or pharmacist before using any medication.
What is the dose for an adult?
The recommended dose is 4 mg once daily, may be increased to 8 mg once daily after 1 month.
Elderly: Start treatment at 2 mg, may be progressively increased to 4 mg after 1 month, then 8 mg if needed.
Symptomatic heart failure
The recommended dose is 2 mg, may be increased by 2-mg increments ≥2 wk to 4 mg once daily if tolerated.
What is the dose for a child?
There is no established pediatric dose. It may be unsafe for your child. It is always important to fully understand the safety of the drug before using. Please consult with your doctor or pharmacist for more information.
How is perindopril available?
Perindopril is available in the following dosage forms and strengths:
What should I do in case of an emergency or overdose?
In case of an emergency or an overdose, call your local emergency services or go to the nearest emergency room.
What should I do if I miss a dose?
If you miss a dose, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take your regular dose as scheduled. Do not take a double dose.