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Coversyl-AM 4/10 Tablet


Overview

Introduction

"Coversyl-AM 4/10 Tablet is a medicine used to treat hypertension (high blood pressure). It is a combination of two medicines that effectively controls blood pressure when a single medication is not effective. It helps to lower high blood pressure and thus reduces the chances of future heart attack and stroke. This medicine should be used along with a proper diet, salt restriction, and regular exercise for best results. It should be taken empty stomach regularly at a fixed time each day. This medicine should not be stopped abruptly as it may result in sudden increase of blood pressure. Some patients may develop cough and swelling of ankle as side effects of this medicine. It may also produce dizziness initially, but this improves with time.
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Uses of Coversyl-AM Tablet

Side effects of Coversyl-AM Tablet

Common
  • Ankle swelling
  • Headache
  • Tiredness
  • Palpitations
  • Increased potassium level in blood
  • Sleepiness
  • Cough
  • Taste change
  • Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk)
  • Decreased blood pressure
  • Stomach upset

How to use Coversyl-AM Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Coversyl-AM 4/10 Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.

How Coversyl-AM Tablet works

Coversyl-AM 4/10 Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Amlodipine and perindopril which lower blood pressure effectively. It works by relaxing blood vessels so that blood flows more smoothly and the heart can pump blood more efficiently.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Coversyl-AM 4/10 Tablet.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Coversyl-AM 4/10 Tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it in some life-threatening situations if the benefits are more than the potential risks. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Coversyl-AM 4/10 Tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Coversyl-AM 4/10 Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Coversyl-AM 4/10 Tablet usually does not affect alertness but dizziness or weakness due to low blood pressure may occur in some patients. This may affect your driving ability.
Kidney
CAUTION
Coversyl-AM 4/10 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Coversyl-AM 4/10 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Caution should be advised in patients with renal impairment.
Liver
CAUTION
Coversyl-AM 4/10 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Coversyl-AM 4/10 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Inform your doctor if you develop any signs and symptoms of jaundice while taking this medicine.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Quick Tips

  • You have been prescribed Coversyl-AM 4/10 Tablet for the treatment of high blood pressure.
  • Lowering blood pressure reduces chance of future heart attack & strokes.
  • It may cause dizziness. Get up slowly when rising from a sitting or lying position.
  • Do not take Coversyl-AM 4/10 Tablet if you are pregnant or planning for pregnancy.

Patient Concerns

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i m 39 years old, i m a patient of hypertension, i m taking medicine Dytor plus 10, MPROL 50 mg & Coversyl AM 4/5, MY Doctor says to avoid pregnancy, is this risky for me????
Dr. Sonu Balhara Ahlawat
Infertility
Yes it maybe risky at this age and this blood pressure
I am a patient of hypertension
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatrist
Hypertension is clinal condition of high blood pressure. Please see a physician.
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References
  1. Perindopril/Amlodipine. Novo Mesto, Slovenia: Krka, d. d., Novo mesto; 2015. [Accessed 11 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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Serdia House, Off Dr. S S Rao Road, Behind M G Hospital Parel, Mumbai 400012
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