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Coversyl Plus Tablet


Overview

Introduction

Coversyl Plus Tablet is a medicine used to treat hypertension (high blood pressure). It is a combination of two medicines that helps to control blood pressure when a single medication is not effective. It helps to reduce chances of any future heart attack and stroke. It is taken without food, preferably in the morning to avoid frequent urination at night. Regular monitoring of kidney function is required while taking this medicine. This medicine may cause dehydration, so it is better to take plenty of fluids. Inform doctor if you develop extreme thirst, muscle weakness, or dry mouth. Dizziness may occur due to low blood pressure but this gets better with time.

Uses of Coversyl Plus Tablet

Side effects of Coversyl Plus Tablet

Common
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea
  • Stomach pain
  • Constipation
  • Vomiting
  • Headache
  • Vertigo
  • Dizziness
  • Vision changes
  • Numbness
  • Ringing in ear
  • Shortness of breath
  • Dyspepsia
  • Indigestion
  • Allergic reaction
  • Skin rash
  • Itching
  • Cramps
  • Fatigue

How to use Coversyl Plus 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 Plus Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.

How Coversyl Plus Tablet works

Coversyl Plus Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Perindopril and indapamide which lower blood pressure effectively. Perindopril is an angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor. It works by reducing stress on the heart and relaxing blood vessels so that blood flows more smoothly and the heart can pump blood more efficiently. Indapamide is a diuretic that removes extra water and certain electrolytes from the body. Over time it also relaxes blood vessels and improves blood flow.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
Coversyl Plus Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Coversyl Plus 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 Plus 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 Plus Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Coversyl Plus 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 Plus Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Coversyl Plus Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Caution should be advised in patients with renal impairment.
Liver
CAUTION
Coversyl Plus Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Coversyl Plus Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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Quick Tips

  • You have been prescribed Coversyl Plus Tablet for the treatment of high blood pressure.
  • It also lowers your risk of stroke and heart attack.
  • Take it in the morning with breakfast, to avoid getting up at night to urinate.
  • Coversyl Plus Tablet may cause dizziness or sleepiness. Don't drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how it affects you.
  • To lower the chance of feeling dizzy or passing out, rise slowly if you have been sitting or lying down.
  • Inform you doctor about any cough, or throat irritation that doesn't go away.
  • Coversyl Plus Tablet may cause dehydration. Drink plenty of fluids and Inform your doctor if you develop extreme thirst, muscle weakness or very dry mouth.
  • Your doctor may regularly monitor your blood pressure, kidney function and the levels of salts such as potassium in your blood while you are taking this medicine.
  • Do not take Coversyl Plus Tablet if you’re pregnant or planning pregnancy. It can cause birth defects or be fatal to your unborn baby.

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 have a consistent BP of 160/105. Recently went through ECG, TMT, and other blood tests including cholesterol etc. Took a health check up from Apollo Clinic. All reports are normal except BP and sugar 150/261. 3 Month sugar test report is 8. I have a family history of diabetes and BP. However never had myself. A doctor has prescribed 1/2Tab OD Amryl plus. Kindly provide opinion.Medicine prescribed is Coversyl plus instead of Amryl plus.
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Diabetes Specialist
what opinion u need, u must take all the medicine prescribed by physician
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