Generic Coversyl (Perindopril)
Coversyl
Coversyl is a diuretic, which is indicated to treat arterial hypertension and other conditions.
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Product Description
Common use '

This medication belongs to angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors. It is used to treat arterial hypertension, chronic heart failure, to prevent recurrent stroke in patients who have already had a stroke or transient ischemic attack, stable coronary heart disease for decreasing of complications in patients with stable coronary heart disease.



Dosage and directions

Take inside before a meal, as a single dose daily at the same time. In case of arterial hypertension its dosage is 4mg or maybe increased to maximal daily dose of 8 mg. Do not take more of the medication than it was recommended, or take it for longer than your doctor prescribed.



Precautions

This drug can cause serious fetal harm (in some case even a death case) if used during the last six months of pregnancy. Avoid drinking alcohol. Do not consume salt substitutes or potassium supplements if you are concomitantly are treated with Coversyl.



Contraindications

Hypersensitivity, angioneurotic edema in medical history, pregnancy, breast-feeding, infancy (safety and effectiveness are not determined).



Possible side effect

In case headache, dry cough, nausea, unusual weakness, back pain or diarrhea are experienced notify your doctor. Also arterial hypotension, chest pain anemia, high level of hemoglobin (at the beginning of treatment). This drug rarely but causes serious (possibly fatal) liver dysfunctions.



Drug interaction

Notify your doctor about all nonprescription and prescription medication you use, especially of: anesthetics for surgery, narcotic pain relievers, lithium, potassium supplements, potassium-sparing 'water pills', diuretics, high blood pressure medication, trimethoprim-containing medications, aspirin-like drugs. Avoid drugs that may increase your heart rate such as decongestants or caffeine.



Missed dose

Never take a double dose of this medication. If it is almost time of the next dose just skip the missed portion and continue to take the medicine according to the schedule.



Overdose

Symptoms of a Coversyl overdose may be as follows: feeling extremely dizzy or light-headed, or fainting. Contact your doctor for help.



Storage

Medication should be kept at room temperature of 59-86 F (15-30 C) away from light and moisture.



Disclaimer

We provide only general information about medications which does not cover all directions, possible drug integrations, or precautions. Information at the site cannot be used for self-treatment and self-diagnosis. Any specific instructions for a particular patient should be agreed with your health care adviser or doctor in charge of the case. We disclaim reliability of this information and mistakes it could contain. We are not responsible for any direct, indirect, special or other indirect damage as a result of any use of the information on this site and also for consequences of self-treatment.

Accutane

Other names used:

  • Roaccutane®

Active Ingredients:

  • Isotretionin

How does Accutane work and what pharmaceutical group does it belong to?

Isotretionin the active ingredient of Accutane belongs to a group of drugs called retinoids, which are used mainly in treatment of skin disorders. The exact mechanism of Accutane is not currently known however it is clinically determined that the drug exerts dose-dependent suppressive effect on the sebaceous glands activity and decreases their size. The drug also expresses anti-inflammatory effect on skin as well as inhibits the formation of comedones. The effects of the drug are temporary however the acne remissions may be controlled.

Which conditions are treated with Isotretinoin?

The drug is indicated in treatment of:

  • Severe cystic acne vulgaris
  • Acne rosacea
  • Hidradenitis suppurativa

What should a patient know before using Accutane?

The Isotretinoin should not be used in cases of:

  • Known hypersensitivity to any components of the preparation or to other retinoids
  • Pregnancy
  • Liver or renal failure
  • Vitamin A hypervitaminosis
  • Severe hyperlipidemia

Tell your doctor about the following if any apply to you:

  • You have relatives with increased levels of lipids in blood and are predisposed to hyperlipidemia
  • You or your relatives suffer from diabetes
  • You are suffering from Alcoholism
  • You are treating a depression

Which adverse effects may manifest when using the medication?

The side effects of Accutane include:

  • Vitamin A hypervitaminosis manifested in the following: dry skin and mucous membranes, haemorrhage in the nasal cavity, hoarseness, conjunctivitis and etc.
  • Skin problems: rash, itching, facial dermatitis, sweatiness, hyperpigmentation, reversible allopecia and etc.
  • Locomotor system: muscle pain, joint pain, hyperostosis, tendonitis
  • CNS: behavior changes, depression, headache, increased intracranial pressure, seizures
  • Sensory organs: decreased vision acuity, photosensibilisation, cataract, decreased hearing , keratitis
  • Gastrointestinal tract: nausea, colitis, GI hemorrhage, rarely hepatitis.
  • Respiratory organs: bronchospasm
  • Haemopoietic system: decreased leukocyte and erythrocyte levels, increase or decrease of thrombocyte levels
  • Immune system: local or systemic infections caused be gram-positive bacteria
  • Other: Hematuria, pancreatitis, vasculitis, lymphadenopathy

It is not necessary that the side effects will manifest in an individual but the possibility still exist. For more information please consult your health care provider.

Which groups of drugs or specific preparations may interact with Isotretinoin?

The drug is affected by the following:

  • Vitamin A supplements
  • Corticosteroids
  • Tetracycline antibiotics
  • Epilepsy treatment
  • Oral contraceptives
  • St.John's worth

Tell your doctor about all the herbal preparations as well as prescription drugs that you are currently taking even if they are not on the list.

Important information for the patient: Accutane is supplied for individual use. Do not use it to treat other conditions not listed in the leaflet. Keep the product out of children reach. Do not reuse any disposable materials if supplied with the preparation.