COVAPRENDO 10/10MG 20TAB; perindopril, amlodipine, cardiovascular agents .
ACTIVE-INGREDIENT OF COVAPRENDO 10/10MG 20TAB
perindopril and amlodipine .
INDICATION OF COVAPRENDO 10/10MG 20TAB
is prescribed for the treatment of high blood pressure ( hypertension ) and / or the treatment of stable coronary artery disease ( a condition where the blood supply to the heart is reduced or blocked ) . Patient already taking perindopril and amlodipine from seperate tablets may instead recieve one tablet of coaprendo which contains both ingredients , covaprendo is combination of two active ingredients , perindopril and amlodipine. . perindopril is an ACE ( angiotensin converting enzyme ) inhibitor . amlodipine is a calcium antagonist , ( which belongs to a class of medicines called dihydropyridines ) . together they work to dilate and relax the blood vessels so that blood passes through them more easily and makes it easier for your heart to maintain a good blood flow .
DOSAGE OF COVAPRENDO 10/10MG 20TAB
Follow all directions given to you by your pharmacist or doctor carefully . They may differ from the information contained in this leaflet
Ask your pharmacist or doctor for help if you do not understand the instructions on the box .
The recommended dose is : –
Always take the dose exactly as your doctor tells you . You should consult your doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure. Swallow your tablet with a glass of water , preferably at the same time each day, in the morning before a meal. Your doctor will decide the dose appropriate for you .the usual dose is 1 tablet per day. Covaprendo will usually be prescribed for patients already taking separate tablets of perindopril and amlodipine.
OVER-DOSAGE OF COVAPRENDO 10/10MG 20TAB
If you take too many tablets, contact your nearest accident and emergency department or tell your doctor immediately. The most likely effect in case of overdose is hypotension ( low blood pressure) associated with dizziness or fraint. If this happens , lying down with legs raised can help .
CONTRA-INDICATION OF COVAPRENDO 10/10MG 20TAB
Don’t take covaprendo if you are allergic ( hypersensitive to perindopril or any other ACE inhibitor, or to amlodipine or any other dihydropyridines, or any of other ingredients of covaprendo. If you have experienced symptoms such as wheezing, swelling of the face or tongue, intense itching or severe skin rash with previous ACE inhibitor treatment or if a member of your family have had these symptoms in any other circumstances ( a condition called angioedema ) . If you have cardiogenic shock ( when the heart is unable to supply sufficient blood to the body) , aortic stenosis ( narrowing of the main blood vessels leading from the heart) or unstable angina ( chest pain that may occur when resting) . If you have severe hypotension ( low blood pressure) . If you heart failure after acute myocardial infarction, during first 28 days. If you are pregnant or planning to be pregnant. If you are breast – feeding
STORAGE OF COVAPRENDO 10/10MG 20TAB
Don’t use of covaprendo after expiry date which is stated on the carton and strip. Store at a temperature not exceeding 30 C, in a dry place.
PACK OF COVAPRENDO 10/10MG 20TAB
carton box containing 1,2 or 3 strips of 10 tablets, each tablet contains 10 mg perindopril arginine and 10 mg amoldipine.
COVAPRENDO 10/10MG 20TAB MANUFACTURED BY
GLOBAL NaPi pharmaceuticals