Perigard DF tablet : Uses, side effects, dosage

Manufacturer: Glenmark (Zoltan)

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Trade name: Perigard DF

Strength: Perindopril 4 mg, Indapamide 0.625 mg

Type: Tablet

Active ingredient: Perindopril, Indapamide

Category: Perindopril is an angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor. Indapamide is a diuretic.

Pregnancy category: Perindopril belongs to US FDA pregnancy category D (Positive evidence of risk). Indapamide belongs to US FDA pregnancy category B (No risk in non-human studies)

Uses: Perigard DF tablet is used to treat high blood pressure. Lowering high blood pressure helps prevent heart attacks, heart failure, heart disease, stroke and kidney problems.

How to use: Take Perigard DF tablet orally with or without food once or twice daily. It does not cure high blood pressure but controls it. If your doctor advises low sodium and low potassium diet along with this medication follow it.

Side Effects: Dizziness, Headache, lightheadedness, tiredness, dry cough, stomach pain, diarrhea, nausea and vomiting.

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Dosage: One tablet once daily.

Written by: : healthplus24.com team

Date last updated: August 6th, 2016