• belongs
  • Chemically, Perindopril belongs to the class of organic compounds known as peptides that contain an amide derived from two or more amino carboxylic acid molecules (the same or different) by formation of a peptide bond. (drugsdetails.com)
  • medicines
  • When you are taking perindopril, it is especially important that your healthcare professional know if you are taking any of the medicines listed below. (drugs.com)
  • Using perindopril with any of the following medicines is not recommended. (drugs.com)
  • Using perindopril with any of the following medicines is usually not recommended, but may be required in some cases. (drugs.com)
  • Using perindopril with any of the following medicines may cause an increased risk of certain side effects, but using both drugs may be the best treatment for you. (drugs.com)
  • treat
  • The drug is also used to treat hypertension and to reduce the risk of stroke in both hypertensive and nonhypertensive individuals with a history of stroke or transient ischemic attack. (drugsdetails.com)
  • blood pressure
  • Commonly reported adverse events are hypokalemia (low potassium levels), fatigue, orthostatic hypotension (blood pressure decrease on standing up) and allergic manifestations. (wikipedia.org)
  • Under normal conditions, angiotensin II has these effects: Vasoconstriction (narrowing of blood vessels) and vascular smooth muscle hypertrophy (enlargement) induced by AII may lead to increased blood pressure and hypertension. (wikipedia.org)
  • medicine
  • Perindopril can cause injury or death to the unborn baby if you take the medicine during your second or third trimester. (drugs.com)
  • active
  • Following administration, Perindopril is metabolized in vivo by hydrolysis of the ester group to form perindoprilat, the biologically active metabolite. (drugsdetails.com)