Aceon is a medication approved to treat high blood pressure. It composes this drug of active ingredient Perindopril Erbumine, which belongs to a class of drugs called ACE inhibitors. It relaxes the blood vessels to lower blood pressure. It is manufactured by the leading pharmaceutical company, Xoma Pharmaceuticals. They make it available in a conventional tablet form in dosages 2 mg, 4 mg, and 8 mg.
Manufacturer: Xoma Pharmaceuticals
Active Ingredient: This medicine contains active ingredient Perindopril Erbumine. This is the tert-butylamine salt of perindopril, the ethyl ester of a non-sulfhydryl angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor with antihypertensive activity. Upon hydrolysis, perindopril erbumine is converted to its active form perindoprilat, inhibiting ACE and the conversion of angiotensin I to angiotensin II; angiotensin II-mediated vasoconstriction and angiotensin II-stimulated aldosterone secretion from the adrenal cortex are inhibited and diuresis and natriuresis ensue.
Indications: Perindopril composed of medicine Aceon is used to treat high blood pressure. Lowering high blood pressure helps prevent strokes, heart attacks, and kidney problems. It is also used to prevent heart attacks in people with certain heart disease (stable coronary artery disease). It belongs to a class of drugs known as ACE inhibitors.
Action Mechanism: Given medicine works by relaxing blood vessels so blood can flow more easily. This section contains uses of this drug that are not listed in the approved professional labeling for the drug, but your health care professional may prescribe that. Take this drug for a condition that is listed in this section only if it has been so prescribed by your health care professional. Aceon may also treat congestive heart failure and to help protect the kidneys from damage due to diabetes.
Dosages: This medication is available for oral consumption and in dosage as mentioned below:
- 2 mg: This drug is to be taken as directed by the doctor, usually once or twice a day
- 4 mg: It is to be consumed once or twice a day exactly as prescribed by the doctor
- 8 mg: This drug shall be taken before or after food as directed by the doctor
Note: You should not take this medication if you have ever had angioedema. Do not take this pill within 36 hours before or after taking medicine that contains sacubitril.