"Dec. 18, 2012 -- People who can't get their high blood pressure down with drugs may be helped by a new procedure that deactivates overactive nerves in the kidneys, a small study shows.
The procedure is already available in Europe and "...
Inform female patients of childbearing age that use of drugs, such as ACEON, that act on the renin-angiotensin system during pregnancy may cause serious problems in the fetus and infant. Patients taking ACEON® (perindopril erbumine) who are or plan to become pregnant should immediately notify their healthcare provider.
Tell patients to report immediately signs or symptoms suggesting angioedema (swelling of face, extremities, eyes, lips, tongue, hoarseness or difficulty in swallowing or breathing) and to take no more drug before consulting a healthcare provider.
Last reviewed on RxList: 4/19/2012
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