"What are ACE inhibitors and how do they work?
The class of drugs called angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors, as the class name suggests, reduces the activity of angiotensin converting enzyme. ACE converts angiotensin I pr"...
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
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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