Side Effects of Perindopril

Common Side Effects

Perindopril has been studied thoroughly in clinical trials. In these studies, side effects occurring in a group of people taking the drug are documented and compared to those that occur in another group not taking the medicine. This way, it is possible to see what side effects occur, how often they appear, and how they compare to the group not taking the medicine.
 
Based on these studies, the most common side effects of perindopril included:
 
  • Cough -- up to 12 percent
  • Back pain -- up to 5.8 percent
  • Upper respiratory infection, such as the flu or common cold -- up to 3.1 percent.
     
Other adverse reactions (occurring in more than 1 percent of people) included but were not limited to:
 

Rare Side Effects With Perindopril

Rare perindopril side effects occur in less than 1 percent of people taking the drug. Given how uncommon these problems are, it can be difficult to tell whether they are actually caused by the medication or something else.
 
Some of these rare but possible side effects include but are not limited to:
 
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