Side Effects and Special Warnings
Aceon side effects
cannot really be anticipated, but if any occur or change in frequency
or intensity you should talk to your doctor immediately. Many of the
Aceon side effects may be mild and may disappear as your therapy with
this high blood pressure medicine continues. Only your doctor can
decide if you should continue taking this medicine if your side
Your Aceon side effects may include...
respiratory infection, sore throat, nasal inflammation,
lightheadedness, leg pain, headache, dizziness and cough
Are there any other circumstances which preclude the use of Aceon?
If you have ever
had an allergic reaction to Aceon you should notify your doctor
immediately and may need to discontinue its use. Also, you should
probably not take Aceon if you have had any allergic reactions to
other ace inhibitors.
Special warnings in addition to the Aceon side effects:
noted, if you have ever had an allergic reaction to Aceon which may
include swelling of your face, lips, tongue or throat, or swollen arms
and legs, difficulty swallowing or breathing, you should stop taking
this high blood pressure medicine immediately and contact your
doctor. There's also a chance you may require emergency treatment.
doctor if you develop any abdominal pain with or without nausea and
vomiting. Aceon in addition to other ace inhibitors has also been
known to cause intestinal swelling.
Some of the
previously noted Aceon side effects such as dizziness, lightheadedness
or fainting, seem to appear in the first few days of treatment with
this medicine. As always, you should contact your physician
immediately. You should not drive or participate in any hazardous
activities until you know exactly how your body reacts to Aceon.
Immediately contact your doctor and quit taking this medicine if you
This medicine has
been known to cause abnormally low blood pressure, which seems to be
especially true if your body is low in fluids. This may actually be
more of a problem if you are also taking diuretics or suffer from
diarrhea, vomiting or profuse sweating.
Immediately contact your
physician if you show any signs of fluid depletion such as weakness or
unusual thirst, dry mouth, confusion, restlessness or reduced
Aceon has been
known to cause damage to the kidneys. After this medication is
prescribed, your doctor will usually perform a complete assessment of
your kidneys, and will continue to monitor their functioning
afterwords. You should always use this drug with caution, but
especially if you have kidney disease. If you have congestive heart
failure or circulatory problems, the doctor will also take special
level of your body may increase occasionally when taking this
medication. Your doctor should approve the use of potassium
supplements or salt substitutes containing potassium if they are
needed. If any signs of infection occur such as fever or sore throat,
you need to contact your doctor immediately, or if you develop a
persistent, dry cough. These side effects of Aceon may actually
disappear if the doctor switches you to another medicine.
Liver damage is a
rare Aceon side effect which may sometimes occur. If you develop any
signs of liver damage such as yellowish skin and eyes, you should stop
taking this medicine immediately and contact your physician.
Aceon side effects
may also occur in relation to a severe allergic reaction when
receiving bee or wasp venom to prevent a strong allergic reaction to a
sting. You should obviously make sure your allergist knows you're
taking this medicine. You should always let your physician or dentist
know all of the medications you take even if you have not noticed any
of the previously noted Aceon side effects.
Information from The PDR
Pocket Guide to Prescription Drugs
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