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Can I take Aceon if I'm on indomethacin?

Taking both the high blood pressure medication Aceon (perindopril) and the pain medication indomethacin (Indocin) could cause a dangerous rise in your potassium levels. Although this is a rare side effect of taking both drugs, it increases the risk of developing a potentially deadly heart arrhythmia. People with kidney disease or diabetes are at added risk of developing this problem. If you're taking both medications, your doctor should monitor the amount of potassium in your blood.

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