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Who should not take Aceon?

Pregnant women should not take the blood pressure medication Aceon (perindopril) because it can seriously harm and even be fatal for a developing fetus. Others who should not take Aceon include anyone who's ever had an allergic reaction to Aceon or another angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor, or who has a history of angioedema. This condition is a symptom of anaphylaxis, a potentially fatal allergic reaction. Signs of angioedema are swelling of the face, eyes, lips, tongue, legs and feet, as well as hoarseness or trouble swallowing or breathing. Also, you should not take Aceon if you have diabetes and take a drug called aliskiren to lower blood pressure. 

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