Coveram is prescribed for treatment of high blood pressure (hypertension) and/or treatment of stable coronary artery disease (a condition where the blood supply to the heart is reduced or blocked).
Patients already taking perindopril and amlodipine from separate tablets may instead receive one tablet of Coveram which contains both ingredients.
Coveram is a combination of two active ingredients, perindopril and amlodipine.
Perindopril is an ACE (angiotensin converting enzyme) inhibitor. Amlodipine is a calcium antagonist (which belongs to a class of medicines called dihydropyridines). Together they work to widen and relax the blood vessels so that blood passes through them more easily and makes it easier for your heart to maintain a good