1. FAQs
  2. PreCardix®
  3. Side Effects and Contraindications

Are there any patients who should avoid taking PreCardix®? (Contraindications).

PreCardix® is not appropriate for or during: 

  • Pregnancy or while breast-feeding
  • Children under 18 years old
  • Individuals with a shellfish allergy
  • Patients who have a history of angioedema related to the use of ACEI medication
  • Patients with renal artery stenosis

Patients who are on medications or who have pre-existing health conditions should always consult with their health care provider before initiating PreCardix®. Never stop or change your medication without consulting with your health care provider. PreCardix® is not a substitute for medication. 

Always consult with your health care provider before making changes to your blood pressure management plan. PreCardix® does not treat, cure or prevent medical conditions. Measure and monitor blood pressure regularly. Know the signs of heart attack and stroke. Do not take PreCardix® if you are pregnant, breastfeeding, have renal artery stenosis, history of angioneurotic edema or shellfish allergy.