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Published: 6/2012

The information on this sheet is based on approvals granted by the Japanese regulatory authority. Approval details may vary by country. Medicines have adverse reactions (risks) as well as efficacies (benefits). It is important to minimize adverse reactions and maximize efficacy. To obtain a better therapeutic response, patients should understand their medication and cooperate with the treatment.
Brand name :
EDURANT Tablets 25mg
 Active ingredient:
Rilpivirine hydrochloride
 Dosage form:
white tablet, diameter 6.4 mm, thickness 3.4 mm
 Print on wrapping:

Effects of this medicine

This medicine is an antiviral agent that inhibit reverse transcriptase of human immunodeficiency virus type-1 (HIV-1) to slow disease progression.
Usually, used for treatment of HIV-1 infection.

Before using this medicine, be sure to tell your doctor and pharmacist

  • If you have previously experienced any allergic reactions (itch, rash, etc.) to any medicines.
  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • If you are taking any other medicinal products. (Some medicines may interact to enhance or diminish medicinal effects. Beware of over-the-counter medicines and dietary supplements as well as other prescription medicines.)

Dosing schedule (How to take this medicine)

  • Your dosing schedule prescribed by your doctor is ((        to be written by a healthcare professional))
  • In general, for adults, take 1 tablet (25 mg of rilpivirine) at a time, once daily, definitely with concomitant other anti-HIV agent medication. Take this medicine during a meal or within 30 minutes after a meal because its effect may diminish if taken on an empty stomach. Strictly follow the instructions.
  • Do not miss any single dose because you lose its effect if you miss a dose. In case you have missed a dose and when you become aware of it, take the missed dose immediately with food if it is within 12 hours after the dose missing, and return to your regular dosing schedule the following day. If you become aware of dose missing after more than 12 hours, then do not take the missed dose and take a dose at your next regular dosing time. You should never take two doses at one time.
  • If you accidentally take more than your prescribed dose, consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
  • Do not stop taking this medicine unless your doctor instructs you to do so.

Precautions while taking this medicine

  • This medicine is not intended for radical treatment of HIV infection. The disease may progress even though you are taking it; therefore, inform your doctor of all changes in your physical condition.
  • Be cautious against ill effects of taking this medicine together with other drugs. Report to your doctor all drugs you are now taking. Consult with your doctor about any drug you are intending to newly start.
  • Avoid taking this medicine with food or beverage containing Saint. John's wort. Because Saint. John's wort (Hypericum perforatum) may decrease the blood concentration of this medicine and reduce the effect of it.

Possible adverse reactions to this medicine

The most commonly reported adverse reactions include headache, nausea, insomnia, dizziness, and abnormal dreams. If any of these symptoms occur, consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
The symptoms described below are rarely seen as initial symptoms of the adverse reactions indicated in brackets. If any of these symptoms occur, stop taking this medicine and see your doctor immediately.
No pertinent entries.
The above symptoms do not describe all the adverse reactions to this medicine. Consult with your doctor or pharmacist if you notice any symptoms of concern other than those listed above.

Storage conditions and other information

  • Keep out of the reach of children. Store away from light, heat and moisture.
  • Discard the remainder. Do not store them. If you dispose of unused medicines, seek advice of your pharmacist about proper disposal of drugs.

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For further information, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.

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