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Revised: 2/2019

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 :
VALHYDIO Combination Tablets EX "Nichiiko"
 Active ingredient:
Valsartan
Hydrochlorothiazide
 Dosage form:
very light red tablet, diameter : 9.1 mm, thickness : 4.3 mm
 Print on wrapping:
バルヒディオ配合錠EX「日医工」, バルヒディオ配合錠, EX, n259, 日医工, VALHYDIO EX, バルヒディオ配合錠「日医工」

Effects of this medicine

This medicine has angiotensin II receptor antagonistic activity and promotional action of sodium excretion to decrease blood pressure.
It is usually used to treat hypertension.

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 have anuria, acute renal disorder or diabetes mellitus.
    If you are patient whose amount of sodium and potassium in the body fluid has been decreased.
    If you are on dialysis.
  • If you are pregnant, possibly 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 at a time, once a day. Strictly follow the instructions.
  • If you miss a dose, take a dose as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and follow your regular dosing schedule. 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 may cause dizziness/light headedness due to its hypotensive action. Pay close attention to operate in potentially hazardous activities such as driving a car and working at heights.
  • Intake of alcohol may enhance the effect of this medicine. Refrain from drinking alcohol while taking this medicine.

Possible adverse reactions to this medicine

The most commonly reported adverse reactions include dizziness, headache and low blood pressure. 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.
  • discomfort, oral discomfort, sweating [anaphylaxis]
  • swelling of face/lip/throat/tongue, hives, respiratory distress [angioedema]
  • loss of appetite, general malaise, nausea/vomiting [hepatitis]
  • decreased urine output, edema of limbs/face, general malaise  [renal failure]
  • numbness of limbs/lip, muscle weakness, numbness of limbs [hyperkalemia]
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 direct sunlight, heat and moisture.
  • Discard the remainder. Do not store them.

For healthcare professional use only : Day Month Year

For further information, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.

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