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Revised: 1/2017

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 :
ADECUT 30mg. TABLETS
 Active ingredient:
Delapril hydrochloride
 Dosage form:
pale orange tablets, φ7.1 mm, thickness 2.4 mm
 Print on wrapping:
(Face) 223, (Back) アデカット30mg

Effects of this medicine

This medicine suppresses a blood-elevating substance in the body by inhibiting angiotensin I converting enzyme (ACE), and consequently reduces the blood pressure.
Usually, used for treatment of hypertension.

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

  • If you ever experienced any allergic reaction (itch, rash etc.) to any medicine.
    If you have a history of angioedema; are on apheresis with an adsorber, or on hemodialysis; have a renal disease, hyperkalemia, or cerebrovascular disorder; or are on low-salt diet therapy, or preoperative state.
  • 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))
  • General dosage regimen: For adults, take 1/2 to 1 tablet (15 to 30 mg of the active ingredient) at a time, twice a day, in the morning and evening. Start taking 7.5 mg at a time, twice a day, and the dosage may be increased up to 2 tablets (60 mg) at a time, twice a day. When a stable effect is attained, the medicine may be taken daily dose or half dose, once a day, in the morning. Strictly follow the instructions of your doctor/pharmacist.
  • If you missed a dose, take the missed dose as soon as possible. If there is less than 5 hours to the next dose, skip the missed dose and take the next dose at your regular time. DO NOT take double doses to make up for the missed dose.
  • If you took too much of the medicine (more than ordered), check with your doctor/pharmacist.
  • Do not stop taking the medicine without the instructions of your doctor.

Precautions while taking this medicine

  • As dizziness and light-headedness may appear due to excessive lowering of blood pressure, take extra care when working at heights or operating dangerous machinery such as driving a car.

Possible adverse reactions to this medicine

Common side effects are reported as below. If any of them occurs, check with your doctor/pharmacist: rash, itching, dizziness, light-headed feeling, dizziness on standing up, headache, dull headache, insomnia, drowsiness, stiff shoulder, nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite, abdominal discomfort, heart burn, abdominal pain, diarrhea, constipation, glow, feeling of hot flushes, palpitation, anemia, cough, sore throat, malaise, lassitude, sweating, jaundice, hypoglycemia, etc.
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.
  • swelling of the face, tongue and throat, breathlessness [angioedema]
  • decreased urination output, swelling of face and hands/feet, fever [acute renal failure]
  • numbness of hands/feet and lips, muscle weakness [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 humidity.
  • 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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