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Published: 6/2018

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 :
ILUAMIX Combination Tablets LD "SANDOZ"
 Active ingredient:
Irbesartan
Amlodipine besilate
 Dosage form:
white to yellowish white tablet, diameter: 8.1mm, thickness: 3.9mm
 Print on wrapping:
イルアミクス配合錠LD「サンド」, イルベサルタン100/アムロジピン5, イルアミクス, LD, 配合錠, LD, ILUAMIX Combination Tablets LD[SANDOZ], イルアミクス配合錠LD「サンド」, イルベサルタン, 100, アムロジピン, 5, 高血圧のおくすり

Effects of this medicine

This medicine decreases blood pressure by competitively antagonizing against angiotensin II type 1 receptors, and by acting on calcium channel of vascular smooth muscle to decrease peripheral vascular resistance.
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 diabetes mellitus.
  • If you are pregnant, breastfeeding or possibly pregnant.
  • 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 one tablet at a time, once daily. Strictly follow the instructions.
  • If you miss a dose, take the missed dose as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose. 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

  • The medicine may cause dizziness or lightheadedness since the blood pressure is decreased. Pay close attention when you work at heights, drive a car or operate dangerous machinery.
  • Do not take grapefruit juice and the medicine together as it may intensify the effect of the medicine.

Possible adverse reactions to this medicine

The most commonly reported adverse reactions include liver dysfunction, dizziness, lightheadedness, edema, rash, itch, hives, photosensitivity, erythema multiform, vasculitis, angioedema and gum hyperplasia. 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.
  • breathing difficulty, swelling of face, tongue or throat [angioedema]
  • weakness of the limbs, numbness of lips, muscle weakness  [hyperkalemia]
  • vomiting, faint, loss of consciousness [shock, syncope, unconsciousness]
  • swelling, malaise, decreased urine output, anuria [renal failure]
  • general malaise, loss of appetite, yellowness in the skin or conjunctiva  [fulminant hepatitis, hepatic function disorder, jaundice]
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. Ask the pharmacist or the medical institution staff how to discard.

For healthcare professional use only : Day Month Year

For further information, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.

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