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Injection
Published: 4/2019

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 :
SUNRYTHM INJECTION 50
 Active ingredient:
Pilsicainide hydrochloride hydrate
 Dosage form:
injection
 Print on wrapping:

Effects of this medicine

This medicine selectively blocks sodium channels in the heart and helps control abnormal electrical excitation, thus relieves abnormal pulse / arrhythmias.
It is usually used to treat tachycardiac arrhythmia.

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 congestive heart failure, atrioventricular block, sinoatrial block, bundle branch block, myocardial infarction, valvular disease, cardiomyopathy, a history of heart failure, sinus bradycardia, renal impairment, hepatic dysfunction, decrease in serum potassium, or hereditary fructose intolerance.
    If you use a pacemaker.
  • 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, this medicine is injected intravenously slowly in 10 minutes.
  • Consult with your doctor about the specific duration of the administration.

Precautions while taking this medicine

Possible adverse reactions to this medicine

The most commonly reported adverse reactions include palpitations, slowing of the heart rate, rapid heart rate, chest discomfort, chest pain, low blood pressure, and fainting. 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.
  • dizziness, palpitations, chest pain, chest discomfort [ventricular fibrillation]
  • palpitations, shortness of breath, chest pain [ventricular tachycardia (including Torsades de pointes)]
  • dizziness, syncope, cardiac arrest [sinus arrest]
  • syncope, dizziness [complete atrioventricular block]
  • fainting [syncope]
  • cardiac failure, cough, difficulty breathing, general swelling [heart failure]
  • decrease of urine output, rash, edema, general malaise [acute renal disorder]
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

For healthcare professional use only : Day Month Year

For further information, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.

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