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Published: 6/2006

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 :
Persantin Tablets 12.5mg
 Active ingredient:
Dipyridamole
 Dosage form:
orange-red to red tablet (length: 6.0mm, thickness: 3.7mm)
 Print on wrapping:
(Face) Persantin 12.5mg, PE12.5
(Back) ペルサンチン 12.5mg, company logo, Boehringer Ingelheim, recycle mark

Effects of this medicine

This medicine improves cardiac function by improving blood flow in the heart through its vasodilator effect.

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

  • If you have ever had any unusual or allergic reaction (itch, rash etc.) to any medicines.
    If you have hypotension, angina pectoris, myocardial infarction, etc. due to cardiovascular disease.
  • Make sure your doctor knows if you are already pregnant or are 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: Usually for adults, two tablets (25mg of dipyridamole) are orally administered three times daily and the dosage may be adjusted according to the patient's age and severity of symptoms. Follow your doctor's instructions.
  • If you are ordered to take this medicine on regular schedule and you missed a dose, take as soon as possible. If it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and continue your regular dosing schedule. DO NOT take a double dose to make up for the missed dose.
  • If you took too much of this medicine, check with your doctor/pharmacist immediately.
  • Do not stop your medication without the instructions of your doctor.

Precautions while taking this medicine

Possible adverse reactions to this medicine

Common side effects are reported as below. If any of them occurs, check with your doctor/pharmacist: headache, dizziness, nausea, loss of appetite, rash, 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.
  • worsening of chest pain, a sensation of chest pressure, cold sweat, etc. [aggravation of anginal symptoms]
  • black points and insect-like object(s) seen in the visual field, black stools, headache, etc.  [bleeding tendency (hemorrhage of the eye ground, gastrointestinal hemorrhage, intracerebral hemorrhage, etc.)]
  • subcutaneous bleeding, gum bleeding, nasal bleeding, etc. [decrease in platelets]
  • sudden attack of breathlessness, wheezing (a whistling noise in breathing), edema in the periphery of the eyes and lips, etc. [hypersensitivity]
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 heat and moisture protected from direct sunlight.
  • Discard unused medicine.

For healthcare professional use only : Day Month Year

For further information, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.

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