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 previously experienced myocardial infarction, pulmonary infarction, cerebral infarction, etc.
If you have hypertension.
- 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.)
Possible adverse reactions to this medicine
The most commonly reported adverse reactions include increased blood pressure and edema. 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.
- paralysis of face and limbs on one side, numbness, language disorder such as inarticulateness [cerebral infarction]
- headache, dizziness, nausea [cerebral hemorrhage]
- general malaise, loss of appetite, yellowing in skin and white of eyes [hepatic function disorder, jaundice]
- headache, disturbed consciousness, convulsion [hypertensive encephalopathy]
- hives, dyspnea, lip edema, pharyngeal edema (swelling of lips or throat) [shock, anaphylaxis]
- pallor, general malaise, palpitation or shortness of breath in climbing up stairs or walking up a slope [pure red-cell aplasia]
- chest pain, cold sweat, chest pressure [myocardial infarction]
- chest pain, dyspnea, disturbed consciousness [pulmonary infarction]
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.