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Revised: 5/2019

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 :
Arotinolol hydrochloride Tablets 10mg"DSP"
 Active ingredient:
Arotinolol hydrochloride
 Dosage form:
pale orange tablet (diameter: approx. 7.6mm, thickness: approx. 4.2mm)
 Print on wrapping:
(face) アロチノロール塩酸塩 10mg 「DSP」, アロチノロール塩酸塩「DSP」, 10mg
(back) Arotinolol Hydrochloride Tablets 10mg "DSP", アロチノロール塩酸塩 10mg 「DSP」, #532

Effects of this medicine

This medicine lowers the blood pressure of hypertensive, prevents/eases angina attack, improves disturbed pulse (tachyarrhythmia) by α- and β-blocking activity.
It also eases shaky hands by β2-blocking activity in the skeletal muscle.
It is usually used to treat (mild-moderate) essential hypertension, angina pectoris, tachyarrhythmia, and essential tremor.

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 are a patient with cardiac disease (severe bradycardia, atrioventricular block, sinoatrial block, sick sinus syndrome, cardiogenic shock, heart failure caused by pulmonary hypertension, congested heart failure), diabetic ketoacidosis, metabolic acidosis, bronchial asthma, or bronchospasm.
    If you have pheochromocytoma.
  • 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))
  • For the treatment of (mild to moderate) essential hypertension, angina pectoris, and tachyarrhythmia: In general, for adults, take 1 tablet (10mg of the active ingredient) at a time, twice a day. The dose may be adjusted according to your age and symptoms. If the effect is insufficient, the dose can be increased up to 3 tablets (30mg) a day. Strictly follow the instructions.
  • For the treatment of essential tremor: In general, for adults, start with 5mg of the active ingredient at a time, twice a day. After that, take 1 tablet (10mg of the active ingredient) at a time, twice a day as the maintenance dose. The dose may be adjusted according to your age and symptoms, and it can be increased up to 3 tablets (30mg) a day. Strictly follow the instructions.
  • If you take this medicine to treat/prevent angina pectoris and realize that you missed a dose, take the missed dose as soon as possible and continue your regular dosing schedule.You should never take two doses at one time.
    If you take this medicine for other treatment and realize that you missed a dose, take the missed dose. However, if it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and continue your regular dosing schedule. You should never take two doses at one time.
  • If you accidentally took 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

  • You may feel dizziness/lightheadedness due to decreased blood pressure. Do not drive a car, work at heights, or operate dangerous machinery while taking this medicine.

Possible adverse reactions to this medicine

The most commonly reported adverse reactions include bradycardia, dizziness/lightheadedness, feeling of weariness/lassitude, rash, hives, itch and burning sensation. 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, faint, dizziness [heart failure, atrioventricular block, sinoatrial block, sick sinus syndrome]
  • shortness of breath, dizziness [bradycardia]
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.

For healthcare professional use only : Day Month Year

For further information, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.